Silvertip Cabin

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 This is a fee cabin rental site located 70 miles south of the town of Hungry Horse on the gravel East Side Reservoir Road #38. The cabin is located at an elevation of 4,400 feet and is open from July 1 through Labor Day, early September. Group size is limited to 8 people. Silvertip Cabin is situated in a stand of trees. It is accessible by a 1-1/2 mile long Spotted Bear River Trail #83 7/1 through 8/31, and by a 4-1/2 mile long Spotted Bear River Trail #83 from Beaver Creek Campground when the Silvertip Trailhead is closed 5/15 through 6/30, and 9/1 through 11/30. The cabin gets moderate use when it is rented on Friday through Sunday nights. It is used as a base for accessing Spotted Bear River Trail #83 and Silvertip Creek Trail #89. There are no tables or metal fire rings. There is a pit toilet. There is no potable water, but water is available from Spotted Bear River º mile away and must be treated prior to consumption. Stock is allowed at the site. There are a hitchrail and corral. Weed Seed Free Feed is required on all national forest lands. There is no garbage service and visitors need to plan to Pack It In, and Pack It Out. There is a food storage order in effect on all national forest land that requires that human and stock food, garbage, and other attractants are kept unavailable to bears. This is a remote location and there is no cell phone service in the area. The closest public phone is located 16 miles west at the Spotted Bear Ranger Station. Phone, gas, and food are located 70 miles north in the town of Hungry Horse.

$50/night fee.

14 day stay limit.

Directions: Silvertip Cabin is accessed from Highway 2. From the town of Hungry Horse, drive east on Highway 2 for Ω mile to the East Side Reservoir Road #38. Turn right (south) onto Road #38 and drive on through the town of Martin City. After two miles the pavement ends and the gravel East Side Reservoir Road continues on 54 miles to the Spotted Bear River Road #568. Turn left (east) on Spotted Bear River Road and drive 14 miles until the end of the road at Silvertip Trailhead, from 7/1-8/31. It is a 1-1/2 mile walk or horse ride on Spotted Bear River Trail #83 to Silvertip Cabin, which is located on the left (north) side of the trail. From 5/15 - 6/30, and 9/1-11/30 the trailhead is at Beaver Creek Campground Trailhead and it is s 4-1/2 mile walk to the cabin. NOTE: Road #38 between mileposts 37 and 53, and the entire Road #568 both have a winter wildlife closure from 12/1 - 5/14. The last 3 miles of Road #568 are open
7/1 - 8/31.

Courtesy of USDA Forest Service

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