Frequently Asked Questions


How close are your cabins to the State Parks?
The Preserve and Creekside Cabins are within 2-5 miles of the major state parks, such as, Old Man’s Cave, Conkles Hollow, Rock House, Cedar Falls, etc. Our Elkins Pass Cabin is 2 miles from Tar Hollow State Park, and approximately 16 miles from Old Man’s Cave, Conkles Hollow, Rock House, etc., and other state park attractions.
Is there cell phone service at the cabins?
Cell phone service in the Hocking Hills region is spotty so please plan accordingly. T-Mobile service is available at The Preserve & Creekside Cabins. If needed, there is cell service for all carriers one mile from our cabins (locations and directions are provided at each rental).
Is there a phone or internet?
As the mantra of the area is to unplug and reconnect with nature, our cabins do not have phones or internet service. As we live locally, we recommend you leave our contact phone number and the name of the cabin you are renting with family/friends in the event of an emergency.
How do we get help if we have an emergency?
When dialed from your cell phone in an emergency, 911 will use the signal from any available tower on any available network (and seek an analog signal in the event of zero coverage). Each cabin provides a Resource Book containing instructions on how to reach a neighbor in case of an emergency.
Is Firewood available?
We have firewood available at times for purchase at The Preserve and Creekside Cabins, if not there are several roadside locations that sell it by honor system on the way to all of our cabins.
Do you allow Pets?
We welcome up to 3 dogs at our Elkins Pass Cabin.
Do you have any handicap accessible cabins?
No, we do not offer any cabins that are handicap accessible at this time.
Is the water safe to drink?
The Preserve and Creekside Cabins are on well water, and it is safe to drink. Our Elkins Pass Cabin is on city water. If you prefer, you can bring bottled water to drink.
Are there any grocery stores?
Yes. There are several stores near The Preserve and Creekside Cabins. Grandma Faye's is 4 miles away, and Old Man’s Cave General Store is a bit farther on SR-664. For larger grocery shopping needs, in Logan there is a Super Walmart, Kroger and Weaver’s Market & Deli off of SR-664 or Chieftain Dr. For guests staying at our Elkins Pass Cabin, provisions can be found at Young’s Family Market in Laurelville off of SR-56, Hillside Amish Country Store on OH-180 or Crossroads Meats on Main St. in Adelphi.
Are there gas stations in the area?
On your way to The Preserve and Creekside Cabins on US-33 is a Sunoco and Valero-Go Mart in Rockbridge. There is also Walmart, Kroger and Speedway gas stations in Logan. For our Elkins Pass guests, there is a Sunoco in Laurelville.