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Roofed Accommodation - Algonquin - Brent Deputy Ranger Cabin

Number at Park: 1

Site Number(s) / Name: Brent Deputy Ranger # 764

Brent Deputy Ranger Cabin was built as an ice house in the 1930s but was eventually converted to the Deputy Chief Ranger’s home in Brent. The original cabin was completely restored and visitors now enjoy a one room open-concept log cabin with an incredible view looking east on Cedar Lake.






Accessible by vehicle, One room open concept, Bunk bed – double bunk on bottom, single on top (vinyl-covered mattresses), Table and 2 chairs, Couch and chair, Fire extinguisher, Propane heat (propane supplied), Solar-powered lighting, BBQ (propane supplied), Propane stove-top, propane refrigerator, Vault toilets nearby, Drinking water in nearby campground, Fire pit available, Wash basin, metal pail, Shovel, broom and dustpan.

Please note there is no running water, indoor bathrooms or electricity and no cell phone reception.

What to Bring

Sleeping bags, linen, personal toiletries, pots and pans, utensils, flashlight, lantern, matches, food.


Domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the facility or on site. Smoking is prohibited in all facilities. Tents are not permitted to be set up outside of the cabin.

Closest Access Point

Brent / Cedar Lake

How to access

Drive to


Available at cabin. Parking for 1 vehicle is included in the rental fee. All additional vehicles require an additional vehicle permit.

Check in process

Stop in at the Brent Permit Office located 200m off of Hwy 17 on the Brent Road to pick up your key. If you arrive late or after the office has closed, the cabin will be left unlocked and the key will either be inside the cabin on the table, or a Park Staff will deliver it the following morning. You may want to pre-order firewood at the Brent Office and have it delivered to your cabin, as it is cash only once you are in the campground.

How to Reserve

Reservations can be made online or by phone.

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Brent Deputy Ranger Cabin
Interior of Deputy Ranger Cabin
BBQ at Deputy Ranger Cabin
Exterior in Winter
Exterior Front of Deputy Ranger Cabin