A cozy cabin for four overlooking the beautiful Montana landscape from 8,425-feet elevation? Yes please! The Garnet Mountain Lookout Cabin was once a fire lookout but is now your key to a memorable getaway in any season. Accessible on foot, horse, or off-road vehicle by a 3.5-mile, uphill trail (in the winter add another 7 miles on skis or snowmobile) means you’ll likely have the area to yourself. Once there, fire up the wood stove, cook dinner with the provided cookware, and then kick back on the balcony to watch the sunset, stargaze, and try to spot some iconic wildlife.
Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports


Natural features you'll find at Garnet Mountain Fire Lookout.

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Hipcamper Angela
Angela Y.
recommends this listing.
December 7th, 2017

The view is amazing!! If you can find someone with a four wheeler getting gear up there is a plus. Cross country skiing this mountain in winter is quite a trek but with so much quiet beauty.

Hipcamper Graham
Graham G.
recommends this listing.
February 21st, 2017

Bring a propane cylinder and extra mantle for the Coleman lantern.

Garnet Mountain Fire LookoutGarnet Mountain Fire LookoutGarnet Mountain Fire Lookout
Custer Gallatin National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(406) 587-6701
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45.427° N, 111.206° W
Unknown price
Cabin & Lodging: 1 Site
(Up to 4 people per site)

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