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Get Away From It All At This Mountain Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Modern Cabin with Loft on 1,375-Acre Ranch

The Robinson Ranch Cabin is located on Willow Creek, seven miles east of Corvallis, Montana, in the foothills of the Sapphire Mountains.

Willow Creek flows west out of one of the few canyons on the east side of the Bitterroot Valley, and the cabin sits a few yards from its rushing waters near the western boundary of the 1,375-acre Robinson Ranch. Populated by native cutthroat and Brook trout, Willow Creek is a popular local fishing destination.

The 800-square-foot cabin, built in 2002, is a story and a half, including a loft. Entry through either the front or back door is onto a combined living room, dining area and fully equipped kitchen with a cozy gas fireplace in the front corner.

Large windows across the west side of this room allow a view of the creek bottom, pasture and the rugged mountains of the Bitterroot Range on the west side of the valley. Wild turkeys and deer are often spotted in the pasture.

The rest of the ground floor is occupied by master and guest bedrooms, both equipped with queen beds, and a bathroom. The loft has two twin beds and a large sofa.

There are a variety of activities available on the ranch to cabin guests. Guests can fish the mile and a half of Willow Creek that runs through the ranch as well as the portion of the creek that runs through the Bitterroot National Forest about two miles east of the ranch.

The creek is easily accessible on either foot or vehicle from Willow Creek Road, which winds along the creek back into the national forest.

There are a wide variety of hiking opportunities. From the cabin itself, guests can traipse the ranch on old logging roads and trails, availing themselves of the spectacular views of the Sapphire Mountains to the east and the Bitterroot Range that forms the west side of the valley.

For those more adventurous, the mountain lakes in the Sapphire Mountains east of the ranch that feed Willow Creek -- Gleason Lake, Willow Lake and Burnt Fork Lake -- are doable day hikes. Bring along your fishing rod to catch the plump Rainbow and cutthroat trout that inhabit the lakes, and bring your camera to capture the spectacular mountain views, including the craggy Palisade Mountain.

The Bitterroot Range on the west side of the valley has hiking trails up every canyon with easy access on good roads to each trailhead. Deer, elk, wild turkeys and mountain goats are some of the wildlife that can be spotted in the area.

For those interested in what's available in town, Corvallis is seven miles to the west down Willow Creek Road, and Hamilton, the county seat of Ravalli County, is a 15-minute drive away. Both have gas, groceries and homey, local restaurants. In addition, Hamilton has two microbreweries, several coffee houses and a thriving downtown area with many shops. Missoula, home to the University of Montana, is an hour's drive to the north.

If you are interested in a quiet setting in the foothills of the mountains, a place where 'do it yourself' can be as relaxing or demanding as you make it, in the comfort of a lovely cabin with great views, then this is the place for you.

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The Robinson Ranch Cabin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About The Robinson Ranch Cabin

We came from Chicago - city slickers - to raise our kids in the west. We ran the property as a ranch for many years, raising beef cattle, milking cows, riding horses, cutting timber and raising a garden we harvested for our own meals. John Robinson, the ranch owner, continues to live a short distance up road from the cabin in the original ranch house, and two of his children have built homes and reside on the ranch as well, a testament to the allure and magic of this special place we hope to be able to share with you.

The Robinson Ranch Cabin purchased this cabin in 1967

Why The Robinson Ranch Cabin chose Bitterroot Valley

We chose this property to raise our kids and experience the outdoors as a family. We accomplished that and the tradition has carried on with our grandkids. Willow Creek runs through the ranch and we are located next to U.S. Forest Service property as well as 2,000-acre parcel of state land that is managed as elk habitat. Nearby Forest Service trails provide hiking and fishing opportunities at high mountain lakes. You can also relax on the deck and listen to the sound of Willow Creek as it runs by. If you are looking for outdoor adventure or just want to enjoy the comfort of the cabin, this is the place for you.

