Per Night


Murdock Cabin

Southeast, Utah, United States


Accommodates: 12

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2.5


Sitting near the foot of the Abajo Mountain, the Murdock Cabin is the ideal basecamp for your southwest desert adventures. The cabin features a rustic aesthetic with modern amenities, such as a washing machine and microwave. The master suite, two additional bedrooms and loft, along with family room with futons can accommodate up to 12 guests, a fantastic option for your next family outing or small group retreat. There is just one neighboring cabin that also has access to the property’s charming playground. Beyond that, the nearest neighbor is half a mile away.

The Murdock Cabin sits in an incredible location to explore the wonders of the surrounding area. The cabin is situated centrally among more than a dozen monuments, state, and national parks, including Canyonlands and Arches National Park, Natural Bridges National Monument, and so much more. Spend your time here exploring these natural phenomena, but don't forget to take time to relax on the wraparound porch, soaking in the gentle sounds of the forest. With three miles of private trails right from the cabin door you will reconnect with nature and reset your spirit.

Location and Access

Near: Monticello, UT

10 miles south of Monticello, UT


The opportunities for adventure and outdoor recreation are staggering in this stunning southwest landscape. Some fantastic ways one can explore this area, one of the most scenic areas of beautiful Utah, are:

Hiking, Golfing, ATVing, Fishing, Mountain biking, Trail Running


There are, quite literally, hundreds of hiking, jeeping and biking trails to explore in the area. The famous views of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks are nearby, but don’t forget less popular, but equally unforgettable, hikes such as the Procession Panel petroglyphs, Grand Gulch and Chesler Park Loop. The area has many fascinating Native American sites with ruins and petroglyphs such as Mesa Verde, River House Ruin, Hovenweep, Butler Wash Ruins, House on Fire Ruin, Newspaper Rock and more. If you’re needing a spot of refreshment in the midst of the desert, enjoy golfing at Hideout Golf Course or fishing, boating, swimming and more at Lloyds Lake Beach or Recapture Reservoir.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Sleeps up to 12

Main level: master suite with queen bed

Upper level: two bedrooms each with queen beds

Family room with two queen futons

Small loft: full mattress

One bathroom in master suite with flushing toilet and shower. Half bath also on main level.

One bathroom on upper level with flushing toilet and tub/shower.


Summer Rates (3/10-10/31): $249/night for two guests

Winter Rates (11/1-3/9): $129/night for two guests

Additional guests: $10/guest/night (up to 14 guests)

Cleaning fee: $75

Room tax: 5.25%

Sales tax: 6.60%

Pet fee: $30 per dog (limit two dogs)

What you need to bring

  • Food

Additional Amenities

  • Covered wraparound porch with picnic tables
  • Fire pit
  • Window A/C unit
  • TV with 70 channels and DVD player

Property Policies

Reservations made more than 30 days prior to your arrival date require a down payment of 25% of the total rental charges to confirm the dates. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

Reservations made within 30 days of your arrival date require 100% payment.

Check-in 3PM

Checkout 10:30 AM

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations are refundable, less a 12% reservation fee, if cancelled more than 30 days prior to scheduled check-in date. All cancellations must be made in writing (email preferred). For cancellations less than 30 days before check-in date, any and all payments are forfeited, unless dates are booked and paid for again by another party.

Well-behaved dogs are allowed. $30/dog, limit two dogs.



DVD Player




Pets Allowed


Wireless Internet


Coffee Maker

Fire Pit

Flushing toilet

Full Kitchen

Hot Shower

Outdoor Grill

Wood Burning Stove

Rates and Availability

Weeknight Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Min Stay Max Stay
Standard Rate $249 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Winter Rates (Nov 1-March 9, 2017)Nov 01 2017 - Mar 09 2018 $129 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Winter Rates (Nov 1 - March 7, 2019)Nov 01 2018 - Mar 07 2019 $129 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Winter Rates (Nov 1 - March 5, 2020)Nov 01 2019 - Mar 05 2020 $129 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A