Canyon Creek Cabin

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Canyon Creek Cabin

Canyon Creek cabin was built in 1930 as a guard station where rangers could stay when they were working in this area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water avialable
Area Amenities: Toilets
Fees There is a $20 per night fee for this cabin.
Open Season: January
Closest Towns: Melrose, MT
Water: None
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Wise Creek Ranger District
Phone: (406)832-3178

General Information


The cabin is located about 13 miles west of Melrose, Montana. From Melrose take Trapper Creek Road for about 5.5 miles.  Continue on Canyon Creek Road for approximately 7 miles.  Follow the signs to the cabin.  It is located about 1/2 mils from the turnoff.  Road conditions can be an issue.  4-wheel drive is recommended.  Winter access may require snowmobiles, cross country skis or snowshoes for 6 or more miles.  Please call ahead for specific road conditions.

General Notes:

The cabin has no electricity and no water.  Guests need to bring their own water.


There is a small parking area at the turnoff about 1/2 mile from the cabin.

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There is a trailhead near the Canyon Creek Guest Ranch about 5 miles away on Road #7401 that leads to various lakes in the area.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult

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Toilets Outdoor vault (no showers)

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