Bloody Dick Cabin

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Bloody Dick Cabin is a small, wood frame cabin nestled in the woods near Resevoir Lake. This is a popular place for winter recreationists. Winter access is only available by snowmobile or cross country skiing.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water unavailable during winter months.
Area Amenities: Toilets,Drinking water
Fees There is a $20 per night fee for this cabin.
Open Season: January
Restrictions: Livestock prohibited.
Closest Towns: Jackson, MT
Water: Spring nearby provides water. Drinking water must be treated.
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Dillon Ranger Station
Phone: (406)683-3900

General Information


The cabin is located 23 miles south of Jackson, MT.  There are two ways to access the cabin.

From Dillon: Take Interstate 15 from Dillon and continue 19 miles. Turn Right (West) onto Highway 324 at Clark Canyon Reservoir.  Continue 19 miles to Red Butte, 7 miles west of Grant. Turn North on the Bloody Dick Road FS #181. Continue approximately 19 miles to the junction at Reservoir Lake Campground.  Take the left fork over Bloody Dick Creek and continue to bear left through the woods for about a mile until you reach the cabin. 

From Jackson: Take Bloody Dick Road #181 South from Jackson, MT. In the winter this is a snowmobile route. Continue approximately 23 miles to Reservoir Lake Campground. Turn right and continue to the creek. Cross the creek and bear left for about a mile.

Snow levels vary each year and affect these roads. Please call the Dillon Ranger Station (406)683-3900 for road conditions ahead of your trip.

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Bloody Dick Cabin is a nice place for winter recreation. It is a one room cabin with two bunks, wood burning stove for heat and a small propane cook stove. There is a table, chairs, some kitchen utensils, an axe, firewood and an outdoor toilet.

Maximum Number of PeopleFour people
Open Season: January-December
Fees: There is a $20 per night fee for the cabin.
Reservation required?: Y
Reservation info: To make reservations, call toll free: 1-877-444-6777 or visit


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Drinking water Water is available at the cabin generally May - October
Toilets Outdoor vault (no showers)

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