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Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cabin in Lake Dardanelle - Snow's Log Cabin

750 sq ft includes kitchen, living room, bathroom, loft, & spiral staircase

AUTHENTIC LOG CABIN: This cabin in located in Dublin, AR, 6.4 miles East of Scranton (15036 East State Hwy 197, Scranton, AR 72863), and adjoins Dublin Park/City Park, which is 2/10 mile (approx. 300 yards) from the cabin, where there is a boat dock and parking for your truck and trailer. Dublin Park/City Park is on Lake Dardanelle and has excellent fishing, skiing, and tubing.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: When you get to SCRANTON, go EAST on HWY 197 for 6.4 miles. The address is 15036 E State Hwy 197, Scranton, AR 72863. At the entrance to the cabin (right-hand side of the road), you will see an ARKANSAS RAZORBACK rock sign that says "THE SNOW's". (If you get to Dublin Park, you've gone just a little bit too far. Turn around and go back to the first drive you come to.)

THE CABIN was built in 2004 by Bobby Snow (Owner), and has a wonderful cedar smell. It is 500 sq ft on the main floor and 250 sq ft in the loft. There is a queen size bed and an additional queen size mattress on the floor in the loft, so the loft will sleep 4 people. Two people can sleep on the sleeper sofa, and there is also a blow-up double mattress and a blow-up twin mattress that can be used for an additional 2-3 people. Sheets and pillows are provided. A small balcony is upstairs outside the loft door.

CABIN has a flat-screen television, DISH Satellite, and a DVD player. Floors are made of flagstone. There is a spiral staircase going up to the loft.

KITCHEN is fully equipped with stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, dishes, pots and pans, dish towels, dishwashing liquid, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, salt and pepper, etc. No washer, dryer, or dishwasher is available. You are responsible for your food and drinks. If you don't want to cook, there is a great little restaurant about 8 miles away called Porky's. There's also great hamburgers, salads, and daily specials at the 4-Way (gas station) in Scranton. They also have LIVE BAIT for your fishing.

OUTSIDE there is a pavilion that includes a gas grill and a picnic table. A fire pit is next to the pavilion for roasting hot dogs and marshmallows. Front porch includes a cedar rocker swing. Also, there are two hammocks that can be hung between the trees, and one chair hammock that can be hung on the porch.

BATHROOM has a shower (no tub), toilet, bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, hair dryer, etc.

We prefer NO PETS inside our cabin. Other guests may be allergic to animals.


Put all the dirty sheets, towels, etc. in the bathroom.

Clean up the kitchen and put the dishes away.

Take all left-over food with you or feel free to feed the animals.

We will take care of the trash. (Although we have a burn barrel, we prefer that you don't use it. There could be a burn ban in place, and we could be fined.

Make sure heat/air is turned off, lights are off, and fans (including ceiling fans) are off.

If you have any questions or problems, you can contact us at the following numbers:

Ruth Snow’s cell 479-518-2222; Bobby Snow’s cell 479-518-0675; Home 479-938-7188

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Ruth Snow/Bobby Snow
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2016
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About Ruth Snow/Bobby Snow

Bobby Snow (owner) built the cabin in 2004. He did the majority of the work himself. He even cut the trees for the cabin! He was in the logging business and rock business and has recently retired.

Ruth Snow (wife) couldn't help much in the building process, but she sure had fun decorating it! She worked at POM Incorporated in Russellville for 35 years as their Controller. She retired in 2007 and has learned to live life to the fullest!

We have two great daughters and two wonderful sons-in-law and seven beautiful grandchildren ranging in ages 4-20. We feel like we have been blessed with such a wonderful family, and we have had many good times at the cabin. Needless to say, the grandkids love it, and we have made lots of good memories with them.

Ruth Snow/Bobby Snow purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Ruth Snow/Bobby Snow chose Arkansas

When you enter the cabin, you smell a cedar aroma that is absolutely wonderful. Every time we open the door, it still smells as good as it did when the cabin was built in 2004. It is so peaceful staying here. I love to lay out on the hammocks and listen to the birds or read a book. I've taken many naps out on my hammock (while Bobby prefers to nap inside the cabin). Bobby enjoys taking his boat out fishing and I like to walk over to Dubin Park and walk around the park, then walk back to the cabin. It's a good little work-out!

