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COVID NOTICE – PLEASE READ

JUNE 30: ONTARIO ENTERS STEP 2 OF REOPENING

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

Our standard cancellation policy is in effect. 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. If you are no longer able to make your booking or feel you are at risk for transmission, please contact us at bookings@cabinscape.com.

Government of Ontario Documentation: SAFETY MEASURES | ONTARIO REOPENING ROAD MAP

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 always wear a mask if visiting  local establishments during your visit.

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!

Best,
Laura and John
Co-Owners
CABINSCAPE

Current Access/Weather Conditions (Check back the day you leave): This cabin is currently drive in accessible. Please refer to the directions below for more detail. Please note that Cabinscape does not take responsibility for any damages that occur to your vehicle or towing expenses.

Water: There is NO running water at this cabin. We provide 40 litres of water for drinking and dish-washing. 

BEARS: Be aware, there have been reports of bear sightings in the area. Our cabins are located in the wilderness and you may encounter wildlife during your trip. Please DO NOT leave food (or coolers) out, and educate yourself on how to manage a bear encounter by reviewing this BEAR WISE FACT SHEET.

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

MOSS CABIN ADDRESS:

Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve, ON
1095 Redkenn Rd, Dysart et al, ON K0M 1S0

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

– 18km past West Guilford, you’ll see Haliburton Forest’s Main Entrance at 1095 Redkenn Rd, Dysart et al, ON

– You will see a large sign for “Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Center” just off to the right of Kennisis Road, turn onto the laneway then keep to the left of the fork in the road

– Arrive at Haliburton Forest Main Office/Base Camp. (Stop here for firewood, maps, or to grab snacks).

ACCESSING CABIN:

– Drive through the parking lot at Base Camp, past all the Haliburton Forest buildings, until you see this little shed.

– You will need a gate key to open the main gate to enter Haliburton Forest. Your personal key is inside your personal lock box which is located at the side of a wooden shed that you’ll see when approaching the North gate (see pictures below).

– Lock boxes are installed on the far side of this shed (beside the two windows).

– Your lock box code will be labelled “Moss Cabin” Lock box Code is 1501. Keep this key with you for the duration of your stay but PLEASE RETURN KEY on your departure. (You will be charged $25 for going home with our key.

– With your gate key, continue along the North Road until you hit the main gate. Unlock gate and drive on 1.2km until you see a sign for “Moss Cabin.”

ENTERING CABIN:

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.
(LOCK BOX CODE IS: 1501)

Maps and Manuals

Please review the below maps and manuals in detail:

Haliburton Forest

Dogs: 
Dogs must be on leash at all times, and this is particularly important on the hike into the cabin.

Firewood: 

Firewood and kindling can be purchased at Haliburton Forest’s Main Office and Cookhouse/Camp Store. Most gas stations also sell firewood.

Garbage: 
All garbage and recycling must be packed up and removed from the cabin. There is a garbage and recycling dump near the parking lot on your way out. You’ll need a key to access this dump. Look out for our lockbox hanging on the front gate/door of the dump. Please note: the lock is new, so the key may need to be wiggled to fit. LOCK BOX CODE: 7807