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Cabin the River~ only 10 Min to Yellowstone! Sits on banks of Yellowstone River

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy mountain cabin surrounded by mountains next to the Yellowstone River

Cabin By the River was built in 1995 and rests on the banks of the Yellowstone River, 10.5 miles north of Gardiner, Montana, the only year around entrance to Yellowstone Park. It is situated on about 5 acres in the upper Paradise Valley, south of Yankee Jim Canyon and north of Corwin Springs, Montana. We enjoy a country setting with neighbors across grassy fields.

The cabin is decorated in country cabin decor and will sleep five. There is a queen bed in the main floor bedroom and a queen and a single bed in the sleeping loft. A sofa queen bed in the living room is suitable for small children. The front porch overlooks the river and offers a porch swing, table and chairs and a gas bbq. For rainy days, there are reading materials, games, Dish TV and DVD player with a selection of movies. The small kitchen offers a full size range and refrigerator. Dishes, utensils, coffee maker, crock pot & a brief pantry are provided.

The bathroom is a tub/shower combination. Linens, towels and paper products are provided.

There is a landline telephone for local calls. Wifi service is available but caution that we are in a mountainous area and it is sometimes undependable.

We have a fire ring down along side the river for marsh mellow roasting or just enjoying.

In the grassy area above the cabin there is a swing set, yard games and tether ball, lots of area to run and play. Fishing in the Yellowstone River from our property can be successful and a great experience in a blue ribbon trout stream.

We are only 10 minutes to Gardiner, the north entrance to Yellowstone. Our guests enjoy coming out of the Park in the evening to the quiet setting of the Cabin By the River.

More Details

Owner
Wendi Burke
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

About Wendi Burke

I am a Montana native, 2nd generation (my grandparents homesteaded in northern Montana), 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 a cat (Patch) who also enjoy our guests.

Wendi Burke purchased this cabin in 1995

Why Wendi Burke 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 5 acres on the Yellowstone River. Our home and the cabin are on this acreage.

What makes this cabin unique

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. Sitting on the porch in the evening or early morning are beyond description!

Amenities

Gardiner Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main floor bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is one bathroom in the cabin on the main floor off the main bedroom. It features a tub/shower combination.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 7
  • Main floor bedroom - 1 queen
    Loft area - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , This is an open loft area with a queen and a single
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This is a sleeper sofa, suitable for children
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 14 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
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. Enjoy our wildlife and wildflower photos, compliments of Verne Lehmberg, professional photographer who has taken Yellowstone pictures for many years!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cabin the River~ only 10 Min to Yellowstone! Sits on banks of Yellowstone River
average rating of 4.882353 based on 51 reviews
5

Clean, cozy, quiet & beautiful place to stay right along Yellow Stone River

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying at the Cabin on the River which is conveniently located just 10 miles from the north entrance of Yellowstone Park. It was nice to retreat to quiet location after busy day of sightseeing at the Park! Cabin has everything you need! Nice set up for grilling & eating meals out on the porch overlooking the Yellowstone River or just sitting on porch swing to enjoy glass of wine & take in the view! We enjoyed meeting owners who very friendly & even introduced us to their horse Jasmine & dog Tillie! Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Come again soon!
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North Carolina
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

After a long day visiting YNP (only about 12 minutes from the North entrance), it was really nice to come back to the cabin for recharging. Cabin was clean, private, minimal road noise, great bed, and fishing 100' away. The owners were very nice folks. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cabin close to the park right on the Yellowstone River. My husband enjoyed the fishing and I enjoyed rocking on the beautiful porch.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate your taking the time! Come back again soon.
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Burlington, KY
5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed our stay at the cabin. Overall it provided us with the restful vacation that we were looking for. The river just off the porch was just a bonus for us. The cabin was very comfortable, and very clean. We used the grill on the porch several times which just added to a great time. Our hosts on site were available if needed, but we had no problems during our stay. We can’t wait to return to Montana, for another visit to the cabin.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed your visit! We hope you can come back soon! Thank you so much.
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Los Angeles, CA
5

Even more beautiful than the photos!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time and had everything we needed. Plenty of room for us (three adults). All three beds were comfortable. Plenty of kitchen and bathroom supplies. Close to park entrance. Everything was super clean. Most important of all....the sight and sound of the Yellowstone River!!!! So blessed to have spent a week in this magical space. Every evening after a busy day at the park, looked forward to going "home" to the Cabin by the River. Thank you Warren and family for helping to make our first Yellowstone experience so memorable!! Many thanks from Los Angeles.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy to have as our guest! We hope you can come again!
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I gave the Cabin by the River 5 stars because I wasn't allowed to give it 10 stars. The cabin was the perfect size for my family of 4 and the owners are the nicest people you're ever going to meet. The way the cabin is decorated makes it feel more of a home than a cabin- and the porch... The porch gets 5 stars as well, but my teenage kids and I are officially giving the porch swing, which is literally feet from the Yellowstone River, 10 stars out of 5. There is a TV inside and cell reception is sketchy at best, but we didn't need either. There were fish to be caught, checkers to be played on the table by the grill, and time to be passed in relaxation on the swing and in the rocking chairs.

This cabin is close enough to Gardiner to be convenient, but just far enough away from it all to let us listen to the river without traffic noise. I can't say enough positive about this cabin, it's amenities or the owners. This cabin is the way to experience Montana and Yellowstone Park.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Bozeman, Montana
Nearest Barpub
10.5 Miles
Gardiner, MT
Nearest Golf
42 Miles
Livingston, MT
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 89
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Corwin Springs, MT
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Yellowstone Park, cross country skiing
Car: necessary

Whitewater rafting, rodeos, dog sledding, Yellowstone Park activities, geysers, mountain views, hiking, skiing, hot spring dipping, horse back riding, wildlife viewing, excellent wildlife photography opportunities,(note our wildlife photos), and much more!

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Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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