Baecklund House - tranquil yurt stay

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Yurt hosted by Joanne

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 beds
  3. Half-bath
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Baecklund House is one of our 4 year round yurts situated in Kearney, ON, in the Almaguin Highlands. Close to Algonquin Park, Arrowhead Park and central to many walking/ATV/Cycle/cross country skiing and Sledding trails. We are situated across from The Magnetawan river-great for fishing, and just 5 minutes from the public boat launch, beach and dock where you can go swimming. Close to all that nature has to offer, let your adventure begin in the 'biggest little town' in Ontario!

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What’s included...
Baecklund House has two double beds and two bean bag chairs that open out to full mattresses - sleeps 4 adults and two small children comfortably (not suitable for 6 adults)

Bed linen is provided for the two beds, not for the floor mattresses.

Each yurt has a small kitchenette area where basic crockery/cutlery and glassware/kettle/coffee press/Coffee/Tea/sugar/salt and pepper/paper towel/dish soap and drying rack are provided - there is a table with an umbrella outside for your cooking equipment - no cooking is permitted in the yurt.

Each yurt has a private outhouse - toilet paper/hand sanitizer is provided

We provide you with over 15 liters of drinking water - and water for washing dishes - we can refill your water at the restaurant.

Each yurt has a wood burning stove - we supply enough wood and fire starters to last you for your stay - if you require more - it can be purchased at reception

Each yurt has its own fire pit/cooking grill and outdoor chairs. Wood is not provided but can be purchased for $10/bundle and delivered to your yurt

Each yurt has its own picnic table for outside dining and a foldaway table/chairs for inside dining

Each yurt has a portable power station with AC/USB ports

We offer shower facilities in the main building for $10/person/stay - towels are included

We have a fully licensed restaurant on site - Open Thu-Sat 4-8pm

Outside of those times, we offer meal packages which can be catered to your individual needs.

Breakfast can be provided for $15/adult $10/child under 12.

If you don't want to feed yourselves at all, we can take care of that too! Our full board package (breakfast/packed lunch/dinner and soft drinks) is $49/adult/day $29/child under 12 and is payable separately to the restaurant. If this is something you are interested in please let us know ahead of time.

Private dining reservations can also be made.

Pet owners must inform us of all pets visiting.

What you should bring...
Your own outside cooking apparatus - cooking is not permitted inside of the yurt
A cooler
A flashlight/lantern
A fan (in warmer weather)
Waterproof footwear in wet weather
Bug spray Spring-Fall

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom area
2 double beds, 2 floor mattresses

What this place offers

Beach access
Ski-in/Ski-out
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Indoor fireplace: wood-burning
Luggage drop-off allowed
Fire pit
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

Kearney, Ontario, Canada

In Town and all around…


Welcome to Kearney, the ‘biggest little town’ in Ontario!

Located in the beautiful Almaguin Highlands, we are close to Algonquin Provincial Park, Arrowhead Provincial Park and central to many beautiful walking/ATV/Cycle/cross-country skiing and Sledding trails (many of which can be accessed via Rain Lake Road in town).

For trail maps, park passes and more information, please visit the tourist information and community centre, situated at the stop sign (May-Oct)

Our property is situated across from part of the Magnetawan river system (great for fishing!) which flows 175 km from its source of Magnetawan Lake inside Algonquin Provincial Park, to empty into Georgian Bay. We are just 5 minutes from the public dock overlooking Mirror Bay - opposite the LCBO

There is a small public beach in town – over the bridge and to the left

There are two seasonal outdoor outfitters in town (May-Oct) where you can rent canoes and kayaks, book tours and much more!

Algonquin Base Camp Adventure Outfitters and Supply – go to stop sign and turn right

Canoe Algonquin – go through stop sign and it is a 5 minute walk on the left

Nostalgia is a fabulous little antique/gift store – left at the LCBO and it is on the left

Huntsville is the closest ‘big’ town – definitely worth a visit for its historic main street, where you will find lots of unique stores and restaurants

For fun things to do locally throughout the year please visit this website: Almaguin Highlands - The Great Canadian Wilderness

We hope you take the chance to get out and explore as much of this beautiful region as you can during your stay…we are so close to all that nature has to offer and each season holds its own unique beauty

Let your outdoor adventure begin!

Hosted by Joanne

  1. Joined in September 2017
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During your stay

We want you to enjoy your experience so we will give you your space but be available as much is necessary to answer any questions or concerns . Available for questions via text or email /in person in the main building Fri-Sun

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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