Welcome to our historic ranch near Yellowstone Park in the majestic mountains of southwest Montana. Here ranch guests experience all of the scenic beauty, natural wonders and recreational opportunies that abound in Yellowstone Country.

Summer is family time at the ranch, with a typical guest load of around 80. It's a time to ride, hike, canoe, mountain bike, fly fish and for kids to expand their horizons the Outdoor Youth Adventures Program. Fall is simply spectacular and for those in the know, the best time of year to stay at Lone Mountain. Winter brings abundant snow, 85km of Nordic ski trails & 30km of snowshoe trails right here at the ranch and world class downhill skiing just 6 miles away. Exploring Yellowstone Park during any season is a memorable experience. We invite you to join the growing number of guests who return year after year to their Montana home at Lone Mountain Ranch.

Good to know

  • Works with travel agents?

    yes
  • Belongs to

    Dude Rancher's Association, Montana Dude Rancher's Association, ORVIS® Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge, Cross Country Ski Areas Association
  • Good time to go

    Families - Mid-June, late August - all day Outdoor Youth Adventures program. Adults - Late August to October - best time for fly fishing & kids are back in school. Skiers - Mid-December, late March. Families typically visit over the holidays, as we have several special events, and over President's Day and March.

Lowdown

  • Owner(s)

    Makar Properties
  • Manager(s)

    Paul Robertson
  • Address

    PO Box 160069, Big Sky, Montana, USA, 59716
  • Tel

    406-995-4644 or 800-514-4644
  • Fax

    406-995-4670
  • Capacity

    80
  • Open

    Jan-Oct, Dec - view details
  • Nightly rate

    $390-535 - view details
  • Ranch Type

    Dude Ranch, Guest Ranch, Bed & Breakfast
  • Great for

    Romance, Action & adventure, Peace & quiet, Pampering, People of all ages

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Highs

  • This ranch really has synergy - they enjoy working together and that transfers over to their relationship and care for each guest - they care about every aspect of your stay
  • Yellowstone National Park IS their backyard! The cabins, although they appear rustic from the outside, have a hint of luxury and pure comfort; the landscape is very clean, upkept and very relaxing
  • Excellent youth program - kids rodeos, overnight backpacking trips, ropes course, canoeing, pizza parties; their ropes course is a real confidence booster for children
  • This is an ideal ranch for families - there's a large lawn area where children play tag, run freely to just be kids and the parents don't need to worry
  • Winner of the Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodge; #1 Nordic Ski Resort in North America; also, throughout the winter they offer evening sleigh rides to their peaceful log cabin

Lows

  • Most horseback riding is at a walking pace; however, there are opportunities for good trots or lopes, just visit with Lisa as she works to accommodate your requests
  • The cabins sit apart from where you park your car, but they offer a shuttle service when you arrive so you can comfortably get moved in
 

Summer Season Rates & Booking

  • Open

    May-Oct
  • Nightly rate

    $390-535   view details on lodging rates
  • Nightly rate (children)

    $330-400
  • Minimum stay

    3 days
  • Preferred arrival day

    Any day is fine
  • Preferred depart day

    Sat, Any day is fine
  • Booking Policy

  • Due at time of reservation-50% deposit due. Balance due upon checkout.
  • Included in your stay

  • meals, activities, ranch shuttle, lodging, Riding, Summer-evening programs, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, Outdoor Youth Adventures (ages 4-12), 1 Yellowstone Park Tour (with 7-night packages), Orvis® Fly-Fishing 101 class, yoga. Winter-use of 85km of XC ski trails, 30km of snowshoe trails, sleigh ride dinner, and yoga.
  • Extras

  • Tax

    3% local and 1.75% state tax
  • Gratuity

    15% of accommodations package
  • Massage

    On-site massage studio. Book appointments in the Front Office
  • Other

    Guided fly-fishing, whitewater rafting, dog-sledding, downhill ski tickets, snowmobiling, snowcoach trips, oil painting classes, rock climbing, winter guided Yellowstone Park ski tours, downhill skiing, golf, zipline at Big Sky resort.

