The Trail Creek Cabin is situated along the trail system between Bozeman and Livingston Ranger Districts at an elevation of 6,200 feet. The cabin has a wood stove, propane lantern (renters should bring their own propane canister) and no drinking water. There is a corral available for horse users. The cabin may be reserved up to six months in advance. Maximum people 4. $35/night fee. Open June 1 through March 31
May be accessed from two directions. For foot, ski or horse travel begins at the trailhead on Newman Creek. To reach the trailhead travel south off Interstate 90 (Exit 316) on Trail Creek Road for approximately 7 miles; then west on the Newman Creek Road (no road sign) to the trailhead (1 mile). During the winter one may not be able to drive the 1 mile on Newman Creek Road. The trail to the cabin is 1.9 miles, with the first 1.5 miles crossing private property so please stay on the trail. (Note: for those coming from the south; the Newman Creek Road turnoff is 5.5 miles north of the Trail Creek Road/Divide Road junction.) Snowmobile and ATV travel is from the Goose Creek Trailhead. To reach this trailhead, travel south off Interstate 90 (Exit 316) on Trail Creek Road for 3 miles; then west on the Goose Creek road for 2 miles to the locked gate. Parking is available at this point. The cabin is located 5.25 miles further up the road and is accessible only by foot, horse, bike, ATV, motorcycle or snowmobile.
Courtesy of USDA Forest Service