Top Cabins near Cobalt, ID

Looking to get away and reconnect with nature? Cabin camping near Cobalt is the perfect choice. Finding a place to cabin camp in Idaho is easier than ever. Each cabin rental offers quick access to one or more of Cobalt's most popular destinations.

Best Cabin Sites Near Cobalt, ID (15)

    Camper-submitted photo from Yellowjacket Guard Station
    Camper-submitted photo from Yellowjacket Guard Station
    Camper-submitted photo from Yellowjacket Guard Station
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    Camper-submitted photo from Yellowjacket Guard Station
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    1.

    Yellowjacket Guard Station

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    Cobalt, Idaho

    Overview

    Yellowjacket Guard Station is a historic Forest Service Ranger Station and Work Center. Originally constructed in 1925 and remodeled in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the structure is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Recreation

    Hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers and off-road enthusiasts will find many trails in the surrounding area. Hunting is also a popular activity. Click here for an Idaho OHV safety message

    Facilities

    Hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers and off-road enthusiasts will find many trails in the surrounding area. Hunting is also a popular activity. Click here for an Idaho OHV safety message

    Natural Features

    The guard station sits in the Yellowjacket Mountains within the Salmon-Challis National Forest in Idaho. The sizable front porch awards views of the scenic mountain meadow surrounding the station. A dense conifer forest covers the mountains and a few aspens dot the landscape. Beagle Creek flows nearby.

    Nearby Attractions

    Bighorn Crags, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area and Panther Creek.

    • Pets
    • Fires

    $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Andreas on the River RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Andreas on the River RV Park

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    Andreas on the River RV Park

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    15 Saves
    Salmon, Idaho

    FORMALLY CENTURY 2 CAMPGROUND Home of…Tall Shade Trees, the Salmon River, Picnic Tables, wonderful sites, clean restrooms and showers, and People whose concern is You and your families comfort. Plus Free Wi Fi͏

    Walk to your favorite Restaurant. We are located in Beautiful Salmon Idaho!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $45 - $75 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Lakes
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Lakes
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    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Lakes Cabin (MT)
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Lakes Cabin (MT)
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    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Lakes Cabin (MT)
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Lakes Cabin (MT)
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Lakes Cabin (MT)

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    Twin Lakes Cabin (MT)

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    2 Saves
    Jackson, Montana

    Overview

    Twin Lakes Cabin is located in a scenic evergreen forest in the Beaverhead Mountains of western Montana. It was built in the 1920s to provide housing for trail crews, smoke chasers, timber cruisers and grazing inspectors who worked in the area. Guests have access to a number of recreational opportunities, including hiking and mountain biking in the summer and fall, and snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing during the winter. The cabin is accessible by vehicle during the summer months, and until the snow closes the road. Guests may need to hike, snowmobile, ski or snowshoe up to 12 miles when the access road is closed. The cabin is equipped with a variety of amenities to provide an optimal outdoor experience; however, guests need to bring some of their own supplies and gear.

    Recreation

    A variety of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails exist in the area, including the Big Lake Creek Trail, which traverses four miles of terrain surrounding the lake. The nearby trails also provide access to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. During winter months, the trails are popular for snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Visitors should be prepared for unexpected avalanches. Fishing and non-motorized boating are enjoyed by visitors to Twin Lakes. Anglers might see a variety of trout, as well as arctic grayling and mountain whitefish. Power boats are limited to electric motors only on the lake.

    Facilities

    A variety of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails exist in the area, including the Big Lake Creek Trail, which traverses four miles of terrain surrounding the lake. The nearby trails also provide access to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. During winter months, the trails are popular for snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Visitors should be prepared for unexpected avalanches. Fishing and non-motorized boating are enjoyed by visitors to Twin Lakes. Anglers might see a variety of trout, as well as arctic grayling and mountain whitefish. Power boats are limited to electric motors only on the lake.

