USDA Forest Service
Little Bear Cabin was built in 1938 and still looks much the same as it did back then. It is available year-round for recreationists, as well as for those who seek a quiet mountain retreat. The cabin can be accessed by vehicle during the summer and fall (June 16th - December 31st)…
- Drive-InPark next to your site
- Hike-InBackcountry sites.
Note that the gate on the road does not open until June 16. If you rent this before June 16 you have to ski, snowmobile or hike 10 miles, regardless of snow pack.
Drice to in the summer. Amazing views and hiking outside your door.
Little Bear Cabin is located in Montana
From Bozeman, MT: Drive west towards Four Corners, then south towards Big Sky/West Yellowstone on US Highway 191 for 14 miles to Little Bear Road which is on the left (east) side of Highway 191. This road turns into Forest Service Road 980. Summer, June 16 to December 31: Drive about 5.2 miles on the Little Bear Road. Turn right onto Wilson Creek Divide Road FS 3138 for approximately 6 more miles. The gate to the cabin will be on the right (north). The cabin combination will open the gate. Please close the gate behind you. Winter, December 31 to June 16: Park at or before the gate 3 to 5 miles from Highway 191 (depending on snow conditions). ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION: (Please refer to the Motor Vehicle Use Map ) Little Bear Road FS 980 is closed to all wheeled motorized vehicles from January 1st through June 15 beginning at the 2.7 mile gate (5 miles from Highway 191). Routes are open to snowmobiles in the winter but not tracked ATVs or UTVs. All wheeled motor vehicles must park to the side of the road before reaching the gate. Please do not block the gate. This is a groomed multi-use winter trail. Please obey traffic rules. Ride on the right side of the trail and ride with caution. Snowmobiles and bicycles must purchase a winter trail grooming pass to travel on groomed snowmobile routes. Contact Montana, Fish Wildlife and Parks for details.