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Dexter Peak Cabin at the Base of the Beartooth Mountains, Minutes to Yellowstone

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:0
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, Studio + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4), Separate 24' RV sleeps 5 on property

Dexter Peak cabin is perfectly situated on 25 acres at the base of the Absaroka-Beartooth Mountains. This cabin is one of two cabins that we own, the other one about 1/4 mile away on a separate 20 acre parcel on its own which can be rented together or separately. See Elk Ridge cabin vrbo #191225. A 24' camping trailer has been added on the same parcel, but privately located behind our large garage. The Dancing Deer RV has a queen bed with new foam mattress, as well as two bunk beds, measuring 32" x 72" and the dinette makes into a 4' x 5' bed. The RV is self-contained all on its own with its own campfire pit, bbq, shower, refrigerator/freezer, stove, tv, stereo! The tariff for the RV is $70-$100 depending on the month. The RV can be rented together or separately.
Just 35 miles north of Yellowstone Park, these accommodations offer breathtaking views of four mountain ranges. Varying lights of the Montana skies and glimpses of nature and wildlife soothe the soul year round. Perfect for creative reflection, a romantic getaway, that special fishing trip or as a home base while enjoying the wealth of activities, breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife the area provides.

The Dexter Peak Cabin sleeps two, has a loft bedroom with a king-size bed and a full-sized, firm quality futon couch on the main floor. Please notice the staircase going to the king-size bed. The ceiling height is between 4-5' above the king bed, one cannot stand up. The cabin has a full kitchen, stocked with the basic essentials, a gas BBQ, television, VCR/DVD with a selection of classic movies, a washer/dryer, and an outdoor firepit located at the lower portion of our property in the draw. A rustic steel fire pit has been added outside the cabin for your convenience, firewood is provided.

The cabin sits on the edge of a meadow with its own private yard and covered porch. There is a wrought iron table and chairs and lounge chairs to enjoy the peace and quiet and views of the 11,000 foot tall mountains before you.

The door opens to a complete kitchen with hickory cabinets, a full bathroom and laundry area and a cozy living room with television, with built-in VCR/DVD, CD player, table and futon couch. A nice selection of videos and books adorn the bookshelf for your enjoyment after the adventures of the day. A rustic staircase rises to the loft with a king-sized bed. Foam sleeping pads are available for small children.

The kitchen is well appointed with a refrigerator, four-burner stove, microwave, cookbooks, pots and pans, dishes, glassware, knives, toaster, blender, and coffeepot and grinder. Laundry soap, iron, ironing board and dryer sheets are provided for your convenience.

If you have a larger group, be sure to see our separate listing for the Elk's Ridge Cabin #191225.

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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 360 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    Swingset outside cabin, safe setting...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Can smoke on the porch....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Extra $10 per day charge on pets. Crate available. Safe for dog-walking. $30 maximum....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Loft


  • King size beds (1), Full-sized futon (firm)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books:

    Some novels and local books about Yellowstone Park and hiking....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Scrabble, cribbage....moreless

  • Music Library
  • Stereo:

    Selection of popular music, primarily country....moreless

  • Television:

    Local stations....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A nice selection of classics and western films....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Breathtaking views of 3 mountain ranges; The Absaroka-Beartooth, Gallatin and Crazy Mountains....moreless

  • Resort:

    Chico Hot Springs is also 10 minutes away, a historic wonderful resort and restaurant with a sparkling hot springs pool with fresh water daily! Watch the deer on the hill above the pool. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Pastures with cattle and horses, lots of wide open spaces, and vistas of hills, mountains and benches, rivers and creeks. Not heavily treed except around water....moreless

  • Village:

    Pine Creek Lodge is 10 minutes away, a quaint little restaurant/store with free outdoor music on many weekends through the Summer. BBQ out on the lawn....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Portable free-standing ac unit. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard....moreless

  • Internet:

    Connect through enabling WIFI on Samsung tablet. No movies or music streaming please....moreless

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

    Parking for several vehicles if necessary....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Can boat at Dailey Lake, 8 miles away....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Public course, 9 hole, in Livingston along the river....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Dailey Lake and Yellowstone River....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered open porch attached to cabin....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Bridger Ski Resort. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    One can play tennis in courts in Livingston at Sacajawea Park....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Located at Chico Hot Springs, 5 miles away....moreless



from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late spring
May 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Late summer/early fall
Aug 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Fall winter
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$95 $105
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $20
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 7%


Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, extra $15 per day added to tariff. Cancellation policy. All returned if cancelled at least 45 days in advance. If less than 45 days and cabin can be re-rented, than all $ will be returned less $100 cancellation fee. If not, deposit is non-refundable and can be applied toward future stay. Pet fee for each pet is $10 per day up to a maximum of $35 for each pet.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Chico Hot Springs Resort

    "Wonderful historic resort...the greatest food in both the fine dining room, the Poolside Gri..."

