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Family Vacation...Montana Style!

Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge is the ultimate dude ranch adventure! As a third generation, family operated guest ranch, this Montana destination offers you everything you expect in a rustic, relaxing ranch environment, with plenty of western hospitality and exciting activities to make your stay truly unforgettable. Located in the mountains of Northwest Montana and directly on the shores of Flathead Lake, the Lodge's charming accommodations offer traditional wood furnishings and the comfort of home. Take in the beautiful views on an invigorating horseback ride, or head to the lake for a day of sailing and canoe races. The ranch offers kids activities to keep the little ones entertained, plus delicious meals to enjoy throughout your stay!


At Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge, the all-inclusive package is a seven-day vacation with guests all arriving and departing on Sundays with accommodations in their spacious lodge. The ranch offers an abundance of recreation including a full horse and water program, all onsite activities, family-style Western cuisine, a cozy lodge atmosphere, and a full schedule of nightly and weekly events for the whole family.


Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge offers the ultimate family vacation. With unlimited horse and water recreation, unmatched Western hospitality, and cozy accommodations, you'll have everything you need to experience a fun-filled vacation. The kids will love learning how to ride horseback, arts and crafts, and scavenger hunts. At Flathead Lake, you can enjoy family activities such as sailing and kayaking together on the water. When you're ready for some relaxation, unwind in your charming cabin before gearing up for another day of fun!


Take your team to an inspiring location for your next meeting or business event. At Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge, you'll find a refreshing environment that's sure to get everyone in the right frame of mind. Their meeting rooms accommodate from 30-125 people and offer beautiful views of the Flathead Lake. Let their professional staff assist you in details such as audio/visual equipment and guest accommodations!


Come host your family reunion at Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge! Experience western Montana hospitality and the comfort of your family in a refreshing setting. Here, you can enjoy the lodge's cozy accommodations, hearty meals and a wide range of activities including horseback riding, sailing, scavenger hunts and more!


Say "I do" on the shore of Flathead Lake! At Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge, you and your sweetheart can indulge in the picture-perfect wedding experience. The rustic ranch atmosphere and the breathtaking natural setting is sure to enchant every one of your guests. Let their professional staff assist you in making your dream celebration a reality!


Located right on Flathead Lake, you'll be surrounded by beautiful Montana nature everywhere you turn! Enjoy the beautiful mountain views of Northwest Montana by taking a scenic horseback ride or a hike. You won't want to forget your camera when you visit Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge.


Make sure to bring your fishing gear along with you when you stay at Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge! Located on right on the shores of Flathead Lake, you'll have easy access to these great fishing waters and a variety of bass and panfish. Head out on a boat ride or simply stay on the shore and cast to your heart's delight. You'll have a blast reeling in your catch in Montana!


Escape to the beautiful mountains of Northwest Montana, right on the shores of Flathead Lake, and simply enjoy quality time with your loved one. At Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge, you can experience a unique and romantic vacation that is all on your terms. Enjoy their cozy accommodations, hearty meals, and multitude of activities. Whether you spend a day out horseback riding, or simply unwind on the lake shores, you're sure to have a great time with your sweetheart.


Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge is a historic third generation, family operated guest ranch located in the mountains of Northwest Montana and directly on the shores of Flathead Lake. The Lodge offers the ultimate family vacation with unlimited horse and water recreation, on top of unmatched Western hospitality. Explore the beautiful setting on horseback rides, hiking trips and much more!


Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge is located directly on the shores of Flathead Lake - the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi! Enjoy the refreshing lakeside atmosphere as you indulge in a variety of exciting water activities. Sail across the clear blue water, join in a thrilling canoe race, or just make a splash with the kids. There are plenty of exhilarating ways to spend an afternoon!


Celebrate your marriage in style at Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge. Newlyweds deserve a once-in-a-lifetime experience of quiet and serenity! Escape to the banks of Flathead Lake amongst large fir and pine trees! Enjoy Montana-Style dining at the onsite restaurant, and make sure to try one of their famous "un-done" brownies. Cherish the love you share as you begin a new chapter in your lives together!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Guests at Averill's enjoy the cozy ambiance found in our historic log cabins and rustic lodges. Tucked along the banks of Flathead Lake amongst large fir and pine trees, each room at this guest ranch has its own unique touches. Each features a great view overlooking Flathead Lake. For an all-inclusive option, they offer accommodations in their spacious lodge with a one week minimum during their peak season.

Dude Ranch

Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge offers an unique ranch experience that you're sure to never forget. With unlimited horse and Flathead Lake activities, your family will be begging for a longer stay. The complete horse program offers private lessons, a family rodeo, and endless trails through the private elk preserve and 2,000 acres of Montana wilderness.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 45 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Kalispell
  • Nearby Water Flathead Lake
  • Open Dates Jun 18 to Aug 27

Plan your next group event at Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge.

Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge is available for executive retreats, conferences, and much more during the fall and spring. Please give us a call to discuss your specific group and needs.

For more information please call +1 (866) 204 - 4883 or Send Inquiry.

Nearest Airports

  • Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) / 36.4 miles
  • Missoula International Airport (MSO) / 66.3 miles
  • Lethbridge County Airport (YQL) / 131.3 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Golf Course
  • Kayaking
  • Beach
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Sailing
Room Amenities
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Live Entertainment
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Team Tournaments
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Shuttle Service
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Catering
  • Concierge
  • Fishing Guides
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
P.O. Box 248 Bigfork, Montana 59911 United States  
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