Looking for an amazing outdoor experience in the Montana mountains? This page features 76 marvelous mountain cabins that you can rent, right in heart of scenic Montana.
These mountain cabins were built and are maintained by the US Forest Service. During the summer a variety of recreational opportunities exist in the surrounding areas, including hiking, fishing, and abundant wildlife viewing. During the winter months the surrounding areas transform into a winter wonderland. Click through on each entry below for full details, including the ability to rent the cabins online.
Directions From Dillon, travel about 40 miles southeast on Forest Road 202 (Blacktail Creek Road), to Antone Station turnoff. Turn north onto Forest Road 325 and continue about 6 miles to the cabin. During winter months, snowmobiles may be required for the majority of the drive, depending on conditions. Call
Directions From Ennis, take US Highway south for about 18 miles to Indian Creek and the McAtee Bridge fishing access site. Turn right and go nearly 1 mile to junction just beyond bridge. Turn left and travel toward Wall Creek Wildlife Management Area for 2.7 miles to T junction. Turn
Directions From Columbia Falls, travel north on Nucleus Avenue and turn east on Railroad Street at the stop sign. This becomes North Fork Road as it travels over the railroad overpass. Continue north on this gravel road for 42 miles to the intersection with Forest Road 10372 and look for
Directions From Wisdom, travel west on Highway 43 for about 16 miles to the May Creek Campground. Guests can park in the plowed parking area near the highway at the entrance to the campground during the winter. During the summer months, follow the campground road to the fence at the
Directions Summer access from West Yellowstone: Take U.S. Highway 287 to Forest Service Road 681, Red Canyon Rd, then to the Red Canyon Trailhead. Foloow Trail #205 approximatley 5 miles to Cabin Creek Trail, then 1 mile via hike, horse, mountain bike, or motorcylce to the cabin. Note: ATVs must
Directions From Clearwater Junction (Highway 83 and Highway 200), travel east on Highway 200 for about 13 miles. Turn north on Forest Service Road 89 and continue for 8 miles. Cross the bridge over Monture Creek and proceed, veering slightly to the left for about 100 yards, to a small
Directions From Helena, take U.S. Highway 12, and travel west for 7 miles to Rimini county road. From this intersection, take Rimini Road to the south approximately 4 miles to the cabin. It is located on the east side of the road just past the entrance to Moose Creek Campground.
Directions From Hungry Horse, drive east on Highway 2 to Martin City, then south on Forest Road 38. Drive about 55 miles on a winding, gravel road, along Hungry Horse Reservoir. At the junction with Diamond R Guest Ranch, turn east on Forest Road 568 and travel approximately 15 miles.
Directions From Sula, travel northwest on Highway 93 for less than a mile. Turn northeast (right) onto East Fork Road/County Road 472 and continue about 16 miles to the cabin. Maps may be purchased by calling the Darby-Sula Ranger District at 406-821-3913. Phone 406-821-3913 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING,
Directions From Darby, Montana, continue north on Highway 93 for 4 miles. Turn west onto County Road 82/Lake Como Road. Follow signs to the Lake Como National Recreation Area and continue past the swimming area, to a gate at the third lot. Maps of the area can be purchased by
Directions From Livingston, drive south on Highway 89 for approximately 34 miles to Big Creek Road and a sign for Mountain Sky Guest Ranch. Turn right at the sign and follow Big Creek Road for about 5 miles to the cabin. High-clearance, four-wheel drive vehicles are strongly recommended. In winter,
Directions From Livingston, Montana, travel north on Highway 89 to Wilsall. Just north of Wilsall, turn northeast onto Shields River Road. Continue 8 miles to Porcupine Road, turn east (right) and then drive another 8 miles to the cabin. Four-wheel drive vehicles are recommended due to the road condition. During
Directions From Missoula, Montana, travel south on Highway 93 to Medicine Creek Road/Forest Service Road 370, which is approximately 36 miles south of Hamilton. Turn right and continue about 4 miles to the trailhead, which is located at Crazy Creek Campground. An easy, 6-mile hike leads to the cabin from
Directions From the north, take State Highway 78 through Absarokee, Montana, to junction with State Highway 419 3 miles south of Absarokee. Turn right (west) and follow State Highway 419 for 21 miles to Nye. Turn right (north), following the directional sign for 1 mile. Turn left (west) at "Y"
Directions From Newman Creek, foot, ski and horse travel are accommodated. To reach the trailhead, travel south off Interstate 90 (exit 316) on Trail Creek Road for approximately 7 miles, then west on Newman Creek Road to the trailhead (1 mile). The trail to the cabin is 2.2 miles, with
Directions From Livingston, travel south on Highway 89 for approximately 15 miles. Turn left (east) on Mill Creek Road 468. From this point, it is approximately 12 miles to the cabin along a paved then gravel road. The cabin (marked as the Mill Creek Work Center) will be on the
Directions From Ennis, take Highway 287 south for 11 miles, to Cameron, Montana. From Cameron, turn east on Bear Creek Loop and continue approximately 6 miles to the cabin. The last several miles are gravel or dirt roads, which may be muddy or snow-covered and may not always be plowed.
