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View of Mount Rainier from Gilbert's River Retreat

Gilbert’s River Retreat



Packwood, WA 98361

3 Rooms / 1 Unit | Sleeps 10

Check-in: 3;00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM

Welcome to Gilbert’s River Retreat!

Experience peace, serenity, and luxury in this stunning property located in Packwood, with spectacular views of Mt. Rainier and the Cowlitz River. Relax at the retreat while you listen to the soothing rush of the Cowlitz River. Look for wildlife as elk and eagles often are seen around the property.

This beautifully appointed home has two master suites!

Plus there’s a third bedroom with a queen bed, a double futon in the media room, and two single futons on the sky bridge. Plenty of room for the entire family. The media room has enough electronic entertainment equipment for movie nights. And there’s even a TV on the sky bridge for those must-have video games.

The hot tub is located right on the river, offering a breathtaking view of Mt. Rainier! The outdoor campfire is perfect for cozy evenings with loved ones. And with WiFi available throughout the house, satellite TV, and a Blu-Ray DVD player (bring your own DVDs), you’ll have everything you need to stay entertained.

This home is within minutes of the Steven’s Canyon entrance to Mount Rainier National Park. White Pass ski area is a short drive up the mountain. The retreat is near an incredible outdoor recreation. After fun hiking or skiing enjoy a relaxing dip in the hot tub. Stargaze on clear nights and savor some quiet time on one of several balconies or patios.

The fully equipped kitchen is perfect for your own personal chef, and there’s a dining area that seats six and a breakfast area that seats four. Enjoy your morning coffee or tea while taking in the breathtaking views.

Please note that this cabin is non-smoking and non-vaping indoors. There is a caretaker who lives on the property in a separate unit. They are available to assist with any issues that may arise during your stay. A $50 pet fee is charged per pet for the trip and not per night.

Book your stay today and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime vacation in this one-of-a-kind gem in Packwood!

  • Hot tub
  • View of Cowlitz River
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Pet friendly 
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning

Lewis County may enforce a burn ban during the summer season, which could result in the prohibition of campfires, burning, and the use of charcoal briquettes.

Packwood winters can be characterized by heavy snowfall, and guests are expected to equip themselves appropriately for driving under such conditions. Although the property managers make efforts to keep our cabins accessible during winter, it is still advisable for guests to have winter traction tires and 4-wheel drive.