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DRY WOLF CABIN, MT

part ofLewis and Clark National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

Dry Wolf Cabin is located about 20 miles southwest of Stanford, Montana, in the Little Belt Mountains. The rustic cabin is conveniently located along Dry Wolf Creek, providing a pleasant setting for anglers, wildlife watchers and hikers.

When snow arrives, access on the graveled county road is by four-wheel-drive only.

Natural Features:

The cabin is nestled along Dry Wolf Creek at an elevation of 5,600 feet. Dry Wolf Creek is a tributary of the Judith River and flows north for about 40 miles in the Little Belt Mountains. Surrounding peaks include Gibson Peak and Butcherknife Mountain.

Recreation:

Anglers seek brook and rainbow trout in Dry Wolf Creek. A variety of horseback riding and hiking trails originate at the Dry Wolf Creek Campground, about 3 miles south of the cabin. Trails for mountain bikers and off-road vehicle riders are also in the area.

Cross country skiing is popular in winter months.

Facilities:

The cabin is a one-room structure that sleeps five. Amenities include a propane cook stove, propane lights and a wood stove for heat. Firewood is provided and is located in the storage shed near the cabin. Dishes and pots and pans are available, and a vault toilet is located outside.

No water or electricity is included. Guests are expected to bring bedding, food, water, garbage bags, a cooler, flashlights, toilet paper and personal necessities. (Click here for more cabin details.)

Pets are not allowed in the cabin, but can be kept outside in a kennel or on a six-foot or less leash.

Nearby Attractions:

Groceries and fuel may be found in Stanford, about 20 miles from the cabin.

Bandbox Mountain, about an hour's drive, is a good place to hunt for marine fossils that are more than 100 million years old.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Bed(s) With Mattress
  • Birding
  • Broom & Dust Pan
  • Campfire Rings
  • Cooking Pots
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Tableware
  • Picnic Area
  • Propane Lights
  • Stove
  • Table & Chairs
  • Vault Toilets
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Biking
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Fishing
Know Before You Go
  • Please bring garbage bags; this is a "pack in-pack out" facility
  • No water, electricity or sewer hookups
  • 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. Pets are to be leashed on a six-foot or less leash or kenneled outside of the rental building if desired. 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
  • 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 dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
47.01639, -110.49806
47°0'59"N, 110°29'53"W

From Stanford, Montana, go a mile northwest on US 87, then turn left on County Road 251 (Dry Wolf Road). Continue for 15 miles and look for a sign to Dry Wolf Station. Turn left onto short parking spur of the cabin site.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

DRY WOLF CABIN
109 CENTRAL AVE. P.O. BOX 484
STANFORD  MT  59479

Phone Number:

Information:  (406)566-2292
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