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Overview Service & Activities
About Mystic Lake Cabin is situated near the southeast shore of Mystic Lake in the Gallatin Range approximately 13 miles southeast of Bozeman, Montana. It was built in the summer of 1930, is open year-round and has a corral for horses. It is 10 miles via the Bozeman Creek Trail and 5 1/2 miles via New World Gulch Trail. Mystic Lake Cabin is in a non-motorized area. Travel by horse, hike, mountain bike, ski or snowshoe. Mystic Lake contains rainbow, brook, and cutthroat trout. There is no electricity and no running water. Capacity is 4 people as cabin has 4 mattresses. A woodstove that the Forest Service supplies the firewood. Basic cooking supplies are provided. The outhouse is located about 100 yards to the southeast of the cabin. Price is $30 per night and the cabin can be reserved from 1 to 5 nights. Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance. Last minute reservations (up to 3 nights in advance) are available by calling or going to the Bozeman Ranger Station (406) 522-2520.
MAILING ADDRESS 3710 Fallon Street, Suite C
Bozeman, MT 59718
CONTACT 406-522-2520
FAX 406-522-2528
PAYMENT METHODS Cash, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State)
RESERVATIONS Reservations Required, Walk-Ins Welcome
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS HOW TO GET TO THE NEW WORLD GULCH TRAILHEAD: From Bozeman, go east 4.5 miles on Interstate 90 to the Bear Canyon Exit. Then head west for 0.5 miles to Bear Canyon Road. Follow Bear Canyon Road for 3.5 miles to the New World Gulch parking area about 0.25 miles before the old Bozeman Ski Lodge. Please make sure to park well off the road. ABOUT THE TRAIL: The New World Gulch Trail is approximately 5.5 miles of steep trail to Mystic Lake Ranger Station. The trail closely follows the creek bed and climbs to a gate marking National Forest boundary. This part of the trail is steep with even steeper pitches. After passing through the gate, the trail breaks away from the creek and meanders through open meadows, then climbs slightly through lodgepole and spruce stands to the fenced and well-marked boundary between New World Gulch and the Bozeman Creek drainage. From the divide, the trail drops down to the northeast shoreline to the Mystic Lake Ranger Station and meets the trail to Bozeman Creek. The cabin is located on the south end of Mystic Lake. HOW TO GET TO THE BOZEMAN CREEK TRAILHEAD: From Bozeman, follow S Third for 4 miles to Nash Road. Go east on Nash for 1 mile to Sourdough Canyon Road #979. The parking area is 1 mile south on Sourdough Canyon Road. ABOUT THE TRAIL: The trail follows Bozeman Creek for the first several miles. After you have traveled approximately 9 miles, take the trail to the left marked Mystic Lake and proceed 1 more mile to the cabin.
ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Fishing Hiking Lake Fishing

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