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Eagle Guard Station

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About This Campground

Eagle Guard Station is located in high grasslands and surrounded by a scattered forest in the Elkhorn Mountains in west-central Montana.

The former Eagle Creek Ranger Station was built by miner Richard Owen in 1895. While his family lived there, the area was in a booming gold rush. In 1908, the…

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1 Review of Eagle Guard Station

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Carla S.
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2016

Eagle Guard Station & Crow Creek Campground

A long rough drive, very rocky, narrow roads to site but definitely worth the making! Secluded and serene campsites along Crow Creek with Fishing, there are no bathrooms, dry would fall for firewood, no fountains or water this must be packed in as well, closest store is in Townsend, pests are…

  • Morning Hike To The Falls
  • Sunset Over Camp
  • Crow Creek Camp

Location

Eagle Guard Station is located in Montana

Directions

All mileage is approximate from the highway. From Helena, take Highway 287 for 26 miles southeast towards Townsend, Montana. Turn right on Indian Creek Road just before crossing the Missouri River. Travel for 3 miles, then turn left onto Forest Road #4031 (purple sign). Travel 5 miles to an intersection and stay to the right. This road will lead down a hill, into a narrow canyon and under a conveyor belt for the current mining operations in that area. Stay to the left, but continue on Forest Road #4031 for another 2.5 miles. Turn right and travel 0.5 miles to the cabin. From December 2 through May 15, the last 4 miles are not open to motorized vehicles. Access to the cabin is by foot, ski, or horseback.

Coordinates

46.32388812 N
111.74444475 W

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