10 Secluded Cabin Rentals in Arkansas for Your Next Getaway

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Sarah Boles
December 01, 2021
Updated February 22, 2023

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It’s no accident Arkansas’ nickname is “The Natural State”. With more than 50 state parks, just shy of three million acres of national forest land, plus a national park and America’s first national river, Arkansas has more than enough fresh air, breathtaking views and unique adventures to go around.

Whether you want to float the Buffalo National River (an International Dark Sky Park), explore your choice of more than 2,000 caves, climb legendary sandstone, or hike to one of the many waterfalls in the state, you will need an equally epic place to rest your head in between adventures.

From a honeymoon to an office retreat to a family vacation (and everything in between) The Natural State has something to offer everyone. So, ditch the crowds and surround yourself with nature at one of these secluded cabin rentals in Arkansas.

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1. Hidden A-Frame

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Why you should stay: Modern sanctuary in a secluded, rustic setting.

  • Nearest town: Mountain View
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $153/night

This place is stunning! As you drive down the gravel road leading to the cabin, suddenly a blue A-Frame appears, tucked neatly into the trees. But the real surprise happens when you pull open the front door. You’re treated to a completely updated cabin, with modern decor, white walls, a wood burning stove, and most importantly, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the massive back deck.

The Hidden A-Frame is ideal for couples, friends, and families, as well as those looking for a place to work in peaceful seclusion thanks to strong, reliable WiFi. Plan to eat all your meals on the huge back deck, except desert, as the fire pit below is the perfect place for snacking under the stars. When it’s time to head to bed, expect to fight over who gets to sleep in the loft, where two full-sized beds and epic views of the woods are reached by an open spiral staircase.

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2. Perch Family Cabin

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Why you should stay: Spacious mountaintop cabin with sweeping Ozark views.

  • Nearest town: Jasper
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $546/night

Looking for the perfect getaway for a family event, vacation, or staff retreat? The Perch Family Cabin is the ideal mix of rustic cabin charm and luxurious amenities. Perched high in the Upper Buffalo region of the Ozark Mountains, the cabin overlooks a valley that hosts a family dude ranch and world-class climbing. You will enjoy the close proximity to popular river access points of Kyle’s Landing and Steel Creek, as well as hundreds of miles of hiking trails, make it the perfect place to unwind after a full day of adventuring.

This cabin is all about big views and small details, like local organic soaps stocked in the bathrooms, and complimentary house slippers at the front door. The Perch sits on 19 acres which include a hot tub, pool, deck, hammock, and fire pit. Inside, the spacious cabin features 12 comfy beds, two living rooms, and even a piano. Don’t forget about the fully stocked chef’s kitchen, which makes it easy to feed a large group — you only need to pack the food. If you happen to forget something, it’s only a six-mile drive into Jasper to a grocery store or café.

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3. Romantic Hideaway

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Why you should stay: A slice of heaven in the Arkansas woods.

  • Nearest town: Compton
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $189/night

Looking for a cabin tucked in the woods to celebrate your honeymoon, anniversary, or a weekend away? The Romantic Hideaway offers the perfect escape with a fully stocked kitchen, as well as Wifi, a Smart TV, and satellite for when you want to snuggle up and stay in. The key attraction is the hot tub on the back deck, which offers unparalleled views of the stars and sunrise.

The Hideaway’s location puts you close to the most iconic Upper Buffalo River area hikes. Explore the caves of Lost Valley, peer over the edge of Hawksbill Crag, or get up close and personal with the highest waterfall between the Rockies and the Appalachians at Hemmed-In Hollow. In addition to hiking, the Hideaway is situated within 30 minutes of access to the river, climbing, horseback riding, atv rentals, and ziplining.

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4. Secluded Ozark Mountain Cabin

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Why you should stay: Picture-perfect family cabin experience.

  • Nearest town: Jasper
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $176/night

While this spacious cabin sleeps four of any age, everything about it screams kid-friendly. The cabin has ample outdoor space to send your kids out to run around in while you try to pack up for a hike in peace. The gazebo doubles as a playhouse or fort.

The cabin’s prime location means it’s secluded yet close to a grocery store for when hotdogs and boxed macaroni and cheese are unexpectedly declared the only appropriate dinner options. Or treat them to a tasty meal at Ozark Café and a souvenir shirt from Bubba’s Buffalo River Store. The cabin is also right across the street from the banks of the Little Buffalo River, which means hours of entertainment splashing, throwing rocks, and catching tadpoles.

The inside of the Secluded Ozark Mountain Cabin has parents in mind as well with a washer and dryer to tackle wet, muddy clothes after an afternoon in the river, as well as a fireplace and WiFi so the kids can snuggle up with their favorite YouTube show while you switch loads. Outside, the wraparound porch has a grill for the aforementioned hotdogs as well as a hot tub — raise your hand if your kids are obsessed with hot tubs! There’s also a fire pit in the yard for epic marshmallow roasting and star gazing.

