Area Status: Open
Located near a moss-covered canyon wall, with a charming creek splashing through the backyard, Rillway Cabin offers a unique setting in scenic Deep Creek Canyon. The cabin is accessible yearlong off Highway #12. It contains the following amenities: fireplace insert, propane lanterns, propane cook stove, table and chairs, three bunk beds with mattresses, silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, pots, pans, firewood, axe, shovel, bucket, outhouse and cleaning supplies. The cabin does NOT have electricity, or running water. Bring your own drinking water, sleeping bags, warm clothes, food and flashlight. Also plan to bring one or two small propane cylinders to use in the lanterns or propane stove.
At a Glance
This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/
$30/Night for single unit
||Right turn out of the cabin - if you must go west, drive down Highway 12 for a short distance and use the turnaround.
||Townsend Ranger District
This cabin is located at the 14 mile marker on Montana Highway 12, east of Townsend, Montana. From the 4-way stop in Townsend, turn east. Follow the road 14 miles and watch for the Rillway Cabin sign along the right side of the highway. Please note, due to a concern for sight distance on the highway, only right turns are allowed when departing the cabin.
Please respect the private lands that are near the cabin site.