DEER CREEK CABIN (WY), WY

Deer Creek Cabin is a historic Forest Service guard station located 13 miles from Alpine, Wyoming. The quaint, rustic structure offers a backcountry experience with conveniences like a propane stove and a heater. The cabin compound is a free graze area for Forest Service horses to...
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  • A permit must be reviewed and signed before occupancy of the cabin; signature must be the same name the reservation is under; combination to the cabin lock will be issued once permit is signed; obtain permits at the Greys River Ranger District office at 671 N. Washington Street, Afton, WY, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding federal holidays and weekends) or call (307) 886-5300 to arrange for permits to be sent and signed via email or fax.
  • Spring and fall access is not guaranteed, depending on weather and road conditions
  • Please bring garbage bags; this is a "pack it in, pack it out" facility
  • Please clean cabin before leaving; cleaning supplies are provided
  • Winter access is by snowmobile only on a groomed trail
  • No cell phone coverage available
  • In winter, no water is available
  • Off-road vehicles are allowed on designated trails only; a Wyoming permit is required for ORVs and snowmobiles
  • Beware of poisonous chemicals used to control rodent population
  • Forest Service horses may be in the pasture (typically throughout June). Do not feed Forest Service horses, and watch young children if horses are nearby. The cabin is surrounded by the pasture without any separation, so loose horses may get into anything left outside, including garbage or vehicles. You may choose to unpack your vehicle at the cabin but then park it outside the gate. Visitor horses are not allowed at this location.
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    Pets Allowed
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    Overview

    Overview

    Deer Creek Cabin is a historic Forest Service guard station located 13 miles from Alpine, Wyoming. The quaint, rustic structure offers a backcountry experience with conveniences like a propane stove and a heater. The cabin compound is a free graze area for Forest Service horses to roam during the summer months.

    Winter access is by snowmobile only on a groomed trail.

    Natural Features:

    Lodgepole pine trees cover the complex, offering partial shade. Scenic views of the Bridger-Teton National Forest abound.

    Recreation:

    Greys River flows just across the road from the cabin, offering prime fishing opportunities. Hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle trails begin nearby.

    Facilities:

    The two-room cabin sleeps six guests. Propane heating and lights are provided.Indoor plumbing is available during the summer months only, from around mid-June through Labor Day weekend. A picnic table and campfire ring sit next to the cabin.

    A flush toilet, shower, and sink with drinking water are offered inside the cabin from approximately mid-June to Labor Day. Furnishings include a sink, propane cooktop, propane refrigerator, a table and chairs and three bunkbeds with mattresses.

    Cooking and eating utensils are not provided. Recommended items to bring include bedding, dishes, pots and pans, utensils, garbage bags, dish soap, dish towels, toilet paper, a flashlight and cleaning products such as bleach or disinfectant.

    Nearby Attractions:

    The closest town for groceries is in Alpine, just 13 miles away.

    Booking Window
    Wed Sep 03 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

    Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 23 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Broom & Dust Pan
    • Bunkbed(s) With Mattresses
    • Drinking Water (Peak Season)
    • Flush Toilets (Seasonal)
    • Heater
    • Hiking
    • Historic Sites
    • Parking Area
    • Propane Lights
    • Propane Refrigerator
    • Propane Stove
    • Showers (Seasonal)
    • Table & Chairs
    • Wildlife Viewing
    Less Than 1 Mile
    • Canoeing
    • Fishing
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hunting
    • Kayaking
    • Mountain Biking
    • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
    • Snowshoeing
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 23 2014 -
    Dec 31 2014
    CABIN NONELECTRIC $40.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    43.07056, -110.83333
    43°4'14"N, 110°50'0"W

    From Afton, WY, take Highway 89 north about 31 miles to Alpine, Wyoming. At Alpine, turn right (south) onto Greys River Road (Forest Road 10138) and travel about 13 miles. The cabin is located on the left (east) side of the road, just past Murphy Creek Campground.

    Access is along a low-speed gravel road.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    DEER CREEK CABIN (WY)
    671 North Washington
    AFTON  WY  83110

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (307)886-5300
    Additional Information