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5. Sunset Cabin

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Why you should stay: Pet-friendly escape situated on 210 acres complete with private lake

  • Nearest town: Mena
  • Sleeps: 6-8
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $225/night

The Sunset Cabin is the definition of secluded. Located near the Oklahoma border, this expansive property includes a private, 12 acre lake with a dock for swimming and fishing, as well as kayaks and a canoe to use at your leisure. If water isn’t your thing, no worries, bring your ATV or hit the miles of trail on foot to explore this Ouachita Mountain wonderland.

When you return to the cabin, the massive back deck is the perfect location to relax while you watch the sunset, cook dinner on the gas grill, roast marshmallows around the fire pit, or even take a dip in the built-in hot tub. Be sure to claim the loft as your own, which features a king-size bed, attached sitting room, and access to a private deck. In the morning, enjoy your coffee from a rocking chair on the front porch as the sun rises, the birds sing, and the dew settles on another day in paradise.

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6. John Thomas Farm House

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Why you should stay: Away from it all experience with comforts of home

  • Nearest town: Mountain View
  • Sleeps: 9
  • Minimum stay: 2 night minimum
  • Rates from: $223/night

Situated on a spring-fed Ozark creek, this secluded cabin is the epitome of privacy. The John Thomas Farm House allows guests to immerse themselves in the outdoors year round with acres of land to explore. Splash in the creek, hike in the woods, and visit the cows grazing in the adjacent fields.

The farm house itself has a roomy wraparound porch with one side screened in, perfect for wildlife viewing and stargazing. Inside you will find this spacious cabin completely remodeled including all new kitchen appliances as well as updated decor and furnishings. If you must connect with the outside world, never fear, the cabin is stocked with modern amenities such as a Smart TV, WiFi, and Alexa.

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7. Morwood House

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Why you should stay: Cozy cabin feel with tons of square footage

  • Nearest town: Jasper
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $175/night

The aptly named Morwood House gets its name from the 27 types of wood used throughout the cabin. Situated on 15 private acres in the Ozark Mountains, the 2,400 square foot cabin is built all on one level with an open floor plan, making it perfect for multigenerational family vacations.

Even though it’s huge, the Morwood still achieves that cozy, warm, log cabin feel. The main attraction indoors is the massive game room, which features a ping pong table and pool table. The living room and two bedrooms open to the game room, while the main bedroom is a bit more secluded and features a private deck. Outside, a newly expanded back deck has a hot tub, gas grill, and plenty of seating — perfect for enjoying fall foliage, colorful sunsets, starry skies, and crisp mountain air at dawn.

Located less than two miles from the Arkansas Grand Canyon and a mile south of Jasper on the Scenic 7 Byway, the Morwood keeps you close to all the excitement, while feeling far away.

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8. 87 Getaway Treehouse Retreat

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Why you should stay: More outdoor space to hang out in than you can squeeze into a weekend

  • Nearest town: Mountain View
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $185/night

This secluded cabin has something for everyone. If comfortable places to hang out outside are at the top of your must-have list, then look no further, the 87 Getaway Treehouse Retreat is the perfect place for your adventure. The inside features ample natural light and a cozy loft, as well as a jacuzzi tub in the living room perfect for warming up after a winter hike.

The outdoor space at this secluded treehouse leaves nothing to be desired. Spend your morning sipping coffee from a rocking chair on the wraparound porch, your afternoon relaxing on the hammock on the deck, and cook dinner on your choice of charcoal or gas grill while listening to music and enjoying a drink from the natural wood bar.

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9. Buffalo River Basin Cabin

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Why you should stay: Quintessential cabin in the Ozarks

  • Nearest town: Marble Falls
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 4 nights
  • Rates from: $159/night

Search no more: the Buffalo River Basin Cabin offers the quintessential Ozark cabin experience you’re seeking. The covered back deck is the perfect place to eat meals and watch the sunset over the Buffalo River Basin.

Located halfway between Harrison and Jasper, this secluded cabin puts miles of legendary hiking and access to the Buffalo River within reach, as well as hospitals, pharmacies, and big box stores. During your stay, be sure to check out nearby Mystic Caverns, two historical caves that feature 59˚F temps year round.

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10. Cabin at OZK Ranch

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Why you should stay: Wraparound deck provides breathtaking views of the Ozarks

  • Nearest town: Ponca
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $160/night

This secluded, cozy cabin is perfect for couples and small families. Situated on the OZK Ranch in the Upper Buffalo, the cabin is five miles from river access and town. Walk or ride your ATV around the expansive property, or fish in the private pond (poles provided).

No matter what season you visit, the Cabin at OZK maximizes your access to its sweeping views of the Ozarks with large windows and a wraparound deck. Both are great for viewing brilliant sunrises, moonrises, and sunsets over the nearby bluffs, as well as elk and deer feeding in the surrounding fields.

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