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Lucky Dog Lodge - Spectacular Large Group Accommodations!

Bedrooms 6
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Lodge, 6 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 17-20)

Conveniently located, Lucky Dog Lodge serves as the perfect home base for a terrific range of year round activities for all ages, interests, and abilities. You can walk out the back door with private access to the Gallatin River for an early morning fishing session, walk or bike a short distance downstream to Bozeman Hot Springs and Spa, or drive a few miles up Gallatin Canyon where hiking trails are numerous and everything from white water rafting to horseback riding is available. There's even a public 18-hole golf course just minutes away. Downhill and cross country skiing, ice skating, and other winter activities are all conveniently located to the Lucky Dog Lodge including both Big Sky Resort and Bridger Bowl Ski Area.

As you enter the Lucky Dog Lodge, your eye is immediately drawn to the third floor balcony and the massive logs and ridge pole surrounded by a ceiling of fir tongue-and-groove wood planks, lit up by a myriad of natural light. Open rooms and high ceilings provide a spacious and airy feel throughout. Radiant floor heating and thick logs maintain a comfortable temperature year round. Wood decks extending from the second and third floors, as well a large ground level deck, offer views of a number of mountain ranges and the Gallatin River while you are entertaining or relaxing. Enjoy the sunset from the hot tub on the second story deck overlooking the Gallatin River and surrounding cottonwood forest.

In all there are six bedrooms and five bathrooms. The open main floor sports a fully-equipped modern kitchen complete with pine breakfast bar and a large dining area. The comfortable relaxing area is also perfect for family games or a small business retreat meeting. When it’s time to take a break from enjoying the inside of the Lucky Dog Lodge, try out the 2nd floor deck outdoor hot tub on a starry Montana night!

The Lucky Dog Lodge is a licensed and permitted tourist home facility through the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, License # 301793.

More Details

Paul House
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

What makes this chalet unique

Enjoy pure and simple comfort in this unique log structure built with gleaming ponderosa pine logs from Montana forests. Relax to the sounds of the legendary Gallatin River while resting in your log bed from an old Montana Ranch.

Guestbook comments from the owner


This is just a little note of thanks. We thoroughly enjoyed our nights (July 08) at the Lucky Dog Lodge. The lodge, yard and river access were all tremendous. We will definitely keep the Lucky Dog Lodge in mind for future gatherings."

Sincerely, D J
Jul 2008
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Lucky Dog Lodge - Spectacular Large Group Accommodations!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 24 reviews

Wedding weekend

  • 5 of 5

I rented this cabin for our daughters wedding weekend. We had 15 people come up from our family alone. Thanks to the wonderful owners we were also allowed to invite the grooms family over from their cabin they had rented and had a big family BBQ. The cabin was very well-stocked with things we needed including a washer and dryer. Our five-year-old son had spent a good chunk of our road trip sick in the truck and we were able to wash everything from blankets to car seats with ease. There was more than enough room for everybody including the three dogs that were brought up. The cabin was very well-kept, it had very easy fishing access case i The cabin was very well-kept, it had very easy fishing access, and was in a great location so we were able to get to the mountain and into town easily. I would absolutely love to rent this place again

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was as advertised and worked well for our family of 8 adults and 6 children from the ages of 7 to 12. Everyone especially enjoyed the proximity of the river. The kitchen was extremely well equipped and we found that the bedrooms worked well. The large common area was a comfortable space for game playing, reading, and catching up wth each other.. The yard provided a great playground. Jeff, the caretaker, lives next door and couldn't have been friendlier. He even encouraged us to pick and enjoy his rasberries. Hope to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Whitefish, MT

MSU Graduation Party

  • 5 of 5

What a great house to throw a party!! It has a perfect open floor plan that easily accesses the large outdoor deck and yard. We had 15 in house guests that ranged from 5 to 75 with several teenagers. Everyone had a fantastic time! Beautiful lodge home, very well outfitted with kitchen supplies, easy to entertain in.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed Lucky Dog

  • 4 of 5

The Lucky dog was a good place for our large group to stay at. We had 13 people, and the large downstairs was great for eating and hanging out. We did some skiing at Bridger and it was great. Had a problem with the hot tub and the owner was there to fix it. We would stay there again. A unique place and great log home. Thanks

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Bismarck, ND

Great, accomodating place

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time as usual. This place is very accommodating for large groups. Clean, well kept, and stocked with about anything you need. Very cozy after a day on the slope or whatever your activity is. The people who manage it are excellent to work with as well. Very flexible and great communication. We will definitely visit again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Perfect place for extended family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Well, our tails were sure waggin’ after an extended-family stay at Lucky Dog Lodge. Ours was kind of a pack of dogs — siblings, spouses, grown-up ‘kids’ — and the Lucky Dog Lodge accommodated all quite nicely. We made great use of the kitchen and long dining-table for family-style dinners and sandwich assembly for slope fare. The in-floor heat and gas stove kept us plenty warm and cozy, even in cold winter conditions. We loved that it was close to ski slopes, downtown, and hot springs. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always so great to hear these reports. Thanks so much for taking the time to write, we hope to have you back again one day with whatever strays you happen to have in your pack next time! Paul
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Bozeman Yellowstone Internaltional Airport
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Bridger Creek Golf Course
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Bridger Bowl Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Bozeman Hot Springs
Nearest Point of Interest
Bozeman Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Museum of the Rockies
Nearest Point of Interest
Bridger Bowl Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Big Sky Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Moonlight Ski Area
Nearest Point of Interest
West entrance to Yellowstone Park
Nearest Point of Interest
North entrance to Yellowstone Park
Car: recommended

Walk out the back door and fish or explore the famous W Gallatin River


Rates & Availability


  • 275-495/night
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Four Corners Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • 1 Full, 8 Twin, 3 Queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • skiing
Freestanding gas fireplace, hot tub, top of the line Simmons Beautyrest Westbury II mattresses!

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