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After carefully reviewing the updated Government Guidelines, it is our understanding that we are able to keep our business operational during this period based on the fact that we fall under the category of “Hotels, motels, lodges, cabins, cottages…” (which have been listed as businesses permitted to operate). As such we are honouring our existing bookings.

BEFORE YOU LEAVE FOR YOUR VISIT: Please check this page for updates.

We are leaving it to the discretion of our guests to determine whether they are able to travel at this time. 48 hours notice is required for any cancellations, or our standard cancellation policy will apply. Please contact us if you are unable to travel (bookings@cabinscape.com).

Government of Ontario Documentation: SAFETY MEASURES | STAY AT HOME ORDER

To ensure your safety and the safety of the local communities around our cabins, we strongly advise you to gas up and do ALL your shopping BEFORE arriving, and to avoid visiting  local establishments during your visit.

Any guests who have traveled outside of Canada in the past 14 days, have been in contact with infected individuals, or who are showing symptoms of the COVID-19 virus must reschedule or cancel their visit. Please contact us if you feel you are at risk for transmission.

Dear Guest,

We look forward to welcoming you to our cabin! Our cabins are an off grid experience. We highly recommend reviewing our House Manual before your visit to help you best prepare. In addition, all guests must review and sign our liability waiver prior to their visit. Please fill out and sign the below waiver and review all of the below information in detail.

Let us know if you have any questions. If you have any questions during your stay, best to send us a quick text.

Our on-site support number is : (289) 206-1193

Have a great getaway!

Laura and John

Current Access/Weather Conditions: This cabin is a hike-in only cabin. Cars are not permitted on the Tay Havelock Trail. Please park your car and follow the hiking instructions below. (It is a 500 metre hike from the parking lot.)

Water: Running water is currently turned OFF for the season. We provide 40 litres of water for drinking and washing. Water will be turned back on by May 24th weekend. NOTE No running water means NO shower. The composting toilet is fully functional. 

What to 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)
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Firewood (please review the fire advisories for the area before burning)
  • Lighters
  • Camping chairs 
  • Bug repellent
  • Warm clothing


460 Armstrong Line, Maberly, Ontario
(This will take you to the trail head. Park in the the trailhead parking area and hike in from there.)


Our cabin’s address is 460 Armstrong Line, Maberly, Ontario.  It is on the West side of the road about 500 meters down the Tay-Havelock Rail Trail on the North (right) side. You will see our cabin lane entering off the trail after you hike in.

– Take Hwy 7 to Armstrong Line and turn South (Left Turn coming from Ottawa / Right turn coming from Toronto)

– Turn onto Armstrong Line

– Just over 2 Kilometers along Armstrong Line you will see the Tay/Havelock Rail trail and the blue civic sign.

– Turn right onto the trail and park your car in the designated Cabinscape parking area.

– You can use the sled or wagon and snowshoes to haul your gear back along the trail.
SLED LOCK CODE: 0721. Please lock these back up upon your departure.

– Continue West along the trail about 500 meters. Upon your arrival you will see our Cabinscape sign and our lane with cedar gate. If you have crossed the river you have gone too far.

NOTE: Along your hike the neighbour’s dogs may bark at you. There is an “invisible electric fence” that prevents them from coming out onto the trail. While they are harmless, they are protective of their own property. Please keep your pups on a leash while hiking in.


There is a Lock Box beside the door with key inside. When you leave the cabin, please lock the cabin and leave the key inside lock box.


Maps and Manuals

Please review the below maps and manuals in detail: