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For those who love the great outdoors

Iron Mountain Wilderness Cabins

Welcome to Nova Scotia's off-grid mountain wilderness resort! Our eco-friendly accommodations offer you an opportunity to get away to a cabin in the woods. You will be revitalized by the fresh mountain air, sights and sounds of the forest - free to reconnect with the vitality and serenity only found in the great outdoors!  Our cabins are ideal for people who enjoy camping out - on your own, or with friends and family. Each of our cabins are a short walk away from the fully serviced Main Lodge. Bring your favourite camp gear, a sense of adventure and prepare to experience a different kind of escape! The furthest cabin is less than 100 meters to the main lodge & washrooms. 

Our 100% off-grid facility consists of 4 self contained camping cabins that can sleep up to four people, and a fully serviced main lodge. Our camping cabins are heated, insulated and furnished with a top quality pillow top queen bed, set of single bunks, solar lights, food safe stainless steel prep table, and dinette. The cabins are not serviced with electricity or water. On the covered porch is a pro series Weber II grill with side burner, deck chairs, solar motion light, a fire pit and picnic table.

We recommend you bring:

  • Lantern, headlamp or flashlight
  • Cooler for food and drink (do not leave any food outside!!)
  • Folding chairs for fireside lounging
  • Sturdy shoes, layers of clothing, rain gear, sunscreen & bug deterrent

Our Main Lodge offers guests:
• off-grid pub/lounge with wood stove, serving premium craft beer and spirits, coffee/tea, juice, pop, hot chocolate & snacks
• Awesome panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and the Bras d'Or Lakes
• dish washing & drinking water access
• fully serviced accessible m/f washrooms with showers and baby change tables
• food and beverage service in the pub (hours vary) and by pre-ordering meals when booking a cabin/tour.

Four Season Off Grid Cabins

The Iron Mountain Wilderness Cabins are our own custom designed steel cabins with an integrated porch. We had them prefabricated for us here in Nova Scotia from 60% recycled steel and used a plant based spray foam to insulate them. We are proud of our unique 100% off -grid steel cabins. They have been built to serve our guests for a long time to come in all four seasons and to withstand our backcountry mountain environment while being comfortable, practical and cozy to spend time and rest in. Guests use washroom and shower facilities available close by in the lodge.

Our main lodge - where guests access our off-grid pub and fully serviced washroom and shower facilities.
Our goal is to make you feel at home throughout your stay.
Metal clad cabin with porch, barbercue, deck chairs, picnic table and fire pit nestled in the forest.

Our cabins sleep 4 - with a max of 3 adults (top bunk for children). For parties that exceed this, please book two or more cabins, or contact us to see how we can accommodate you.

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More Information on our Off-Grid Camping Cabins

Cabin Size: 16 feet x 21 feet, including the covered porch.

Interior Floor plan: Open concept. Sleeping: 1 Queen pillow-top bed with two pillows and 1 set of bunk beds - 2 twin beds with a pillow each (the top bunk is suitable for children under 150 lbs). All of the 4 mattresses are encased in 2 layers of breathable, waterproof, protective coverings. Simply cover with your favourite sleeping bag and linens. We thank you in advance for covering the beds with your own bedding as soon as you arrive.

Each cabin has a wall mounted heater, 2' x 2' stainless steel food prep table, dining table with 4 chairs, mirror, garbage bin, broom and dustpan, and solar powered LED lights. You may wish to bring along a flashlight, headlight or lantern for night time.

Outside: Cook on our premium Weber Genesis II BBQ grill with side gas burner and cooking light. Relax on our 2 wooden deck chairs. There is also a fire pit and picnic table for hanging out, cooking and eating.

Parking: Available in the nearby parking lot. Unload/load your vehicle at the edge of your cabin path, then park your vehicle in the parking lot - its a short distance away. One cabin site has been designed to accommodate vehicles for guests with disabilities. Please indicate at the time of booking if you are in need of this cabin.

People & Pets: Nightly rental fees are based on occupancy of up to two adults and two children or one adult and three children. Up to 3 adults are allowed per cabin; an additional fee of $10 applies for parties with a 3rd adult. We welcome up to 2 dogs per cabin. A $20/night cleaning fee is applicable for each dog staying in the cabin.

Our adjacent lodge offers fully serviced washrooms, showers, dish wash-up station and licensed bar.

Iron Mountain Lodge - Nova Scotia's first 100% off-grid licensed pub.
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