What makes this cabin unique

Our cabin is located in a mountain setting on an 1,375-acre ranch. It offers a secluded, quiet setting. If you enjoy the mountains, whether viewing them from the comfort of the cabin or getting out in them, you should enjoy your stay here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed our stay at your comfy cabin. Everything about it was great - comfortable beds, great deck to enjoy the evenings and all the comforts of home. Hiking in the Bitterroots was awesome; could not have asked for better weather. Como Lake beach was great too - cold/crisp water LOL! I recommend the fish tacos at the Bitterroot Brew Pub - best I've ever had ... and the beer is good too! Hopefully we'll see you again, it was an awesome stay.
Jul 2014
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Corvallis Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The master bedroom on the creek-side of the cabin offers a queen-size bed. The window looks out onto Willow Creek. The guest bedroom also is equipped with a queen-size bed and the window looks out on the side yard. The upstairs loft is furnished with two single beds and a comfortable couch.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Get Away From It All At This Mountain Paradise
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 27 reviews
Hamilton, Montana

A very beautiful and quiet setting. The cabin is well appointed and beds comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Would certainly consider visiting again. Near enough to town while being fully in the mountains. Internet is very slow and spotty and no satellite TV. Cellular connection is functional but weak. ITS. A CABIN! So that is fine. If you need instant connectivity then go to Denver downtown. This is a wonderful retreat from the hectic world.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect cozy mountain getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was absolutely perfect for our weekend in Mt. It had everything we needed and more. Owners were very responsive and helpful. Cabin was immaculate and the setting was magical! We loved every minute of it. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin, beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cabin, well kept. Would rent again.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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peaceful and private

  • 5 of 5

Thank you,

The cabin was perfect for my husband and I. We had lots of room and most definitely enjoyed the beautiful large wrap around porch. Maggie was more than willing to help us out with anything that we needed. We took advantage of the horseback riding that came right to our front door and we had a private tour of the land surrounding the property and mountains. Lots of hiking and outdoor activities available. The close by town of Hamilton was cute with lots of shops and breweries to explore. It was truly a marvellous 4 days of peace and privacy. We ended up booking last minute and was provided with everything that we need to have an amazing stay. We would definitely stay again if we had the chance.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place in the mountains!

  • 4 of 5

We had a most wonderful stay in this little gem tucked in the mountains. The horses on the property were a wonderful treat. However we couldn't get the tv to work but who needs a tv in this beautiful environment.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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May visit to the Robinson Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This was my second stay at the Robinson cabin. I stayed for a week - by myself. I needed a quite, relaxing break and got it. The cabin was perfect, spotless, had everything I could possibly need. Chilly nights. Stars. Creek running behind the cabin. Last visit was in November and there was snow on the ground. I still can't decide which is more beautiful - all the snow or all the lush greenery!

The listing and pictures included in the ad for the property are spot on. Spotless. Well maintained. I couldn't have asked for better care. Great grill on the back porch.

I took time out from the quite of the cabin to hit the farmer's market in Hamilton. Great time. Lots of artist, flowers, veggies, great food and music. Many great restaurants and coffee shops in Hamilton. I ran out of summer reading and hit the library. They had a great selection of used books for sale. There is also a great book store in Hamilton. Hamilton is full a incredibly nice people! Got in an amazing hike at Lake Como. Did a walk around the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge. Saw all kinds of birds. Beautiful.

I can't wait go back, but hope to stay for much longer.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Missoula, MT
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Corvallis MT
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Hamilton MT
Nearest Train
150 Miles
Whitefish MT
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Hwy 53
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Corvallis MT
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Lost Trail
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Lake Como
Car: necessary

The cabin is located on the 1,375-acre Robinson Ranch. It is in the foothills to the Sapphire Mountains. There is a trout stream that runs through the property, high mountain lakes with trout, great hiking opportunities and ample opportunities to see local wildlife.

In Hamilton there are two microbreweries and many nice shops. There are also several great restaurants and coffee houses. Lost Trail Ski Resort is 50 miles to the south.


Rates & Availability

Corvallis Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning fee $85
Pet Fee $15
Tax Rate 7.0%

Standard nightly rate based on 1-3 guests. 4-6 guests nightly rate increases to $200.00.
Pet fee is $15.00 per pet per night.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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