Welcome Page Quasi



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!

Laura and John

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: Running water is currently turned ON for the season. We provide 20 litres of drinkable water in jugs. Tap water is NOT drinkable.

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


NOTE: Quasi Cabin does not have a civic number / formal address

  • You’ll need to Google Map “Duck Lake Rd & Boice Bradley Dr” (this will take you to our locked red gate)
  • Use the map linked below and follow our Cabinscape signs along the road to get to your cabin


– After passing through the village of West Gilford, turn when you reach Haliburton Forest’s Main Entrance at 1095 Redkenn Rd, Dysart et al, ON

Hiking Instructions: If you have a FWD or low-riding vehicle and plan to hike in, take the left fork into Base Camp and stop in front of the the Main Office to grab your parking pass. Simply let them know you are a Cabinscape guest. Once you have your parking pass, make your way back to the fork in the road, and take a sharp left to get onto Redkenn Road. Then continue to follow the instrctions below. The Main Office is open 7-days a week (8am-5pm). If you arrive after hours, there is an additional parking pass available once you arrive at your cabin, which you can bring to your car the following morning.

Driving Instructions: If you have AWD or 4WD and plan to drive in, take the right fork onto Redkenn Road (signs toward “Wolf Centre”).

– Follow Redkenn Road to the intersection with Boice Bradley Drive. If you do not have 4WD/AWD we strongly recommend taking the left before the red gate and parking in the marked gravel parking area and hiking in (the road ahead is rough terrain). If driving with AWD/4WD or hiking in continue up the hill on through the red gate. Please note that if you opt to drive in, Cabinscape does not take responsibility for any damages that occur to your vehicle or towing expenses.

– Unlock the pad lock on the gate (CODE: 7807 – enter these numbers to align with the small indented dashes on the top of the lock face, NOT in the middle of the lock) and drive through past gate (don’t forget to lock it behind you!)

– Continue straight onto Duck Lake Road, please drive carefully and keep an eye out for on coming traffic. The road is narrow, so please yield to on coming traffic when it is safe to do so on our marked shoulder sites staggered along the road.

– Continue along the road approximately 4km from the gate, until you reach another fork in the road. Take fork left, and drive down the hill, passed Cove cabin.

– Arrive at Quasi cabin on the right side of the path.

Maps and Manuals

Please review the below maps and manuals in detail:


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: “1616”)

Haliburton Forest


You are very close to Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve base camp, which has over 400 km of hiking and mountain biking trails and lakes. Parking at base camp and access to the trails is included with your Cabinscape reservation. A map of base camp and trail access instructions are included in your cabin manual, but if you have further questions, you can direct them to the team at the base camp main office, which is open 7-days a week (8am-5pm).

  • You’ll find a red Haliburton Forest car tag for your rearview mirror beside our house manual. You will need this to enter the forest at Base Camp. 
  • Bring this Day Pass to the Main Office and let them know you’re a Cabinscape guest and would like to enter the Forest. 
  • You will be given a gate key for the main gate. A key deposit of $25 will be required (this deposit will be returned once the key is returned).
  • If you need to return your key after office hours, place your key and receipt in the envelope you’ll be given at the office. Put the envelope inside the mailbox (located by the front door of the office). Your deposit will be returned the next day. Make sure to return your gate key before your final departure home!
  • If you’d like to use your Day Pass before checking into your cabin or after you check out, not a problem. You’ll need to visit the Main Office at Haliburton Forest Base Camp. Tell them you’re a Cabinscape guest. They will give you a temporary car tag and gate key. 

Haliburton Forest Main Office: (Open Monday-Sunday, 8am-5pm).
1095 Redkenn Rd, Dysart et al, ON K0M 1S0
1 800-631-2198


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