Directions Notch Cabin is about 62 miles from Ennis, Montana. The final 28 miles are gravel, dirt or primitive two-track. From Ennis, take Montana Highway 287 west for 23 miles to Alder. At Alder, turn south toward Ruby Reservoir (County 248) and travel 21 miles. Turn right on Ledford Creek
Directions From Bozeman, MT: Drive south on S. 19th Ave. for about 7 miles. Turn left onto Hyalite Canyon Road FS 62. Drive about 12.7 miles to the Window Rock Cabin access road and gate on the right (west) side of the road. Use the cabin combination to unlock the
Directions From Bozeman, MT: Drive west towards Four Corners, then south towards Big Sky/West Yellowstone on US Highway 191 for about 40 miles to the Big Sky turnoff. From here there are three different travel options depending on the season and mode of travel. 1. (June 16 – December 1,
Directions There is no motorized access to this cabin. From Bozeman, MT: Drive west towards Four Corners, then south towards Big Sky/West Yellowstone on US Highway 191 for about 35 miles. Turn left (east) onto Portal Creek Road, FS 984. Travel for 3.5 miles to the FS Road 6959 and
Directions From Bozeman, MT: Drive west towards Four Corners, then south towards Big Sky/West Yellowstone on US Highway 191 for 14 miles to Little Bear Road which is on the left (east) side of Highway 191. This road turns into Forest Service Road 980. Summer, June 16 to December 31:
Directions There is no motorized access to this cabin. 1. Sourdough Canyon Trailhead: From Bozeman, MT. Drive south on S. 19th Ave. for 5.1 miles to Nash Rd. Turn left (east) onto Nash Rd. Drive 1.7 miles to Sourdough Canyon Road, turn right (south), and drive for 0.9 miles to
Directions From Hungry Horse, travel east on Highway 2 for 51 miles, then 8 miles south on Skyland Road 569. Park in the plowed area along Highway 2, then hike, snowmobile, ski or snowshoe approximately 8 miles along the groomed trail. The cabin is not accessible by car. Phone 406-387-3800
Directions From Columbia Falls, travel north on Nucleus Avenue and turn east on Railroad Street at the stop sign. The road becomes the North Fork Road as it travels about 45 miles and over the railroad overpass. Turn left on Whale Creek Road 318 and park in the plowed pullout.
Directions From Hungry Horse, travel east on U.S. Highway 2 for 48 miles, to mile marker 191. Travel south on Geifer Greek/Lodgepole Lane (a gravel road that veers left initially). Follow the signs to the cabin. During the winter months or when the road conditions are impassable, renters must park
Directions From Columbia Falls, travel north on Nucleus Avenue until the road ends at the intersection of Railroad Street. Turn right (east) on Railroad Street. Continue on Railroad Street; it becomes the North Fork Road. Continue north on the North Fork Road for 45 miles. Turn right on Road 308
Directions Late spring, summer, and fall access by regular vehicle (May to November): From Bozeman, MT: Drive north on 19th Ave. to West Oak St. Turn right onto West Oak and drive east to N. Rouse Ave. Turn left onto US Highway 86 and drive for 20 miles. Remain on
Directions STAR MEADOW GUARD STATION 5250 Star Meadows Road Whitefish, Montana 59937 Travel from Whitefish west on Highway 93 approximately 12 miles to mile marker 139, turn left onto Farm to Market Road. Continue 1.7 miles; turn right at the "Tally Lake Campground" sign onto the "Star Meadows Road". Continue
Directions From Wisdom, MT, travel south on Highway 278 approximately 6 miles. If coming from Jackson, MT travel north on Highway 278 for approximately 12 miles. Turn west onto the Twin Lakes Road, follow for 8 miles, turn left Forest Road 945 continuing approximately 5 miles to Forest Road 183.
