West Fork of Rock Creek Cabin

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

WF of Rock Creek Cabin

This cabin is located along Skalkaho Highway near the Anaconda Pintler Wilderness. The cabin was used as a guard station and then later was part of an old Boy Scout camp.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water unavailable during winter months
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees There is a $20 per night fee for this cabin.
Open Season: January
Closest Towns: Philipsburg, Montana
Water: Drinking water available from outdoor hand pump
Restroom: Vault toilet
Information Center: Pintler Ranger District
Phone: 406-859-3211

General Information


From Philipsburg, drive 6 miles to the junction of Montana Highway 38, the Skalkaho Highway. Drive west on the highway 14 miles. The road to the cabin is on the left. During the winter renters may have to hike 200 yards to cabin from parking area.

General Notes:
  • There is no electricity.
  • There is no cell phone coverage in the area.
  • There is a Mandatory Food Storage order in effect.
  • There is no garbage service at this site so please pack out what you pack in.

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Cabin Rentals

This is a primitive one room cabin. It is equipped with a wood burning stove and firewood is provided.  There is a propane cooking stove. Bring your own small canister propane. There are basic kitchen utensils as well as a table and chairs.  There is no electricity or indoor plumbing.

Maximum Number of People4
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 http://www.recreation.gov/


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Picnic tables
Drinking water Outdoor Hand Pump
Toilets Outdoor vault (no showers)

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