Winter Season Rates & Booking  

  • Open

    Jan-Apr, Dec
  • Nightly rate

    $290-400   view details on lodging rates
  • Nightly rate (children)

    $200-295
  • Minimum stay

    1 day
  • Preferred arrival day

    Any day is fine
  • Preferred depart day

    Any day is fine
  • Booking Policy

  • Due at time of reservation-50% deposit due. Balance due upon checkout.
  • Included FREE in your stay

  • meals, activities, lodging, Use of 85km groomed XC ski trails, 30km of snowshoe trails, on the snow trail buffet, sleigh ride dinner, evening programs
  • Extras

  • Tax

    3% local tax and 1.75% state tax
  • Gratuity

    15% of accommodations package
  • Massage

    On-site massage studio.
  • Other

    Yellowstone Park ski tours, back country ski tours, dog sledding, snowcoach trips, nordic ski lessons, downhill lift tickets, winter zipline, winter guided fly-fishing.

Environmental & Social Practices

  • Environment

  • We support the "Travelers for Open Land" program, which is a voluntary partnership between the traveling public, the Montana hospitality industry, other recreation and tourist-related businesses, private land owners and land trust organizations to conserve open lands, wildlife habitat, working farms and ranches and recreational lands, which comprise Montana’s irreplaceable landscape for present and future generations.  Guests are welcome to make a donation to this great organization.

  • Community

  • Lone Mountain Ranch supports our local community in a variety of ways.  We support our local school (Ophir Elementary and Lone Peak High Schools) with a complimentary ski school program twice a week in the winter, as well as through several fundraisers throughout the year.  We also participate in several local charities through volunteering and donations to experience our Ranch offerings.

  • Food

  • The dining experience at Lone Mountain Ranch is approached with unwavering care. Meals are epicurean exercises taking advantage of locally produced offerings where possible and prepared to satisfy the kind of appetite that develops after outdoor adventures.

    Breakfasts typically unfold with the likes of banana pancakes and eggs benedict while dinner may include such Northern Rocky Mountain cuisine as elk chops, local lamb and burgers that exceed even the most grandiose expectations.

     

  • Conservation

  • We have a “Please help us preserve the environment” room card which details special cloths for makeup removal and replacement of towels "upon request" procedure.

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Avg Temp (°F):

212531425058656455453124

Avg Rainfall (in):

0.90.71.41.82.92.91.41.21.81.51.10.9

Lowdown

  • Elevation

    6600 ft.
 

Nearest Airports

  • Bozeman Airport, Bozeman, Montana

  • Nearest town / city

    Bozeman, Montana
  • Distance to ranch

    48 miles
  • Time to ranch

    1 hour
  • Airlines

    Delta, United, Allegiant, Horizon, Northwest, Alaska, Frontier
  • Ranch shuttle

    Free shuttle for a stay of 4 days or more
  • Gallatin Field, Bozeman

  • Nearest town / city

    Bozeman
  • Distance to ranch

    48 miles
  • Time to ranch

    1 hour
  • Airlines

    Delta, United, Skywest, Allegiant, Horizon, Northwest, Alaska, United Express
  • Ranch shuttle

    No Charge

Private Air travel

  • Nearest town / city

    Gallatin Field Airport in Bozeman, Montana
  • Travel by

    Airplane
  • Distance to ranch

    48 miles
  • Ranch shuttle

    No Charge

Nearest Town / City

  • Bozeman, Montana

  • Population

    35,000
  • Distance

    48 miles
  • Time from ranch

    1 hour
  • Facilities

    grocery store, pharmacy, church, school, post office, medical clinic, hospital, bank, atm, gas station, museum
  • Shopping

    small hometown necessity shops, boutique shops, malls, western wear
  • Rental car

