Hipcamp host Becky J.,
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This is a rustic and secluded (but easily accessed) cabin situated in the mountains on the bank of the North Fork of Bear Creek. It is located upon approximately 45 acres of private land that is adjacent to the Gallatin National Forest which can be accessed via a 1/4 mile walk from the Specimen Creek Outfitters base of operation.

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Becky a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


There are numerous biking opportunities on nearby roads and trails


Rafting and boating/fishing are very popular on the Yellowstone River located 6 miles SW of cabin at Gardiner (North Entrance t...Read more


The North Fork of Bear Creek and main Bear are great fishing streams. The Yellowstone River is easily accessed and is located ...Read more


Wonderful hiking opportunities are available on nearby trails or from cabin in virtually all directions.

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is offered by Specimen Creek Outfitters which operates upon the property. The base of operations is located a...Read more

Off-roading (OHV)

There are numerous ATV opportunities on nearby roads in area

Snow sports

Cross country skiing is available from the front door of the cabin. Cross county skiing is popular and there are numerous oppo...Read more

Whitewater paddling

Boating and fishing are popular on the Yellowstone River which can be accessed from Gardiner (North Entrance to Yellowstone) an...Read more

Wildlife watching

This property is shared by many species of wildlife.


Natural features you'll find at Cabin on bank of mountain stream in Montana.


The property is adjacent to the Gallatin National Forest and within several miles of the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness


The cabin is located in the mountains and the property is adjacent to the Gallatin National Forest.

River, stream, or creek

Located on the bank of the North Fork of Bear Creek - a mountain stream with origin in the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness


Specimen Creek Outfitters operates on this property in a guest ranch capacity. They offer horseback ride, and packout services.

Places to see near Specimen Creek Outfitters

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Hipcamper Jaime
Jaime R.
recommends this listing.
September 20th, 2021

Peaceful, out of the way, we’ll stocked, roomy cabin. If you don’t mind the road to get there, you’ll love the soothing natural setting.

Hipcamper Sharon
Sharon B.
recommends this listing.
September 9th, 2021

Beautiful cabin with way more amenities than I expected (propane, water in a cooler, linens). Loved the location for exploring Yellowstone during the day and getting away from crowds at night. I was worried about clearance on the country roads in my Honda Fit, but was absolutely fine in dry conditions. Would definitely stay here again.

Hipcamper Craig

Amazing cabin on mountain stream.

Craig B.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2021

This cabin and setting were absolutely amazing. Everything we needed for a whole week was provided. The hosts even borrowed us a ranch vehicle when we had trouble with our van battery. Such a neat experience with much privacy, decent fishing, and so much we could enjoy within an hour of the cabin. Thank you to Becky and Lloyd!!

Hipcamper Jaime

We loved this cabin ❤️

Jaime K.
recommends this listing.
August 12th, 2021

Beautiful property with a clean and well-kept cabin. The stream is awesome. There is a trailhead nearby we hiked. The staff at the horse ranch on the way to the cabin were very friendly and accommodating as well.

Hipcamper Kim

A stream runs by...off-grid cabin!

Kim L.
recommends this listing.
July 27th, 2021

This was a true off-grid cabin experience. The stream is right aside your window, making it a wonderfully peaceful place to rest your head. Well-equipped and clean cabin. Basic cots with thick mattress pads. Outhouse. Lanterns. Very away from it all - yet super close to North entrance of Yellowstone. We loved it. But note: We have a 4WD Jeep so making it to the cabin was easy. The road up is quite rough - be aware!

Hipcamper Danielle

Secluded getaway

Danielle E.
recommends this listing.
July 14th, 2021

This cabin was WONDERFUL. The surrounding scenery was beautiful, we had the use of two cabins, and she supplied us with everytging we needed for our stay! We were close to Yellowstone and the town of Gardiner which made our stay convenient as well. The out house was clean and well stocked with TP. We felt very secluded at this cabin, and loved every minute of it! 10/10 recommend and we would love to visit again someday!

Hipcamper Jordan
Jordan O.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2021

What a great escape…beautiful setting and plenty of privacy. Our family enjoyed the stream and nearby hikes while also using the cabin as a base camp for Yosemite. No electricity, no running water, no problem…the stove, lanterns, outhouse, potbelly stove & water jug were plenty for our two nights. Do note that cell service is nonexistent after you depart Gardiner, which is about 15 min away.

Hipcamper Keith
Keith R.
recommends this listing.
June 25th, 2021

Amazing property and the cabin was perfect. Clean, comfortable, with everything needed for a great stay. Owners were easy to work with, good communication overall. Ralph was so kind and great with our boys for a quick and unexpected horse trail ride. It was just a perfect stay, thank you! Just a 10 minute drive to the N. park entrance. We would choose this over staying in the park any day.

Hipcamper Liz
Liz G.
recommends this listing.
June 22nd, 2021

This place was better than we could have imagined. Absolutely beautiful, great cabin and friendly staff. We will be back for sure!


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