Racetrack Cabin

Area Status: Open
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Racetrack Cabin

Located on the east side of the Flint Range, this cabin was originally built as a mining cabin in the 1930s. It was later given to the Forest Service and refurbished. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water unavailable during winter months
Area Amenities: Toilets
Fees There is a $20 per night fee for this cabin.
Open Season: January
Closest Towns: Deer Lodge, Montana
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilet
Information Center: Pintler Ranger District
Phone: 406-859-3211

General Information


This cabin is 25 miles southwest of Deer Lodge, Montana. From Deer Lodge, take Interstate 90 to the Racetrack exit. Proceed 1 mile west, then south ¾ mile, then west on Forest Service Road #169 for 5 miles past Racetrack Campground. We recommend using a Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Visitor Map to find the route to the cabin.

General Notes:
  • The cabin has one room with three bunk beds.
  • There is a table, chairs, some cooking utensils and dishes, a wood stove is available for cooking as well as heating (wood is supplied).
  • There is no electricity or water at this cabin.

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Day Hiking

This is a good jumping off spot to the high country of the Flint Range where there are over 40 subalpine lakes that be reached on hiking trails.

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Toilets Outdoor vault (no showers)
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