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part ofShoshone National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Tue Sep 29 2015   Season Dates


Sunlight Rangers Cabin lies within the Sunlight Ranger Station, located approximately 40 miles northwest of Cody, Wyoming, in the Shoshone National Forest. Guests enjoy the area for its abundant trails for hiking, biking and off-road riding.

Natural Features:

The cabin is situated in beautiful Sunlight Valley near Sunlight Creek. A scenic, grassy meadow surrounds the cabin, and a mixed conifer forest covers the mountainsides.


Sunlight Creek is a popular fly-fishing stream. Anglers cast for cutthroat, rainbow and brook trout. Fishing is good in July, after the high-water season.

Hikers, mountain bikers and off-road enthusiasts will find several motorized and non-motorized trails in the surrounding area.


The spacious, three-room log cabin can accommodate up to eight people. It has two queen beds and two sets of bunk beds. No linens, bedding or pillows are provided.

The fully-equipped kitchen includes a stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, pots, pans, dishes and utensils. The dining room has seating for eight. A fireplace is located in the living room.

An indoor bathroom is available. Guests must bring their own towels and toiletries.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Bed(s)
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Bunkbed(s)
  • Coffee Pot
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mattress(es)
  • Microwave
  • Parking Area
  • Propane
  • Propane Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Showers
  • Table & Chairs
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Fishing
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Trailheads
Know Before You Go
  • No walk-ins allowed; reservations must be made via this National Recreation Reservation System website
  • No food or condiments are provided at the facility
  • Basic cleaning supplies are provided; guests must clean the cabin before departure
  • No pets allowed
  • Click here for more information on the Shoshone National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.72694, -109.55417
44°43'37"N, 109°33'15"W

From Cody, drive approximately 16 miles west on Highway 120, then take Chief Joseph Scenic Highway/Highway 296 west for 22 miles, up and over Dead Indian Pass and on to Sunlight. Sunlight Road/Forest Road 101 will be on your left just before you reach the Sunlight Bridge Overlook. Drive west on Sunlight Road for about 8 miles. The ranger station will be on your left. Upon pulling into the parking lot, you will find the cabin on your left on the east side of the station.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

CODY  WY  82414

Phone Number:

Information:  (307)527-6921
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