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Bonnie Oaks Historic Log House Wildlife Refuge

Patricia User Profile

Bonnie Oaks Historic Log House Wildlife Refuge

6 guests1 bedroom2 beds1.5 bathrooms
6 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the cabin to yourself.
Sparkling clean
8 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Outstanding hospitality
9 recent guests complimented Patricia for outstanding hospitality.

Come to enjoy a quiet retreat with wildlife, creek, prairie and woods. It is 10 miles to Wisconsin Dells, 7 miles to Portage, 35 minutes to Madison. It is 25 miles from Devil's Lake state park hiking trails, the Big Cat Sanctuary, International Crane Foundation, and ten miles to Cascade Mountain skiing resort. Baby wildlife now!

On National Historic Registry for Indian mounds, artistic & literary history.


Air conditioning
Hot water

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed,1 sofa bed



83 reviews
Outstanding hospitality
Quick responses
Stylish space
Hanna User Profile
December 2019
My sisters and I had a wonderful stay at Bonnie Oaks! The cabin we stayed in had thoughtful decor and all the essentials we needed to have a comfortable and cozy stay. Such a lovely place to stay if you’re looking to immerse yourself in the serenity and beauty of nature. Patricia…
Patricia User Profile
Response from Patricia:
Thank you Hanna. It was a pleasure to have you and your sisters - and lovely to see sisters who take the time to take an outing together. I hope you come back for the other seasons here - and more wildlife! Thank you for your kind review and come back any time!
December 2019
Ashley User Profile
December 2019
If you need a return to nature this is where to go. Gentle deer, curious black squirrels, passing turkeys all made their way past the cottage. There were birds of every kind from woodpeckers to cardinals. We even heard an owl. Driving into the property I already knew this was…
Kimberlyn User Profile
December 2019
This is truly a one of a kind stay--A cabin on a private drive in the woods. It was a very charming stay and the cabin had a lot of character and nice touches. Patricia provides exceptional hospitality, thorough instructions for check in and other expectations, and very fast…
Ryan User Profile
December 2019
Our stay here was great!
Rachelle User Profile
October 2019
Very rustic home. A nice setting with lots of wildlife around.
Colleen User Profile
September 2019
Beautiful land and home! Peace and quiet guaranteed.
Amanda User Profile
September 2019
Nice hospitality and quick responses from the host. The quiet nature scenery and wildlife was the best part.

Hosted by Patricia

Portage, WIJoined in March 2016
Patricia User Profile
133 Reviews
I am a journalist, artist and wildlife / living earth activist. I write the Madravenspeak living wildlife column for the Capital Times online newspaper. It is published every other Sunday online and the entire archive of five and a half years of columns can be found on the…
Interaction with guests
I will be available as needed.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 14:00
Checkout: 11:00
After 14:00

House Rules

  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events