10 Best Secluded Cabins Near Mena, Arkansas

Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza 
Updated

Though modest in size, Mena is filled with a wealth of natural beauty. Small town charm and majestic views await in the area, which is home to multiple state parks and national forests. Among the sites, you should visit while vacationing near Mena is Ouachita National Forest, which is the oldest national forest in the southern USA, and the Cossatot River State Park, which is known for its thrilling rapids that make it a favorite among outdoor water sports enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking for an exciting outdoor adventure or a quiet retreat to nature, Mena and its surrounding areas have some lovely and very private accommodations to help you recharge in privacy, Read on to learn more about the best secluded cabins near Mena, Arkansas, for great stays.

1. Cozy cabin for four near hiking trails (from USD 106)

If you’re planning an intimate couple’s getaway or a relaxing vacation as a small family, this cozy cabin is the ideal accommodation. You and another guest can sleep soundly in the private bedroom equipped with a plush queen-size bed, while two others can sleep on the soft futon in the living room. The bedroom has access to a private bath, making it easy to freshen up. Air conditioning, heating, and Wi-Fi access are provided to keep everyone comfortable.

Situated on the borders of Ouachita National Forest, just five minutes from Mena, the property provides a tranquil and private retreat that’s close to urban attractions. You can easily enjoy a scenic hike together or ride ATVs along the nearby trails while staying in this rental.

Cabin in the woods
7 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
quant little place and very clean we were very happy with our stay
the owner was responsive the cabin was clean wifi worked great it was isolated back in the trees
Host:
the owners were extremely nice and easy to work with
Location:
super cool place to stay
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2. Spacious lodge surrounded by nature (from USD 271)

Planning your next vacation with all your loved ones? This spacious lodge is guaranteed to keep everyone feeling completely at ease. The cabin can host as many as 14 guests with its 5 bedrooms and 4 private baths.

A fully equipped kitchen, a relaxing lounge area with a flat-screen TV, and a spacious porch are provided in the rental. For added comfort no matter the weather, both air conditioning and heating are present. The home also offers accessibility features and has a ramp at its entrance to accommodate guests who need to use a wheelchair or have difficulty with stairs. Situated right inside Ouachita National Forest, the property is surrounded by breathtaking scenery and plenty of trails you can hike or explore on ATVs. You might even spot some wildlife during your stay here.

Backwoods Lodge
Mena, Arkansas, United States
18 reviews Superhost
Entire cabin 10 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it was clean and well kept
cabin was clean and we really enjoyed our stay
Host:
the owner was available to help answer questions about trail riding
the owners were very helpful and communicated in a timely manner to all of our questions
the owner is nearby in case you need anything which is always nice
the owners are easy to work with and very friendly we will be returning
we had great communication with the owners they even brought us a map of wolf pen gap
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3. Beautiful cabin with a hot tub (from USD 225)

A stay at this cabin is sure to leave any guest feeling completely refreshed. As many as 12 can sleep well in the rental’s 4 bedrooms and freshen up in the 3 private baths. The cabin also boasts two full kitchens, making it easy to cook large batches of food for the entire family.

Guests can lounge on the spacious deck or take a refreshing dip in the hot tub. Since the rental is situated right across the Ouachita River, visitors are welcome to bring canoes and kayaks for some fun in the water. A barbecue can even be organized using the charcoal grill in the backyard, but guests must remember to bring their own charcoal.

Ouachita Pines
Mena, Arkansas, United States
54 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 8 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a great place for big family gatherings with having two kitchens and living areas
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and had all we needed
Host:
great host and beautiful location
Location:
fantastic surroundings and accommodations and close enough to town for shopping or dining
we will pack less next time close to town and not a bad drive to the utv trails either
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4. The Rose Cottage (from USD 350)

For families on the lookout for an exciting outdoor adventure, the beautiful Rose Cottage would be the perfect retreat. A large group or family of eight will feel right at home in the cabin. The two bedrooms each come with plush king-size beds for a good night’s sleep, and a sleeper sofa and an inflatable bed are available for added sleeping space. The rental has two private baths, a fully equipped kitchen, and an inviting lounge area.

There is a wide range of exciting outdoor activities to enjoy nearby. Guests are free to rent an ATV and explore the trails or go for a refreshing swim in the private creek.

Mtn Cabin|240 Acre|Private Lake|Swim|Hiking|ATV Trails Nearby
59 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were so comfortable
Cleanliness:
cozy clean and modern
beautiful place very clean and everything you need
the grounds were exceptionally clean and well organized
Host:
the owners make it easy to find the property
the communication with the owner was outstanding
Location:
stone hill cottages is located in a picturesque location in mena arkansas
our experience there was wonderful quite and secluded but close to mena
chip and joanna gaines of fixer upper would be proud great location for atv riding
the owners are very nice and the atv trails close by are a lot of fun
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5. Spacious cabin near Wolf Pen Gap (from USD 117)

Your next family trip to Mena is sure to be unforgettable when you book a stay at this spacious and peaceful cabin. You can bring up to six of your loved ones and feel right at home in this rental that features three bedrooms and two baths. You can whip up fresh meals in the well-equipped kitchen and gather around the spacious dining table for a family meal.

Outside, the cabin boasts a large front porch and a charcoal grill - perfect for a family barbecue. There are a good number of popular outdoor spots situated nearby, including Wolf Pen Gap, Little Missouri Falls, Shady Lake, and a few swimming holes.

