Moose Creek Cabin

Moose Creek Cabin

The Moose Creek Cabin location is in Helena, Montana
59602. 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 Moose Creek Cabin facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
2880 Skyway Drive

Helena
Montana
59602

Phone number
406-449-5201

Email

Campground information Helena, Montana

Overview

Moose Creek Cabin is situated in an grassy clearing surrounded by conifer forest in the Tenmile Creek drainage west of Helena, Montana. The cabin was constructed in 1907
and used by the Forest Service during the early history of the agency. It has served as a Forest Service Ranger Station, guard station, and work center for the
Civilian Conservation Corps.

Today, the cabin is a rustic retreat for guests seeking relaxation and recreation. The cabin is accessible by car, but guests should park on the adjacent road and
cross a footbridge to get to the cabin. Many amenities are offered at the cabin, so guests only need to bring a few of their own supplies.

Recreation

Hikers and backpackers can access the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail from trails found near the cabin. This is a non-motorized trail with spectacular views and a variety of terrain, open to mountain bikers, stock users, backpackers and day hikers. The trail transitions through thick forest to above tree line and offers spectacular views both east and west of the Continental Divide.

Moose Creek is a stream located just 11.4 miles from Helena. The creek supports a variety of fish, including redear sunfish, rainbow trout and brook trout. Whether spinning, fly fishing or baitcasting, chances of getting a bite here are good.

Winter play includes cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

Facilities

Moose Creek Cabin has electricity and is designed for up to 4 guests. One bedroom is furnished with a queen size bed and the other with 2 twin beds, all with mattresses. The kitchen is equipped with a table and chairs, dishes, utensils, cookware and propane cook stove, that include a stove and lights. The living room has a fireplace. An outhouse with vault toilet is located on-site. A picnic table and campfire ring offer comfortable outdoor dining. Firewood may available, but it is not guaranteed. There is no water on site, so guests must bring a sufficient supply for drinking, cooking and washing. Guests should bring their own sleeping bags, lanterns or flashlights, towels, dish soap, matches, toilet paper and garbage bags. All garbage must be packed out, and guests are expected to clean the cabin before leaving. No firewood provided from June 1st – August 31.

Natural Features

The area around the cabin offers a variety of landscapes, from river banks to subalpine terrain. Valley bottoms, dense forests, meadows and barren ridges are mixed with streams, rivers, and lakes.

Wildlife in the area abounds. Elk, deer, squirrels and a variety of birds are commonly seen. The more elusive badger, mountain lion and lynx find habitat in nearby areas as well.

Frequently Asked Questions About 2880 Skyway Drive Helena, MT

How do I make a reservation with Moose Creek Cabin?

To make reservations at Moose Creek Cabin, you can call the office at 406-449-5201.

Where is Moose Creek Cabin located?

The Moose Creek Cabin is located at 2880 Skyway Drive in Helena,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Moose Creek Cabin have tent or RV camping?

Moose Creek Cabin offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 406-449-5201 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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