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ATTENTION: This facility will be closed July 8,2015 through July 22, 2015 due to administrative purposes, It will look to re-open on July 23rd 2015.
SAVENAC WEST COTTAGE, MT
part ofLolo National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open year round. Season Dates
OverviewSavenac West Cottage provides a well-equipped kitchen and sleeping quarters for a family or small group at the Savenac Historic Tree Nursery in the Lolo National Forest of Montana. The area is filled with history and was once the site of the U.S. Forest Service's largest and most beautiful nursery in the West. The cottage offers somewhat modern facilities, as well as access to a variety of recreational opportunities.
The cottage is one of three buildings located at the Historic Savenac Nursery. The nursery was founded in 1907 to grow trees for the Forest Service Nursery operations that concluded in 1969. The site is now open to the public for recreation. The cottage was originally a residence and was converted in the 1970s to a space for eating and food preparation.
A variety of historic sites and memorials, as well as interpretive trails, are located around the cottage. A self-guided tour of the nursery is available to provide visitors with historical perspective.
The cottage has two bedrooms, a bathroom, a kitchen and dining area, as well as a living room. It has beds with mattresses to sleep up to five people. The kitchen is equipped with an electric cook stove, a microwave, refrigerator and assorted cooking utensils and dishes for eating. The facility has running hot and cold water, flush toilets and a shower.
The nursery is located near Haugan, with easy access to Interstate 90. It is within walking distance of a family restaurant, gas and general store and gift shop. The Savenac compound also consists of a visitor center that is operated from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Missoula, Montana, travel west on Interstate 90 for 90 miles to exit 16 for Haugan. Follow signs to the site. Maps are available online or for purchase by calling the Superior Ranger District.
Mailing Address:SAVENAC WEST COTTAGE
209 WEST RIVERSIDE
SUPERIOR MT 59872
Phone Number:Information: (406)822-4233