Twogood Cabin offers guests a unique opportunity to camp in the forest of western Montana, in a rustic, old-time setting. It is available between the end of May through the middle of October, as well as throughout December, providing access to the surrounding mountains' best features and recreational attractions.
Hiking, backpacking and horseback riding is popular during the warmer months and visitors enjoy cross country skiing and snowshoeing on the snow-covered terrain.
Twogood Cabin is located 6 miles up a non-motorized trail.
The one-room cabin measures 15x19 feet with a concrete floor and covered porch. It accommodates up to four people and is equipped with two bunk beds, a table and chairs, counter space, a wood stove for heat and a two burner propane stove for cooking. A propane lantern is also available. Guests will need to bring your own propane fuel canisters.
There is a wood stove for heat. Firewood is usually available under the covered porch outside the cabin but you may need to split your own logs. Inside the cabin pots, pans, and basic cooking and eating utensils are available. An outdoor outhouse serves the cabin but you will need to provide your own toilet paper.
Porcupine Creek is the sole source of drinking water for you and your stock. It is recommended you use a water purifier, boil, or otherwise treat the water before consuming. You will need to provide your own bedding and towels. Guests are required to clean the cabin prior to their departure.
Three hitch rails for stock are located within site of the cabin and can accommodate up to 12 head of stock. An area behind the cabin is often used to high-line stock overnight. Grazing within one mile of the cabin is prohibited. Feed for stock must be certified weed-seed free.
Access to Twogood Cabin is by forest road and trail. Winter conditions can prevent access by vehicle to the trailhead. Snowshoeing, cross country skiing or snowmobiling may be the only access to the trailhead in the winter time. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.
Drinking water is not available. Nearby water sources must be filtered, boiled, or otherwise treated prior to consumstion.
All garbage and food must be packed out. Do not leave anything you bring, even if you think it will benefit other renters.
You will need to provide your own bedding and towels.
Some cleaning supplies are provided but you should plan to bring your own in case they are not available during your stay. Please help keep the cabin clean
Check in time is 2:00 PM; Check out time is 12:00 PM
The cabin remains locked; a week before your scheduled arrival, contact the Darby-Sula Ranger District at 406-821-3913 during office hours (Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) to obtain a key code, road and trail conditions, and weather report.
The rustic cabin is situated on Porcupine Creek, in a road-less area of the southern Bitterroot Mountains, at an elevation of about 5,600 feet. It was built in 1952 by Harry Twogood and Clifford Wetzsteon and was used throughout the 1970s as a range camp until it was opened to the public for recreation purposes.
The Bitterroot forest is home to many species of wildlife, from mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, black bear, mountain lions, and moose to many varieties of smaller animals and birds.
Fishing is popular in the adjacent stream and anglers might catch a variety of trout. At least two other mountain creeks are available in the area. The Warm Springs Creek is a larger stream and provides excellent fishing for cutthroat and other trout. Visitors also enjoy wading in the cool water.
A variety of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails follow the creek. The large, rolling meadows are a winter elk range. When the snow melts, moose and deer may be spotted in the meadows.
The 6-mile hike includes several creek crossings.
Off-road vehicles are not allowed on the trail, however, horses and other livestock are welcome. In the winter, the trails are popular for cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
7338 HWY. 93 S. SULA MT 59871
For campground inquiries, please call: 406-821-3913
From Missoula, Montana, travel south on Highway 93 to Medicine Creek Road/Forest Service Road 370, which is approximately 36 miles south of Hamilton. Turn right and continue about 4 miles to the trailhead, which is located at Crazy Creek Campground. An easy, 6-mile hike leads to the cabin from the parking area.
The trail follows Warm Springs Creek until it intersects with two other creeks, and then follows Porcupine Creek about a mile to the cabin. Trails are open to hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking. Off-road vehicles are not allowed.