One of the secrets (sorta) of California state parks are the nine Steep Ravine cabins on Mt. It shelters 6,300 acres of redwoods, oaks, and meadows, with views to the Farallon Islands from its 2,571-foot summit. On the first day of the month at 8 a.m. PST, slots are open for the month six months out via the Reserve California website. Our own Justin Housman stays at the cabins every year, thanks to an industrious and early rising sister-in-law. It’s the sort of place I’d normally keep to myself but it’s so difficult to get reservations it doesn’t really matter.”ADVERTISEMENTWeekend Cabin isn’t necessarily about the weekend, or cabins.