Hogback Homestead

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The Hogback Homestead, a fully furnished two story log cabin, is situated on approximately five acres along Hogback Creek. It has three bedrooms, kitchen, living room, and dining room. It is heated with a wood stove and is equipped with propane lights and cook stove. This homestead, built in 1917 as a permanent home, provides renters an opportunity to experience the setting and lifestyle of the early 1900s.

The Hogback Homestead is available to rent from the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS).  Visit the NRRS website at www.recreation.gov to reserve dates or call 1-877-444-6777.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Missoula Ranger District 406-329-3814, Reservations at Recreation.gov
Operational Hours: Check-in is at 3:00 p.m. and check-out is at 11:00 a.m.
Fees $60.00 per night. This homestead can be rented through the National Recreation Reservations Service.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No pets. No candles. No smoking. 6 night maximum per party. Please view our Visitor Guidelines.
Closest Towns: Philipsburg, Montana
Water: Hand-operated water pump
Restroom: Accessible toilet
Information Center: Missoula Ranger District, 406-329-3814

General Information

Directions: From Interstate 90 take the Rock Creek Road (exit #126) south for 29 miles OR follow Scenic Highway 1 south to Philipsburg. 1 mile before Philipsburg, turn right (west) onto State Road #348. Travel 13 miles, cross Rock Creek and turn right (north) onto Rock Creek Road #102. Travel 10 miles north to the Hogback Homestead. Access via the Drummond exit is regularly plowed within 2 miles of the cabin. Four wheel drive with chains, skis, snowshoes or snow machines are recommended for full winter access.
General Notes: Two-stories, three bedrooms, propane cooking range, propane lighting, wood stove (heat), and furnished. Bring your own bedding/linens. First floor is wheelchair accessible. Fire ring available.

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This historic log homestead is located in a meadow adjacent to Hogback Creek. Here you can relax and enjoy the beautiful Rock Creek valley and imagine what it was like to live here year-round - without cutting all that wood needed for the winter!


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4500 feet