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Cabins and Lodging at Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

A modern cabin with a large, screened front porch sits under large longleaf pine trees and has a firering in the foreground.

Sixteen vacation cabins overlook scenic Little Lake Johnson. Linens and towels are provided at the beginning of your stay. For an extended stay, please bring extra towels. We do not provide beach towels. All cabins include air conditioning and heating units, rocking chairs, a picnic table, a ground grill and fully equipped kitchen. Each kitchen includes a refrigerator/freezer, range, and basic cooking and eating utensils. Firewood and ice can be purchased at the ranger station. For our guests' relaxation, televisions, phones, and internet are not provided.

Historic Cabins (Cabins 101 - 109)

Nine cabins were built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Each cabin accommodates up to four people. The cabins have a combined living room/bedroom, a separate bathroom, a separate fully equipped kitchen, and a screened porch. There is a full size bed that sleeps two people and a futon that will sleep two people. Bathrooms are furnished with flush toilets and hot and cold water showers. Two CCC cabins (Numbers 101 and 109) are equipped with standard size bathtubs. If you would like one of these cabins, please specify this when making reservations. In addition to a/c and heat, there are ceiling fans and wood burning fireplaces. The fireplaces are available for use between October 1st and April 30th. $65.00 per night, plus tax. 

Block Cabins (Cabins 110 - 114)

Five block cabins were built in the 1960s and they each accommodate up to six people. The cabins have a separate bedroom, a living room, a bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and a screened porch. The bedroom has a full size bed that sleeps two, and the living room has a bunk bed and one futon that each sleeps two people. The bathroom has a standard size bathtub and shower. These cabins have central heating and cooling, but they do not have fireplaces. There is a firering and grill outside. $75.00 per night, plus tax. 

Modern Cabins (Cabins 115 - 116)

Two fully ADA-accessible cabins were built in the 2000s and they each accommodate up to six people. These spacious cabins have a living room, bathroom, two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a screened porch. Cabins include a full size bed in the master bedroom, two twin beds in the second bedroom and a pull-out couch in the living room. These cabins have central heating and cooling, ceiling fans and a gas fireplace. $100.00 per night, plus tax. 

Rental information

Reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance through ReserveAmerica. Book Online or call (800) 326-3521 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) or TDD (888) 433-0287. Pets are not permitted in cabins.

There is a minimum two nights stay in cabins on weekends and holidays, either Friday and Saturday night, or Saturday and Sunday nights. A single Friday or Saturday night may be reserved only if the following Saturday or Sunday night is already reserved.