Rustic Cabins

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The Six Rustic Camping Cabins

The seasonal rustic cabins are non-electric economical camping cabins.  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 just refurbished and is ready for it’s first season in 2020.   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 

Weekly Rate: $260 for 1-2 people (non-electric rustic cabins.)

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 3%, which is added to your total rental fee.
  • Refundable Reservation and Damage Deposit of $100 required.