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A TRUE MONTANA GETAWAY AND FLYFISHING HEAVEN

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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms7
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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A TRUE MONTANA GETAWAY AND FLYFISHING HEAVEN

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Lodge, 8 Bedrooms, 6 baths + Bunk House, (Sleeps 30-40)

Montana River Lodge is a wonderful facility available to couples, families, or large groups by reservation. We are located on 25 acres of Clark Fork river frontage completely surrounded by state forest. A wide array of activities and an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful beauty of Western Montana awaits you. The lodge overlooks a spectacular river setting with great fishing, swimming, volleyball, and a huge bonfire area.

Fishing at the lodge uniquely combines terrific trout size in good numbers and very low fishing pressure. Our easement provides private access to over two miles of rarely fished trophy trout stream. Rainbow, Cutthroat, Brown, and Bull trout average 15 to 20 inches with some over ten pounds.

The beach has several sandbars, a perfect spot to sunbathe while the kids play in the river. Have you ever tried gold panning? The beach has some 'color' that is fun to swirl in a pan and gives you the feeling of a 'gold rush'. Eagles and osprey often soar over the river pool formed by the cliffs on the shore across from the lodge. Watch them swoop down on an unsuspecting trout.

The open hillsides on the mountains across the river provide opportunities to see deer and elk through a spotting scope or binoculars. Get a magnified view of the eagles and osprey as they perch in the trees or in nearby nests. We are surrounded by thousands of acres of forest with endless miles of trails and roads for secluded walking and riding, and the river provides miles of amazing fishing and floating pleasure. Just 40 miles west of Missoula, we provide a spacious, secluded, and private atmosphere for those looking to get away or just relax in an enviornment of cozy comfort. Let us know how we can make your vacation a truly memorable experience.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
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We designed and built the lodge in 2002 and operated a teen home for 9 years. In our design and western decor we have incorporated our interest in fishing, hunting and the Montana outdoor experience.

The Owner purchased this lodge in 2002

While floating the river one day, we found this amazing setting on the famous Alberton Gorge whitewater canyon. The undeveloped site was completely surrounded by hundreds of acres of state forest offering the ultimate in privacy in our end of road location. The forest around us is closed to automotive use, resulting in a nature preserve offering quiet walks, mountain biking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, or x-country skiing. The scenic setting is simply stunning. Guests repeatedly tell us the views of the river and mountains result in relaxation and rejuvination. We watch eagles and osprey gliding over the river from our deck daily. The river allows an amazing assortment of water sports including fishing, rafting, kayaking, swimming, tubing, and boating. The natural flat below the lodge made a perfect area for our sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, sports field, bath house, and bonfire ring. The large lawn areas overlooking the river are available for events such as outdoor weddings.

There is a fruit orchard and berry patch with raspberries and strawberries for snacking. We have several tubes and life jackets for enjoying the river. There is a 14 foot self-bailing raft, float tubes, and a one man pontoon raft available for rental.

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms7
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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4.8
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

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A True Montana Getaway and Flyfishing Heaven
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
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A True Montana Getaway and Flyfishing Heaven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p121713vb
+1 4062070673
Missoula Montana
Denver, Co
5

A WONDERFUL PLACE TO STAY

  • 5 out of 5
Our family really enjoyed the chance to get away and do some fishing this summer. Their lodge had plenty of bedrooms for all 12 of us, and we were very happy with our stay.
We did run short of towels, but if you bring extras you should be fine. Otherwise you end up doing laundry every other day.
Our family really had fun at Lolo Hot Springs in Missoula, and our favorite restaurant was the OK Cafe in St. Regis.
  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2007
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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A True Montana Getaway and Flyfishing Heaven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p121713vb
+1 4062070673
Missoula Montana
5

GREAT LOCATION!

  • 5 out of 5
Every year I organize a trip for a group of friends who get together to enjoy fishing, golfing, and dining and we select a different location every year. Of all the places we have stayed over the years, this is by far the best! Wonderful scenery, solitude, and accommodations. I would recommend this to any fisherman or to any family who just wants to get away and relax.
  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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A True Montana Getaway and Flyfishing Heaven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p121713vb
+1 4062070673
Missoula Montana
Plentywood
5

WOW WHAT A GREAT PLACE FOR MAKING MEMORIES

  • 5 out of 5
Great place to gather for our family. Had tons of room for everyone to sleep, eat, shower and adventure.
Didn't know what to expect with kitchen supplies and was very happy with everything. Thanks to the owner for sharing your beautiful place with us. It will be something our grandkids will never forget. We had a great time and would love to do it again sometime. It was so nice to be away from everything but have everything to make our stay so comfortable.
  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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A True Montana Getaway and Flyfishing Heaven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p121713vb
+1 4062070673
Missoula Montana
Kalispell, MT
5

AMAZING! COMFORTABLE, RELAXING, STUNNING!

  • 5 out of 5
Our family had a long weekend get away at this wonderful house. Not only was the setting stunning, the house is decorated with some really interesting antiques.
The grounds are wonderful to walk on, there is an orchard where the birds love to hang out. There is a large field, suitable for a large gathering. There is a wonderful bonfire area stocked with wood.
It is drivable down to the river (4 wheel drive suggested). The beach area is awesome for kids. There is some great sand for playing in. And of course some great fishing.