    Natural Features

    The cabin is located in a heavily wooded area at the base of Squaw and Jumbo peaks on the shore of the 75-acre Twin Lakes. It is situated at an elevation of about 7,200 feet in the Beaverhead Mountains, a subrange of the Bitterroot Range that divides Montana and the neighboring state of Idaho. Extensive conifer forests provide habitat for a large elk herd that winters in Idaho and summers in Montana. Marshy glacial valleys in the area constitute some of the best moose habitat in the state. Other wildlife in the area includes mountain goats, bighorn sheep, lynx, marten, deer and black bears (learn more about bear safety).

      $55 / night

    • 5.

      Salmon Gypsy Bed & Breakfast

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      May, Idaho

      Luxury glamping! Old world charm right on the Salmon River. The RVIA custom made Gypsy Wagon is cross between a tiny home and an RV. Your year around accommodation was custom made to have all the charm of the gypsy wagons from the past, but all the modern comforts and amenities. The wagon includes a queen bed, heating and air-conditioning, RV style shower/bath, microwave, toaster oven, two burner stove, pots and pans, cooking utensils, dishes, silverware, and single pod coffee maker. Free high speed Wi-Fi also included. Weekly linen service includes towels and sheets. Daily extended continental breakfast is provided.

      A seasonal glamping tent (May to October) is true camping luxury and includes heating and air conditioning, draped 4 poster queen bed, toaster oven, microwave, single pod coffee machine, bottled water, private gas BBQ with one burner, separate private bath with flushing toilet, hot shower and hand washing station. Weekly linen service includes sheets and towels. Exended continental breakfast is included.

      All accommodation are riverfront and have a view.

      • Fires
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • Cabins
      • Tent Cabin
      • Glamping

      $135 - $160 / night

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      The Village at North Fork

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      North Fork, Idaho

      Halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National parks along scenic Highway 93, The Village at North Fork is ideally situated at the confluence of the North Fork of the Salmon River and the Main Salmon "River of No Return." Come play awhile!

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • RVs
      Camper-submitted photo from Hogan Cabin
      Camper-submitted photo from Hogan Cabin
      Camper-submitted photo from Hogan Cabin
      Camper-submitted photo from Hogan Cabin
      Camper-submitted photo from Hogan Cabin
      Camper-submitted photo from Hogan Cabin

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      Hogan Cabin

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      6 Saves
      Sula, Montana

      Overview

      Hogan Cabin is a small cabin located on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in western Montana. The cabin was built in the 1920s to provide field quarters for trail crews, smoke chasers, timber cruisers and grazing inspectors that worked in the area. It is a great retreat for snow lovers in the winter, as the cabin provides access to a variety of snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails. Summer and fall months give guests plenty of daylight and moderate temperatures to explore the surrounding meadows, peaks and valleys, as well as fish in plentiful mountain streams. The cabin is only accessible by motorized vehicle during the summer months and until snow closes the road. Guests may have to snowmobile, hike or ski up to six miles, depending on conditions. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.

      Recreation

      The surrounding hills and valleys are popular for hiking and backpacking in the summer and fall, and for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the winter. The cabin sits along the famous Lewis and Clark Trail, which led frontier explorers through the area in the early 1800s. The entire length of the trail covers 4,600 miles, showcasing some of the most beautiful and rugged areas of America. Hunting and fishing are also popular in the area. Mountain creeks and streams run near the cabin, and wildlife is abundant in the surrounding forest. It is also a popular place to watch for various bird species.

      Facilities

      The surrounding hills and valleys are popular for hiking and backpacking in the summer and fall, and for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the winter. The cabin sits along the famous Lewis and Clark Trail, which led frontier explorers through the area in the early 1800s. The entire length of the trail covers 4,600 miles, showcasing some of the most beautiful and rugged areas of America. Hunting and fishing are also popular in the area. Mountain creeks and streams run near the cabin, and wildlife is abundant in the surrounding forest. It is also a popular place to watch for various bird species.

      Natural Features

      The cabin is situated on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail at an elevation of about 7,300 feet. It is at the southwestern end of the Anaconda Mountains, near the Sapphire Range, in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. The Anacondas are home to abundant wildlife, including mountain lions, elk, deer, moose and bears (learn more about bear safety).