Directions From Melrose, travel west on Forest Road 187 for about 13 miles, then continue southwest for 6 miles on Forest Road 7401. Four-wheel drive or high clearance vehicles are required to access the cabin. Depending on conditions, skis and snowmobiles may be necessary to complete the route. Maps may
Directions From Wisdom, travel west on Highway 43 for 26 miles, the parking area is located at the top of Chief Joseph Pass. The route has many signs. Maps of the area may be purchased by calling the Wisdom Ranger District. Phone 406-689-3243 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING,
Directions Travel west on Highway 43 from Wisdom, Montana for approximately 20 miles. Turn north on the Trail Creek Road #106, travel for approximately 6 miles to the cabin. It will be located on the left (west) side of the road. Access 1 This route takes off from the Chief
Directions From Ashland, Montana, take Highway 212 east for approximately 5 miles to East Fork Otter Creek Road. Turn northeast onto East Fork Otter Creek Road and travel 12 miles to Whitetail Cabin. Phone CALL FOR COMBINATION PRIOR TO YOUR STAY – M-F 8:00 TO 4:30 CALL 406-784-2344. AFTER HOURS
Directions From Sheridan, travel south on Highway 287 for about 10 miles to Alder. Turn south on Ruby River Road and continue about 22 miles to Vigilante Station. The last 20 miles are on a gravel road, which can be slippery when wet or snow-covered. The gate lock code is
Directions From Whitehall, travel south on Highway 55 for about 20 miles. Turn right off the highway just before crossing the Jefferson River, onto Forest Service Road 125, and continue west about 14 miles on a dirt road. Winter access varies with snow conditions. Guests may need to hike, ski
Directions Summer access (May 16 to December 1): For summer access from West Yellowstone, proceed north on Highway 191 for approximately 33.5 miles. Turn left on Taylor Fork Road/Forest Service Road 134 and proceed approximately 3.5 miles. Turn left on Forest Service Road 2522 and proceed approximately 1.5 miles. The
Directions Summer directions from West Yellowstone: Proceed west on U.S. Highway 20 for approximately 6.5 miles. Turn right on Denny Creek Road and continue approximately two miles north. The cabin is located on the right side of the road. Winter directions from West Yellowstone: Proceed west on U.S. Highway 20
Directions From Ennis, travel south on Highway 287 for about 32 miles to the West Fork Rest Area. Turn right onto West Fork Road/Forest Road 209 and continue for about 2 miles. Turn right onto Standard Creek Road/Forest Road 237 and travel 18 miles to the cabin. Maps may be
Directions Summer access from West Yellowstone: Proceed 8 miles north on U.S. Highway 191. Turn left onto U.S. Highway 287/Hebgen Lake Road and continue for 14.5 miles. Turn right on Beaver Creek Road/Forest Service Road 985 and drive for 3.5 miles. The cabin access road is on the right side
Directions From Philipsburg, travel south on Highway 1 for about 7 miles to the junction with Skalkaho Highway/Highway 38. Turn right onto Highway 38 and continue west for about 9 miles and turn left onto Moose Lake Road/Forest Road 5106. Travel another 9 miles to the cabin. Winter weather conditions
Directions From Ennis, travel south on Highway 287 for about 30 miles, then head northwest on Standard Creek Road for about 20 miles and 10 miles south on Forest Road 290. The majority of the road to the cabin is gravel and has some long, steep grades, which may require
Directions From Hall, travel south on Highway 1 for about 3 miles to Douglas Creek. Take Forest Road 707 and continue approximately 7 miles to the cabin. Maps may be purchased by calling the Pintler Ranger District. Phone 406-859-3211 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords DCAB,BEAVERHEAD-DEERLODGE
Directions Attention: The road to Racetrack Cabin is impassable to 2 wheel drive vehicles, you must have a high cleareance 4×4 vehicle. This is an extremely rough and rutted road. Do not even attempt this drive unless you’re experienced with primitive forest roads. Allow yourself at least 30 minutes to
Directions From Philipsburg, travel west on Rock Creek Road/County Road 348 for approximately 14 miles, then turn right onto Rock Creek Road/County Road 102 and continue about 5 miles. Turn left at Stony Creek Road/County Road 241 and the cabin is about a quarter-mile on the right. Depending on snow
Directions From Dillon, travel south on I-15 for about 19 miles and exit at Clark Canyon Reservoir (Hwy 324). Travel 17 miles west on Highway 324 through Grant, MT. Proceed west and turn north onto Bloody Dick Road/Forest Road 181. Continue about 18 miles following road signs. The Bloody Dick
