Raul Jusinto

Hidden Forest Cabin

Hidden Forest Cabin
"cabin Hidden Forest 35miles from Las Vegas" by thure.johnson is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Hidden Forest Cabin

The Hidden Forest Trail marker reads:

Historians believe that the game warden cabin was originally built in 1931 or 1932 and was used by hunters, trappers, and prospectors. Just downhill from the cabin you can see the rusted remnants of a 1928 Chevrolet vehicle. Vehicles could reach this cabin 80 years ago, long before floods and landslides made the wash too treacherous to drive.

The cabin was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Documents from 1938 indicate that USFWS considered the cabin site as the location for refuge headquarters. When the agency bought Corn Creek ranch the following year, they chose to headquarter the refuge there instead.

In 2009 refuge staff and volunteers restored the nearly century old cabin. Today it is open to campers.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

Located in the Desert National Wildlife Refuge.