Horse Prairie Cabin

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Photo of Horse Prairie Cabin

This cabin was once used by Forest Service work crews. It is located on a hillside in a sunny, open space.

Photo looking uphill toward the log cabin. Blue sky and mountains in the back. Photo of the log cabin with the sign displaying the cabin name and forest.

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
Closest Towns: Grant, Montana
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Dillon Ranger District
Phone: 406-683-3900

General Information


From Dillon, take Interstate 15 south for 19 miles, turn right at Clark Canyon Reservoir (west onto Montana Highway 324). Drive 12 miles to Grant, then 7 miles west of Grant at Red Butte turn right (north) onto the Bloody Dick Road #181 (leads to Reservoir Lake). Follow the Bloody Dick Road West for approximately 6 miles to the Horse Prairie Guard Station turnoff sign. Follow the Coyote Creek road northwest for 1-3/4 miles to the Horse Prairie Cabin.  In winter, over-the-snow distance to the cabin will vary from 1 to 6 miles.

General Notes:
  • There is no garbage service at this site.  Please pack out what you pack in.

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Cabin Rentals

This is a two room cabin with a wood-burning stove for heat and a propane cook stove. The cabin is equipped with a table, cooking and eating utensils, 3 sets of bunk beds with mattresses, axe, shovel, bucket, cleaning gear and firewood.

Maximum Number of People6
Fees: There is a $20 per night fee for this cabin.
Reservation required?: Y
Reservation info: To make reservations, call toll free: 1-877-444-6777 or visit


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Drinking water
Toilets Outdoor vault (no showers)

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