    Required
 

Our riding stands out

  • Very safety oriented yet fun
  • Our horses are very well cared for, and very well suited for riders of all abilities.
  • Experienced wranglers guiding small groups allows for informative and intimate rides - take in the scenery or enjoy rich conversation

Our horses

  • guest horses

    60
  • horse types

    Quarterhorse, Appaloosas, Draft, Draft Cross, Paints, Other, Geldings, Mares

Our Riding

  • Scheduled rides

    Morning Rides run at 9am, 9:15, 9:30. Afternoon Rides run at 1:30, 1:45, 2:00. We will add an additional morning and afternoon ride should there be any special requests such as a more intermediate ride or lessons on the trail. Our lunch rides run from approximately 10am-3pm with a stop for lunch; All day rides run approximately 8:30-5pm with a stop for lunch.
  • Guided rides

    Our guided rides are mainly for guests of Lone Mountain; however, in the summer we will offer day rides to the public.

Good to know

  • Riding considerations

    225-250 lbs
  • Saddles

    Western

Lowdown

  • Type of riding

    Western Riding
  • Riding opportunities for

    Beginner, Intermediate
  • Most riders are

    Beginner
  • Rides are grouped by

    Age, Ability, Pace of Ride, Rides tailored to guest requests, Families Ride Together
  • Each ride is designed around a guest's ability level; however, if you have a special request, please let us know and we work to accommodate that. Families are welcome to ride together, but soon after the first day, the children are generally excited about becoming involved in our youth program. On your first day of arrival, please head down to the barn and visit with Wranglers who will answer all of your questions!
  • Max riders per ride

    8
  • Wranglers per ride

    1
  • Pace of ride

    Walk, Trot, Lope
  • Each guest fills out a questionnaire before arrival; then on the first day we will visit with guests who feel like they have more experience and would like a faster-paced ride. We then set up a specific ride for this where we can assess each person's abilities – once you are assessed at a successful trot, you will be able to lope over specific trails. We are very safety conscious.

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You'll enjoy

  • hours in the Saddle

    Morning - 2 hours, Afternoon - 2 hours
  • Each of our ride options last approximately 2 hours and we have several throughout the morning and afternoon to choose from. We also offer 1/2 day and full day rides into the Gallatin National Forest.
  • Riding

    On specified trails
 

Riding Lessons

  • Details

    lessons come with package, basic riding lessons
  • Lessons given by

    wrangler
  • Lessons located

    on the trail, in the arena
  • When you arrive at Lone Mountain, please come down to the barn and get any questions answered that you may have. As per request, we offer lessons on the trail or in the arena. The majority of individuals who are interested in lessons in the arena tend to be children who would like to try their first ride in a controlled environment. We are happy to teach the basics of riding and horsemanship as well as the correct seat. We will also play games on horseback with children to keep them entertained while working on particular skills and getting them comfortable with their horse. If an individual is interested in increasing his/her skill level we're happy to take the lesson one step further - for instance to teach steady hands, proper seat, leg pressure or how to sit the trot as well as the rhythm of the lope. We prefer to do most lessons on the trail to maintain interest by both the rider and horse; however, are happy to stay in the arena if a guest is more comfortable there.

Pack Trips

  • Details

    specialized outfitter, overnight trips, day trips, remote
  • Extras

    We offer custom day and overnight horsepack and fly fishing trips into the Spanish Peaks and the Gallatin National Forest.

Arena Work

  • Type

    outdoor arena
  • Activities

    barrels, pole bending, rodeo
  • Each Saturday, the entire ranch(no other rides occur during this time) enjoys a children's rodeo where kids can perform and "strut their stuff" from all they've accomplished for the week. Children can run the barrels and around the poles, they can try their hand at goat tying and also show their bravery on the "barrel ride"(very safe simulation of a bull ride!). Kids really get into the barrel ride and will raise one arm in the air like a real bull rider. The staff pulls the ropes attached to the barrel and it makes them buck all over the place! Parents are of course invited to get involved with all aspects of the rodeo if they'd like to participate with their child or just sit back in awe with how proficient their child has become.

