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SANDSTONE CABIN, WY
part ofMedicine Bow-Routt NFs and Thunder Basin National Grassland, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Sun May 26 2013 Season Dates
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OverviewSandstone Cabin is located west of Encampment, Wyoming, offering guests a unique lodging experience in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests. The cabin is typically open from mid-June through October, offering a variety of recreational activities in a beautiful mountain setting.
This rustic cabin is located along the scenic Battle Highway, State Highway 70, which makes for easy access by car. Many amenities are offered, but guests will need to bring some of their own supplies and gear.
From open, high expanses to valleys and canyons that rise steeply to snowy ranges, the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests encompass mountain ranges, tributaries to the North Platte River and the Colorado River, and a mix of forested ecology with spruce, lodgepole pine, subalpine fir, aspen and shrub lands.
Hiking, fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding and hunting can be found within the vicinity. Several trailheads are an easy drive from the cabin.
The historic cabin is furnished with double beds and bunk beds with mattresses and can accommodate up to six people. Other amenities include a propane cook stove, refrigerator, heater and lights. The kitchen is equipped with basic cooking and eating utensils and cookware. Solar panels provide limited power for lights and small appliances. The bathroom has a shower and flush toilet.
Battle Highway, which passes right by the cabin, is a scenic drive featuring historic copper mining sites that were developed from 1897-1908 in the Sierra Madres. The drive is about 58 miles, beginning in Baggs, Wyoming and ending in Riverside, Wyoming. Interpretive signs along the route explain points of interest.
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Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Encampment, Wyoming, travel west on State Highway 70, approximately 26 miles to the Sandstone Work Center. Turn right into Work Center compound and the Sandstone Cabin will be located on your left.
From Baggs, Wyoming, travel east on State Highway 70, approximately 32 miles to the Sandstone Work Center, which will be located on the north side of the highway (left). The Sandstone Cabin is located on the left.
Access to Sandstone is entirely on paved roads, including the circle driveway within the Sandstone Work Center.
Mailing Address:SANDSTONE CABIN
SARATOGA WY 82331
Phone Number:Information: (307)326-5258