Directions From Troy, Montana, take US Highway 2 west for 9.5 miles to Yaak Highway 508. Follow Yaak Highway 508 for 30 miles north to the town of Yaak. Follow Yaak 92 approximately 7 miles to the junction with Upper Ford Road 8025, stay to the right. The cabin is
Directions From Dillon, travel south on Interstate 15 for about 20 miles, to Highway 324. Cross the Clark Canyon Reservoir Dam and travel west on Highway 324 for about 21 miles. At Red Butte, continue west on Forest Road 181 (Bloody Dick Road) for about 6 miles to the junction
Directions From Butte, travel west on Interstate 90 for about 12 miles, to exit 211. Continue about 3 miles south on Highway 441. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 82 and travel 4 miles south to the cabin. Maps may be purchased by calling the Butte Ranger District. Phone 406-494-2147
Directions From US Highway 2 (to the north) or State Highway 200 (to the south), travel on State Highway 56 to the East Fork Bull River Road #407 at approximately the 8 mile marker. Take Road #407 for about 1.5 miles and turn right on Road #2701. The cabin is
Directions From Big Timber, Montana, travel 16 miles south on Highway 298 to McLeod. Just past the turn off to McLeod, turn right (west) onto West Boulder Road for approximately 6 miles. It turns into Swingley Road. Drive on Swingley Road for 1.5 miles, then turn left onto West Boulder
Directions From White Sulphur Springs, head east on Highway 12 for 3 miles and turn left (north) on Highway 89. Continue about 15 miles, then head west (left) on Road 119 for 9 miles to the cabin. From Great Falls, head east on Highway 87/89 about 23 miles to the
Directions From Dillon, travel north on I-15 for 12 miles to exit 74 at Apex. Turn west and continue about 8 miles on Birch Creek Road. Cross the bridge and take the first right onto Thief Creek Road. The cabin is about 1/4-mile to the west at Thief Creek. Depending
Directions Deer Creek Cabin is located approximately 30 miles south of Big Timber, Montana. It can be accessed by 3 different routes. It is recommended that renters carry topographic maps, GPS and compasses for navigation since the route may be difficult to find. One route to follow is the Placer
Directions From the south: From Hwy 12 take Forest Road 274 north for approximately 11 miles to Forest Road 6429 tturn right on 6479 just past Whitetail Campground. Go approximately .5 mies on road 6429 to the Hunter Springs Cabin turn off on the right. and the sign pointing to
Directions From Big Timber, Montana, travel 14 miles east on Interstate Highway 90 to exit 384 (Bridger Creek). From the stop sign, travel south for 8.2 miles to the junction of Main Bridger with West Bridger Creek Road. Turn right and continue on West Bridger Road for 2.2 miles to
Directions From Big Timber, travel 25 miles south on Highway 298 to the National Forest Boundary. At this point, the paved road becomes county-maintained gravel road (Main Boulder Road or Forest Road 6639). Continue on this gravel road another 17 miles. The cabin is on the west (right) side of
Directions This rental is located approximately 32 miles up the Thompson River Road (County Road 56 on maps, County Road 556 on the ground) from its junction with Montana Highway 200, five miles east of Thompson Falls, Montana. It may also be accessed from U.S. Highway 2 by turning south
Directions From Highway 89 about 5 miles north of Choteau, go west on Teton Canyon Road that becomes Forest Development Road (FDR) #144 at the Forest boundary. Stay on this road past the ski area about 3.5 miles to the road end. Cabin is located behind the locked gate to
Directions From Lewistown, drive west on Montana Highway 200/US 87 for about 8 miles. Turn left (south) on Crystal Lake Road. Continue south, following the well-signed directions to the lake for 20 miles. At the "T" junction, turn left and continue on to Crystal Lake. The last 6 miles is
Directions From Stanford, Montana, go a mile northwest on US 87, then turn left on County Road 251 (Dry Wolf Road). Continue for 15 miles and look for a sign to Dry Wolf Station. Turn left onto short parking spur of the cabin site. Phone 406-236-5511 OR 406-566-2292 Activities BIKING,
Directions From Great Falls, travel aproximately 23 miles east on Highway 87/89 and turn right (south) at the rest area/weigh station just past Belt, onto U.S. Highway 89 toward Monarch and Neihart. Drive approximately 50 miles to Kings Hill Pass. The cabin is on the left side of the highway
Directions From Great Falls, travel east on U.S. Highway 87 for about 63 miles to Windham, Montana, from Windham turn right off HWY 200/87 and head south for approximately 10 miles until the town of Utica. Turn right at Utica, continue south for approximately 13 miles on the county road.
