BEAVER CREEK CABIN (MT)
Type: Camping – WEST YELLOWSTONE MT
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Beaver Creek Cabin is located deep within Gallatin National Forest, in an area that offers a variety of recreational activities. West Yellowstone, Montana and YellowstoneNational Park are only a short drive away.
The cabin is accessible by vehicle when theres no snow, but winter access is only by snowmobile, skis or snowshoes for about 3.5 miles. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.
The cabin sits at an elevation of around 7,000 feet, in a wooded canyon near Beaver Creek and the Lee Metcalf Wilderness. It is nestled within the Madison Range and tucked beneath 11,316-foot Hilgard Peak, the highest in the range.
Visitors to this area may see an abundance of wildlife, such as deer, elk, grizzly bears, moose, gray wolf, bighorn sheep and Canada lynx. A variety of bird speciesalso inhabit the area.
Several trailheads near the cabin lead into the Lee Metcalf Wilderness. These trails take hikers and equestrians to high mountain lakes within the Madison Range.
Winter activities include snowmobiling, showshoeing and cross-country skiing. Hunting and fishing are available nearby.
Hebgen Lake is within 10 miles, offering many other recreational opportunities.
The cabin accommodates a maximum of four people and is equipped with a wooden sleeping loft and two bunk beds with mattresses. A wood stove heats the cabin, and firewood is provided. Other amenities include basic cookware, dishes, an axe, shovel, broom, mop, fire extinguisher and table with chairs.
An outhouse is located adjacent to the cabin. A hitching rail is provided for stock. A campfire ring and woodshed containing firewood are behind the cabin. Provided firewood is for interior stove use only; not for outdoor campfire use.
Drinking water and electricity are not available. Guests need to bring their own supply of drinking water as well as light sources. Garbage bags are needed to pack out trash. Guests are also expected to clean the cabin before leaving.
The cabin does not have cooking facilities. Items such as bedding, matches, extra toilet paper and first aid supplies are not provided.
Yellowstone National Park is within 30 miles, making it an ideal day trip from Beaver Creek Cabin.
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 of Beaver Creek Road. The cabin is 300 yards down the access road. You must open a locked gate to access the cabin. Please keep the gate closed and locked at all times.
Winter 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. Park at the Refuge Point parking lot, adjacent to the highway. Do not park on the highway. Snowmobile, ski or snowshoe from the parking lot, approximately an eighth of a mile west, to Beaver Creek Road/Forest Service Road 985. Turn right and continue north 3.5 miles to the cabin, on the right side of the road.
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BEAVER CREEK CABIN (MT)
PO BOX 520
WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT 59758