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Private lodge. Park like grounds. 15 minutes to downtown.

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge


About the property

Sleeps 8-12. 4bedrooms 4baths + sleeping loft. Creek on property.

The Butler Creek Lodge is located only five miles west of the Missoula airport on a splendid 4 acre property secluded in the woods. Four bedrooms comfortably appointed with top quality beds, dressers, and private baths. A loft area with couches , TV, queen size bed and futon. A large dining room and kitchen area. A great room with couches and chairs on the main level leading out to the deck area. Internet access, land line phone and direct TV. A private 2 bedroom suite apartment across from the lodge with an entrance creek side is available for additional guests. Maximum number of guests 10-14.

Inquire about terms and availability

Outside, Missoula Valley's inspiring scenery and local wildlife can be enjoyed from our deck areas or creek side on our secluded grounds. Tranquil and magnificent!

Located so close to Missoula, you'll find many nearby opportunities for dining, live entertainment, great shopping, theatres and recreation. Choose from fly fishing, golf, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, swimming, day trips to Glacier National Park or Flathead Lake, or numerous other national forests in the area.

Transportation to and from the Lodge is easy. We are close to the airport and Interstate 90, yet far enough away to provide you with peace and solitude. Ample private parking for six or more vehicles.

Make the Butler creek lodge your home away from home when you visit Montana. Plan a fishing trip with friends, bring the whole family on a skiing adventure, plan a family event, a wedding, special anniversary retreat or holiday gathering.

A great corporate meeting place as well.

The lodge can be rented with full services or no services at your request. For more information about the Lodge give us a call. We will be happy to answer any questions you have. The lodge is family owned and operated ensuring great attention to detail and pride in every aspect of your stay.

Call Dennis & Dorinda at 406-542-8307. Looking forward to seeing you at the Butler Creek lodge soon!

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Missoula Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Butler Creek Suite room.
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size bed (1) In the loft room. Queen size Beds in all other rooms. 2 rooms have two Queen size beds, one room has a Twin or Single Bed and a Queen. The loft space also has a sleeping futon. The suite, located on the property in a different building has 2 queen size beds one bath and a sleeping futon. Inquire for rates and availability of suite for up to 5 additional guests.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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(17 traveler reviews)

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Private lodge. Park like grounds. 15 minutes to downtown.
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Lodging for Group Fly Fishing Trip

  • 5 of 5

We have been going with Butler Creek Lodge for an annual fly fishing trip with a large group of folks from the Seattle area. Dennis and Dorinda have been very accommodating, and everyone has been happy with their experience. They will also facilitate any special requests to make the stay even more enjoyable. I would recommend this place to anyone who has a large group that wants to be close together during their stay.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your visits every year. You fill our lodge with laughter and happy energy. Thanks for sharing with others. Dennis and Dorinda
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Wish we lived here!!

  • 5 of 5

Delightful, roomy lodge, well supplied for very comfortable stay. The Delenas were wonderful and very friendly. (Dennis brought out sleds for our grandkids to enjoy the recent snowfall to sled on the hill right outside the lodge.). Would definitely love to stay there again. Convenient to Missoula, yet felt like we were nestled far out in the woods. Truly rates 5 stars!!!

Amelia Wilbur

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Butler Creek Lodge is a stunning property. Every angle is breath-taking. Love this spot!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our experience at the Butler Creek Lodge was magical. Dorinda and Dennis were amazing hosts and helped make our wedding stress-less and enjoyable. With the lodge location just outside of Missoula, it was easy to make last minute trips to the store but also provided the middle-of-nowhere, relaxing, forest experience. The weather was perfect even though it was still pretty hot in town. Every guest at our wedding commented on how perfect the venue is for a wedding. We had a perfect wedding and being at the Butler Creek Lodge was the icing on the cake.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Your event was beautiful. Your family and wedding guests were lovely.
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Peaceful, beautiful, and rejuvenating.

