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Axolotl Cabin

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About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

Axolotl Cabin is located approximately 14 miles southwest of Ennis, Montana, in the foothills of the Gravelly Range. The cabin provides access to a variety of outdoor recreational activities and breathtaking views as it peers over the Madison Valley. The cabin is at an elevation of about 7,000 feet…

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  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Alcohol
  • Fires

Reviews

1 Review of Axolotl Cabin

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Kathi F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2021

Beautiful area

I have not had the pleasure of renting the cabin, but I have seen it while riding in the area. It's a lookout cabin; so it stands high on stilts to watch for fires. I have ridden some of the trails and it's a beautiful place to ride deep in the forest surrounding the lake. The trails are clearly…

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Location

Axolotl Cabin is located in Montana

Directions

From Ennis - Most Direct Route - 4 WD/High Clearance Vehicle Strongly Recommended -Take State Highway 287 towards Virginia City - About 1/4 mile east of mile marker 11 (or 3/4 mile west of mile marker 10) turn South into the paved parking area near the top of Virginia City Hill. - Pass through the gate with the cattle guard at the west end of the parking area. Proceed 3.1 miles on the dirt road. The road will descend a very steep hill and intersect with another road. - Turn Left (east) at the intersection. Go 0.7 miles, and the cabin will be on the right (south) hand side of the road. There will be a locked gate to mark the 0.25 mile driveway. If you come to Twin Lakes parking area and vault latrine turn around its right up the hill from you.

Coordinates

45.24055524 N
111.87138882 W

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About This Campground

Axolotl Cabin is located approximately 14 miles southwest of Ennis, Montana, in the foothills of the Gravelly Range. The cabin provides access to a variety of outdoor recreational activities and breathtaking views as it peers over the Madison Valley. The cabin is at an elevation of about 7,000 feet and is adjacent to Axolotl Lakes Wilderness Study Area.

Recreation

Recreation opportunities abound in the surrounding area including numerous small lakes for exploring, excellent areas for hiking, wildlife viewing, and horseback riding. The world famous Madison River winds through the valley below.

Facilities

The cabin sleeps a maximum of seven people. There is a queen bed, a queen-size fold out futon and two single bunkbeds. No bedding is provided. The cabin is equipped with a stove/oven, refrigerator, barbeque, wood stove in the bedroom area, fireplace, outside fire pit, and an outhouse. There is non-potable water available. There is solar electricity in the cabin and the lights are now electric instead of propane. Two small corrals near the cabin can accommodate two horses each. You are required to bring your own certified weed seed-free feed; no grazing is allowed.

Natural Features

Axolotl Salamanders exist in a few of the nearby lakes. Several lakes provide ample opportunities for fishing. The surrounding lands are primarily managed by the Bureau of Land Management and provide a variety of recreational opportunities.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors to the area may like to explore nearby Virginia City and Nevada City historic districts.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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