American Prairie Reserve’s hut system provides visitors with a base camp from which to explore the Reserve. In the tradition of other hut systems around the world these huts offer comfortable and affordable accommodations in spectacular settings.
For those who’d like a full-service option – including meals, sleeping bags, and guided tours – please contact our friends at Lewis and Clark Trail Adventures. Custom trips are available for groups of six or more.
Rates and reservations:
$125 for entire hut
American Prairie Reserve supporters receive a 20% discount.
Located high above the Missouri River valley, the Founders Hut has views of numerous Central Montana mountain ranges. Two track roads are ideal for hiking, biking, and winter cross-country skiing. From April to October 19th it is possible to reach the hut via 4WD vehicle in dry conditions. October 20th to November 3rd the hut is accessed by way of a 6.75-mile walk, bike or ski. The hut is closed from November 3rd to April. The spring opening date is dependent on snow melt and road conditions, stay tuned to this page or check the @apr_info twitter feed for updates.