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Gorgeous 2 BR Log Cabin 3 Miles from the Bowman Lake Entrance Into Glacier Park

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Kintla is a Quaint, 2 Story, 2 Bed and 1 Bath Log Cabin with Spectacular Views

Kintla is located on Numa Peak, more than 20 acres of pristine forest and meadow, less than 3 miles from the Bowman Lake Entrance of Glacier National Park. There are 4 log cabins (Kootenay, Kintla, Ptarmigan and Siyeh) all with amazing views into the northern peaks of Glacier National Park. You look right into the midst of the mountains from the entire living room area, upstairs master bedroom and the front deck. Kintla has 2 bedrooms, each with a queen bed. There is a full bath, fully equipped kitchen, and a combined dining and living room area with a wood stove. There is a large front deck with bistro style table and chairs looking into Glacier National Park. The master bedroom is the full top floor with two foot knee walls and includes a private sitting area. Log accents abound throughout the cabin from the log supports and peak log in the master bedroom to the stairway. Haycreek runs year round and is situated on the south side of the property. It is home to the endangered Bull Trout.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    The second bedroom is located on the first floor...moreless

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen

    Master bedroom takes up the entire second floor, 26' by 20'...moreless

  • The Master Bedroom is the entire second story. There is a 2' knee wall with a pine ceiling leading to a log accent ridgepole in the peak of the ceiling. There are views into the park through 2 large windows from the bed. It has a sitting area with two leather chairs and table with additional views windows looking into the property. The second bedroom is on the main level next to the bathroom. It also has a window with views of the Numa Peak property....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • The bath is on the main floor and is supplied by an on demand wage heater to help with energy utilization. Although it has a low flow shower head, you will still find all the luxuries of modern plumbing. Please note: We are on a solar system. It does not allow us to have any appliance that requires a sudden burst of energy. It will shut the entire system down. Therefore there is no ability to use hairdryers or curling irons....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Events of any type require permission from Numa Peak. There are associated fees and required back-ups to ensure the event runs as smoothly as possible in this rustic, off-the-grid setting....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Kintla is on the north side of Numa Peak property. It has spectacular views directly into Glacier National Park from the front deck, living room, dining room and upstairs bedroom...moreless

  • Resort:

    Whitefish Mountain Resort is home to downhill skiing in the winter and mountain biking in the summer. It is just 50 miles away for someone craving a day trip to civilization....moreless

  • Rural:

    Kintla is completely 'off the grid'. Full service is 36 miles down the road in Columbia Falls. We have two large solar panels with a backup generator and propane tank as our energy source. ...moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing right out the door. The Whitefish National Forest is just across the road and Glacier National Park and the Flathead River are less than 1/2 mile as the crow flies...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Whitefish Mountain Resort is located 50 miles from the Numa Peak property. It would be an early morning, but well worth the drive when you're skiing at 6800ft looking down on the town and lake....moreless

  • Village:

    The Polebridge Mercantile, just 1 mile away, is on the National Register of Historic Places and famous for its baked goods. The Northern Lights Saloon has a full bar and fantastic menu....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Numa Peak is situated on Hay Creek. It is a year round freshwater creek and home to the endangered Bull Trout. The North Fork of the Flathead is just 2 miles away and is famous for its flyfishing......moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    The dining area is adjacent to the kitchen and easily services four adults. A large window gives views across the from deck directly to the northern peaks of Glacier National Park...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living area with 2 leather Love Seats and coffee table. Large window again looking across the front deck directly into Glacier National Park...moreless

  • Parking:

    There are 2 parking spots next to the cabin. RVs, campers or other larger vehicles are not allowed....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove:

    Jotul Scandinavian wood stove (designed for energy efficiency) and stocked with wood provided from the property...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    We have both a standard percolator for drip coffee as well as a french press. A small grinder is also available if you are a fan of that freshly ground coffee smell! ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Provides for the four occupants with utensils to spare. Small and Large plates, coffee mugs, glasses, wine glasses. All utensils, chef knives, can opener, beer and wine opener....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    We have a fully equipped kitchen, stocked with all the necessary tools....moreless

  • Oven:

    Gas with 2 racks...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    30' energy star. Single door with separate freezer on top. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    4 Burner Gas Stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    20' by 12' deck on the front of the cabin with spectacular views into Glacier Naitonal Park...moreless

  • Golf:

    Located in Columbia Falls...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Bring your own or find a place to rent from a nearby town. Both Bowman Lake and Kintla Lake are just a few miles away from our property.The water is crystal clear and often reflects the mountain view!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    situated on 20 acres with Hay Creek running through the southern part of the property...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Nordic and Downhill options. Cross country from property or drive 50 miles to Whitefish Mountain Resort for a beautiful downhill experience....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Located in West Glacier...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,785 $6,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 7%


This is the rate for four people. We are located in the most rural valley left in the lower 48 states of the US. There are no services available. "No trace left behind" is the approach for everyone up the North Fork Valley.

