Kading Cabin - Helena
Kading Cabin can be accessed via Little Blackfoot Road at Elliston Road plowed within 7 miles of cabin. It is available all year except from April 15 - June 1. Access may be restricted during spring breakup. It has a four person capacity; cost $30.00. Maximum stay of 5 nights.
The cabin has four beds with mattresses, a table and four chairs, cabinets, drawers, a woodstove and cook stove. A water spigot is located outside the cabin and operates most of the winter. Also available are gas lanterns, silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, pots and pans, firewood, axe, shovel, outhouse and cleaning supplies.
Although it is not as isolated in the summer months, due to the adjacent campground, one can still escape the fast pace of town. There is plenty of hiking, fishing, wildlife and wildflower viewing to be had along the numerous trails and roads that can be accessed within a short distance from the cabin. For mining history buffs, there are plenty of historic mines, including Charter Oak Mine and Mill and the Monarch Mine.
The Kading Cabin is located 40 miles southwest of Helena. It can be found by traveling 1 mile east of Elliston off US Highway 12, then 13 miles south on Forest Road 227.
All year except 4/1.
Big Game, Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Snowmobiling