Porcupine Cabin


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At 6,400ft elevation sits the Porcupine Cabin.  This three-room cabin has bunk beds and mattresses that sleep up to eight people.  No bedding provided. There is a table and chairs and a wood-burning stove for heat. The cabin sits at the foothills of the Crazy Mountains.  No water. Water, electricity, and propane canisters for the lantern are not provided. Guests need to bring their own drinking water, cooking gear, food, bedding, fire starters (matches and newspaper), extra toilet paper, flashlights, first aid kit, cookware, dishes, and utensils, among other necessities. The cabin will need to be cleaned and all trash carried out. Vaulted toilet outside. 

Winter road access 2 miles can be by snowmobile, cross-country skis, and snowshoes.  Summer access with high clearance vehicles.  

$65/night fee. 


At the north end of Wilsall turn east off Highway 89 onto the Shields River Road, continue north about 8 miles to the Porcupine Road. Turn east and proceed 8 miles to Porcupine cabin.

Courtesy of USDA Forest Service

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