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Frontier Retreats: Charming Cabins in the North

Mackenzie Frontier Tourist Association

Staying in the Mackenzie Frontier is an experience of a lifetime! No matter the season, you’re guaranteed to enjoy expansive landscapes, great hospitality and comfortable accommodations.

Known for having a wide variety of cabins to enjoy, the Mackenzie Frontier is home to some of the best and most unique stays in the North. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway, a home-away-from-home or somewhere to rest after a full day of adventuring, there’s something for everyone.

Book your stay today and get a head start on your next winter excursion.

One-of-a-Kind Bed and Breakfast

Cabin in the Woods B & B

La Crete, AB 780-285-1034

Locally owned and operated, the Cabin in the Woods Bed and Breakfast boasts three incredible cabins open year-round. Be sure to bring your appetite—each cabin comes with daily continental breakfasts to help fuel you for the day.

Their newest accommodation is the “Silo B&B,” a beautifully decorated and furnished grain bin that provides a unique and unforgettable experience.

Inside you will find a bright interior with wood accents, a winding staircase up to a queen bed and a half bath in the loft. The main floor is elegantly laid out. With a self-catering kitchen, an antique island with stools, a three-piece bathroom and a sitting area with furniture that transforms into two single beds, this luxurious silo can comfortably sleep up to five guests.

Located on the same property are two other cabins. “The Cabin” sleeps six, and “The Tiny House” sleeps four. Both cabins include three-piece bathrooms and full kitchens as well as luxurious amenities such as bathrobes, towels and bedding. They each have a wood stove and furnace as well as outdoor firepits to enjoy under the night sky.

Captivating Stays Close to Town

Cozy Corner Guest Homes

La Crete, AB


Ideal for those wanting a taste of the country while being close to town, Cozy Corner Guest Homes offers four cozy cabins. Each has a barbecue on the deck as well as a firepit and picnic table to enjoy the outdoors.

Step into your home-away-from-home and see why so many flock here for a quiet and comfortable getaway. With beautiful furnishings, warm fireplaces, gorgeous lofts, clean bathrooms, fully equipped kitchens, Wi-Fi and televisions, you’ll never want to leave.

Riverside Lodging with a View

Carcajou Cabins

1.5 hours from La Crete, AB

Owned by the same wonderful people at Cozy Corner Guest Homes, the Carcajou Cabins are an adventure lover’s dream.

Situated along the mighty Peace River, these eight cabins and riverfront cottage will have you surrounded by 360-degree views and all the peace and quiet you could ask for. Fully furnished and complete with modern décor, these quaint cabins can accommodate small or large groups.

With no cell service or Wi-Fi, you won’t have to worry about any distractions during your stay.

Sleep under the Northern Lights

Zama Cabins

Zama City, AB


Located in the centre of Zama City, and run by the Zama Recreation Society, the Zama Cabins provide locals and travellers with two seasonal cabins and two year-round cabins.

The year-round cabins have modern décor, fully screened decks, practical kitchens, bathrooms with showers, cozy lofts and some of the best views of the northern lights during the winter months. The best part? You’re likely to catch a glimpse of the local buffalo right from your window!

Snowmobile to your Destination

La Crete Polar Cats Cabins

Neufeld Flats, Buffalo Head Hills & Talbot Lake, AB

The La Crete Polar Cats Snowmobile Club offers four rentable cabins along their trail systems, which are only accessible by snowmobile. Spanning from Neufeld Flats to Buffalo Head Hills and Talbot Lake, these cabins are perfect for winter adventure seekers.

All cabins are combination lock controlled, come equipped with firewood and require users to have a membership with the snowmobile club to reserve.

Cabins #1 and #2 are 16 km from La Crete in the Neufeld Flats and come fully furnished. They are wood and propane heated with modern décor, a stove, water, a bathroom with shower, an electric fridge and appliances. They can sleep up to six. Contact Jake Martens at 780-285-9672 or Randy Friesen at 780-247-0014 to book.

Cabin #3 is 45 km from the Buffalo Head Hills staging area. It has six bunkbeds with foams, is wood heated with propane backup, generator-powered, has a stove, utensils, pots and pans and an outhouse. This cabin does not have a fridge or water. Contact Brent Holick at 780-926-7606 to reserve.

Cabin #4, known as the Talbot Lake Cabin, is 90 km from the Buffalo Head Hills staging area and sleeps six with bunkbeds. It is wood heated and has a propane stove, table, bench and chairs, a manual shower, barbecue on the deck and an outhouse. There is no available fridge or water. Contact John Driedger at 780-841-9009 or George Wolfe at 780-841-1253 to book.

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