Experience unforgettable outdoor adventures at this South Fork home, a dog-friendly log cabin with a private hot tub, an enclosed yard with a gas grill, and an unbeatable location for hiking, skiing, fishing, and kayaking in Southwest Colorado. Whether you're planning to hike the Continental Divide Trail or kayak one of the nearby rivers, you'll come home to comfortable furnishings, free WiFi, and a fireplace to warm your toes. Let your dog stretch his legs in the enclosed yard (please note that a nightly pet fee applies) and flip steaks on the gas grill for dinner at the picnic table. Back inside, you can whip up buttered popcorn and hot cocoa in the full kitchen and gather around one of the two flatscreen TVs for a movie night with your loved ones.
What's nearby: You'll find this 850-square-foot cabin at the Foothills Lodge and Cabins in South Fork, a hub for all-seasons recreation at the confluence of the Rio Grande and South Fork Rivers. Ski and snowboard on the slopes of Wolf Creek Ski Area 19 miles south, take easy day trips into Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve 66 miles east, and spend your days hiking, horseback riding, and snowshoeing in nearly two million acres of national forest land and the Weminuche Wilderness. Come ski, hike, and explore to your heart's content - discover the magic of Southwest Colorado at this South Fork cabin!
Things to know: Free WiFi Full kitchen Private gas grill Dog-friendly
A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.
Parking Notes: Please park in front or on the side of the unit. The parking area between Lodge Buildings 1-5 and Elk Cabin is shared between guests in Elk Cabin and Lodge Cabin 5. Please don't block the main drive. There is additional parking around the area (between Lodge buildings 1-5 and the stone line near the gazebo with the hot tub, in front of the shop, alongside the office, along the backside of Elk Cabin toward the dumpster, behind the shed north of Moose Lodge, and east of Fox Cabin). There’s also a large, vacant restaurant parking lot; use it only south of the office and Lodge buildings 1-5.
WINTER HAZARDS: Snow and ice can accumulate throughout the property. Along the north side of Lodge buildings 1-5 is one of these areas. Ice and snow build up all winter long until late March or early April. The roofs of the Lodge buildings are metal; snow and ice tend to give way in large sheets all at once, so please be aware of the edge of the roof and where your vehicle is parked.
Other permit number: 2019-0118
You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Cable : DirecTV
Gas grill : Private
Tamarynn C.Apr 2021
Stayed for 4 days 3 nights. It was beautiful. The hot tub was perfect after fishing. The only down side is it was quite windy making the house chilly and the gas fireplace. While amazing, does not heat the room with two beds. Luckily my kids don't mind sleeping in a room with a chill. Other than that it was a wonderful family vacation. My husband and I enjoyed that there was a fence so our kids and pup could play. We BBQd all of our lunches and dinners and got to eat outside when the wind was calm. We will definitely be coming back in the warmer months.
Hi, Tamarynn! Thank you so much for your feedback. The propane fireplace is the main source of heat for this rental; the property manager will look into space heaters for the bedrooms. We hope to see you again!
Manige G.Apr 2021
The cabin was clean and perfect for a relaxing week with friends. It slept 6 comfortably and was within walking distance of everything we needed
Chandra T.Apr 2021
We only stayed one night, we wish we could have stayed longer. The cabin is very cozy and the hot tub is wonderful.
JACQULINE D.Jan 2021
The cabin was the perfect size for a family of four. It was super cozy. We had a few minor maintenance issues that were fixed immediately by Kristi. She is a real asset for Vacasa.
The hot tub was particularly wonderful. We got in every day even when it was snowing and 3 degrees outside!
So much fan. We would stay there again in a minute!
Laura P.Dec 2020
Very clean . The private hot tub was awesome!
Saige Y.Dec 2020
This cozy cabin was perfect for our family of 4. The hot tub after a day skiing was the perfect touch. Thanks for the memories!
Jana D.Sep 2020
We loved everything about the cabin! We loved the really good firm beds. This cabin has everything you would need including a full kitchen. We sure enjoyed the Roku TV to watch movies & we liked having regular TV stations in the bedroom. We will definitely stay here again!
Aaron M.Jun 2020
Love the cabin. Had a lot of space to park our trailer next to Elk Cabin. The beds were super comfy. The few things that made me choose a four star I’ve a 5 was that the kitchen utensil were lacking tongs, the bath tub really creeks, and it wasn’t easy to get my room mates on to the WiFi otherwise it was a great experience and I will be back to the Elk Cabin.
