High Mountain Lodge & Bunkhouse Adjacent to Yellowstone(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-6 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Lodge sleeps 10; additional rental Bunkhouse Sleeps 4
The three bedroom/2 bath (1 on-suite) Mountain Lodge features a spacious log interior great room that opens to the deck which faces a spectacular eastern view of the Absaroka Mountains. The two bedroom/1 bath Bunkhouse, available for the same week at an additional $600.00 fee ( security & cleaning deposit included with lodge).
This log cabin was built by Malcolm Forbes about 1970 as his get-away. Eagles Nest is on a mountain ridge at an altitude of 7900 feet. Its wrap-around deck and windows provide a million dollar view overlooking a portion of Yellowstone Park, the Absaroka/Beartooth Mountain Range, the upper Yellowstone River, and Dome Mountain.
This lodge offers the best of both worlds—incredible peace and seclusion and comfortable accommodations—for a truly relaxing stay. Enjoy the large fenced yard with its deck, shade trees, picnic table, BBQ grill. You can spend hours sitting on the porch enjoying the view, reading by the fire, watching for wildlife, sketching the amazing scenery, identifying wildflowers and animal tracks, taking a nature hike, or climbing Electric Peak. You may see elk, deer, coyotes, bald eagles moose, wolves, bears and other species that frequent the area. It is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Be sure to bring binoculars!
Our lodge is the perfect place to relax and really get away from it all. It features comfortable rustic furnishings. The living room boasts large picture windows with incredible views, a substantial stone fireplace, large dining table, and comfortable seating. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, dishwasher, range, all utensils, and condiments needed to create wonderful meals to be enjoyed inside or out.
The cabin has a washer and dryer, linens and towels, laundry powder, soap, shampoo, and conditioner. You should consider bringing warm clothes and ample food supplies recognizing that the nights can be cool at this elevation and the nearest stores being 40 minutes away.
It has easy access to Yellowstone Park, with its world famous geysers, bubbling paint pots, pastel painted canyon walls, which can be enjoyed at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and its famous Artist Point, the Boiling River Hot Springs close to Gardiner, and abundant wildlife including bears, wolves, coyotes, deer, elk, pronghorns, mountain goats, big horn sheep, eagles, etc.
It is a 35 minute scenic drive to the highway from the cabin on dirt and gravel roads with some steep grades (up to 15%), and 10 minutes from the highway to the North Entrance to Yellowstone Park. While the cabin has cell service with providers that serve the local area, much of the access route does not have cell service. If the road is muddy from rain or snow, a 4WD/AWD vehicle is recommended. Low clearance vehicles are not recommended.
Eagles Nest Cabin sleeps up to 10 people and the bunkhouse sleeps 4.
The main cabin (1850 sq. ft) offers the following:
* Spacious kitchen
* Open living-dining great room, internet, satellite TV, VCR
* Board games and books
* Portable crib / high chair
* Washer and dryer
* Bedroom 1: Master bedroom (1) queen size bed with private bathroom
* Bedroom 2: (2) double beds with connecting bathroom
* Bedroom 3: (2) Bunk bed sets (sleeps 4) with connecting bathroom
For additional sleeping space, we have a separate bunkhouse a short walk from the main cabin (430 sq. ft.):
*Bedroom 1: (2) twin beds with connecting bathroom
*Bedroom 2: (2) twin beds with connecting bathroom
*Horse stable and corral (call for pricing)
Keywords: Cabin in the high country on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park; a paradise for nature lovers and hikers!
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Member since: 2005
- 1850 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 10 - Sep 30, 2017
6 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $350
- Security $300
- Tax Rate 7%
50% required for a deposit to secure dates
The remaining amount plus Accommodation Tax and Security deposit will be due 30 days prior to your arrival.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Yellowstone National Park, horseback riding, rafting, hiking
- Primary: 406-581-7380 Yellowstone Destinations Reservation
- Secondary: 406-848-9911 Yellowstone Destinations Welcome Center
Links to more information:
Main Cabin and Bunkhouse
Rose wood dining table for 8
Bedroom 2 has two double beds and connecting bathroom
from the woods?
Many hiking trails in the area
Lounge and view the Absarokas
Welcome to the Eagles Nest
Movie and a fire
Bedroom 3 has 4 twin beds and adjoining jack and jill bathroom
Small Cabin: 2 twin beds with shared bathroom
View of the town of Gardiner in the distance
Magnificent view from the cabin! Photo taken by one of our dear renters (Mr. JN)
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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