Sample Riding Itinerary

  • Although geared more toward a beginner program, experienced riders enjoy good trots and lopes through the beautiful hills. Our program affords plenty of relaxing time horseback soaking in the scenery, enjoying good conversation and the ability to experience nature in yet another way. Guests are in awe by our beauty, peacefulness and our calm, casual rides with plenty of photo opportunities. Our wranglers are versed in the history of the ranch, the local region, and the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. 

    Please contact us for a thorough schedule. Please don't forget to ask us about our winter evening sleigh ride dinners - home made soup, molasses rolls, homemade dessert, coffee and the best yet...prime rib.


     

Setting

  • Private Land - 250-1000 (acres)

  • Enjoy riding on our 160 private acres (the original homesteaded property from 1915) to awe-inspiring peaks of the Madison Range and various other views of spectacular mountain ranges in the distance. Our Trails are groomed and maintained by our maintenance and trails program. The back corner of the Ranch borders the Gallatin National Forest and for those who would like longer rides, we can ride there towards Beehive Basin. We also ride on private surrounding ranches so you can be assured of more acres to cover.
  • Public Land - more than 50k (acres)

  • On longer rides, we are able to ride in the Gallatin National Forest.

Throughout the years, food has played an important part in any Lone Mountain Ranch stay. Early on it was decided that dining at a guest ranch could and should be a stimulating culinary experience and a major step up from traditional “ranch cooking”.

Personalized services

Guests can choose menu, request favorite wine on-hand, request specific soda/non-alcoholic drinks

Good to know

Alcohol

available for purchase

Snacking

BYO snack

Lowdown

  • Enjoy

    Gourmet, Ranch-style, Outdoor western BBQ's, Sleigh ride dinner, on-the-snow trail buffet lunch
  • Meals served

    family style, buffet style, scheduled meals
  • Enjoy dining in

    nature settings, patio, dining room (casual attire), bar & grille, private dinners
  • You'll definitely love

    ranch-raised beef, ranch-raised pork, ranch-raised chicken, organic produce, locally grown produce, fresh daily bread, fresh daily desserts, Organic pasture raised lamb from Willow Creek Ranch in Belgrade, MT, Kroon Ranch Bison in Manhattan, MT, Grass finished Scottish Highland Beef from Big Sky Natural Beef in Dell, MT, Angus beef non-confinement finished with non-GMO grain from the Northern Cattle Co. in Red Lodge, MT, Naturally raised pork from Montana's Best Meats in Whitehall, Farm raised Rocky Mountain Elk from Montana Elk Co. in Townsend, MT, Turkey from the Hutterites of Martinsdale Colony in Martinsdale, MT, Red and Russet potatoes from Bausch potatoes in Whitehall, MT, fresh organic produce from Gallatin Valley Botanicals in Bozeman, MT, Omega-3 eggs from the Hutterites of Golden Valley Colony in Ryegate, MT, Honey from Wild Bee Honey in Pony, MT and sliced breads from Grains of Montana in Billings, MT.
  • Dietary restrictions catered for include

    lactose intolerant, vegans, vegetarians, other

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Guest Favorites

  • Organic field greens with crispy shallots, Amalthea dairy organic chevre and green herb vinaigrette
  • Wild Alaskan Sockeye salmon cakes, baby arugula, avocado, mango ketchup
  • Naturally raised Montana beef steaks grilled to order served with Montana raised Russet potato puree, sauteed seasonal vegetables roasted shallot demi glace

Wine List Sample

  • Elk Cove; "Mount Richmond," Pinot Noir Willamette Valley
  • Miner; "Oakville," Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
  • Littorai; "Charles Heintz," Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast
 

