Cummings Cabin - Lincoln
Cummings Cabin offers a quiet, rustic place to get away and enjoy your National Forest. Cummings Cabin is a historic mining cabin, representative of the old mining cabins that dotted the countryside in the greater Lincoln area around 1910. The cabin has been determined eligible for inclusion to the National Register of Historic Places.
Cummings Cabin is located 8.5 miles from Lincoln, Montana. The area around the cabin provides for a multitude of things to do and see. A number of hiking trails, including the Continental Divide Nation Scenic Trail and the Scapegoat Wilderness Backcountry Trail System lay within close proximity to the cabin. Nearby trout streams offer good fishing opportunities. The cabin also offers winter recreation opportunities with cross-country ski trails out the back door and nearby access to over 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails.
Cummings cabin has no modern bathroom facilities or electricity. The cabin is equipped with a wood stove, candles, table, 2 twin mattresses, 1 double mattress, limited eating utensils, pots and pans and cleaning supplies. Because of vandalism problems, the presence of these items is not guaranteed. Visitors should plan to bring their own equipment, including a camp stove, dishes, cooking utensils, containers for carrying water, drinking water, lanterns, flashlights, sleeping bags, and pillows. There is a hand pump with potable drinking water available from Memorial Day weekend until November 20. Firewood is provided. An outdoor toilet is located just outside the cabin gate.
Rental fee is $25 per night, for up to 5 consecutive nights.
Cummings Cabin is located in grizzly bear country! The Food Storage Order is in effect throughout the Lincoln-Ranger District. All bear attractants must be stored in a bear-resistant manner, including all food and beverages, grease, garbage, any and all parts of harvested animals. Coolers are not a bear-resistant container!
The cabin is located 8.5 miles east of Lincoln, Montana and can be reached via Hogum Creek Road, which is approximately 6 miles east of Lincoln on Highway 200. Follow the Hogum Creek Road to the Black Diamond Road. The Black Diamond Road will take you to the cabin driveway. A private cabin is located on the corner just at the left hand turn into the driveway. During times of snowfall, the road is generally plowed from Highway 200 to the junction of Hogum Creek Road and Black Diamond Road. The road is occasionally plowed all the way to the driveway of the cabin. From the beginning of the driveway to the cabin site the distance is just over one tenth of a mile. Please respect the private lands that border the west side of the cabin site.
Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Snowmobiling