Damage will be assessed between all stays and if items need to be replaced or fixed an appropriate fee will be charged.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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43 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier International Airport, Kalispell, MT
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Northern Lights Saloon, Polebridge, MT
36 Miles
Nearest Golf
Meadow Lake Golf , Columbia Falls, MT
39 Miles
Nearest Train
West Glacier - Amtrak
36 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 2 (Junction in Columbia Falls)
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Northern Lights Saloon, Polebride, MT
51 Miles
Nearest Ski
Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish, MT

Car: Necessary

Numa Peak is nestled in a small strip of private land between the Whitefish National Forest and Glacier National Park. It is considered the most remote valley remaining in the continental USA. It is home to an abundance of wildlife including Grizzly and Black Bears, Mountain lions, Moose, Elk, Wolves, Deer, and Big Horn Sheep. All the activities available in Glacier National Park are just a step away. In addition to the hiking, backpacking, fly fishing, wildlife, canoeing, rafting, biking, photography, etc... Numa Peak is in close proximity to golf, tennis, horseback riding and more. As Numa Peak is 35 miles up the North Fork Road from major civilization, when the sun disappears, so does the light! The result is a superb panorama of stars you may have never seen. Stargazing is a must!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: During one of our many family visits up into the Glacier National Park area, we were driving down the North Fork Road and saw a small 'for Sale' sign next to the road. We couldn't believe that someone would be selling a plot of land so close to this pristine land! We whipped our car around so fast and met with a wonderful couple who had raised their family on that property for many many years. It was simple decision. For the next twenty years, my children, Kira, Ian and Tris spent many glorious days hiking, fishing, rafting, climbing, and playing in the snow (Glacier snow + three kiddos = ridiculously impressive snow forts). Our addition onto the original cabin was meant to be a place where they could all return with their families one day. Eventually the idea came about to share the property with other people who would love the quiet and splendor that this wonderful valley offers.

Why the Owner Chose Polebridge, MT, USA:
Numa Peak has the advantage of privacy and quiet but also with close proximity to both Glacier National Park and the township of Polebridge. The convenience to food, music and diverse company often from all over the world with the ability to return quickly home to a quiet haven is just too good to be true. It is difficult to describe the beauty, the smell...just the feel of being in the middle of nature at its best

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The Numa Peak property continues to surprise us all year long with its extreme range of beauty. The summers are warm and dry filled with beautiful plants, grasses, and roaming wildlife. The winters are fierce and majestic, with pine trees becoming snow ghosts and a few lonesome footprints in the snow, a grand feeling of seclusion sets in. It doesn't matter what time of year, this place becomes an escape for our family, a place to unwind and remind ourselves of how simple and beautiful life can truly be. It would be selfish to keep this gem hidden from others so we invite you to stay and experience it all for yourself, be it adventure or a eve for stargazing.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • Second Story Bedroom with a Queen Bed with Sitting Area

    Second Story Bedroom with a Queen Bed with Sitting Area

  • Kintla Living Area with Two Leather Loveseats and Coffee Table

    Kintla Living Area with Two Leather Loveseats and Coffee Table

  • Bathroom with Shower

    Bathroom with Shower

  • Rainbow over the North Meadow

    Rainbow over the North Meadow

  • Ian and Tristan playing on the shed

    Ian and Tristan playing on the shed

  • Mum and Kid near Logan Pass

    Mum and Kid near Logan Pass

  • Double Rainbow over our Forest

    Double Rainbow over our Forest

  • Grinnell Lake

    Grinnell Lake

  • Second BR on First Floor with Queen Bed, Closet and a window facing Numa Peak

    Second BR on First Floor with Queen Bed, Closet and a window facing Numa Peak

  • Kintla Kitchen with Gas Stove and Refigerator

    Kintla Kitchen with Gas Stove and Refigerator

  • Dining Area With View into Glacier

    Dining Area With View into Glacier

  • Canoeing on Bowman Lake. Less than 10 miles from Kintla

    Canoeing on Bowman Lake. Less than 10 miles from Kintla

  • Rafting on Hay creek

    Rafting on Hay creek

  • Mountain Big Horn Sheep not sure what to do with us taking up the trail

    Mountain Big Horn Sheep not sure what to do with us taking up the trail

  • Beargrass at Logan Pass

    Beargrass at Logan Pass

  • Snow Ghosts in Glacier National Park

    Snow Ghosts in Glacier National Park

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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