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Windy Pass Cabin

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service


Windy Pass Cabin was built in 1934. It provides a rustic mountain retreat with few amenities, so guests need to bring most of their own supplies and gear to make their experience comfortable and enjoyable. The cabin is available from June 16th through October 14th each year. It is…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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

Site Types

  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


1 Review of Windy Pass Cabin

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Shawn S.
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2019

Worth the hike

This is a great spot located right below the ride in a little valley. The hike to get there isn’t to bad but the drive to the trail head can be a bit of a challenge. Nice size cabin with an out house and a nice size fire pit out front. Lots of room out side the cabin for tents and fire wood is…


Windy Pass Cabin is located in Montana


There is no motorized access to this cabin. From Bozeman, MT: Drive west towards Four Corners, then south towards Big Sky/West Yellowstone on US Highway 191 for about 35 miles. Turn left (east) onto Portal Creek Road, FS 984. Travel for 3.5 miles to the FS Road 6959 and FS Road 984 junction. Take the right fork (southeast) and stay on FS Road 984 toward Upper Portal Creek/Windy Pass Trailhead and drive for 5.3 more miles. Stay to the left on FS Rd. 984 past the junction of FS Road 2686 (to the Hidden Lakes Trailhead). From the Windy Pass/Upper Portal Creek trailhead hike Trail 82 for 2.5 miles to the junction with Windy Pass Trail 420. Turn left unto Trail 420 and hike about 1/4 mile to the Windy Pass Cabin. Elevation gain: 1,300 ft. This cabin is closed from October 15 through June 15 each year. ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION: (Please refer to the Motor Vehicle Use Map and the Interim Summer Trails of the Hyalite Porcupine Buffalo Horn Wilderness Study Area) Trails 82, 96, 420, and the area around the Windy Pass Cabin are closed to all motor vehicles year around.


45.26527798 N
111.101388 W

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