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MEYERS CREEK CABIN, MT

Photo: MEYERS CREEK CABIN
Status: Closed through Wed Apr 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Meyers Creek Cabin is located within the Meyers Creek Work Center in Custer National Forest at an altitude of 5,646 feet. The cabin offers opportunities to enjoy relaxation and recreation in beautiful surroundings. It is reservable from May through July, but is available on a walk-in basis during August and September.

The cabin is accessible by vehicle. A 4-wheel drive is recommended during wet weather. The cabin provides many comforts of home for a truly enjoyable stay.

Natural Features:

The cabin is situated in the western end of the Beartooth Mountains and surrounded by pastures, which are used for grazing cattle. Roses, irises, rhubarb and lilacs grow around the dwelling. The surrounding slopes are covered in pine, aspen and sagebrush, with wildflowers blooming in the summer.

This area supports a large bear population (bear safety). Bighorn sheep, elk, deer and a variety of bird species also inhabit the mountainous terrain in Custer National Forest.

Recreation:

Trails crisscross the area, including the Meyers Creek and Lodgepole Creek Trails. This area offers recreation for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. Horse facilities are available at the cabin.

Anglers can fish for rainbow and brown trout in nearby creeks.

Facilities:

This cabin sleeps 6 people and comes equipped with 5 single mattresses, an electric refrigerator, cook stove, heat, indoor toilet and shower, cookware, dishes and utensils. A campfire ring is located outside.

There are 2 corrals, a watering tank and hitching rails for horses. Potable water is available, but guests may wish to bring a water filter or provide their own water if they are concerned about quality or taste.

Items such as bedding, towels, washcloths and dish soap are not provided.

Nearby Attractions:

The Stillwater River Trailhead, with access to the Absaroka/Beartooth Wilderness, is 16 miles south of the cabin.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Cabin Rentals
  • Campfire Rings
  • Cooking Pots
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Stove
  • Electricity
  • Equestrian Sites
  • Flush Toilets
  • Heater
  • Hiking
  • Hitching Racks
  • Horse Corrals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Lights
  • Mattress(es)
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Refrigerator
  • Showers
  • Stock Watering Tank
  • Trailheads
  • Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Camping Supplies
  • Creek Access
  • Fishing
  • Fuel Available
  • Grocery Store
Know Before You Go
  • Entry to the cabin is by combination lock; guests should call the Ranger District at (406) 446-2103 four days prior to arrival to confirm the combination for the gate lock and remember to bring combination to the cabin
  • Hay or feed brought in must be certified weed-free
  • Pets not allowed
  • DeCon poison used in cabin for mouse control; take hantavirus precautions
  • Be bear aware: store all food and trash inside cabin
  • Learn more about the Custer National Forest
  • 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):
45.49167, -109.95833
45°29'30"N, 109°57'30"W

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" intersection and travel approximately 5 miles. Turn right (north) at Meyers Creek/Picket Pin Road intersection and follow road for 2 miles, turning left into Meyers Creek Work Center.

From the south, take State Highway 78 from Red Lodge, 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, MT. Turn right (north), following the directional sign for 1 mile. Turn left (west) at "Y" intersection and travel approximately 5 miles. Turn right (north) at Meyers Creek/Picket Pin Road intersection and follow road for 2 miles. Turn left into Meyers Creek Work Center.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MEYERS CREEK CABIN
HC 49 BOX 3420
RED LODGE MT 59068

Phone Number:

Information: (406)446-2103