Directions Located 25 miles southwest of Helena, Montana in the Little Blackfoot drainage, the cabin can be reached via US Highway 12, turning left (south) onto Little Blackfoot River Road just east of Elliston. From this intersection, it is approximately 16 miles to the cabin. The cabin is located on
Directions From Philipsburg, travel south on Highway 1 for just over 6 miles. Turn right onto Skalkaho Highway/Highway 38 and travel west for about 13 miles. The entrance to the cabin is on the left, behind a locked gate, which uses the same key code as the cabin. The last
Directions Indian Flats Cabin is located 40 miles northeast of Helena. Take Highway 280 east from Helena. Several miles after crossing the Missouri River, you will come to the small community of York. Turn left at the York Bar and proceed 5 miles to the smaller community of Nelson, where
Directions The cabin is located 8.5 miles east of Lincoln, Montana and can be reached via Hogum Creek Road, which is approximately 6 miles east of Lincoln on Highway 200. Follow Hogum Creek Road to the junction of Black Diamond Road and Lower Hogum Creek Road. Lower Hogum Creek Road
Directions From White Sulphur Springs, travel west on Highway 360 for 1.6 miles. At this point, make a sharp curve to the right off the highway. There is a Forest Service sign at this junction that reads: Gipsy Lake 14, Townsend 44. Go straight onto the gravel road for 6.5
Directions The cabin is accessible year-round by vehicle. From the 4-way stop light in Townsend, turn east on Hwy 12. Follow the road for 14 miles and watch for the Rillway Cabin sign along the right side of the highway at the 14-mile marker. There is also a sign that
Directions All mileage is approximate from the highway. From Helena, take Highway 287 for 26 miles southeast towards Townsend, Montana. Turn right on Indian Creek Road just before crossing the Missouri River. Travel for 3 miles, then turn left onto Forest Road #4031 (purple sign). Travel 5 miles to an
Directions From Bozeman, MT: Drive south on S. 19th Ave. for about 7 miles. Turn left onto Hyalite Canyon Road FS 62. Drive 11.1 miles on the Hyalite Canyon Road to the Maxey Cabin access road which is on the left (east) side of Hyalite Road 62. You have driven
Directions Crandall Creek Cabin is located approximately 24 miles northeast of Wilsall, and 52 miles from Livingston. From Livingston, travel north on Highway 89 to Wilsall. Turn right from Highway 89 onto Shields River Road. Follow Shields River Road until the pavement ends and turn right at the end of
Directions Located about 15 miles south of Helena. From Interstate 15, take exit 187 for Montana City/MT-518. East on Jackson Creek road for 0.5 miles. Turn right/south onto Johns St (Papa Rays Pizza) and continue onto McClellan Creek road for four miles. Turn right/south onto Warm Springs Creek/Strawberry Lookout Rd
Directions From Townsend, Montana: Turn east from US Highway 287 onto US Highway 12 for approximately 3 miles. Turn north on State Highway 284 for approximately 15 miles. Turn northeast onto Forest Road 287, Confederate Gulch, travel on Forest Rd 287 for approximately 8 miles. Arrived at location. Junction of
Directions There is no motorized access to this cabin. There are two travel options to Fox Creek Cabin: 1. South Cottonwood Trailhead. From Bozeman, MT: Drive south on S. Cottonwood Road for about 7 1/2 miles. Turn left onto Cottonwood Canyon Road and drive about 2.1 miles to the end
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