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Our Favorite Small Log Cabins

Take a look at some of the best small log cabins–and their floor plans!–featured over the years in Log Home Living.

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Log Home Living has featured many small log cabins over the years. Here, we round up 10 of our favorite that showcase the best in small log cabin design. From 600 to 2,000 square feet, these small log cabin floor plans are sure to inspire and inform.


1. A Little California Log Cabin Getaway


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2. This Small Log Home in Montana

Living Images Photography photo


  • Square footage: 800
  • Location: Red Lodge, Montana
  • Wood species: Lodge pole pine
  • General contractor: DW Custom Builders, 406-446-1484

3. This New Mexico Log Home

Heidi Long photo



  • Square footage: 2,000
  • Location: Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • Wood species: Western red cedar
  • Log provider: West Coast Log Homes


4. A North Carolina Retreat


Photo credit: Franklin & Esther Schmidt


  • Square footage: 1,200
  • Location: North Carolina mountains
  • Wood species: Canadian Western hemlock
  • Log provider: StoneMill Log Homes


 5. An Idyllic Vermont Log Home

Photo credit: John P. Hamel photo



  • Square footage: 1,820
  • Location: Waterford, Vermont
  • Wood species: Norway red pine
  • Log provider: Country Log Homes

6. A Colorado Cabin


  • Square footage: 600
  • Location: Ridgeway, Colorado
  • Wood species: Standing dead spruce
  • Builder: Ted Moews Design, 970-728-4374

7. A Northwoods Log Home That's Just Right

John P. Hamel


  • Square footage: 2,080
  • Location: Northwoods, Minnesota
  • Builder: Rudy Saile, 218-947-4821

8. A Georgia Getaway in the Form of a Log Cabin

Photo credit: James Ray Spahn photo


  • Square footage: 1,722
  • Location: Macon, Georgia
  • Wood species: Eastern white pine
  • Log provider: Southland Log Homes

9. A Small Montana Log Cabin Retreat

Photo credit: Heidi Long photo


  • Square footage: 1,800
  • Location: Kalispell, Montana
  • Wood species: Salvaged old-growth fir and larch
  • Builder: Bigfork Builders

10. A Small Log Home in New Mexico



Heidi Long photo



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