Axolotl Lakes, Montana Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

From State Highway 287 between Virginia City and Ennis. Drive 1/4-mile east of mile marker 11 (or 3/4 of a mile west of mile marker 10); turn south into the paved parking area near the top of the hill. Pass through the gate with the cattle guard at the west end of the parking area. Proceed 3 miles on the two-track dirt road; the road will descend a steep hill and intersect with another road. Go left (east) 3/4 of a mile, and the cabin will be on the right hand (south) side of the road.

Phone

406-683-8000

Activities

AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY

Campground Reservations

Montana Campgrounds | Axolotl Cabin

Hiking Trails

Montana Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Montana Recreation Areas | BLM Montana-Dakotas Facebook Page | BLM Montana-Dakotas Flickr | BLM Montana-Dakotas Twitter

Axolotl Cabin is located approximately 14 miles southwest of Ennis, Montana, in the foothills of the Gravelly Range. The cabin provides access to a variety of outdoor recreational activities and breathtaking views as it peers over the Madison Valley. The cabin is at an elevation of about 7,000 feet and is adjacent to Axolotl Lakes Wilderness Study Area. This picturesque land of numerous small lakes, grasslands, meadows, and forests offers excellent opportunities for horseback riding, hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking, hunting and wildlife observation.