Judith Guard Station

Judith Guard Station

The Judith Guard Station location is in Stanford, Montana
59479. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Judith Guard Station facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

109 Central Ave. P.O. Box 484


Phone number
406-566-2292 OR 406-236-5511


Campground information Stanford, Montana


Judith Guard Station is a historic Ranger Station dating back to the early 1900s. Designated as a National Historic Site, the cabin is decorated with historically accurate furnishings and wallpaper. It is just a stone’s throw from the Middle Fork of the Judith River and a small campground with a picnic area. Mandatory bear food storage requirements apply, with specfic compliance information posted at the cabin.

The cabin, located about 30 miles south of Stanford, may be accessed by regular passenger vehicle until snow season. The road is usually plowed within 2 miles of the station, and a four-wheel-drive vehicle can often make the trip. In times of heavy snowfall, the last half-mile to the cabin may require a snowmobile, skis or snowshoes.


Hiking, OHVing, hunting and mountain biking opportunities abound. Nearby hunting includes deer and elk in designated areas. Snow shoeing and cross country skiing are popular activities during the winter months.


The two-story frame building has a modern vault toilet outside and a porch with chairs. Furnishings include propane cook stove and heat, beds to fit eight guests, table and chairs plus cooking utensils are provided in the kitchen. Portable propane lanterns are available, but users must bring their own propane cylinders.

A hand well with drinking water is available outside from May to September. No water is available during the winter so guests should bring plenty of water during this time period. Guests are asked to bring garbage bags, toilet paper, flashlights, bedding, an ice chest and all personal toiletries. Click here for more cabin details.

Natural Features

Judith Guard Station sits at an elevation of 5,000 feet on the northern banks of the Middle Fork of the Judith River. The region boasts wooded hills topped with Ponderosa Pine, lodgepole pine and Douglas fir.

Wildlife in the area includes deer, elk, bear, bobcats and montain lions.

Nearby Attractions

Judith River State Wildlfe Management Area lies north of the cabin and Middle fork of the Judith River in close proximity .Grocery stores and gas is available in Stanford, about 30 miles from the cabin. Sapphire Village 5 miles to the northeast

Frequently Asked Questions About 109 Central Ave. P.O. Box 484 Stanford, MT

How do I make a reservation with Judith Guard Station?

To make reservations at Judith Guard Station, you can call the office at 406-566-2292 OR 406-236-5511.

Where is Judith Guard Station located?

The Judith Guard Station is located at 109 Central Ave. P.O. Box 484 in Stanford,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Judith Guard Station have tent or RV camping?

Judith Guard Station offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 406-566-2292 OR 406-236-5511 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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