What makes this cabin unique

Our cabin is truly an AUTHENTIC log cabin! . Bobby cut all the trees himself and had them squared and sawed into 20 ft lengths. He put glue between each log and screwed them together with 8 inch leg screws. The square upper window in the living room is made of 1/4" lexan which will never break. He had another guy help him with the handling of the logs. He put in all the windows and the kitchen cabinets. We purchased the spiral staircase and had it installed. The best thing about our cabin is the CEDAR SMELL. I can't even describe how good it smells when you walk in.


based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Peaceful and Quaint- highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Quick weekend retreat did not disappoint! The cabin is surrounded by woods and lots of peace and quiet. The Snow's even dropped by to check on us. I highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed meeting you all. We are so glad you enjoyed the cabin. Wish you could have stayed longer. Please come back if you're down this way again and hoping your grandmother gets better. I mailed the iPhone charger back to you this morning.
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A relaxing wonderful stay. It was everything we had hoped for. would definitely recommend

  • 5 of 5

The relaxing quite area was perfect. No stress and the cabin was very comfortable. We really appreciate the ability to feel like we were at home without any stressors of being in a crowded public venue. Thanks for a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it. We are very proud of our cabin. Sure wish we could have met you. We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation--Grand Canyon, Bryce Ntl Park, Zion Ntl Park, mountains in Colorado, etc. Hope you can come back some time!
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Nice place to go and relax

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this peaceful relaxing cabin. You couldn't ask for nicer or more helpful people than Ruth and Bobby Snow. We had a great time fishing the lake and we would happily come back the cabin is great.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our cabin! We were glad to meet you, your dad, and your cousin! We just hope you caught a bunch of fish!!! We hope you will come back sometime. Thank you!
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Beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was beautiful. It looks just like the pictures. The whole cabin smells like cedar and they have it decorated very nicely. We loved it! It was very peaceful and relaxing. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our cabin, and we hope you come back again! You get an A+ for cleaning the cabin before you left. We walked in to clean it and it was SPOTLESS!!! Sure made my job easier. Sorry I didn't get down there to meet you, but my daughter and her family were in from Texas. Maybe next time I can meet you. Thank you for choosing our cabin!
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Private, quaint Ozark cabin

  • 4 of 5

This is a very private cabin located about 100 yards from the road. It was built about 10 years ago and has been well maintained and was generally very clean. My wife and I brought our three kids there for Memorial Day weekend and we were very happy to see the through-wall air conditioner as we pulled up. It wasn’t tool loud and kept the temperature very comfortable inside. The cabin was small but cozy and the two beds in the loft were adequate for my wife and me and two of our kids. Our third daughter was happy to sleep on the couch downstairs. I think there was also an air mattress, but there wasn’t a convenient place to set it up.

The lake is about 100 yards away separated by some woods and brush. You can’t really see the boats out there, but you get the nice sounds of the motors all day long which always reminds me of being at the lake. We walked out to the water when we first got there (before we read the warning on the refrigerator) and we were ambushed by literally dozens of ticks. I’m sure a good coating of bug spray would fend them off, but after that encounter we didn’t want to chance it.

The two hammocks were amazing. We spent hours in them reading. The pavilion and side porch were also great- we spent a lot of time outside watching wildlife (birds, squirrels, even a turtle).

Ruth and Bobby stopped by in the middle of our stay to make sure everything was ok and we had a great chat with them- very nice folks. They told us all about the history of the cabin and the fun they had building it.

Overall, this was just the experience we were looking for. We’ve lived all over the country but never spent time in the Ozarks, and it was really great.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely and Peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our weekend at the Snow's lovely cabin on Lake Dardanelle. It was easy to find and located a very short distance from a boat ramp. The cabin was neat and clean and perfect for us to enjoy a weekend of fishing with our oldest son. We made good use of the grill and firepit. The kitchen was well stocked with cookware and tablewear. If you are looking for a peaceful getaway from your busy lifestyle, this is the perfect place!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our cabin. I would love to have met you, but I was recovering from sinus surgery. It was so much worse than what I had expected. We love staying at our cabin. The smell of the cedar is absolutely wonderful when you open the door. I'll bet your clothes still smelled like the cabin when you got home. We hope you can come back again sometime.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Fort Smith, AR
Nearest Barpub
6.4 Miles
Friendly Tavern, Scranton
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 197
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Porky's or the 4-Way, Scranton


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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Lake Dardanelle, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom includes shower (no tub), toilet, hot water heater, vanity w/mirror, and closet. Towels, washcloths, toilet paper, hand soap, etc, are included. Hair dryer is in the closet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • The LOFT is approx 250 sq feet and has a queen size bed and an additional queen size mattress on the floor. Sleeps 4 in the LOFT. The COUCH (sleeper sofa) can sleep 2. (Sheets in the cedar chest.) There is a double blow-up mattress that can sleep 2 and a single blow-up mattress that can sleep 1. (They are in the bathroom closet, also has the blower and sheets included.) Pillows and pillowcases are in a tote in the loft.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • churches
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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