Ranger Cabin Regulations

  • Ranger cabins are available for rent only from the late April/early May to late October.
  • Cabins typically have fire extinguishers, wash basin, metal pail, shovel, broom, dust pan, bunks (no mattresses), CSA-approved wood-burning stove and chimney (there is no wood-burning stove at the Wenda Lake Cabin or Brent Deputy Ranger Cabin), stove operating instructions, heat shields behind and under the stove, table and chairs, and an outside closed-in toilet.
  • Cabins are not equipped with any dishes, or pots and pans.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all cabins.
  • Pets are not allowed inside cabins nor on the site.
  • Ranger cabins must be booked through the Reservation Service.
  • Any vehicles not covered under the cabin rental permit require Additional Vehicle Permits.
  • Five cabins are accessible by vehicle (Kiosk Cabin, Brent Cabin, Brent Deputy, Rain Lake Cabin, and Bissett Creek Road Cabin). All others are accessible only by canoe.
  • If a cabin cannot be accessed within one day's travel, a separate Backcountry Camping Permit and reservation are required for the dates not covered by the cabin rental permit.
  • Ranger Cabins check in time is after 4:00pm, and check out time is before 10:00am.

Make a Reservation

Make a reservation for your backcountry camping permit up to 5 months in advance. Permits are only available online or via telephone.

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