Sample Menu

    Amuse-Bouche
    Flathead Lake Cherries with lime, leek soubise, foie gras

    Starters
    Watermelon Salad with feta, fried ginger, ruby steak mustard greens, oven roasted tomato

    Caprese Salad with smoked duck breast, heirloom tomato, mozzarella, herbs, butter lettuce, sherry

    Main Courses

    Missoula Mushroom Risotto Cakes
    Artichoke Puree, Caramelized Vidalia Onions, Herb Roasted Carrots

    Lava Lake Farms Lamb Chop
    Heirloom Tomato & Summer Veggie Succotash, Juniper Mint Au Jus, Upland Cress

    Nagle Farms Veal T-Bone
    Squash Blossom Ratatouille, Roasted Mushrooms, Flathead Cherry Mustard

    Great Northern Cattle Co. Beef
    Fork Mashed Red Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Roasted Shallot Reduction
    8oz. Hanging Tenderloin, 9oz "Baseball Cut" Top Sirloin or, 10oz Mesquite Smoked Prime Rib

    Desserts
    Grilled Peaches, sauternes, lavender honey, vanilla ice cream

    Lemon Meriange Tart with Blueberries
     

Children at the Ranch

Great for children aged 3 and over



Our Outdoor Youth Adventures Program operates from mid-June until the end of August. Here, young people have fun while learning to appreciate nature and develop more self confidence through supervised activities and recreation.

Our program lasts from 9am to 5pm daily, and is for children ages 3 through 18 years old. Activities are geared to suit the abilities and interests of each age level. A day in the Youth Program may include canoeing, camping, riding, hiking, climbing wall, pizza parties, confidence course, animal tracking, leather craft and many other fun activities.

We also have a very popular teen program. A "teens only" tour of Yellowstone Park and a backpack trip into the Spanish Peaks are just a few of the activities in which teens participate.

Detailed Activities

  • Arts & Crafts

    coloring, sketching, animal tracking, leather working and nature crafts.
  • Activities

    High and low ropes course, canoeing, confidence course, archery, climbing wall, bug collelcting, horse play day, teen mountain biking and fly casting
  • Games

    scavenger/treasure hunts, board games, horseshoes, soccer, volleyball, Field games
  • Riding based activities

    pony rides, arena riding, trail riding, rodeo

The Ranch was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. In 1915, Clarence Lytle homesteaded the current property as a working ranch. Under the Forest Homestead Act of 1906, a claim was 160 acres. The requirements were U.S. citizenship (single women were allowed) and the claim had to be placed in the claimants own name. The filing fee was $10, and claimants had to live on the land for five years, make improvements, and raise a crop. Because of the high elevation here, the crop was almost always wild hay.

Fred Butler, a Chicago paper mill tycoon, bought the Ranch in 1926 for $50 an acre. Butler, his wife and daughter and son-in-law, Florence and Don Kilburn, built the first buildings, which have been so well maintained that they are still in use today.

In 1946, the Ranch was sold and operated as a boy’s camp. It was the first place in Montana to install underground electricity in 1948. Through successive years, the Ranch was a logging operation and cattle ranch. When guest ranching became popular in the area and Yellowstone a popular destination, the Ranch became a well respected guest ranch, drawing visitors from all over the world.

Sometime in the early 1950’s the Ranch was purchased by Don Corcoran of Minnesota and he used the Ranch to run a logging operation. Due to the large number of families living on the Ranch at the time, the B-K and Hilltop cabins (as we know them today) were converted into schoolhouses for the children.

In 1955, the logging operation abruptly ended and Jack and Elaine Hume purchased the Ranch and successfully ran it as a dude ranch/ hunting and fishing camp. They were the first ones to refer to the Ranch as Lone Mountain Ranch.

In 1962, Sam and Florence Smeding purchased the Lone Mountain Ranch and continued its long tradition in western hospitality. Much like today, the Smedings would greet their guests in Bozeman and bring them back to the Ranch for a week of horseback riding and other adventures.