Private, Peaceful Getaway near Wolf Pen Gap west trailhead
Mena, AR, US
6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. The Mabry’s Cabin (from USD 130)

If you’re looking to truly disconnect from the bustle of urban living, a stay at The Mabry’s Cabin offers just what you need. Located just 4 mi (6.4 km) from North Trailhead of Wolf Pen Gap and 23 mi (37 km) from Little Missouri Falls, the rental will keep you close to the great outdoors. Wi-Fi is not available in the cabin and cell phone service is unreliable, which allows you to disconnect completely and immerse yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds you.

You and up to five of your loved ones can sleep well in the accommodation that features a private bedroom and a private bath. With a well-equipped kitchen and charcoal grill, you can easily prepare delicious meals. You can stay comfortable no matter the season with the air conditioning and heating provided here.

The Mabry’s Cabin in the woods
22 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was equipped with all the utensils for our stay it made us feel comfortable
we loved the shower it had plenty of hot water and the pressure was great
Cleanliness:
very clean relaxing and enjoyable
the cabin was clean inside and out
the cabin was nice and clean
the cabin was clean and so cute
the cabin was clean and stocked with everything you might need
Host:
the staff was very nice and very accommodating when we arrived early
the neighbor that owns the swimming hole was super friendly and we enjoyed ourselves so so much
Location:
a great location to town and also to the trails of wolf pen gap
perfect place to wind down
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7. Bear Creek Cabin (from USD 227)

Bear Creek Cabin is a brand new accommodation that sits atop a quiet hill within a sprawling private property. With 4 cozy bedrooms and 3 baths, the rental has enough space to host as many as 12 guests, making it an excellent choice for large families and groups on a private holiday.

Despite its relatively secluded location, the cabin is just 10 minutes away from town, making it easy for guests to buy food and supplies they may need. For outdoor adventurers, a number of picturesque trails are conveniently located near the property.

Bear Creek Cabin
15 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
we loved our stay at this cabin it was so beautiful clean and cozy
Host:
vivian was a great host
Location:
i loved how close we were to an entrance to wolfpen gap
perfect place to relax after a great day we will definitely be back
the place was perfect for family perfect for riding and perfect for relaxing
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8. Flat Creek Cabin (from USD 125)

Surrounded by lush trees, Flat Creek Cabin offers its guests a calming respite from urbanity. Designed to accommodate as many as six guests, the rental features two bedrooms and two baths. Guests can do their own laundry with the washing machine and dryer provided here. You can prepare meals in the full kitchen and unwind with a movie in the spacious lounge area.

Outside, guests are welcome to lounge on the large patio and enjoy a meal or cup of coffee while breathing in the fresh air. Those eager to immerse themselves in the great outdoors will find it delightful that Cossatot River is easily accessible from the property and that Wolf Pen Gap is just a 45-minute drive away.

Flat Creek Cabin
Vandervoort, Arkansas, United States
95 reviews Superhost
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it is comfy beds and clean nice outside
Host:
the host was amazing answered any questions we had
cindy & luke are great hosts
host was super informative and the stay was so relaxing
cindy was a terrific host and we will definitely be back
its a good sized place and the hosts added some nice touches
Location:
beautiful location and beautiful house
great place to go away from the busy city life
this is the perfect place to get away from all the noise of city life
a wonderful place to get away from it all
this was a great place in a great location
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9. WyKnot Cabin (from USD 165)

Situated right between the Wolf Pen Gap and the ATV trails of Fourche Mountain, WyKnot Cabin is the perfect home base for outdoorsy tourists. Guests can have a blast riding ATVs or stargazing in the backyard while staying here.

After a long day of exploring the surrounding areas, guests will find the rental a lovely space to recharge. As many as six can sleep well in the cabin’s two bedrooms. Guests are welcome to use the kitchen to prepare filling meals or unwind in the lounge area and catch up on their favorite shows. A pressure washer is conveniently available to help guests clean up their vehicles after a day on the trails.

WyKnot Cabin with access to several ATV trails
Mena, Arkansas, United States
21 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of clean towels and chargers for all type of devices in both room
Cleanliness:
very clean and the set up was very thoughtful
beautiful place to stay very clean and comfortable
the home was very clean when we arrived also
Host:
everything was stocked and host was very responsive
Location:
the wyknot cabin was perfect in every way the location is in a prime spot for stargazing
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10. Kate’s Creek Cabin (from USD 150)

Just 22 mi (35.4 km) from Mena is Kate’s Creek Cabin, a rustic abode designed to accommodate large groups or families. You and up to seven of your loved ones can sleep comfortably in the rental that features a plush king-size bed, a queen-size bed, and two sofa beds.

You can find everything you need to prepare hearty meals in the cabin’s well-appointed kitchen. You’re sure to love the convenience of having a washer and dryer on the premises. The rental also boasts a wrap-around deck, allowing you to enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding forests from all sides. While staying at the property, you can conveniently take the family to see Lake Ouachita, visit the famous Crater of Diamonds State Park and dig for diamonds, or ride ATVs along the trails of Wolf Pen Gap.

Kates Creek Cabin Private and Secluded
Norman, Arkansas, United States
31 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Host:
the hosts kindly provided gallons of water for us
the host is very quick to respond and are very great people
Location:
it's set up perfectly and has great location to alot of places
the location is amazing and the cabin is very well kept and private
you will see wildlife and the creek right by the house is perfect for walking in
this is a great place to stay if you want to get away and just unplug
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Find your private retreat in Mena

Sometimes all you need is to be closer to the great outdoors to feel rested and ready to take on new challenges. A trip to Mena can provide you with just that! Be sure to check out the above secluded cabins near Mena to help you find your ideal retreat in this beautiful and thriving destination.

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