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Last updated: 10/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Minutes from the North entrance of Yellowstone National Park makes this a great headquarters while you spend the day in Yellowstone Park or any one of the many wonderful activities you and your family can do in this area. Please email or call for availability as our calendar can change from day to day .National park .Right now we are booking snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park. Limited availability. Guest last year had the time of their life seeing the park in wintertime. A total different experience.

Families that want to experience the park or just have a mountain retreat have come to the right place.
Shadowood Lodge also makes a perfect wedding venue for a true Montana experience. We can accommodate large or small parties with breath taking views to say your vows.

This custom built home will be your home away from home. Feel the weight of the world fall off you shoulders as you drive up the mountain road to the lodge. Words don't do justice to the fabulous view you see overlooking Paradise Valley.
Welcome to Montana can be felt from the moment you walk through the front door in this beautiful custom built lodge. We have access to the best Yellowstone rafting,fly fishing and horseback riding guides in Montana.Yellowstone park tours also. We supply our guest with a activities list of the best of the best in the area from places to eat, guides and all the wonderful thing to do in the area.
About our lodge.
Local artisans talent and skills were employed along with carefully chosen antiques from around the world to make the lodge truly a work of art.
Get away from it all in your own custom built home close to Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy the park this year with Shadowood lodge as headquarters. Cool evenings after a day in the park are just wonderful for throwing a steak on the grill,relaxing by the fire or a nice long soak in a old fashion claw foot tub.
The kitchen: A state of the art fully equipped kitchen has top of the line appliance and amenities for the most discerning cook. Cookbooks galore.
Subzero refrigerator freezer, 5 Star range, All Clad cookware, dishes and silverware for 50 and anything else a novice cook or a pro chief would need to be happy. A walk in pantry and a huge oak chopping block island with plenty of room for cooking meals together if you choose
The huge great room: It has a beautiful stone fireplace (with plenty of wood) and a large hand forged wrought iron gate, cozy leather couches and chairs , a large flat screen tv,(Directv -all channels) and a baby grand piano.
Pecky cypress walls, 35 foot vaulted ceiling and Indian slate floors give the room a wonderful lodge feel. Open, airy floor plan give you all the room a large family or group would need. The beautiful curved cherry wood bar has native Montana wildlife carved in the front.. A old Montana Doctors buggy is mounted above .

The bedrooms: There are three large bedrooms that all open onto a deck through french doors. Each bedroom has a king and a queen size bed.
The master bedroom has a king size bed and a queen size bed, a flat screen t.v and doors that open onto a deck, a private bathroom with a large glass block walk in rainfall shower.

The second bedroom has a king and a queen bed , flat screen t.v. and french doors that open on to the large back deck. A bath room with a beautiful antique stain glass window and a old fashioned claw foot tub with a shower, and two sinks. This bathroom opens into the
third bedroom which has two queen beds, a flat screen t.v. a sofa and french doors that open on to the front deck. We also have two queen aero beds should you need more sleeping options.
A guest bath off the great room with a that holds extra towels,soap and t.p.
Laundry room: A washer and dryer, iron and ironing board ,detergent and laundry baskets are included.

Back deck: High in the trees is the back deck. Spacious, with tables, chairs and a barbque grill make this a perfect hangout after a day in the park . Throw steaks on the grill and everyone eat outside is the perfect ending to a perfect day or sit outside at night and listen to the sounds of nature with a million stars above and you will know Montana peace and quiet.
Secluded and private the lodge is surround by thousands
of government wilderness and wild life. Incredible hiking and photo opportunities are a wonderful way to spend time here.
Livingston (the next town over) is a true old fashioned
western town has cool shops and wonderful places to eat.
After you book the lodge with us I will email out a activities sheet with all the wonderful thing to see and do in this area,
Horseback riding ,rafting the Yellowstone, fly fishing or park tours, we have access to the best.
Moose ,elk ,bear, wolf ,fox and bald eagles, antelope, deer are just some of the wildlife that live out the back door so bring your camera.
Chico Hot Springs 15 minutes away has a great mineral pool for those tired muscle so pack your swimsuit.
Get together with friends or family and stay a few nights .
Book three nights, a week or a month, we will be happy
to help you customize your vacation.
Please call or email for availability.
Please note: This lodge is not handicapped accessible
and is located 2.59 miles from the highway.
4 wheel drive is recommended but not mandatory.
Keywords: Your own Private Vacation home close to Yellowstone Park and minutes from the the famous Yellowstone River
Fly fisherman welcome! Weddings,family reunions, birthday parties,mini staycation or as a getaway retreat. Please call or email for availability.


Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 21 or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Please call to discuss...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Our desire is for you and your family or group to have a Montana experience that will never forgotten....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table:

    Brunswick pool table...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Every bedroom has a flat screen Tv with Satellite connection...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Gardiner Mt ,15 miles away....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    This lodge in the mountains overlooks a beautiful mountain range vista as well as the famous Emigrant Peak ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Away from it all but close enough to any activities you may desire...moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Cross country ski in ski out from the from door of the lodge...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Open dining area with beautiful antique dining table that seats 12...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    outside the lodge...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    We have plenty of room for RV's etc......moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    At least 50 bath towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washer/detergent and softner supplied...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Plenty of firewood for cool Montana evenings...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    We have on site catering with advance notice...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    If we don't have it please ask...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All Clad cookware-Dishes and silverware for 50 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch Dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Beautiful fully stocked gourmet kitchen. State of the art appilances-spices-paper towels-...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Large microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    5 star range and oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Ready for you to stock with your favorites. Paper towels, garbage bags, dishwasher detergent , liquid detergent supplied....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large Subzero with icemaker...moreless

  • Stove:

    5 star range with oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    4 slice...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Balcony with seating for beautiful mountain view...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge deck high in the trees for outside dining....moreless



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from 13 traveler reviews
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Aug 14 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

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  • Tax Rate 7%


1 night only good through 5/1/15 Please be sure and remember that until we either talk or your deposit is paid your not reserved.

1/2 due to book and reserve and the remainder 30 days before arrival(I will remind by email)

Should you have to cancel you may rebook(at no penalty) at a later time if we are not already booked for those dates.

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Last updated: 10/05/2015
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gallaitan field Bozeman Mt
17 Miles
Nearest Barpub
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
Livingston Mt
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Gardiner Mt
45 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bridger Bowl

Car: Necessary

Fly fishing the Yellowstone River is at the bottom of the mountain from the lodge.Rafting the Yellowstone river is minutes away. Horseback rides through the mountains with chuck wagon dinners under the stars. You can hike Montana wilderness right out your back door. Private, secluded and plenty of wildlife make your Montana vacation something you will never forget.

This lodge has makes a wonderful wedding venue,family reunion or retreat.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I've lived in paradise Valley for over 18 years and would never live anywhere else.Living here has been a dream come true. Overlooking the Yellowstone River and Paradise Valley with mountains views and sunsets that are spectacular. With great pleasure I will help make your Montana vacation one you will never forget. We have a custom built lodge that is both rustic and elegant with a distinct Montana feel. Roomy and comfortable inside and out. I've been doing catering on the side and offer my services for in house catering with advance notice. It's pretty nice to come home after a long day in the park and have a wonderful home cooked meal waiting on you and your family or guest.

Why the Owner Chose Gardiner:
The home has a fabulous rock entry gate leading up to the lodge.This property is like living in a National Geographic special. We have seen every animal you could think of right out our back door in their natural habitat with beautiful mountain views. Sunsets in Montana are stunning as are the bright blue sunny big sky days with views for miles. Night time is it's own special sight. More stars than you can imagine. Peace and quiet ,mountain views, the Yellowstone river by moonlight will have you dreaming about Montan for years to come.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
The lodge has privacy and is surrounded by Montana wilderness that has national forest service access but also minutes from all amenities. The lodge sits on top of a mountain overlooking paradise valley which unfolds before your eyes.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Welcome to Shadowood Lodge.

    Welcome to Shadowood Lodge.

  • Gourmet french country kitchen
5 star range and subzero refrigerator.

    Gourmet french country kitchen 5 star range and subzero refrigerator.

  • View from Shadowood

    View from Shadowood

  • dinner for 12?

    dinner for 12?

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Comfortable seating A stone fireplace that feels good on cool Montana nights.

    Comfortable seating A stone fireplace that feels good on cool Montana nights.

  • Guest bath

    Guest bath

  • Sunset from the lodge,

    Sunset from the lodge,

  • Great room  Shadowood

    Great room Shadowood

  • My favorite Y.N.P. sights.
Dragon's Mouth Cave.

    My favorite Y.N.P. sights. Dragon's Mouth Cave.

  • My favorite Yellowstone.
Old faithful geyser.

    My favorite Yellowstone. Old faithful geyser.

  • Welcome. Come on in.

    Welcome. Come on in.

  • Large great room with elegant comfortable seating.

    Large great room with elegant comfortable seating.

  • Guest bedroom with french doors opening on to a  deck and the woods.

    Guest bedroom with french doors opening on to a deck and the woods.

  • Western hand carved bar. Lots of antiques.

    Western hand carved bar. Lots of antiques.

  • Master bedroom with french doors that open onto a front deck.

    Master bedroom with french doors that open onto a front deck.

  • Master bath with walk in shower

    Master bath with walk in shower

  • Entrance to Shadowood-Welcome,

    Entrance to Shadowood-Welcome,

  • Cozy den

    Cozy den

  • My favorite sights at Yellowstone. Tomato Soup Pool

    My favorite sights at Yellowstone. Tomato Soup Pool

  • Enough said.

    Enough said.

  • Pool anyone?

    Pool anyone?

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