In the early 1970’s, the late newscaster, Chet Huntley, along with Chrysler, Conoco and several other large corporations purchased the Ranch. The “Ranch at Big Sky,” as it was referred to, was used as their headquarters for the development of Big Sky resort and as a place to entertain possible investors.

In 1977, the Ranch at Big Sky was put up for sale and anyone wishing to be considered was required to submit a proposal for consideration. Bob and Vivian Schaap had plans to run the Ranch as a cross country ski and guest ranch operation. With year round plans, they were selected and soon acquired Lone Mountain Ranch. For over 30 years, the Schaaps established a successful summer and winter guest ranch, welcoming guests from all over the world and providing them with quality adventures in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem and exceptional customer service.

As many of the owners of the Ranch have done for close to 100 years, we provide the finest in guest ranch vacations with unforgettable experiences and unparalleled service.


 

Lowdown

  • Ranch established

    1915
  • Guest ranch since

    1977

Our Staff

  • Genuine friendliness
  • Interest in the area and activities
  • Interest in getting to know all of our guests
  • We have 8 wranglers on our staff, aged 22 to 34

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Summer 2012 Crew

Owner Info

  • Owner - Makar Properties

  • Languages spoken

    english

Our Managers

  • Manager - Paul Robertson

  • Hometown

    Princeton, NJ
  • With ranch since

    2014
  • Languages spoken

    english
  • Paul Robertson is honored to join the team at Lone Mountain Ranch. Paul graduated with a degree in Biological Conservation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Having worked on guest ranches for over 20 years, Paul is passionate about hospitality, the American West, and most of all, his family . In 1992, while working in Wyoming, he met his wife, Susannah. They moved to Montana in 2002 where they are raising two daughters, Sophie and Georgia. Paul completed his Masters Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell in 2013. His professional goal is to continue the rich tradition of Lone Mountain Ranch by providing the impeccable and personalized service our guests have come to expect. 

Our Wranglers

  • Wrangler - Patrick McVey

  • Age

    34
  • Languages spoken

    english
  • Head Wrangler

Rooms & Rates

  • Room type | nameSummer ratesWinter rates

  • Cabin | Small Cabin$390-$535$290-$400

    • Description

      Small cabins are cozy one room log cabins with pine furnishings, featherbeds and patchwork quilts, make it your home away from home. All small cabins have a private bath, wood stove, electric heat and a porch for relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Montana landscape. Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
    • Rooms

      1
    • Max occupancy

      2
    • Prices listed are

      per person
    • Minimum stay

      5 nights
    • Bathrooms

      Private bathroom
    • Amenities

      hair dryer, seating area, plush bathrobes, wood fireplace
  • Cabin | Large Cabin$390-$535$290-$400

    • Description

      Large cabins are cozy log cabins with a living room, bath and (2) bedrooms, all with log furnishings, western decor, featherbeds and patchwork quilts. Large cabins have either a wood stove or fireplace, private bath and electric heat. All cabins have a porch or deck for relaxing and enjoying the incredible mountain views. Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
    • Rooms

      2
    • Max occupancy

      5
    • Prices listed are

      per person
    • Minimum stay

      3 nights
    • Bathrooms

      Private bathroom
    • Amenities

      hair dryer, seating area, wood fireplace
  • Cabin | Douglas Fir House$390-$535$290-$400

    • Description

      The Douglas Fir House is a log cabin that sits up on the ridge overlooking the Ranch and the surrounding mountains. There is a large living room with wood stove, a full kitchen, 3 private bedrooms, each with a queen bed, one room with (2) single beds, a loft with a queen size futon, 2 private baths with shower/ tub combination, a sauna, washer/ dryer and wrap around porch with beautiful views of the mountains. Rates based on quad occupancy.
    • Rooms