There is a lot to do. Horseshoes, volleyball, football, ping pong, board games, and relaxing.

The owner was a pleasure to work with.
Thanks for sharing your home. Another wonderful VBRO!!
  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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A True Montana Getaway and Flyfishing Heaven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p121713vb
+1 4062070673
Missoula Montana
Green Bay, WI
4

A GREAT PLACE FOR FISHING AND RAFTING

  • 4 out of 5
We had two families stay here and there was plenty of room for everyone. The highlight of this home is the river right at your doorstep. The wrap around front porch with views cannot be beat. Morning Bloody Mary's, evening wine, and sunsets- what more could you ask for? We spent the week fishing and rafting. Montana River Guides was fantastic for whitewater rafting and floating! There were a couple of things that did not work during our stay such as the Internet and the dishwasher. Overall, a wonderful week!
  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
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A True Montana Getaway and Flyfishing Heaven
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p121713vb
+1 4062070673
Missoula Montana
Missoula
5

EXCELLENT LODGE

  • 5 out of 5
We attended the lodge in the middle of July and couldn't ask for a better stay. This is the second year we have stayed here and thoroughly enjoyed everything about the lodge. I'm a fireman in Missoula and our Missoula Firefighters Local 271 held a "Veterans Retreat" for returning war veterans that recently came home for Iraq and Afghanistan. We were able to whitewater raft right to the private beach and enjoyed many other days trips in the area. This location is excellent and has tremendous views from the front porch. Thanks again for the great stay!
  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Missoula International
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 90
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Private beach on property
Nearest Barpub
14 Kilometres
Durangos
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Lookout Pass
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Trestle Creek
Nearest Restaurant
14 Miles
Durangos
Car: necessary

Our lodge is located 40 miles from Missoula, at the Tarkio Exit 61, about 1 mile off of I-90 on the Clark Fork River. There is excellent fishing on our property and on the river above and below us. The Alberton Gorge is a very popular class 3 whitewater stretch that ends just upstream from the lodge. A thrilling ride awaits the adventurer on a raft ,kayak, or bogieboard. The section of river from the lodge downriver is perfect for gentle floating on a raft, canoeing or tubing. We are surrounded by state and national forest lands, and there are numerous trails for hiking, horseback riding, mountain bikes, ATVs or even snowshoeing in the winter. Our beach is the ultimate swimming hole or the pefect place for a sunny afternoon nap. But above all else, the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery is the highlight of all these activities.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday lodge in Missoula, Montana

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
summer
1 May 2014 - 30 Sep 2014
3 night minimum stay
$1,533
for 3 nights
From
$428
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $54 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$1,052
for 3 nights
From
$268
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $54 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
cleaning $200
Refundable Damage Deposit $750
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Rates quoted by vrbo's instant quote feature are usually wrong, please call for accurate quote. Rates shown are for first four guests. Additional adults are $50, teens are $25, Ages 7 to 12 are $10 per night. Discounts are available for group size and length of stay. Rates subject to change prior to booking of reservation. An additional processing fee applies to credit card payments.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Missoula in Montana

Property Type:
  • lodge
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • River
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • PC
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Internet ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Firewood
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Toaster
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 40 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , master bedroom on main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Shared as main floor guest bath with two entrances
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , one of two separate baths on upper dorm bdrm floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , second separate bath on upper dorm bdrm floor
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , private bath in mini-master bdrm on lower level
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , This bathroom serves lower bdrms with three showers
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , A separate bathroom building by the volleyball court
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • #1 Master bedroom, main floor - 1 king , Jetted tub, private entrance from deck with river view
    #2 Bermuda Bedroom , main floor - 1 queen , bath and private entrance
    #4 Mini-master Bdrm, lower floor - 1 queen , Private bath and entrance from lawn with river view
    #5 Family Bedroom, lower floor - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , 1 baby crib , River and pasture view, lawn level
    #6 Cowboy Bedroom, lower floor - 1 queen , Pasture view, lawn level
    #7 Fishing Bedroom, lower floor - 1 queen , Orchard view, lawn level
    #8 Indian Bedroom, lower floor - Orchard view, lawn level
    #9 Rustic Bunk house - 8 twin/ single , separate bldg & bath house; two showers, toilets, sinks
    #3 Dorm bedroom, upper floor - 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 6 with two separate baths
  • King size Beds (1),Queen size Beds (6), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3), Bunk Beds (3), Twin beds (2), Bunk house single beds (9)
Entertainment:
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Foosball
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Binoculars
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • churches
  • water parks
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • sledding
  • shopping
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountaineering
  • snowboarding
  • water tubing
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • golf
  • rock climbing
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • cross country skiing
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We are surrounded by thousands of acres of state and national forrest with endless miles of trails and dirt roads for hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, ATV and horseback riding. We have four horse corrals, a large hay barn, and can provide for feed with adequate advance notice.
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