Camper submitted image from Moose Creek Cabin - 1
View All
Camper submitted image from Moose Creek Cabin - 2
Buildings
Camper submitted image from Moose Creek Cabin - 3
Facilities
Camper submitted image from Moose Creek Cabin - 4
Nature
Camper submitted image from Moose Creek Cabin - 5
Official

Established Camping

Moose Creek Cabin

About

USDA Forest Service

Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest

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

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.

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.

Suggest an Edit

Location

Moose Creek Cabin is located in Montana

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Helena, take U.S. Highway 12, and travel west for 7 miles to Rimini county road. From this intersection, take Rimini Road to the south approximately 4 miles to the cabin. It is located on the east side of the road just past the entrance to Moose Creek Campground. Parking is available to the north of the cabin. A footbridge across Moose Creek provides access from the parking area to the cabin. Vehicles are not allowed within the fenced area. Please make sure you park well off the road.

Address

2880 Skyway Drive
Helena, MT 59602

Coordinates

46.5252778 N
112.255 W

Open in Google Maps

Is Moose Creek Cabin sold out?

Quickly grab cancellations!

Learn More

Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets