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Cabin by the River~ 10 Min to Yellowstone!

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gardiner cabin description

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'Cabin By The River' is an uniquely constructed, rustic style cabin tucked away on the banks of the Yellowstone River. The nearest airport in Bozeman is 90 minutes away. We are ten minutes from Gardiner, Montana, the north gate, the only year around entrance to Yellowstone Park, and are seated in beautiful Paradise Valley in southern Montana.

The cabin is outfitted in cabin decor, sleeps 5, in one queen size bed in the main floor bedroom, one queen and one single in the sleeping loft. The living room has a hidebed (Queen size)sofa, suitable for children. The cozy little kitchen is equipped with a full size range and refrigerator, new in 2012. There is everything needed to prepare a full meal or lunches for the next days park adventure. The bathroom provides a tub/shower combination. A shaded front porch, complete with porch swing, overlooks the Yellowstone River. The cabin also offers dish TV/DVD, wifi & a gas grill on the porch.

You will be awed by our location and spectacular views! Our guests find our cabin to be a very special place. Being only 10 minutes north of Yellowstone Park allows you to come out of the Park at night & enjoy the quiet by the river. The Yellowstone River is known for it's natural flow & spectacular trout fishing. It also has some exciting whitewater rafting areas, many going right past our property. Numerous raft companies are conveniently located in nearby Gardiner. We are 90 minutes from Bridger Bowl, some of the best downhill skiing without the crowds. In Winter, Yellowstone Park offers beautiful cross country skiing & snowmobiling (rentals available in the Park)as well as spectacular wildlife viewing. Let us know if we can help you plan your Yellowstone Vacation!

Consider visiting our area in the off season. We often have awesome October weather, cool nights, sunny days, lots of wildlife. Winter is quiet and beautiful. The wildlife around us and in Yellowstone is beyond your expectation and includes bison, elk, deer, mountain sheep, wolves, coyotes, bald eagles, osprey and more. Spring can also be a great time to visit, seeing wildlife and their young can be the experience of a lifetime. Christmas can also be a special family time in Yellowstone. Ask us about off season rates. Your vacation in Yellowstone & southern Montana promises to be unique and authentic. You will love the friendly people and spectacular landscape.

If our calendar is full, please contact us anyway. We can offer suggestions and referrals.

Keywords: Cabin

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

          • Bedroom 1


          • Loft


          • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Hidabed sofa in the living room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1


          • Bathroom features a tub/shower combination.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Coffee Maker
          • Oven
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

          Other Amenities

              • Satellite TV/DVD, Reading materials, Coffee pot, tea pot, Toaster, Crock Pot, Dishes & Cooking Utensils provided, Gas Grill (barbecue), fire ring (seasonal), No Smoking or Pets...moreless


              • Books:

                Some local interest reading material....moreless

              • DVD Player


              • Wireless Internet:

                We do our best to provide internet service to guests. We are, however in a country mountain setting with service provided through a satelite and wifi service can some times be interrupted....moreless

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Location & View

              • Waterfront:

                On the banks of the Yellowstone River....moreless

              • Water View
              • Mountain View


              • Restaurants
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Hunting
              • Skiing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Golf
              • Snowmobiling
              • Snowboarding
              • Kayaking
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Zoo
              • Museums
              • Churches
              • Live Theater
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Swimming
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Photography
              • Rafting


              Write a review 4.9
              from 19 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Tax Rate 7%


              We require 50% down to reserve. Balance is due 2 weeks prior to check in. We accept Visa, Mastercard or personal check. Cancellations made with more than 60 days prior to check in receive a refund minus $25 rebooking fee. Cancellations made with less that 60 days prior to check in receive no refund. Credit for a future stay will be considered.

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              Last updated: 07/22/2014
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              22 Today
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              Whitewater Rafting, Rodeos, Dog Sledding, Yellowstone Park activities, geysers, mountain views, hiking, skiing, hot spring dipping, horse back riding, wildlife viewing and much more!


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1995

              About the owner: I am a Montana native, 2nd generation, and Warren has lived in Montana most of his life having grown up in Northern California. We have 3 grown children and 8 grandchildren, some living in the area. Warren is recently retired from the National Park Service and I manage the cabin. We love living in the mountains but also love to travel. We have been providing lodging for visitors for almost 19 years and have loved meeting wonderful people and sharing our corner of the world. We have a dog (Tillie) and 2 cats who also enjoy our guests.

              Why the Owner Chose Gardiner:
              We built our 'Cabin By The River' in 1995. For 10 years we operated it as a bed and breakfast.. We are located in a small valley of the upper Yellowstone River. We have about 4+ acres on the Yellowstone River. Our home and the cabin are on this acreage.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
              We love being close to the river and hearing it flow by at night. We are in a country setting with neighbors yet private. Guests enjoy fishing right here and having a fire in the fire ring by the river. The mountain views all around are spectacular.

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              Speaks: english



              • The cabin in spring.

                The cabin in spring.

              • The cabin in winter

                The cabin in winter

              • Dining area

                Dining area

              • Winter morning view...

                Winter morning view...

              • Up toward the cabin from the river bank below

                Up toward the cabin from the river bank below

              • Bathroom with tub and shower

                Bathroom with tub and shower

              • Local residents....

                Local residents....

              • Main floor bedroom

                Main floor bedroom

              • The swing set and tether ball above the cabin.

                The swing set and tether ball above the cabin.

              • The cabin in fall....

                The cabin in fall....

              • Comfortable living room area

                Comfortable living room area

              • Fishing the Yellowstone below the cabin.

                Fishing the Yellowstone below the cabin.

              • West side of the cabin among the trees.

                West side of the cabin among the trees.

              • Sleeping loft

                Sleeping loft

              • Cozy cabin kitchen

                Cozy cabin kitchen

              • From the loft above

                From the loft above

              • An early spring guest enjoying a nice catch just below the cabin.

                An early spring guest enjoying a nice catch just below the cabin.

              • The porch overlooking the river.

                The porch overlooking the river.

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              This listing was first published here in 2004.

              Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

              $200 per night (USD)

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

              View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
              Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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