Wildlife Sighted: Many snakes, black bear and tons of deer, elk,
moose, mountain lion and bear scat
Access road to Loon Creek Trailhead only open
There is a fairly large, grassy flat
area with a good sized primitive site slightly before Owen Cabin,
and there is ample space for a tent or two right next to the cabin.
Next best closest camping is at
Upper Loon Hot Springs (1-4).
Just past the Upper Loon Hot Springs
(1-4) comes Owen Cabin. The source
(pictured above) is filled with goobers and rust colored algae. It
drains into Loon Creek where the remnants of a couple pools from the
past lie. The very low flow from the source was the obvious reason why
no one had rebuilt the pools. However, there is a decent campsite in the
meadow nearby, and historic Owen Cabin lies on the edge of the meadow in