Dry Wolf Cabin

Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest

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.

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. DO NOT USE THE SUPPLIED FIREWOOD FOR OUTSIDE FIRES. Dishes, pots, pans and utensils are available, and a vault toilet is located year-round outside.

No water or electricity is included. Guests are expected to bring plenty of water for drinking, food and cleaning supplies. Other items to bring: inside lighting, bedding, towels, matches, food, water, garbage bags, a cooler, flashlights, toilet paper and personal necessities. Guest must clean the cabin/toilet completely, pack out all food and trash upon departure. Wood box should be filled before departure.(Click here for more cabin details.)

Pets are not allowed in the cabin, but can be kept outside.

Need to Know

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.

Nearby Attractions

Groceries and fuel may be found in Stanford, approximately 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.


Anglers seek brook and rainbow trout in Dry Wolf Creek. A variety of horseback riding and hiking trails originate within a few miles 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.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 406-236-5511 OR 406-566-2292

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Driving Directions

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.

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