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This page is intended for prospective buyers & sellers of US Forest Service Recreation Residence Cabins.  Before you go any further, as a prospective buy or seller, please review the RRP Overview for general description the US Forest Service Recreation Residence Program (RRP) and the general terms of the Special Uses Permit required for the use of National Forest lands for recreation residence cabins.

The link below provides a simple listing of cabins for sale.  These listings are very brief by design and are intended only to connect prospective buyers with sellers.  Please contact the seller directly for more information.


Directions for Buyers:  Please contact the Seller by email or phone for any additional information.  Please do not ask any questions or post comments for any listings on this site.  A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Forum is listed below for asking general questions regarding the cabin program.

Directions for Sellers:  You can post your cabin sale listing by selecting "new topic" at the top of the Cabin for Sale forum using the link above (topic = listing).  Please put the State prefix, followed by a location of your cabin for sale in the title.  Provide a brief description of your cabin for sale in the provided 'editor' message box, including your contact information (email address and/or phone number).  You can also attach a Sales Flyer pdf document and/or photos of your cabin using the 'drop-in' box as you enter your listing.  Please have the pdf & photo files ready to attach prior to posting your entry.  All listings will be removed 180 days from the posting date.  You can contact NFH to extend your listing if needed, or remove your listing prior to the 180 day limit.  There is no cost for listing your cabin for sale for current NFH members.  If you are not a current NFH member, you can post your listing for a $25 donation to NFH (use Donations link on menu above).

NFH DisclaimerNFH provides the Cabin Marketplace as a service for its members to connect prospective buyers with sellers.  NFH is not a party to any sale transaction which may result from buyer/seller relationships initiated from this site. NFH assumes no liability or responsibility of any kind for the use of this site.  NFH reserves the right to remove any sales listing or posting it considers inappropriate for this site.

Click here to ask a question and/or view the Frequently Asked Questions.

Click here to access the USFS Recreation Residence website

Cabin Program files

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Recreation Residence Program Overview PDF (489.26 KB) Administration 3/5/2017
Sample Special Uses Permit PDF (426.76 KB) Administration 4/22/2016
USFS Guide to Maintaining Historic Cabin PDF (7.8 MB) Administration 4/22/2016
Cabin History PDF (706.96 KB) Administration 12/6/2012
Organic Administration Act of 1897 PDF (1.89 MB) Administration 4/16/2017
Term Occupancy Act of 1915 PDF (546.6 KB) Administration 4/16/2017