Darling cabin with loft. Has WiFi, Cable TV, kitchen w/cook stove, microwave, toaster, kitchen utensils, all new construction, loft area has two beds for kids, pull-out couch below and full bed. Has gas fireplace for cozy winter nights and air conditioning for summer. Many call it a mini-house. It is darling for sure. Cookout area and use of huge deck, beautiful Kansas sunsets, has an ocean theme complete with a 25 ft. working lighthouse in the courtyard. Nearby thrift store (Treasure Chest), free family outdoor movie nights when available, free swim pass for city pool. Relax in historical Dexter, Kansas, a rural Kansas setting. Place where Helium was discovered. Visit the city pocket park with historical markers. Dalton gang bank robbery site across the street from the cabin. On the site is the Lighthouse Library complete with a huge saltwater aquarium. Famous Henrys Candy Factory in Dexter. A very peaceful and relaxing setting. Local features include Grouse Creek, beautiful flint hills highways, and Kansas grassland, wheat fields, corn an maize fields, and cattle/ranch land. Fishing. Hunting. Hiking. Proceeds from Grouse Valley Lodge go to help fund ECCRC, a 501 (c) (3) that supports the Lighthouse Library project. (Very rural area. Bring groceries with you if you intend to cook in the kitchen. No grocery store. There is a grill/cafe in town.) Only 10 miles from Cowley County State Fishing Lake - via Grouse Creek Road - the scenic route. Has historic stone bridges on this route. Winfield State Lake is only 18 miles away as well. It is a huge lake - fishing, picnics, boating. There is a store on the corner before this lake. Maps inside the cabin.
Please consider a $5.00 donation for ECCRC - PO Box 40, Dexter, KS 67038. (Certainly not required.) Thank you! Also - please mail your room fee and/or donation to:
ECCRC, PO Box 40, Dexter, KS 67038. If you stay more days than you reserved & paid for, just tell us when you get there -- if your needs change.
Additional fees may apply:
- Laundry Services | 5 USD per week
- Grocery Service | 10 USD per day
Park at the cottage (drive) or park at Lighthouse Library. You may go around the block and go down the alley to unload at Grouse Valley Lodge. Be sure to visit Henry's Candy Factory in Dexter. Dexter Pocket Park - site of 1st Helium well. City Park across from lodge. Beautiful Kansas sunsets! 25 ft. lighthouse in courtyard in front of the cabin. Visit Kansas wheat country & nearby Grouse Creek & Plum Creek (from Little House on the Prairie). Pumpkin Patch - 1/2 mile north (in fall). Fishing - Low-Water bridge - 1/2 mile down gravel. Scenic Kansas Highways - to the south & west of Dexter. Beautiful in Fall & Spring - or any time of year! Go across Arkansas River. Walnut River in nearby Winfield, Kansas. Golf course in Winfield (15 miles) & many eating place. Visit famous Burden Cafe - where steaks are plate-sized! Grill in Dexter - Pizza & hamburgers. This is a remote area! Bring groceries. Some items available in the Treasure Chest Thrift store nearby & at the Grouse Valley Grill in town.Peaceful location! A great relaxing get-away site. City poll (in summer). City Park across street - swings, slides, volleyball, & basketball. Picnic tables on the site and a HUGE deck for your use. Also a grill to use year-round.