Rustic Cabins

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The Six Rustic Camping Cabins

The seasonal rustic cabins include 5 non-electric economical camping cabins and the Meadow Vole which has electric.  They include beds or cots which sleep between 2 -4 people (depending on cabin.)  They have screened in doors and windows to protect you from harsh weather and insects.  Each cabin has privacy and includes a picnic table, a portable grill and a campfire pit, as well as use of a rechargeable lantern.  Guests may walk (5-10 minutes) to their cabins.  Wagons are provided to assist with moving gear. All guests have access to the campgrounds main facilities including hot showers, pavilions, dish-washing station and WiFi in main camp area.

Red Eft – Situated close to the Red Eft Cafe, this Cabin faces East which allows a morning of sunshine and bird songs.  The Red Eft (an eastern newt) is a resident of the woods of the Hammond Hill State Forest.  This cabin has one single cot and one full size cot with mattresses.

Meadow Vole – This cabin also faces Eastward and onto the open field. It is in a sunny location shaded by young Red Maples Trees close to main camp. A great place to enjoy morning warmth, and right next to the Helianthus Room, a greenhouse for young sunflowers and other plants. Meadow voles frequent the fields and the Helianthus room at Camp Earth Connection.  This cabin has two single cots and a covered area for 2 bikes behind the cabin.  The Meadow Vole is the only rustic cabin with electric and WiFi access.  It’s rental rate is $55 on weeknights and $60/night Friday and Saturdays.

The Pine Shelter – Located adjacent to and shaded by a beautiful White Pine, also known as the Tree of Peace.   A lovely location just a short walk to the campground facilities.  It includes a large full size air mattress and two single mattresses.  A wonderful little rustic camping cabin for a family of 4.

The Aspen – The Aspen is in a private wooded spot surrounded by Quaking Aspen and Poplar trees. It was refurbished after Aspen roots uprooted it’s floor.  Aspens are native trees to this area, and have a peaceful hum as their leave “quake” in the wind.  The Aspen is a reclusive cabin that can sleep one or two people.

Coyotes Den – This cabin begins to enter a more secluded section of the camp and may feel distant, yet it is only a short walk to the main facilities. Much like the coyote who may sound like it is right outside your window.  The Coyotes Den was also recently refurbished and has become a favorite of campers.   It can sleep 2-3 people.

Writer’s Den (Rustic Retreat Cabin) – located deeper into the forest this cabin is for those campers who seek solitude for contemplation and creativity. The night sounds are vibrant and real! A privy is located nearby as well as a water spigot.  One or two people can be accommodated by this cabin.  

If you are interested in reserving a rustic cabin please send an e-mail message to with the dates and name of cabin that you are requesting to see if there is availability.  The prices listed are for 1-2 people.  When allowable additional people are 10 dollar per night.   Payment can be made to our  Paypal  account at or mail payment or deposit to: Earth Connection, 63 Hammond Hill Rd, Freeville, NY 13068.   Reservations are confirmed once payment is received.  Please email for availability before making your reservation.

Weeknights (Sunday – Wednesday) $45/night for 1-2 people

Weekends (Thursday-Saturday) $50/night for 1-2 people (2 night minimum stay required on Weekends and Holidays.)

Weekly Rate: $260 for 1-2 people (non-electric rustic cabins.). Meadow Vole (w/electric) is $300 for 1-2 people.

Additional Fees:

  • There is a one time cleaning fee of $25 dollars per reservation.  All our cabins are cleaned and disinfected between rentals.
  • Tompkins County Occupancy tax is 5%, which is added to your total rental fee.
  • Refundable Reservation and Damage Deposit of $100 required.