Cove Cabin

From: $241.00

Haliburton, Ontario
Sleeps 4 | 160sq/ft | Pup-Friendly

$241 Weeknight | $256 Weekend | $281 Holiday
Haliburton Forest Day Passes Included
This remote waterfront cabin is located on a quiet cove on Duck Lake, a gorgeous spot in Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve. This cabin shares the lake with our Willow, Kaya & Big Rock cabins, and is the perfect base camp for cyclists, hikers and paddlers wanting a place to relax and unwind after a day of adventuring in the Haliburton Highlands. Guests looking for an adventure can take our canoe out and explore the lake or hit the trails in Haliburton Forest.
As part of our partnership with Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve, Day Passes for each guest are included in the rental price in Spring, Summer and Fall. These passes offer guests access to 100,000 acres of wilderness for each day of their stay. With over 400km of hiking and mountain biking trails, you can hike, run and cycle to your heart’s content.


Access: AWD or 4WD cars strongly recommended or a 3km hike-in | Remoteness: High

Activities at this cabin:



Haliburton Adventures: Summer 2021

Take advantage of everything the Haliburton Highlands has to offer by adding one of these seasonal adventures to your stay!

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Self Care Kit

Cozy up, decompress and reflect on your adventure with these eco-friendly spa essentials
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Summer Essentials Kit

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☼ Single nights now available – limited time only!
☼ Typically we require a 2-night minimum stay / 3-nights on long weekends
☼ A $40 cleaning fee will be included in your reservation total
☼ HST will be added on the checkout page

We book up to 4 months in advance and open reservations on a revolving monthly basis. September bookings open on June 1st at 8am.


2 Queen Beds
Outdoor Shower*
Indoor Toilet
Fan and Heat
Mini Fridge
Drinking Water
Salt, Pepper, Olive Oil, Sugar & Coffee
Patio Furniture
Canoe & Lifejackets
Mini Library

*Running water is shut-off Early October – Mid May


This eco-cabin is completely OFF-GRID. (Don’t let this scare you). Our cabin is modernized and solar powered with electricity and heat. Feel good knowing that you’re choosing a low-carbon, eco-friendly getaway. As an off-grid cabin, energy conservation is key. Drawing too much energy may cause you to lose power, so you’ll need to be mindful of your consumption during your stay. There is a back-up generator when solar power is low.


All garbage and recycling must be packed up and taken home on your departure.


  • Relax, Canoe, Fish, Swim, Read, Stargaze
    (This cabin is located in a shallow cove. For deep swimming, take out our canoe to the swimming dock located farther from shore)
  • Hike, Bike or Snowmobile in Haliburton Forest Wild Life Reserve (15 minute drive)
  • Take a Canopy Tour or Husky Hike in Haliburton Forest  
  • Visit the Wolf Centre in Haliburton Forest and catch a glimpse of their wolf pack: permanent residents of Haliburton Forest since 1993 
  • Grab a bite at The Cookhouse Restaurant located at the Base Camp of Haliburton Forest 
  • Visit the beautiful waterfront town of Haliburton for shopping, dining and events


  • Only cars with 4WD or AWD can access this remote cabin. The cabin is located on a newly developed lake, accessed only by a gravel logging road. The road is rugged, steep in sections, and not suitable for 2WD or low riding cars.
  • This remote cabin shares the area with our Kaya, Willow & Big Rock cabins. These cabins are located on their own very private lots. However, you may see others guests out on the water.


What makes this location awesome? 

This Cabinscape is located in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario, an area best known for their rolling hardwood forests, pristine lakes and extensive wetlands grounded firmly on the Canadian Shield. From Cove cabin you are just 20-minutes from the main office/lodge at Haliburton Forest with access to their extensive trails, outdoor adventure activities, camp store and restaurant.

When is check-in and check-out?

Entry is by lock-box and key. Check in time is 4 pm. Check-out is 12 pm.

What if I need assistance during my stay?

We are always a phone call or text away for any questions or assistance. Our on-call property manager lives nearby and can be available on-site when needed.

What should I bring?

  • Your own food & drink
  • Your own towels, sheets, pillows, pillow cases and blankets. (In response to Covid-19, we have removed ALL bedding and towels from our cabins).
  • Firewood 
  • Bug repellent
  • Hand sanitizer

When is running water shut off?

  • Our water is pumped from the lake. Running water is shut off when temperatures dip below freezing. This normally happens mid-October but can vary each year.  When running water is shut off, we provide 40L of water for dish washing and drinking. All taps (including shower taps) are turned off. Water is turned back on before the May Long Weekend.

Can I bring additional guests?

  • This cabin can accommodate up to 4 guests. The base rental rate includes 2 guests. Each additional guest is $25/per night. Please check off your additional guests at checkout.

Is there WIFI/Cell Service?

  • There is NO WIFI access at this cabin. There is reliable cell reception. However, access to data is slow and spotty. Don’t plan on having a Zoom meeting here.

Are there bugs or critters?!

You bet. Depending on the season, you’ll encounter bugs of all sorts. Bugs, rodents and wildlife are a reality of the wilderness. Guests should come prepared with bug spray and proper protective attire. Ticks have also been a major issue across Ontario. Please do your research ahead of time and learn how to properly check yourself for ticks.

While we do our best to protect our cabins from pesky critters by having them seasonally sprayed, critters can sometimes find their way into the cabin. That’s why it’s important to keep your food sealed and stored. If you’re squeamish around bugs or critters, you may want to consider another kind of getaway.

Is this cabin pet friendly?

Yes! You are more than welcome to bring your furry friend for an extra fee of $25/per night. Select the “Pet Pal” option at checkout. One dog per booking is permitted. (We do not make exceptions to this rule).