      • Equestrian
      • Toilets

      $45 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from Bloody Dick Cabin
      Camper-submitted photo from Bloody Dick Cabin
      Camper-submitted photo from Bloody Dick Cabin

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      Bloody Dick Cabin

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      Jackson, Montana

      Overview

      Bloody Dick Cabin, named after the English Trapper Richard "Bloody" Leigh, is a small wood frame cabin. Nestled in the evergreens near Reservoir Lake in Southwestern Montana's Bitterroot Mountains - the cabin is available for rental year-round. Popularity peaks during the summer and fall seasons with hikers, ohv enthusiasts, and big game hunters. During spring and winter, the nearby lake freezes promoting ice fishing while several area winter trails offer cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. During the snow free season- the cabin is accessible by passenger vehicle, however some portions are gravel, dirt and rock, making it rough and slow going. Snow conditions limit mobility in the area. Depending on the snow levels, renters may need to travel up to 23 miles by snowmobile or skis to reach the cabin. Renters are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities. There is no cell phone coverage in the area.

      Recreation

      Fishing is available in Bloody Dick Creek, as well as on nearby Reservoir Lake - where non-motorized boats are welcome. Anglers might catch a variety of trout, including Rainbow or Brown. Montana fishing licenses are required. All boats must be inspected and registered - to reduce the spread of aquatic nussiances. Hiking and mountain biking are popular at nearby trailheads. Trails include to the Nez Perce National Historic Trail, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing are popular in the area throughout the winter. Obtaining the South Beaverhead National Forest Map will aid in navigating the forest's roads and trails. Maps are available electronically (for mobile devices) or in paper form via a computer at http://www.fs.usda.gov/bdnf. Maps are also available at the Dillon District Office located at 420 Barrett Street Dillon, MT 59725 (406) 683-3958. Office hours are Monday - Friday 7:30 - 4:30.

      Facilities

      Fishing is available in Bloody Dick Creek, as well as on nearby Reservoir Lake - where non-motorized boats are welcome. Anglers might catch a variety of trout, including Rainbow or Brown. Montana fishing licenses are required. All boats must be inspected and registered - to reduce the spread of aquatic nussiances. Hiking and mountain biking are popular at nearby trailheads. Trails include to the Nez Perce National Historic Trail, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing are popular in the area throughout the winter. Obtaining the South Beaverhead National Forest Map will aid in navigating the forest's roads and trails. Maps are available electronically (for mobile devices) or in paper form via a computer at http://www.fs.usda.gov/bdnf. Maps are also available at the Dillon District Office located at 420 Barrett Street Dillon, MT 59725 (406) 683-3958. Office hours are Monday - Friday 7:30 - 4:30.

      Natural Features

      The cabin is located beneath the Continental Divide in a Lodgepole Pine Forest. Access from Highway 278 places the cabin around 25 miles south of Jackson, Montana. Access from Highway 324 is a similar distance northwest of Grant, MT. It is situated next to Bloody Dick Creek at an elevation of about 7,100 feet. The creek is fed by cold water springs in the area. A variety of shorebirds can be seen near the winding creek and plenty of wildlife make their home in the area as well. Bears, both Black and Grizzly, are present in the area - proper Food Storage is a REQUIRED. Reservoir Lake is about a mile north of the cabin. The 11-acre lake is equipped with a primitive boat ramp. A small campground sits on the edge of the lake.

        $55 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from May Creek Cabin
        Camper-submitted photo from May Creek Cabin
        Camper-submitted photo from May Creek Cabin
        Camper-submitted photo from May Creek Cabin
        Camper-submitted photo from May Creek Cabin
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        May Creek Cabin

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        Gibbonsville, Idaho

        Overview

        May Creek Cabin is located on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in western Montana. It was built by miners in the early 1900s and used by them for about 30 years. Hunters occupied it for about 30 years after that. The cabin went unused for nearly 30 years and was restored for public use in 1993. In 2011, more work was completed to enhance the quality and safety of the structure. Summer and fall months give visitors plenty of daylight and moderate temperatures to explore the surrounding meadows, peaks and valleys, as well as fish in plentiful mountain streams. The cabin can be accessed by driving to May Creek Campground and then hiking or skiing just over two miles, depending on conditions. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.

