Back porch of Birch Hill Cabin
Bridal shower inside Birch Hill Cabin

Birch Hill Cabin

This cedar log cabin, across from the Lily Pond, on the west side of Youngstown in Mill Creek Park is available to rent year-round, and can accommodate groups of up to 48 people for “technology-free” business retreats, birthday parties, rehearsal dinners, and other small gatherings.

Amenities include: electricity, stove, refrigerator, microwave, gas log fireplace, heat, air conditioning, modern restrooms, wheelchair accessible, outdoor grill and deck with picnic tables, 26 parking spaces. Six 66″ round tables, chairs to seat 50, two 8′ rectangular buffet tables.

Birch Hill Cabin is located on the west side of Youngstown, off of McCollum Road, and can be reached from Belle Vista Avenue, Bears Den Road, or Schenley Avenue.

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 complete 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

$300/day 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
$165/half-day 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., or 4:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Discounted Resident Rate

$225/day 8am – 11 p.m.
$125/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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Birch Hill Cabin

at the end of McCollum Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio
GPS Coordinates: +41.086759, -80.681641
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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)