Kitchen inside cabin
New Tables and Chairs at Bears Den Cabin

Bears Den Cabin

This rustic cabin on the west side of Youngstown in Mill Creek Park is available to rent year-round, and can accommodate groups of up to 40 people for casual family get-togethers, birthday parties, and other small gatherings.

Amenities include: stove, refrigerator, microwave, cold running water, electricity, gas log fireplace, and tables and chairs. Cabin is heated, but not air-conditioned. Vault-type restrooms with no running water are nearby. Public parking for 36 vehicles. Large lawn area, with picnic tables and grills across the street for public use. Lower Bears Den Playground and James L. Wick, Jr. Recreation Area are short hikes away.

Alcoholic beverages prohibited.

You may only enter MetroParks facilities during the time for which you have paid. This includes setup/decorating, deliveries, cooking, and cleanup. If you need additional timeslots, they must be consecutive, and please do so timely, according to the Guidelines below.

Please read the complete Guidelines prior to making a rental, as you are agreeing to abide by them, upon payment.

Decorating, deliveries, set-up, event, and clean-up must all be done in the time purchased.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Receipt number must be provided in order to cancel or change a reservation.
  • Refunds will be processed within 5 working days after the cancellation is received, according to the cancellation schedule below.
    • Prior to 60 days before reserved date 85% refund
    • 30-60 days before reserved date 50% refund
    • Less than 30 days before reserved date no refund


Regular Rate

$165/day 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
$100/half-day 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., or 4:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Discounted Resident Rate

$125/day 8am – 11 p.m.
$75/half-day 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., or 4:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

In order to receive the discounted Resident Rate, the individual or business issuing payment for the facility rental must provide proof of Mahoning County residency as part of the reservation request.

Discount Policy

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Bears Den Cabin

off Old Furnace Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio
GPS Coordinates: +41.084195, -80.695063
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Ways to Reserve
Available to rent up to ten (10) days in advance, and no more than one-year-to-date.
• Online (Visa, MasterCard, Discover)
• By Phone: 330.702.3000 (Visa, MasterCard, Discover)
• In person at MetroParks Administrative Office (Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover)