Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins


 

You will find many forest service cabins in the Beaverhead National Forest that are in primitive, isolated areas.  Talk about solitude - you will have that and more.  If you have not stayed in one of these cabin, you are in for a treat.  Though they are primitive without the conveniences of home, they are so fun and everyone loves staying in them. 

You can usually find one in any area you might want to stay.  During hunting season they are quite popular, so you might want to get a reservation early.  Some areas will fill up in the summertime also - but check them out.  You will love them!





Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins



Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins in the Madison Ranger District


 

Antone Cabin

 This small, historic forest service cabin sits on the edge of the Beaverhead forest and is about 45 miles southeast of Dillon.  It is very popular with hunters, as well as hikers, horseback riders, snowmobilers, cross country skiiers and people who just want to relax.  The Snowcrest Trail is used a lot for backpacking and day hiking.  Wildlife - moose, bears, elk, deer - are often seen in the area and you can catch brook trout in the close-by Blacktail Deer Creek.  You will find bunk beds with foam pads to sleep 2 people, table and chairs, propane stove with an oven, wood stove, limited cooking and cleaning supplies.  There is an outside toilet and there is no water.  The fee is $35 per night.  Learn more about Antone cabin and make reservations here - Recreation.gov.



 

 

Bear Creek Bunkhouse

This forest service cabin Located at the edge of Lee Metcalf Wilderness and sits by the creek.  It is open to the public between December and April.  The area is home to elk, deer and bears and is popular for cross country skiers.  This small cabin has 2 twin beds with foam pads, table and chairs, electricity and lights, refrigerator, stove with an oven, wood stove, and limited cooking and cleaning supplies.  There is an outside toilet and there is no water. It is located about 20 miles south of Ennis.  Fee is $30 per night.  To learn more about the cabin and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov. 


 

 

Bear Creek Cabin

This forest service cabin is situated next to Lee Metcalf Wilderness and right beside the creek.  It is only available from December to April and is popular for winter sports enthusiasts.  This large, 2 room cabin has beds for 4 people - bunk beds and 2 single beds, electricity, lights, refrigerator, stove with oven, wood stove, basic cooking utensils and minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outside toilet and there is no water.  Fee for this cabin is $35 per night.  To learn more about Bear Creek Cabin and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov.



 

Black Butte Cabin

This tiny forest service cabin sits high in the mountains in a remote area of the Gravelly Range in the Beaverhead National Forest and is surrounded by a meadow.  You can look across and see the very, very old Black Butte volcano.  The cabin is closed from April to July and is popular with hunters, hikers, horseback riders, off road vehicles and snowmobiles.  It could require four-wheel-drive to get there because the road is not plowed in the winter.  You will find 2 bunk bed sets with foam pads to sleep 4, table and chairs, propane stove and lantern, wood stove, limited cooking utensils and cleaning supplies.  There is an outside toilet and no water.  This cabin is about 45 miles south and west of Ennis.  Fee for this cabin is $25 per night.  To learn more about the cabin and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov. 


 

 

Notch Cabin

This forest service cabin is in a remote setting of the Beaverhead forest requiring a four-wheel-drive vehicle to access.  It was built in the early 1900s and sits at the edge of the forest.  The 40 miles Snowcrest Trail is nearby and is popular for hunting, hiking, backpacking and horseback riding.  The small creek that is close can provide an opportunity to catch some brook trout and the nearby wildlife management area can give you some watching of elk, deer, bear, even an occasional grizzly bear.  The last part of the road is not suitable for horse trailers.  The cabin is located about 62 miles from Ennis.  You will find 1 set of bunk beds with foam pads, table and chairs, propane cook stove, and lantern, wood stove, basic cooking utensils and cleaning supplies.  There is an outside toilet and no water.  Fee for this cabin is $25 per night.  To learn more about Notch cabin and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov. 


 

Vigilante Middle House

This forest service cabin is located in an open area along the Ruby River between the Snowcrest and Gravelly Mountains in the Beaverhead National Forest.  It has 2 bedrooms and a kitchen/living room combined.  Electricity is provided with lights, refrigerator, stove, hot water heater.  There is a bunkbed set and a single bed in each bedroom to sleep 6 people.  There are 3 houses here that were built in the 1920s, but the other 2 are used by the forest service.  You will find fishing and gold panning opportunities in the Ruby River and hiking, off-road travelling, and snowmobiling trails nearby.  The living room is fully furnished and the bathroom has a shower.  Water is only provided from June through September.  There is an outside toilet to use when the water is shut off.  The fee for this large cabin is $50 a night.  It is located about 50 miles from Ennis.  To learn more about the Vigilante Cabin and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov.


