Blending the timeless allure of Montana wilderness with modern amenities, this ranch celebrates the past and embraces the present.
Saddle up and steer your trusty steed through the mountain meadows, which showcase soaring eagles, galloping elk, and ambling moose. The trout-teeming Gallatin River will turn you into a fly fishing fanatic and you’ll delight in carving up the slopes of any of the three nearby ski resorts. Trek through the infamous Yellowstone National Park and soak in the stunning scenery. After a day of adventure, escape to your deluxe cabin and curl up with a good book beside the wood-burning fireplace.
Set against the majestic backdrop of Glacier National Park, Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge's beauty only serves to complement it's amenities.
Averill’s offers an incredible central location from which to set out on your adventures, then return for some luxurious relaxation. Get outside into the idyllic Montana environment and partake in whatever fits your fancy. From horseback tours to kayaking to relaxing lake cruises, it's pretty obvious that you won't lack for something fun to occupy your time. Of course, you could always just go and spend some time in one of the world’s most beautiful places: Glacier National Park.
Our #3 pick is the perfect ranch to kick up some dust and let your yodel echo through the Rockies.
Perched 4400 feet high in the Rocky Mountains, Rich Ranch is a proud continuation of the Rich family’s passion for the rural country life of Montana. Soak in the non-stop excitement of adrenaline-pumping hunting trips, horseback trail rides, and action-packed snowmobile cruises. You will never go hungry - hearty buffet style meals and on-the-lawn BBQ’s make sure of that. Duplex cabins and a 4 bedroom/4 bath lodge give you a place to hang up your chaps after a hard day of yee-hawing, cowboy.
This rustic yet accommodating ranch offers timeless mountain-side adventures for cowboys and cowgirls of all ages!
Just a stone’s throw from the infamous Yellowstone National Park, the entire family will enjoy the guided tours of this national treasure. Explore the pine-dotted trails and sprawling prairies on horseback, toss a line into the trout-filled Gallatin River, or admire the natural splendor of Montana on a hay ride. After a day of family fun, mosey on back to the ranch and kick back on the forest furniture beside the crackling flames of the wood-burning fireplace.
Resting at the base of Spencer Mountain, every season is peak season at this year-round ranch!
When the summer sun is shining, hop on a horse and ride through the wildflower-filled prairies, reel in a boatload of trophy trout on Spencer Lake, or trek through the majestic mountain trails. Once the ranch is coated in a sea of white snow, cross country ski through the winter wilderness, enjoy some ice fishing on the frozen lake, or enjoy alpine adventures at Big Mountain Ski and Summer Resort. No matter the season, you’ll enjoy soaking in the Jacuzzi and lounging on the private deck.
With 12,000 acres of rolling Montana wilderness to explore, the spirit of Old West discovery lives on at this ranch!
Resting in the backyard of Yellowstone National Park at the base of the Beartooth Mountains, Lazy E-L Ranch offers almost infinite space for exploration. Saddle up and guide your mare through the majestic mountain scenery. If you’d prefer to stay on foot, fly fish the nearby rivers or embark on a white-knuckle whitewater rafting expedition. After a day exploring the prairie, relax in rustic elegance in your cozy cabin with the crackling flames from the stone fireplace warming your soul.
The Bear Creek brand is a nationally-known symbol of the Montana Ranch Resort ideal.
Bear Creek Ranch is home to an annual series of nationally known events, from Photo Safari adventures in Glacier National park's backyard to world-famous Cattle drives on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. The adventurous will find rustic accommodations, down home cooking, and exciting ranch events. When three day stays are required, you'll have time to horseback ride your heart out, fish Bear Creek, and live out the Montana Ranch lifestyle!
Offering both outdoor activities and luxurious amenities, this ranch blends the Old West and opulence.
Resting in the shade of a grove of towering cottonwood trees, Blacktail Ranch is set on 8,000 acres of Big Sky Country ready for exploring. Traverse the tree-lined landscape on horseback, reel in trophy trout on a fly fishing expedition, or hike through the lush trails at Yellowstone National Park. After a stroll through the prairie, pamper yourself with a soothing session at the sauna before you curl up in front of the fireplace and reconnect with the world via satellite television.
Immersed in Montana wilderness and just a short drive from the quaint town of Whitefish, this ranch offers seclusion and shopping.
Saddle up and guide your trusty steed through the great expanse of prairie or along the jagged, pine-dotted mountain trails. After a horseback riding excursion, find a river for a fly fishing adventure, take your vacation to new heights on a rock climbing trip, or hike through Glacier National Park. After bonding with Mother Nature, head into town and experience shopping, dining, and art galleries.
Embrace a simpler lifestyle at this working ranch!
You’ll feel like a real rancher at the G Bar M Ranch, where you’re free to assist the staff with their day-to-day activities. Hop on your trusty steed and inspect the fences, check the grass conditions, or help move the cattle to and from different pastures. After the work is done, there is plenty of fun to be had. Fish, hike, cross country ski, downhill ski at Big Sky, or visit Yellowstone National Park. Once you’re done exploring, return to your rustic cabin and soak in the stunning scenery.
Saddle up, partner, and have the Old West delivered to you at this all-inclusive dude ranch.
Awake to a hearty Western meal in the main lodge, which overlooks the pine tree-lined mountains. Set out on a horseback riding adventure through the lush meadows, reel in schools upon schools of trophy trout on the Boulder River, Embark on an elk hunting expedition, or trek through the natural splendor of Yellowstone National Park. Return to the ranch for some stargazing beside the crackling flames of the campfire.