      6
    • Max occupancy

      9
    • Prices listed are

      per person
    • Minimum stay

      3 nights
    • Bathrooms

      Private bathroom
    • Amenities

      fridge, microwave, crib, hair dryer, seating area, washer / dryer
  • Lodge | Ridgetop Lodge Room$390-$535$290-$400

    • Description

      The luxurious Ridgetop Lodge sits on the ridge overlooking the Ranch and the surrounding mountains of southwest Montana. There are six rooms in the lodge, (5) with a king size bed and a single bed and (1) with a queen size bed and a single bed. Each bedroom has a private bath with shower, sitting area, featherbed, patchwork quilt and log pine furnishings. The Lodge has a Great room on the main floor with a wet bar area, floor to ceiling windows with incredible views of Lone Peak, plenty of couches for relaxing and access to a wrap around por
    • Rooms

      6
    • Max occupancy

      12
    • Prices listed are

      per person
    • Minimum stay

      3 nights
    • Bathrooms

      Private bathroom
    • Amenities

      mini-bar, fridge, crib, hair dryer, seating area, plush bathrobes, wood fireplace, washer / dryer

Services

Communications

  • wireless internet
  • telephone
  • Business Services

    • Conference center
    • computer and fax hookups
    • printers
    • common computer
    • Cell Networks

      • AT&T
      • verizon
      • Sprint, T-Mobil

Additional Services

  • Spa

    relaxation massage, deep tissue massage, rock treatments.
  • Corporate Retreats

    For groups of 40-50. End of March, early April, May, early June, and Mid to late September, early October and early December for groups of 20-50 people. Meetings can be held in Ridgetop Lodge and our B-K guest lounge.
  • Weddings

    We can cater for groups of 50-75. Customized to type and season

Onsite

Shopping

  • Outdoor Shop open daily 8am-5pm with the latest western wear, Montana made gifts, candy, soaps, jewelry, Nordic gear and clothing, outdoor wear, jackets, t-shirts, sweatshirts, kids games and gifts and more!

Outdoor Activities

  • climbing
  • mountain biking
  • Yoga
  • Golf - 18 hole course
  • campouts
  • wagon rides
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, guided Yellowstone Park trips

Water based Activities

  • river floating
  • whitewater rafting-adventure
  • Winter Activities  

    • cross-country skiing
    • snowmobiling
    • down hill skiing
    • snowshoeing
    • Additional Activities

      • Horseback riding, canoeing, sea kayaking, fly fishing, guided hikes, Back country ski tours into Yellowstone, Snowcoach trips into Yellowstone

Good to know

  • You can borrow

    Cowboy boots, Riding helmets, Rain coats
 

Fishing & Wildlife

  • Fishing

  • Types of fishing

    fly, river, lake, stream, equipment available, guided non-inclusive, instruction available, BYO equipment
  • Lone Mountain Ranch was voted Orvis Lodge of the Year and on staff are (2) Orvis guides of the year.  With the largest concentration of blue ribbon trout streams, our guests are able to access the most consistent and rewarding trout water in the region.
     

  • Wildlife and birding

  • Moose, Elk, Deer, Coyote. Sandhill Cranes, Owls, Marmots, Ermine, Squirrels, Snowshoe Hares,Foxes,Chipmunks

Offsite Activities

  • Ranch shuttle is included in stays of 4 nights or more from Bozeman Airport.

    Off ranch activities include golf, skeet shooting, white water rafting, oil painting classes, photography tours, dog sledding, downhill skiing and rock climbing.

Local Attractions

  • We've only highlighted attractions that may add to your stay!
  • Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman

  • Nationally renowned for paleontological research and other exhibits.
  • Distance

    48 miles
  • Time from ranch

    1 hour
  • Rental car

    Required
  • Lewis and Clark Caverns

  • Underground caverns with guided tours
  • Distance

    60 miles miles
  • Time from ranch

    1 hour 15 mins

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