Great For the Entire Family

Family & Friends Cabins

Ponca Cabin 1

Great For the Entire Family


$169 per night + tax


Up to 6 people

Cabin Features

Family Friendly

High-speed WiFi


Pet Friendly


It’s time to get on Ponca time, and this cabin rental puts you right in the heart of all things Ponca!

Located along Hwy 43 and within steps of our BOC Store & Deli, Ponca Cabin 1 offers a cozy, budget-friendly cabin experience that lodges up to 6 guests.  Have a pet?  Need an escape for just two?  Cabin 1 is just the right size and price for most any Buffalo River getaway!

After an exciting day of hiking and floating, relax on the deck’s porch swing or warm up in front of the cabin’s native-stone fireplace. Firewood is included with your rental.

Looking for Buffalo River adventure?  Cabin 1 places you close to Ponca’s most popular activities, including hiking the Lost Valley Trail, seasonal elk watching and floating the Buffalo National River.  Planning a summer getaway?  This cabin is within just a few minutes of our favorite Buffalo River swimming holes!

Bringing a Pet?  Please note that a pet fee of $29 per pet, per night is additional to the stated cabin rate.

Have kids along?  For families with small children, we recommend Ponca Cabin 2 or Ponca Cabin 4, which offer more spacious yard areas for safer play away from the road.


  • Native stone fireplace
  • Fully furnished kitchen (including coffeemaker and filters)
  • Fully furnished shower-bath
  • Blow dryer and soap/shampoo
  • Free WiFi
  • Smart TV with DVD player
  • Free access to our library of DVDs
  • All essential bed, bath and kitchen linens
  • Heat/AC and ceiling fan
  • Front porch swing
  • Charcoal grill
  • Firewood and kindling
  • Pet friendly (Pet fee additional)
  • Maintenance staff, available 24/7


About TV:

Enjoy our large library of free DVDs available at our store during your stay, as antenna reception and cable aren’t available.

About Cell Service:

Directions to Cell Service: Cell service is not available at this cabin, but it can typically be found outside of Ponca. Drive 3 miles north of Ponca on Hwy 43, then turn left at the Centerpoint trailhead onto Firetower Road. Continue driving along Firetower Road until your phone has an adequate signal.

About Wifi:

All cabins are equipped with complimentary WiFi. Please note that WiFi is a free service and due to our secluded area, may not always be the most dependable due to circumstances beyond our control.

This is a Pet-Friendly Cabin!

Pets are welcome in this cabin, with a $29 + tax charge per night, per pet. Two pets maximum, please! And don’t forget to pick up your Pet Kit upon arrival, which includes dog treats, a sleep sheet and waste bags.

Pet Etiquette:

In consideration of future guests, please follow proper pet etiquette. Please do not permit your pet to sleep or lounge on a bed or furniture.  Also, please keep your pet on a leash at all times when outside the cabin. Pets must be crated when left alone in a cabin. Thank you for picking up pet waste (with the bags provided upon check-in) in the cabin’s yard and disposing of it in the outside trash can prior to departure.

About Tents & Campfires:

Tents, RVs and campfires are not permitted on cabin grounds. For an RV site, please visit our RV Park page.


Smoking is not permitted inside the cabin. Please smoke outside and discard butts in the receptacle provided.

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