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2017 NFH Seattle Conference

2017 NFH Seattle Conference - April 21 & 22 - Cedarbrook Lodge - Register here.

What is the Cabin Program? Read an overview.

See us in Cabin Living magazine:

"Cost-Effective Cabin Ownership:
Buying a cabin retreat on leased land"

by Stacey Freed


Water Survey Results In!

NFH conducted a survey of cabin owners and learned a lot more about water access, sources, regulations and costs. Click here to read more.


Bylaw Change:
Vote at NFH Annual Business Meeting
Friday, April 21 in Seattle

The NFH Board recommends a change to the bylaws that will allow us to hold online elections, save resources and engage more members in NFH elections. Read more here.


NEW! Cabin Outreach Program

NFH leadership voted in May, 2015 to establish the Cabin Outreach Program.

The reasoning was simple. Local cabin owners would contact other local cabin owners so that NFH could learn more about cabins and cabin tracts, far and wide, so that cabin tracts and cabin owners could benefit from the collective, institutional knowledge base within the NFH network.

It’s taken over a year for this vision to coalesce into a plan, and soon the plan will become a reality.

Our new Field Director (applications now closed) will direct this outreach program and will be searching the cabin world for Cabin Outreach volunteers.

Our goal, quite simply, is to grow our cabin owner network so that we can all help each other with our collective experiences.

Read More



Learn More About:
Maintaining Your Historic
Recreation Residence Cabin

Click here to see our Historic Preservation documents, including the USFS Guide that NFH helped develop. The guide offers detailed guidelines for renovating your recreation residence cabin.



Sit back and watch for a wintery tour of cabins and scenery.
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See Conference Program
Come to Seattle and Meet Us


We're looking forward to a special event this year at the Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle! NFH 2017 Conference in Seattle, Washington on April 21 & 22, 2017.

Register Today! Early Bird Rates Apply.

One of our speakers will be Jerry Franklin, Professor and forest ecologist at the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington, known as a leading visionary in forestry and conservation.

We'll have USFS speakers, informative breakouts and much more... Read more here.


2017 Permit Fee (CFA) Update

As we begin 2017, we can say with a sigh of relief that most of the Cabin Fee Act (CFA) implementation is behind us

Click here
to see the 2017 Annual Permit Fee Table and the latest CFA information.


Thanks to
All of Our NFH Donors!

Your support goes toward our ongoing mission of advocacy, education and stewardship and helps us put on great educational events, while keeping our eyes and ears on what's happening in Washington, DC. Click Donations above and make a contribution today.