  

 

Wall Creek Cabin

This forest service cabin is located in an open area at edge of Beaverhead National Forest about 25 miles south of Ennis - near a wildlife refuge where you often see herds of elk, deer, antelope, a moose or a bear roaming around.  It is available from Mid-May to December and is popular for hunting, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding and off road trails.  There are 3 log buildings here, but only the small cabin with an enclosed porch is available.  It has 2 sets of bunkbeds with foam pads to sleep 4, a propane cook stove and lantern, table and chairs, basic cooking utensils, wood stove, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outside toilet and no water.  The fee for this cabin is $35 per night.  To learn more about the Wall Creek Cabin and to make reservations, click here - reservation.gov.


 

 

West Fork Cabin

Located at the southern edge of Gravelly Mountains in the Beaverhead Forest, you can look across at Black Butte, the remains of an ancient volcano.  Black Butte forest service cabin is just 11 miles from this one and is a popular area for hiking, horseback riding, hunting, off-road vehicles, snowmobiling and cross country skiing.  The cabin has bunkbeds and a single bed to sleep 3 people, table and chairs, propane stove and lantern, wood stove, basic cooking and eating utensils, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outside toilet and no water.  Fee for this cabin is $35 per night.  To learn more about West Fork cabin and to make reservation, click here - recreation.gov.




Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins in the Pintler Ranger District


Doney Cabin

Located in a very remote area near Doney Lake in the Flint Creek Mountains of the Beaverhead Forest, this forest service cabin is open all year and quite popular for hunters, hikers and snowmobilers.  There are no fish in Doney Lake, but there are numerous other alpine lakes in the area that provide good fishing - they require a hike to get there.  Access to the cabin need 4x4 all year and snowmobiles in the winter.  Bunkbeds provide sleeping for 6 people, table and chairs, wood stove, basic cooking and eating. There is an outside toilet and there is no water.  Fee is $20 per night.  To learn more about Doney cabin and to make reservations, click here. - recreation.gov.


 

 

Douglas Creek Cabin

Located at the north edge of the Flint Creek Mountains in a very remote area of the Beaverhead Forest, this cabin is available all year and summer, as well as winter, enthusiasts come here a lot.  There are lots of hiking trails nearby, alpine lakes with good fishing, trails for off-road vehicles and snowmobiles.  The cabin sits next to Douglas Creek in a meadow that is surrounded with trees.  Wildlife are commonly seen around the cabin - deer, elk, bears.  Bunkbeds provide sleeping for 6, there are table and chairs, wood stove, basic cooking and eating utensils, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outside toilet and no water.  Fee for this cabin is $20 per night.  To learn more about the cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov.


 

 

Moose Lake Cabin

This cabin is located on the middle fork of Rock Creek in a meadow surrounded by trees.  Access to Anaconda/Pintler Wilderness of the Beaverhead Forest is nearby with lots of trails for hiking, backpacking and horseback riding.  Hunting and fishing are popular activities at this camp and there are corrals for horses.  Wildlife is prevalent around here - moose, elk, deer, bears and mountain lions.  You will find 2 bunk beds with foam pads for 4 people, table and chairs, propane cook stove, wood stove, basic cooking utensils and minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toilet and a hand pump for water.  The fee for this cabin is $20 per night.  To learn more about Moose Lake cabin and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov.


 

 

Racetrack Cabin

This primitive forest service cabin is located in a remote area of the Flint Creek Mountains of the Beartooth Forest and is next to Racetrack Creek.  It is open all year and there is access to many mountain lakes plus lots of trails for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking.  It is popular for summer and winter activities, including hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing.  Lots of wildlife live in the area - elk, moose, deer, bears and even an occasional mountain goat.  The cabin is located about 25 miles southwest of Deer Lodge.  You will find 3 sets of bunkbeds to sleep 6 people, table and chairs, basic cooking utensils, a wood stove, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toilet and no water.  Fee for this cabin is $20 per night.  To learn more about Racetrack Cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov.



 

Stony Cabin

This forest service cabin is located across the road from Stony Creek Campground and close to Rock Creek.  Campground is open all year and is popular for summertime, as well as winter activities, including hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, and fishing.  There is a lot of wildlife in this area - elk, deer, moose, bears, bighorn sheep, mountain lions.  You will find bunkbeds for 4 people, table and chairs, propane cook stove, wood stove, basic cooking utensils, minimal cleaning supplies.  Outdoor toilets and water are at the campground across the road.  Cabin is about 20 miles west of Phillipsburg and the fee is $20 per night.  To learn more about Stony Cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov.


 

 

West Fork of Rock Creek Cabin

Located along the Skalkaho Highway and close to the Anaconda Pintler Wilderness of the Beaverhead Forest, this cabin is close to a number of small streams where you can enjoy fishing and is available all year.  Besides fishing, you can go hiking, horseback riding, backpacking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, skiing.  Wildlife is plentiful, including deer, elk, moose, bears, mountain goats and mountain lions.  There are also horse corrals for you to use.  You will find 2 sets of bunkbeds with foam pads to sleep 4 people, table and chairs, basic cooking utensils, propane stove, wood stove, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toilet and a hand pump for water.  The cabin is about 20 miles from Phillipsburg and the fee is $20 per night.  To learn more about West Fork of Rock Creek cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov..


Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins in the Wisdom Ranger District


 

Gordon Reese Cabin

Built as a warming hut for winter recreationists, this forest service cabin is available to rent from May 15 through Labor Day.  You can enjoy the usual summertime activities - hiking, mountain biking, backpacking.  There is about a mile hike in from the parking area.  It is located close to Chief Joseph Pass in the Beartooth National Forest and is along the Lewis and Clark Trail.  Lots of wildlife can be seen here - moose, elk, deer, bears, mountain lions.  It is about 25 miles from Wisdom.  There are 2 double bed and 4 twin beds in the loft to sleep 8 people, propane cook stove and lights, wood stove, 2 tables with benches, stools, cooking and eating utensils.  There is an outdoor toilet and no water.  Fee is $35 per night.  To learn more about Gordon Reese cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov.


 

 

Hogan Cabin

This forest service cabin is located along the Lewis and Clark Trail and is about 30 miles from Wisdom.  The usual summertime activities are available - hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking, as well as winter activities with snowmobile, cross country skiing and snowshoe trails.  You will find abundant wildlife - moose, deer, elk, bears and mountain lions.  This is a popular place for hunting and you will find bunkbeds with foam pads for 4 people, table and chairs, propane stove and lantern, basic cooking and eating utensils, wood stove, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toil and no water.  Fee is $25 per night.  To learn more about the Hogan cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov.



 

May Creek Cabin

This forest service cabin is located along the Lewis and Clark Trail and is about 34 miles from Wisdom.  There is a hike of about 2 miles from the parking area to the cabin.  You can fish for brook trout in the nearby May Creek and you can use the many trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, backpack, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.  Wildlife is abundant in the area - moose, elk, deer, bears and mountain lions.  You will find bunkbeds with foam pads for 4 people, table and benches, propane cook stove and lantern, wood stove, basic cooking utensils, and minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toilet and no water.  Fee is $25 per night.  To learn more about the May Creek cabin and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov.


 

 

Twin Lakes Cabin

This forest service cabin is located on the shore of Twin Lakes and provides fishing  - even ice fishing.  Lots of wildlife are here - moose, elk, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, deer, bears, lynx.  You will find lots of opportunities for hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.  The cabin has beds for 4 people - 2 twin beds and 2 folding cots, wood stove, propane cook stove and lantern, table and chairs, basic cooking utensils, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toilet and no water.  Fee is $25 per night and it is about 26 miles from Wisdom.  If you would like to learn more about Twin Lakes cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov.




Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins in the Dillon Ranger District

Birch Creek Cabin

Located in the Pioneer Mountains of Beaverhead Forest, this forest service cabin sits by a creek in southwestern Montana.  Elk, moose, deer and bears are commonly seen here.  Extensive trails for hiking, biking, horseback, snowshoes, skiing and fishing is popular in the creek and mountain lakes.  The cabin is about 20 miles from Dillon.  There are bunkbeds with foam pad for 4 people, table and chairs, propane stove and lantern, basic cooking utensils, minimal cleaning supplies, wood stove.  There is an outdoor toilet and water is available in spring through fall.  Fee is $20 per night.  To learn more about Birch Creek Cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov.


 

 

Bloody Dick Cabin

This forest service cabin is located near Reservoir Lake in southwestern Montana - situated next to Bloody Dick creek in heavy trees.  It is about 25 miles south of Jackson and is open all year.  It is popular for winter activities - ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and also for summer activities - hiking, biking, horseback riding, and fishing.  You will find 2 bunk beds to sleep 4 people, table and chairs, wood stove, propane cook stove, basic cooking utensils, and minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toilet and no water inside the cabin.  Fee is $20 per night.  To learn more about the cabin and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov.


 

 

Horse Prairie Cabin

Located in a sunny, open site on the southern edge of the Beartooth mountains, this forest service cabin is open all year and has extensive trails to use for hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.  Abundant wildlife live here - moose, elk, bears, deer, mountain goats, bighorn sheep.  In the cabin are bunkbeds plus pads for 4 people, table and chairs, wood stove, propane cooking stove and lights, basic cooking and eating utensils, cleaning supplies.  Water is available and there is an outdoor toilet.  This 45 cabin is about 45 miles from Dillon and rents for $20 a night.  If you would like to learn more about Horse Prairie Cabin and make reservations, click here - recreation.gov.




Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins in the Butte Ranger District


Fleecer Cabin

Located in the Fleecer mountains  of the Beaverhead Forest, this cabin is about 15 miles south of Butte - there is a corral if needed.  Hunting is popular with the abundant wildlife here - moose, elk, deer, bears.  There is also good fishing in the nearby rivers and creeks.  An extensive trail system accommodates hikers, mountain bikers, backpackers, horseback riders, motorcycles and ATVs.  The cabin has beds for 5 people, table and chairs, electric stove and refrigerator, a bathroom with running water, eating and cooking utensils, cleaning supplies, drinking water.  The fee is $40 per night.  To learn more about Fleecer cabin, and to make reservations, click here - recreation.gov.


High Rye Cabin

This forest service cabin is located in German Gulch in the northern Fleecer Mountains of the Beaverhead Forest among thick evergreen trees and is about 20 miles from Butte.  Wildlife is plentiful - elk, deer, moose, bears, coyotes and wolves - and hunting is popular.  Fishing is also popular with the nearby creek and other streams.  Extensive trails are used by hikers, bikers, horses, motorcycles and atvs, also snowmobiles. There is a corral if one is needed.  The cabin has bunkbeds for 4, table and chairs, wood stove, basic cooking and eating utensils, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toilet and no water.  Fee is $20 per night.  To learn more about the High Rye Cabin and to make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov. 


Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins in the Jefferson Ranger District

Hells Canyon Guard Station

Overlooking Hells Canyon Creek and in a lush meadow about 35 miles from Whitehall sits this forest service cabin.  It is often used as a base camp for hunting and hiking.  Trails are numerous for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, atvs, motorcycles, snowmobiles, cross country skiing, snowshoeing.  You will find bunkbeds with foam pads for 4 people, propane stove, wood stove, table and chairs, basic eating and cooking utensils, minimal cleaning supplies.  There is an outdoor toilet and there is drinking water.  Fee is $25 per night.  To learn more about Hells Canyon cabin and to make reservation, click here - recreation.gov.


Beaverhead Forest Service Cabins in the Wise River Ranger District


Canyon Creek Cabin

This forest service cabin sits at the base of a cliff and is next to a small mountain stream - also close to the Wise River.  It is about 20 miles from Melrose.  Wildlife are plentiful - mountain goats, moose, deer, elk, bears.  Many trails are here for mountain biking, hiking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing.  Hunting and fishing are popular activities.  The cabin has bunkbeds with foam pads for 4, table and chairs, wood stove, basic cooking and eating utensils, minimal cleaning supplies - outdoor toilet, no water,  Fee is $20 per night.  If you would like to know more about the Canyon Creek cabin and make a reservation, click here - recreation.gov.





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