  • 5 of 5

This is our 5th summer trip to the Butler Creek Lodge and every year it gets better and better. From the clean, welcoming accommodations to the beautifully manicured grounds, it's always a great place to spend a few days.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, tasteful retreat close to civilization and culture

  • 5 of 5

My boys (16 and 22) and I were warmly welcomed by Dorinda and Dennis into their private Eutopia. The right mix of a quiet, well maintained retreat, with many peaceful and manicured nooks and crannies to take a nap, read, or just gaze across the Montana hills around the grounds. Dorinda went out of her way to make sure we had everything we needed to ensure we were well fed and rested. We stayed in the in-law suite/apartment below their house -- an area which may not always be available (they built it for their visiting kids and grandkids), but which is a comfortable, modern, self-sufficient space with two sizable bedrooms. Perfect for us as we re-charged between wilderness outings with our backpacks. We felt like we'd visited our doting, accomodating, welcoming mom and dad, and we left sorry we didn't have more time to visit longer!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being our guests. Please come again.
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Faith based Institute Retreat

  • 5 of 5

14 guests with 5 local friends spent full days in great comfort for a Faith based weekend of prayer, song, and consultation. The setting was beautiful , meals easy to prepare with the fully equipped kitchen, sound, peaceful private sleep with a well planned layout of accommodation. Our every need was met by our gracious hosts Dorinda and Dennis. Our hearts, minds, and souls were inspired by the setting .

Warmest Regards from all of us.

PS ( 6 flew in from different parts of the county- great to be 10 min from the airport)

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. It was a pleasure havng you stay with us!
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Property Manager

Dorinda and Dennis Delena
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Dorinda and Dennis Delena

Dennis and Dorinda have retired after 30 years in the customer service industry. They live on the property in the caretaker's house. They are native New Yorkers transplanted to this tranquil and magical setting. They enjoy every aspect of life in Missoula. Having grown up in the Bronx and Westchester County in NY they are used to everything that NY City offers in the way of culture, shopping and lifestyle. They don't miss a thing except perhaps the white sandy beaches of long island. The magnificent rivers and many water ways satisfy their love of being near the water. Bird watching and communing with nature right at home on the lodge grounds provides a storybook retirement for them. Their family pets love the lifestyle as well. Luke and Leo are brothers from the same litter. They love to frolic in the creek and explore nature with Dennis and Dorinda. Gomez their 30 year old Macaw is lots of fun to be around. He is beautiful and dances for the guests. Gomez loves being outside on the deck and enjoys the surroundings. Lots of birds and wildlife for him to enjoy. He loves the guests at the lodge and will greet you with a happy 'Hello'

Dorinda and Dennis Delena purchased this lodge in 2000

Why Dorinda and Dennis Delena chose Missoula

Missoula is a magical place. The scenery is breathtaking. Hip and modern while still giving you that old west feeling. On the way to the lodge you will see horses, cows, deer, wild turkey, large birds, mountains and more.

We immediately fell in love with the historic city center. The allure of a University town really appealed to us. So much going on all of the time...all four seasons.

The galleries, artist communities, farmers market and street festivals provide ongoing activities week after week. The parks, ski areas, golf courses, bike trails and forests provide enjoyable outdoor recreation year round. The change of seasons and endless outdoor activities make you feel like you are on vacation 12 months a year!

What makes this lodge unique

You will feel secluded tucked away in the lodge off of a dirt road in the mountains among the pines and just fifteen minutes you can be in the heart of down town Missoula enjoying live entertainment, great food, wonderful shopping, art galleries, the University Of Montana and historic monuments all around.


Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Missoula International Airport
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%

Rates are for 8 guests. $50 additional per night per person from the 9th to the 16th guest. A 7% Montana bed tax applies and must be added to to all prices listed. Special event rates available. Call us for a special event rate anytime. Note, there is a 2 bedroom 1 bath suite available in addition to the 4 bedroom lodge. Private entrance creek side across from main bldg. Ask about suite rates.

50% deposit at booking reservation. Balance paid day before arrival. Pay by check or Visa or MC

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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