Daniel M.Jun 2020
it was a clean and quiet cabin perfect for family get away.
Jerry M.May 2020
I've stayed in almost every cabin at the foothills lodges and they are all great! The Elk is the best with its own fenced yard and hot tub. My family will be back soon!
Megan K.Mar 2020
This place was great. I booked it last minute for my boyfriend and I’s anniversary and was everything we had hoped for! It has a nice little fenced yard with a hot tub in it which was great since we live in a condo normally. There’s two convenient laminated information sheets in the place. Any essentials (towels, blankets, etc. ) were all provided and available to use. The barbecue worked great and the kitchen stocked cooking utensils, dishes, and towels. We had a great trip and will definitely be back.
Shane R.Feb 2020
This is a very cozy and clean cabin. It’s very private with a great hot tub. Highly recommend staying here.
Nathan K.Feb 2020
Clean nice cabin.
Vilas P.Nov 2019
We loved the location and the cabin itself! Great for exploring Southwest Colorado! Lots of adventure with the cabin as our starting point! It was our honeymoon and when we arrived there was a bottle of champagne as a gift! Thanks guys!
Nathan S.Oct 2019
What an excellent cabin for a family of six! Spacious, clean, and a great cabin experience with some creature comforts nearby. Enjoyed the grill and comfy beds! We would definitely come back!
Angelina R.Oct 2019
Perfect size for aa family, very quiet area and I really enjoyed the hot tub and private yard. Kitchen and bathroom was well equipped and lodge was perfectly located next to visitor center in which I was given thorough insight on the best areas to hike. Perfect location to some very nice trails.Only thing was the sink drips a bit, toaster was broken the lockbox did not work therefore I could not access keys. However, access through input of code on door did work for getting in and out.
Monique A.Sep 2019
Loved the private hot tub.
Richard G.Sep 2019
Yard was nice. Private and secluded. The cabin was very nice inside.
Imson P.Sep 2019
The hot tub was amazing. Spacious house. Clean rooms and utensils to your necessity available at the place.
Ryan N.Aug 2019
Clean, perfect size, private. Perfect location where it’s not too crowded and just a few gorgeous miles from a number of great activities. Definitely will be back.
Susan R.Aug 2019
Convenient location, 2 bedrooms, living room, and 2 bedrooms, one bathroom. Hot tub, a deck with Adirondack chairs, and a grill enclosed with a tall wooden fence outside.
Pamela H.Jul 2019
Private, fully stocked with all necessities. On call manager immediately answered any questions.
Janet C.Jul 2019
The cabin was super clean and spacious. The beds were very comfy, and we appreciated all of the little "extras" that we didn't expect! We would definitely stay again!
Larry D.Jul 2019
Great cabin with private yard. Unit does have some deferred maintenance. Fence badly needs staining. I was also surprised that there was no hair dryer. Guests should be informed to bring one.
We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, Larry! We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and we can certainly inspect the fencing for any areas in need of additional attention. A detailed list of all appliances and amenities you can expect in the home is included in your check-in details. We encourage guests to plan for any additional needs. Thank you for being a great guest!
Courtney B.Jun 2019
The cabin was very clean and cute. My kids and I felt comfortable and had enough room.
Steven H.Mar 2019
I work in the San Luis Valley and my girl fiancé comes to visit twice a month and we love the rustic, quiet cabin stay's in South Fork. Hot tub in yard is very relaxing, clean, but the cover is weathered and worn so it needs attention or replacement. We'll definitely be back!
It was an absolute pleasure to host such a special time, Steven. We are glad you enjoyed the peace and quiet at this cabin, and also took advantage of the inviting hot tub! We value your feedback, and will look into any due replacement needed for the hot tub top cover. Please visit with us again for your next romantic getaway!
George H.Feb 2019
I have stayed here before and always had a good experience. This was the first time I stayed in the elk cabin and I must say it's the best one so far. Private hot tub and grill with 6 ft privacy fence. This will be the cabin I look for every time
Jason T.Jan 2019
Great stay in Elk Cabin (CabinE)! Beds were comfy with memory foam on all beds. I thought the blankets wouldn’t be warm enough but they were plus the stove heater warmed the cabin very well. The bathroom door was difficult to open. We all got stuck the first time...and a few other times but managed to deal with it humorously. Small, younger kids wouldn’t be able to get out. Definately needs to be fixed. One dresser drawer handle was broken and drawer was hard to open but again, doable with care. Plenty of towels, WiFi was great, private hot tub was relaxing after a cold day of skiing. Cleaning staff were very nice and helpful.
