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Private centrally located cabins in the heart of the Matanuska Valley

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cabin in Palmer - Moose Wallow Cabins

private, secluded cabins located near some of Alaskas most beautiful places!

We are a small family owned Cabin and Vacation Rental property in the heart of the Matanuska Valley Moose Range, just outside the town of Palmer Alaska. Our central location in the Matanuska Valley is the perfect location to use as a jumping off point for all your adventures in South Central Alaska. Located just a few miles outside of Palmer, you will find our 35 acre property nestled in the woods at the base of the Arkose ridge in the Talkeetna Range.

Our Cabins, recently featured on HGTV's Living Alaska, are decorated with various Alaska themes, each with its own cozy charm. All cabins have a full kitchen with everything you'll need for meals, full bath (indoor even!) TV, DVD, Phone, extra linens, pillows, blankets and access to onsite laundry facilities and much more. With miles of trails to enjoy and Moose Creek nearby there is plenty to explore right from your porch. A short hike from your cabin steps will bring you to the Arkose Ridge which nears 5000ft in elevation. Moose and their calves frequent the yards of each cabin so keep your cameras ready. You may also have the opportunity to see other neighborhood residents such as Bald Eagles, Fox, Ptarmigan, Grouse, Magpies, Hummingbirds to name just a few.

Our goal will be to provide each of our newest friends with the best and most personalized service Alaska can provide. We provide our guests the option of ordering your favorite drinks, food, snacks, ahead of your arrival and we will have those specific items pre-stocked in your cabin the day of arrival. We don’t want you to spend your valuable time in Alaska shopping or searching for your favorite goodies, so let us do the shopping for you. This service has A small additional fee and the cost of the groceries.

Please do keep us in mind when dreaming about your perfect Alaska Vacation and we look forward to making new friends and your stay at Moose Wallow Cabins as pleasant and comfortable as possible. If you would like more information please don't hesitate to call, message or email us and we'll do our very best to provide you with any information you may need.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Lisa And David Dewyngaert
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2016
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About Lisa And David Dewyngaert

David and Lisa travelled all the way from NH in search of their dream property. Their search was featured on HGTV's Living Alaska! Now they want to share their dream with you.

Lisa And David Dewyngaert purchased this cabin in 2014


based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Private centrally located cabins in the heart of the Matanuska Valley
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews

Great cabin with privacy nestled in the woods!

  • 3 of 5

Cabin was very clean and secluded back in the woods. Host was very kind and helpful. Would recommend for those looking for an Alaskan style stay. Very large loft upstairs was a fun area for my daughter to play in.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint Mountainside Cabin

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our two nights at this cozy cabin. The owner was very helpful and gave us suggestions for places to see wildlife near the cabin, including a hike through the back of the property to a mountain meadow. The deck had a small table so we grilled and ate dinner outside on our first night with a beautiful view. Since it was just the two of us, we didn't need the loft space, but it would be great for kids (wouldn't want to navigate the ladder in the dark though!).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey there! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you went for the small hike. We do appreciate the review and we are so happy we could make your stay here comfortable. Lisa
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Wanted to stay longer!

  • 5 of 5

We only had one night in this gem, but wished we could have stayed longer. We had a much longer ride from Fairbanks than anticipated (two construction stops totaling 1 hour and a side stop in Talkeetna for a re-scheduled flightseeing ride kept us from arriving until almost 11pm.

The cabin was absolutely beautiful. My wife, 10 year old daughter and myself all commented on the interior decorations for the property. You have good and fun taste. The cabin truly "felt Alaskan", if that makes sense. We really enjoyed it. My daughter loved the little shelf above the bed in the loft - that that was "cool". :-)

We only wish we had more time. If/when we get back to Alaska, this would definitely be a property we'd want to return to.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Man that ride from Fairbanks can be rough in the summer with construction but I am so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Please do come back, the loft is usually a pretty big hit with the kids, both young and old! Haha
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Stevenson Ranch, Calif 91381

Awesome 100 %

  • 5 of 5

Will use again in the future! !!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Hope to see you again!
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Nice and Cozy

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at this cabin. It was clean and easy to find. We will come back when visiting family.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please do come back soon. We love having returned guests!
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Quiet Cabin Christmas

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Moose Wallow's cabins from December 24th-28th, 2015. It was just what we were looking for. A little cabin Christmas getaway for just my husband, myself, and our cat. We were very pleased that after driving all night (literally) on the 23rd and arriving early morning on the 24th, that we were able to check into the cabin a couple of hours early. At this point my husband had been up for 40hours and really needed to catch some Zzzzzzzzz's. While he took a nap, I set up our little 4ft artificial tree with some lights even though there was a cute little decorated tree on the table when we arrived.

The cabin had a fishing theme and was very cozy. The main bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living/dining area are all on the main floor. There is a loft which we did not use with a bed. It was heated with an oil monitor, which was very efficient. There was also a propane stove, but we don't think it was hooked up. Didn't need it anyways. The TV and DVD player came in handy for watching Christmas movies on Christmas Day. Loved the free Wifi for connecting with family via text and FaceTime during our stay (We are from Canada and did not purchase a US plan for our cell phones)

We cooked most of our meals and only went out to eat a couple of times during our stay. All the pots and pans and dishes you need were provided. There was an oven, coffee maker, toaster, and microwave. On Christmas day, we took an afternoon walk around the snowmobile trails behind the cabin. We saw two moose. During our stay, we actually saw many moose and signs of moose in the area.

All in all, a fantastic vacation getaway for us. Even got to go Shopping in Wasilla and Anchorage, which is not far away. Would highly recommend Moose Wallow's Cabins.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.8 Miles
Glen highway
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cross country skiing right from your door!

Close to everythinf you can think of! Right here in Palmer we have Hatchers Pass which is only 15 minutes away, where you can hike, pick blueberries, ski, xcountry ski, Snow board and even pan for gold! We also have a Muskox farm with tours, a reindeer Farm and the Matanuska and Knik rivers. In August, Palmer is the home of the Alaska State Fair, where you can immerse yourself in the culture, try delicious foods and ride on amusement park rides!

An hour long scenic drive north right off the Glenn highway is the Matanuska Glacier where you can walk on the glacier! 90 minutes in the other direction is Talkeetna and if you're a lucky person, you will catch glimpses of Denali along the way.

Anchorage is just an hour south and you can continue for about 80 miles and visit The Wildlife Preserve, portage glacier and much more!

Let us know and we will help you book flight seeing tours, zip line, and even dog sledding on a glacier!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Palmer, Alaska

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 17
16 May 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £8
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Palmer, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Loft Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • Snowboarding

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