Montana Island Challenge is the signature fundraising event of Combining 4 Kids. Our goal is to organize an event that will draw an audience to our community while raising funds for important youth organizations. The 2017 Montana Island Challenge will feature again a Run, Hike, or Bike event.

GREAT NEWS in 2017: Montana Island Challenge is a part of the Treasure State Trail Series!! The winner of the series will be crowned “Montana Trail Running State Champion” for 2017.  For more information, visit the TSTS page on the Montana Trail Crew website.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Fun Run:
Start time: 3:00 pm
Non timed event

5K Run:
Start time: 6:30 pm
Timed event

6 mile Run:
Start time: 6:00 pm
Timed event


12 pm - 8pm

5K Hike:
Start time: 6:30 pm
Non timed event

6 mile Hike:
Start time: 6:00 pm
Non timed event


Half Marathon:
Start time: 5:00 pm
Timed event



Cottonwood Log Cabins
5754 Lower Cottonwood Creek Rd
Lewistown, MT 59457
Phone: 406-538-8411


Cabins with Kitchens and Showers available for rent.

Campers will have access to a cold primitive show and that Portable Potties will be onsite for campers to use.

Camper (no hook ups):
Per Night is $20
Third Night is Half Price

Per Night is $15
Third Night is Half Price

Directions From Lewistown – 11.4 miles

To get to the Cottonwood Cabins from Lewistown, simply head West. The map shows leaving town on the truck bypass, but you can just as easily head South on Main St and leave town that way. It’s 11.4 miles from the corner of first and Main.

Once you are headed West, you will take a right on Lower Cottonwood Creek Rd. There is a left turn lane at that same point for the folks headed South on the Glengarry Rd. You want to turn North on Lower Cottonwood Creek Rd.

Now Simply proceed down lower cottonwood creek rd. After 2 miles the road turns to the West. Stay on it. In 2 more miles you will see the turn into the Cottonwood Log Cabins. Take the left and then stay to the left. That will take you right to the pavilion.

Campers! There is plenty of room for campers in any grassy area towards the pavilion. Please DO NOT park in any hay fields! Thank You! Pay the $20 camping fee directly to Cottonwood Cabins.