Thank you for your feedback! We will let the Local Manager know about the broken handle so that we can make it easier for guest use.
Dustin M.Dec 2018
All around great stay. Just need a little work on doors and locks. Perfect for the price
Annette S.Nov 2018
Great beds...could have used more blankets as we liked to shut the bedroom doors. Gas heater in the living room worked well. Private hot tub was great. Maintenance folks took care of any small issues we ran into.
STEVEN H.Oct 2018
Loved the jacuzzi, quiet and scenery.
Debbie M.Oct 2018
The cabin was clean and warm. It was a great place to stay on our vacation. Will be back again.
linda w.Oct 2018
Clean, plenty of room, conveniently located, quiet, off-street parking, no stairs, good shower.
Kitchen not adequately furnished for cooking whole meals for family.
Sarah W.Sep 2018
It was a wonderful stay. Clean, quiet and peaceful. This was our second stay there and it didn't disappoint.
Alfred C.Sep 2018
Clean room and golf great course.
Lannie H.Aug 2018
Coming from Florida we appreciated the cool dry weather. Areas of interest were within easy drives. We seemed to be drawn back to Creede over and over. The cabin is rustic but we knew it in advance. Overall we enjoyed the cabin and the trip.
Danna B.Jul 2018
The beds were very comfortable and it was nice and roomy. Loved the jet pool and the private hot tub. Would have been a 5 star except it was very hot and stuff. Went to buy fans and then found some in the closest later. Just be prepared that there is not AC. Once we got the fans running it helped considerable and it cooled off in the middle of the night.
Colton C.Jun 2018
We loved this cabin! Perfect size and loved having the fenced in yard since we brought our dog. Definitely would recommend!
Sheila G.Jun 2018
I was nervous about renting a cabin from a outside company.
When I called to tell them we had 3 xtra Grandkids ,they were quick to call the owner and get it approved! It was easy to check in and the cabin was nice and clean. We enjoyed the hot tub and the privacy fence for our little dog. When we accidentally turned off the heat.,we called the local maintenance guy and he quickly talked us thru reprogramming it. I guess the only thing that kept me from giving this a 5 star was the housekeeping, we never saw them and they did not come in at all. Luckily we had plenty of towels. We stay in the Southfork area almost every year and this is a place we will come back to.
Alan P.Jun 2018
The cabin was clean and cozy. It was also roomy. The private hot tub was a nice touch as well. The location is beautiful, nestled up against the mountains. The site amenities are good too. Loved the personal outdoor grill provided as well.
Andrea A.May 2018
We had a great time memorial weekend in South Fork. Our cabin was clean welcoming and well stocked. My kids borrowed a few movies that they enjoyed. Our only problem was the place was pretty much self serve, we never saw any staff so we weren't able to use the pool and we ran out of propane for our grill. We just borrowed a tank from one of the community grills. My kids loved the hot tub! We will definitely stay at the elk cabin during our next visit to South Fork!
John S.Mar 2018
Always a great stay! Can't beat it!
Steven M.Mar 2018
It was my 3rd time at the Foothills Lodge and first time in the Elk Cabin. Great place for two guys on a ski trip. Just about perfect. Just pave the parking lot and spruce up the bathroom fixtures a bit and we get to 5 stars.
Syla L.Mar 2018
We really enjoyed our stay at cabin E. Great location with a grocery and a liquor store just next to this location, which makes this very convinient. Loved the fact that they provided all kitchen supplies and that big bowl was a plus. The hot tub was amazing.
Also, loved the fact that the cabin was fenced so it’s good if you have a pet or simply like more privacy. The bedrooms do get a little cold at night so a few extra blankets or a small heater would be nice. Also, wish the front desk was a little more friendly. For a moment we didn’t feel very welcoming, but overall, great cabin. We would definitely stay here again.
We are sorry to see this guest did not have a friendlier experience with the front desk. It is mostly self-serve as all items needed for replenishment are available for guests to take when needed. There are also spare blankets in each bedroom closet. Thank you!
Michael W.Feb 2018
When winter skiing, a hot tub is a must and it was very nice. The cabin was great with 2 rooms and 3 beds. The living room has two nice comfortable couches and a large TV with satellite service. Kitchen is small but had ample utensils and dishware for us (only 2 of us because the flu knocked out our other 2). The only item we lacked was salt and pepper... might bring some if it's that important to you. Location is great, staff was friendly and helpful, overall I would recommend and I'm sure we'll be back.