Activities and Amenities
Attention: Winter parking is located at the Battle Ridge Trailhead. Parking along Highway 86 is prohibited. The parking area is located on the left hand side of Highway 86, approximately ¾ of a mile to the north of the Battle Ridge Cabin summer access road and gate. The trail to Battle Ridge Cabin begins on the south end of the trailhead parking near the Highway 86 entrance. Battle Ridge Cabin is approximately 2/3 of a mile from the winter parking area along a trail marked with blue and orange diamonds. The trail is open to skiing, snow shoes, and snowmobiles.
Attention: Beginning June 2013; pots, pans, plates, cups, bowls, and cooking/eating utensils will not be provided at this location. Please plan ahead and bring your own cooking needs.
Attention: Beginning June 2013 firewood will not be available at this cabin during the months of June, July, August, and September. Plan to bring your own firewood for heating, cooking, and campfires.
Attention: Battle Ridge Cabin will be closed for Administrative Maintenance starting on August 16, 2015 through August 28, 2015.
BATTLE RIDGE CABIN, MT
part ofGallatin National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open year round. Season Dates
OverviewBattle Ridge Cabin is a rustic dwelling located north of Bozeman, in southwestern Montana. The cabin was built in 1938 and is open year-round. It can be reached by vehicle in the summer, but guests visiting during winter must hike or ski a quarter-mile from the highway to reach the cabin.
Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.
The cabin sits in a meadow surrounded by the evergreen-forested slopes of the Bridger Mountains, including the 9,004-foot Ross Peak, one of the better-known mountains in the range.
This is a popular destination in winter for cross-country skiers and snowshoers. Hikers can find nearby trails.
Battle Ridge Cabin is wheelchair accessible and has a capacity of up to four to five people. Two sets of bunk beds with mattresses and one cot are provided. A wood cook stove, propane lantern, table and chairs are also provided.
Bozeman is approximately 20 miles away, offering various dining, shopping or opportunities to get necessary supplies.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Bozeman, follow North Rouse Avenue, which turns into Highway 86 (Bridger Canyon Drive). The cabin is 19 miles from Bozeman up Bridger Canyon. It is 4 miles past Bridger Bowl Ski area and one mile past the Brackett Creek Road. The gated access point is on the left side of the road just before the Battle Ridge Pass. The cabin is not visible from the roadway. The lock on the gate has the same combination as the cabin.
During the winter months, visitors will need to park along the side of the road at the junction of the main road and the cabin's access road and hike or ski about a quarter-mile to the cabin. In the summer, the cabin is accessible by vehicle. The short access road to the cabin may be rough and muddy during the spring and fall and may not be suitable for some low-clearance vehicles.
Mailing Address:BATTLE RIDGE CABIN
3710 W FALLON STREET SUITE C
BOZEMAN MT 59718
Phone Number:Information: (406)522-2520