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HUNTERS SPRING CABIN, MT

Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Hunters Spring provides a serene wintertime escape in the mountains of central Montana. The cabin is open year-round and is secured with a combo lock and not with a key! It is a prime destination for hunting, snowmobiling and skiing enthusiasts.

Access is by snowmobile, skis or snowshoes only. The road is not plowed.

Natural Features:

Hunters Spring is located in the Little Belt Mountains near Whitetail Creek at an altitude of about 6,400 feet. Lodgepole pine and Douglas fir can be found in the area, and deer and elk are common.

Recreation:

Since the cabin is available in winter months only, featured activities include cross country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing through snowy white scenery.

Facilities:

The rustic two-story cabin sleeps up to eight guests in three roomy bedrooms. The kitchen is outfitted with a propane cook stove, refrigerator and a wood stove for heat. The dining room is furnished with a table and chairs. Firewood is provided for the wood stove and cooking pots and utensils are on hand in the kitchen.

No water, electricity or sewer is provided. Guests should bring plenty of water, bedding, food, warm clothing, flashlights, matches, and other basic camping items. (Click here for more cabin details.)

Nearby Attractions:

The nearest towns are Harlowton and White Sulphur Springs. Both are about an hour's drive from the cabin.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Bed(s)
  • Broom & Dust Pan
  • Cooking Pots
  • Firewood
  • Propane Lights
  • Propane Stove
  • Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Stove
  • Table & Chairs
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Please bring garbage bags; this is a "pack in-pack out" facility
  • No water, electricity or sewer
  • Cell phone reception is unreliable
  • Firewood is provided for wood stove only; please restock firewood box prior to departure
  • Collect downed, dead wood for campfire firewood
  • Pets are not allowed in the cabin at any time, but can be kept outside in a kennel or on a six-foot or less leash. Users are responsible for removing all pet food and droppings from rental site prior to departure.
  • No camping units permitted at cabin site
  • Visitors must clean cabin prior to departure; a fee will be charged if extra clean-up is needed
  • Walk-in reservations no longer accepted
  • Bears frequent the area; keep all food out of sight in approved containers or locked inside your vehicle and remove all food from area after eating
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit don'tmovefirewood.org.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
46.6825, -110.49472
46°40'57"N, 110°29'41"W

From Harlowton, Montana, drive west for 32 miles on U.S. Highway 12 to Forest Road 274 (Spring Creek Road). Take Forest Road 274 to mile marker 7 and park in the parking area. Proceed, via snowshoes, snowmobile or skis, another 6 miles, past Whitetail Camp, to Forest Road 6429. Turn right and go a 1/2 mile to Hunters Spring Guard Station.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HUNTERS SPRING CABIN
809 2ND STREET NW
HARLOWTON MT 59036

Phone Number:

Information: (406)632-4391