Ford Cabin Campground and Camping
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About the Campground
Ford is available from May 25 through March 15 each year. The cabin is not available March 16 to May 24 yearly.
Ford Cabin is 45 miles north of Columbia Falls along the Wild and Scenic North Fork of the Flathead River. The cabin was built in 1922 by Ralph Thayer and was part of the Ford Ranger Station. The cabin is available May 25 to March 15. Ford has a propane stove, lights, heater, and a vault toilet. The party size is 6 with one double bed and two bunk beds. Please pack out what you brought including your garbage. Grizzly bears live in the area; store your food, beverages, coolers, and garbage inside the cabin. Pets are not allowed at Ford. Commercial use of the cabins is prohibited (outfitter guides, groups or organizations with compensated leaders/chaperones).
Water is not available, please bring your own drinking water.
Services & Amenities
- Accessible Restroom
- Beds & Foam Pads
- Berry Picking
- Bird Watching
- Boat Ramp
- Broom & Dust Pan
- Cabin Rental
- Campground Store
- Hiking Trail
- Historic Sites
- Pots & Pans
- Propane & Cooking Stove
- Propane Lights
- River Access
- Table & Chairs
- Vault Toilet
- Wildlife Viewing
Jun 02 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
May 25 2011 -
Dec 31 2011
Alerts and Important Information
Water is not available due to winter conditions. Please be prepared and bring your own.
Grizzly Bears live in the area, store your food, beverages, coolers, and garbage inside the cabin.
Pets and livestock are not allowed at the cabin.
Please Pack it in Pack it out including garbage.
Reservations can be made one day in advance and there is a three day maximum stay limit.
Clean the cabin when you leave and take your garbage.
Rental fee is $35 per night.
For more information contact the Hungry Horse Glacier View Ranger District 406-387-3800.
Refunds will not be given due to inclement weather, road conditions, too much or little snow, etc.
Office hours are Monday-Friday am to 4:30 pm, 406-387-3800. Check in and check out time is 2pm. The combination to the cabin will be on your letter of confirmation from NRRS.
Please help conserve propane by minimizing the lights you have on and keeping the thermostat to 55 when you are not in the cabin. Please refer to the over the snow motor vehicle use maps for designated snowmobile routes and play areas.
Cabin can only be reserved up to 180 days in advance. No Water Available. Please bring your own drinking water.
Campground Contact Information
Open From: Jun 15 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Ford Cabin
Campground Phone: 406-387-3800
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
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More About Ford Cabin Campground
Ford Cabin is a campground located in Whitefish, Montana. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.
To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -114.3767 latitude, and -114.3767 longitude into your GPS device.
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