Bar Gulch Cabin

Area Status: Open
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Bar Gulch Cabin

 

Located about 5 miles north of Canyon Ferry Reservoir, the Bar Gulch Cabin offers a retreat from the fast pace lifestyle. It is a small, one room cabin with a skylight, 2 bunk beds and a full-sized bed.   There are local businesses within driving vicinity of the cabin: marinas, restaurants, convenience stores and watering holes. This cabin offers some primitive and rustic charms: a hand pump, a small antique cook stove, and wood heat. The cabin is located off Magpie Road #425.  Access to the cabin is good but usually requires a 4-wheel drive vehicle in the winter.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Contact the ranger district for updated weather and road conditions
Reservations: Reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line Bar Gulch Cabin on Recreation.gov/
Area Amenities: Picnic tables
Fees $25/Night for single unit
Open Season: All year
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Helena, MT
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Townsend Ranger District 406-266-3425

General Information

Directions:

The Bar Gulch Cabin is situated in the Big Belt Mountain range. It is located 24 miles from Helena and 30 miles from Townsend, on the Magpie Road #425.

From Helena: take the Canyon Ferry Road over the dam, and past Kim's Marina. Continuing east, watch for a left-hand turn onto Magpie Road. From this intersection, proceed up Magpie Road 3.9 miles where you'll turn left on Bar Gulch Road. Continue on this Bar Gulch road approximately 1/4 mile to the cabin, it will be to your left.


General Notes:

Please respect the private lands that are near the cabin site


Parking:

Parking is limited


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.69777778

  Longitude : 
-111.6252778

 



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