Montana Forest Service Log Cabins: Mill Creek

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Mill Creek Cabin

For luxury in a rustic cabin, check out the Mill Creek Cabin, that has electricity and running water during the summer months. Read More

  • The Mill Creek Cabin is located southeast of Livingston in Paradise Valley.
  • This cabin has electricity and running water in the summer.
  • The cabin is accessible by vehicle all year.
  • You can make reservations by calling or going to the Forest Service Office 406-222-1892: 5242 Hwy 89 South Livingston, MT.

Overview
Mill Creek Cabin was built in 1927 and was wired with electricity in 1958. It is the only cabin in the Livingston Ranger District that has electrical power. This cabin is a 20 x 14 foot cozy, log structure with a front & back porch

Location
The cabin is located off the Mill Creek Road, overlooking the creek and across from the Snowbank Campground.

Directions
The Mill Creek Cabin is located Southeast of Livingston in Paradise Valley.

  • To reach the cabin, drive south from Livingston on Highway 89 for approximately 15 miles.
  • Turn left (east) on Mill Creek Road #468 (there is a sign on the road).
  • From this point, it is approximately 12 more miles to the cabin.
  • The first 6 miles of Mill Creek Road are paved with the remainder being gravel.
  • The cabin (marked as the Mill Creek Work Center/ station) will be on your right, just before the Snowbank Campground.
  • In winter, the road is plowed to the Snowbank snowmobile parking area, which is beyond the cabin.

Reservations
The Mill Creek Cabin is available for reservations all year. You can actually drive to the cabin in the winter because the road is plowed.

You can make reservations up to 3 days in advance by calling or going to the Forest Service Office 406-222-1892: 5242 Hwy 89 South Livingston, MT or by Booking Online.

Specifics

  • Season or Open Dates – This cabin is available for reservations all year.
  • Fee – Price is $45.00 per night and the cabin can be reserved from 1 to 5 nights.
  • Capacity - Capacity for this facility is 4 people.
  • Cabin Amenities – Mill Creek Cabin has electricity.
    Water is available inside the cabin from mid-June to mid-September.
    Bring your own water (in winter) or treat water from the creek.
    Inside the cabin are two bunk beds w/mattresses, but no bedding. Other items include a wood burning stove for heat, electric stove for cooking, but no cooking or eating utensils are furnished.
    The front porch has a picnic table & benches.
    There is a woodshed stocked with wood.
    An outdoor vault toilet is located near the cabin.
    A corral located across the parking area from the cabin is available for use. Maximum number of stock allowed in the corral is 4.
    Water for stock is available only in the summertime with a hose, trough & outdoor spigot.

Nearby Activities & Attractions
Several multiuse trails exist in the area which will afford the recreationist many opportunities of enjoyment.

Renters can enjoy bird watching, hiking, mountain biking, and wildlife viewing.

In the winter, there is cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

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