  • Mill Creek Rd

    "Beautiful drive up into the Beartooth/Absaroka Wilderness and mountains. Road meanders alon..."

  • River's Edge Bar & Grill

    "Nice place for a cold huckleberry beer or whatever your heart desires, outdoor seating and v..."

  • Pine Creek Lodge

    "Historic little cafe and store with some new funky cabins. New ownership, enjoy music and b..."

  • Old Saloon

    "Great burgers and breakfasts...and a great place for a cold toddy and see where locals catch..."

  • Loch Leven Boat Ramp

    "Nice place to walk along the Yellowstone River and just soak up the mountain views. Fishing..."

  • Wild Flour Bakery

    "Wonderful place for morning coffee and breakfast. Inventive, wholesome lunches including sou..."

  • Pine Creek Campground

    "Favorite campground, but for those not camping. Trailhead to 1 mile easy hike to beautiful ..."

  • Bear Paw Outfitters

    "Great place to ride horses in a scenic setting at the base of the mountains!"

  • Paradise Valley Community Church

    "Nice place to go on Sunday morning while away from your home. Only 1 mile from Dexter Peak ..."

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bozeman Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
River's Edge Bar and Grill
22 Miles
Nearest Golf
400 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
East River Rd
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chico Hot Springs
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bridger Bowl
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Dailey Lake

Car: Necessary

Dog-sledding, horseback riding, hiking to a waterfall, soak in hot springs, fish, wildlife viewing, more fishing, see Montana arts and crafts at Shining Mountain Gallery in Pray, bird watch, parasail at Dailey Lake, hunt morel mushrooms, float the river, connect with your spirit!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I moved to Paradise Valley almost twenty years ago for the closeness to nature, and small town friendliness and to live a bit more simply. I met my husband, Gary, at age 39, and married a few years later. And through him, I discovered a new talent in myself with art. We purchased an old log bar/apartment and added a 1800 square foot art gallery and frame shop. Gary is a painter and framer and we are lucky to feature so many friends fine art and crafts. We feel like we are on vacation every day looking at the constantly changing light on the mountains and wildlife in our area with our two Shihtzu's, Kopi and Jessie, our deer-headed chihuahua, Gabe (an angel in disguise), and Buford, our orange cat, a gentle warrior. My mother and brother have moved here from Seattle and are enjoying the sunny skies, mountains and wildlife of the area too.

Why the Owner Chose Livingston, MT, USA:
Location is ideal, quiet but close to Livingston, fishing streams and river, intimate view of mountains, close to Yellowstone Park and a few miles from Chico Hot Springs, a favorite for locals and travellers alike!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Views of wildlife, mule deer, red foxes, elk, eagles, red-tail hawks and many other birds. The changing light on the mountains, the sunsets, views of approaching storms, quiet and star lit skies are a constant reminder of the miracle of life! We are grateful. We hope that sharing this special spot with you will be a lasting gift for you.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Springtime in the Rockies

    Springtime in the Rockies

  • Comfy futon

    Comfy futon

  • Dexter Peak Cabin Kitchen

    Dexter Peak Cabin Kitchen

  • Dexter Peak Cabin Stairway to Loft

    Dexter Peak Cabin Stairway to Loft

  • Comfy king bed

    Comfy king bed

  • Springtime snow, we have more trees now!

    Springtime snow, we have more trees now!

  • Scenic shot of horses down the road from cabin.

    Scenic shot of horses down the road from cabin.

  • Canoeing at Daily Lake

    Canoeing at Daily Lake

  • Where's the Pot of Gold?

    Where's the Pot of Gold?

  • Springtime photo of the cabin!

    Springtime photo of the cabin!

  • Dexter Peak Cabin Entry

    Dexter Peak Cabin Entry

  • Staircase going to loft with king bed

    Staircase going to loft with king bed

  • Snow sculptures at Norris Basin, accessed by snow coach from Mammoth.

    Snow sculptures at Norris Basin, accessed by snow coach from Mammoth.

  • Comfy RV sites on the edge of a bench overlooking a draw and the mountains

    Comfy RV sites on the edge of a bench overlooking a draw and the mountains

  • Constantly changing light in the Rockies

    Constantly changing light in the Rockies

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017

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