Lost Cabin Lake Recreation Trail is a 9.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Harrison, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length9.9 miElevation gain1,847 ftRoute typeOut & back
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Samantha D
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Backpacking

Trail is in excellent condition, mind you, supposed to be a 10 mile roundtrip versus what is listed here. I did not keep track of miles, but based on hiking speed, I'm going to venture to guess 10 miles is pretty accurate. We walked the extra 1.4 miles (one way) from the vault bathroom down the road near signage and a great car camp spot. Be sure to head right at the fork and up the road versus left. A TON of folks, us included, hit the wrong road to this trail and Lake Louise trail due to Google maps. In other words, head right and down the road where the signage points you in the direction of Sailor Lake. Additional signage along the road will get you on to this hike and Lake Louise just fine. Be aware of the road, and have at least some clearance on your vehicle. We were one of three who backpacked in and camped overnight. Felt like we had the place to ourselves and there are plenty of camp spots on and near the lake. Some are a bit close in proximity, but no shortage of spots if you are in a pinch. The grade and technicality of this trail are quite simple. Would be a good beginner backpack trip if you need that. Much less traffic than Lake Louise, so would recommend any day.

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Katie Hunter
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HikingRocky

You need a four wheel drive to make the road up to the trailhead. Bear sign at trailhead, luckily we didn’t encounter one! Lake is beautiful!!! Hike is 9.0 mile round trip according to Apple Watch!

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Anna Bergerson
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I would not recommend this trail until August. It was snow-packed with water running below us when we did this hike last July. The trail was hardly visible most of the time and there was water running beneath the snow which is dangerous. The view of the lake is gorgeous !

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Mary Rose Cloninger
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Hiking

Great hike. Beautiful lake. Bug spray is a must. Hike round trip is closer to 10 miles. sign at bottom says 5 miles. I used GPS on my way out and it was just under 5.

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Bryce Morgan
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a great gradual hike to a beautiful lake with great fishing for cutthroat

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Steve Quiroz
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Bring your bug spray

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casey grote
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Good hike .Pretty lake, trail was good and no big hills, great views.

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Tim Mclean
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great hike. lower part of hike not to exiting. Trail is in great shape. The lake is awesome but was very windy. Veiws at the top are great.

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Andrew Pike
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Hiking
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Krystin Feight
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Hiking
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Krystin Feight
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Hiking
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Jeremy Wicker
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Thomas Thomas Chard
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Sarah Sapp
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Hiking
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