        Recreation

        Early explorers crossed through the area, leaving a variety of trails for hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding, including the Nez Perce Trail, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and the Continental Divide National Historic Trail. Historic sites are located along all routes. A GPS unit, compass and area maps are helpful in reaching the cabin and exploring the area. The surrounding hills and valleys are popular for hiking and backpacking in the summer and fall, and for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, although extreme caution is urged to avoid avalanche danger. Fishing and wading are available in the adjacent May Creek. Anglers might catch brook or rainbow trout, which are plentiful in the alpine waters.

        Facilities

        Early explorers crossed through the area, leaving a variety of trails for hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding, including the Nez Perce Trail, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and the Continental Divide National Historic Trail. Historic sites are located along all routes. A GPS unit, compass and area maps are helpful in reaching the cabin and exploring the area. The surrounding hills and valleys are popular for hiking and backpacking in the summer and fall, and for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, although extreme caution is urged to avoid avalanche danger. Fishing and wading are available in the adjacent May Creek. Anglers might catch brook or rainbow trout, which are plentiful in the alpine waters.

        Natural Features

        The rustic cabin is situated at the base of the Anaconda Mountain Range in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest of southwestern Montana. It is nestled in evergreen forest near the banks of May Creek at an elevation of about 6,600 feet. The Anacondas are home to abundant wildlife, including mountain lions, elk, deer, moose and bears (learn more about bear safety). This area is a major spot for elk calving.

        Nearby Attractions

        The Big Hole National Battlefield is located about nine miles east of the cabin. It is the site of the Nez Perce War of 1877, a battle between the Native American tribe, the United States Army and civilian volunteers.

          $45 / night

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          Camper-submitted photo from Gordon Reese Cabin
          Camper-submitted photo from Gordon Reese Cabin
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          Gordon Reese Cabin

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          Gibbonsville, Idaho

          Overview

          Gordon Reese Cabin provides a modern, well-equipped place to stay while enjoying the scenic western Montana mountain ranges. During the summer a variety of recreational opportunities exist in the surrounding area, including hunting, hiking and viewing abundant wildlife. The cabin is a feature along the Lewis and Clark Trail. During the winter months the Gordon Reese Cabin and surrounding areas transform into a winter wonderland. Surrounding the cabin are 32 kilometers of cross-country ski trails for which visitors enjoy various levels of difficulty. Gordon Reese Cabin is available as a warming hut to the public during the day, meaning the renters of the cabin do not have exclusive use of the facilities and are expected to act in a welcoming manner. The upstairs sleeping area can be closed off to provide limited privacy during the day when the cabin is used as a warming hut. In the summer, the cabin can be accessed by a short, level hike from a parking area less than a mile away. In the winter, the cabin is available by cross-country skiing the same distance. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.

          Recreation

          Popular activities include hiking, cross-country skiing and mountain biking on the area's many trails. The cabin sits along the famous Lewis and Clark Trail, which led frontier explorers through the area in the early 1800s. The entire length of the trail covers 4,600 miles, showcasing some of the most beautiful and rugged areas of America. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail also passes close by the Gordon Reese cabin. During summer months long-distance CDNST hikers will pass by this cabin daily.

          Facilities

          Popular activities include hiking, cross-country skiing and mountain biking on the area's many trails. The cabin sits along the famous Lewis and Clark Trail, which led frontier explorers through the area in the early 1800s. The entire length of the trail covers 4,600 miles, showcasing some of the most beautiful and rugged areas of America. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail also passes close by the Gordon Reese cabin. During summer months long-distance CDNST hikers will pass by this cabin daily.

          Natural Features

          The Gordon Reese Cabin was built in 2001 and is located in the Picnic Meadows area near Chief Joseph Pass, along the Montana-Idaho border. At the base of the Anaconda Mountain Range, the cabin sits in an evergreen forest with abundant wildlife in the area. Mountain lions, elk, deer, moose and bears can be found within the range (learn more about bear safety).

          Nearby Attractions

          Historic sites in the area include the Big Hole National Battlefield on the Nez Perce National Historic Trail. It is a commemorative site where war broke out in 1877 and is part of Big Hole National Battlefield, which is located about 15 miles east of the cabin.

            $75 / night

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