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Learn about cabin and yurt camping

If you want to spend the night outside without giving up all the comforts of home, you might enjoy camping in a cabin or yurt.


Cabins offer the following:

  • A pellet or wood-burning stove
  • Bunk beds
  • Table and chairs or benches
  • Access to drinking water
  • Picnic table and fire pit

Many cabins are accessible and some offer electricity. You must bring your own linens and utensils. Cabin sizes very and accommodate 3-12 people. 

Cabins are available at 3 state parks:


A yurt is a circular, domed structure supported by a wooden frame and covered in heavy, durable canvas.

Each yurt features:

  • Bunk beds
  • Table and chairs or benches
  • Skylights
  • Screened windows
  • Locking doors
  • Access to drinking water

Most yurts are accessible and offer electricity.  They are not heated, and are available for the main camping season only. You must bring your own linens and utensils. Yurt sizes vary and accommodate 4-6 people; a group yurt accommodates 10.

Yurts are available at 8 state parks:

Other things to know about cabin and yurt camping

  • Reservations are strongly recommended, and they are required at Camp Nihan.
  • There are no restrooms in cabins or yurts. There are, however, nearby restrooms. 
  • No cooking is allowed inside cabins or yurts.
  • Bring your own charcoal or your own propane grill.
  • Electricity is limited and does not accommodate a heater and is not sufficiently reliable for use with medical devices or equipment.
  • No pets allowed in cabins or yurts or on the sites.