2 Bedroom, 1 Bath with mountain and river views via a large wrap around deck
Shane Quimby & Jess Nelson
About Shane Quimby & Jess Nelson
Hi! We are Shane, Jess, little Owen, pup Samara and kitties Tarra and Digi. Together we own, enjoy and run ‘The Quimby Cabin.’ Shane has been busy remodeling, restoring and hosting guests in this cabin for the last 6 years, Owen has been giving directions (and taking naps) since 2016 and this is Jess’ third season with the rental. We are all so excited to welcome you in! Shane is from a small farm town in Illinois, however Montana was always on his mind. After life and work took him from Illinois, to a home within Yellowstone National Park and then to Minnesota, he made his way out to Gardiner to reside full time in 2012. In addition to the rental, Shane runs a woodworking business, Badger Creek Rustic Furniture, which has created not only most of the furniture in this home, but in homes and businesses around town. Owen is Shane’s main man who will be celebrating his fourth birthday this summer. When he’s home, he helps out by providing smiles and giggles and has a real passion for chasing our dog and driving his dump trucks around the yard. Jess hails from the great state of Minnesota and has known Shane for 10 years now. In the summer of 2018 it made sense for her to make the move. She loves solo traveling, arts and crafts, baking, photography and most certainly, cats. Since quitting her desk job, she has lived in New Zealand, photographed dairy cows in Portugal, cooked for a family in France and served pizza and beer at a top restaurants in Minneapolis. Sitting still is not her forte, so she’s funneling that crazy energy into projects at home and around Gardiner, including adventure photography sessions through her business Chocolate Moose Images.
Shane Quimby & Jess Nelson purchased this Cabin in 2014
Why Shane Quimby & Jess Nelson chose Gardiner
Gardiner and the surrounding ecosystem is magical. It was through a lot of hard work and a little bit of serendipity that the property came to be in our hands, however we put everything we have into it to yield a magical retreat for others to enjoy. We've had so much fun with this existing space that we're in the works on two more custom made, labors of love on the same property. It's going to lend itself to larger family/friend trips as it gets established. Keep an eye out for spring/summer of 2021 for the new spaces!
What makes this Cabin unique
We think the view from our property is the best in Gardiner. The cabin sits above the Yellowstone River and looks directly into Yellowstone National Park with views of the Black Canyon of the Yellowstone, Rattlesnake Butte, and Mount Everts all from the kitchen window. We’ve been known to have elk, bison, bighorn sheep, mule deer, marmots and other critters walking around the property and even bedding down in the back yard. Other animals spotted in the surrounding hillsides includes black bear, wolves, coyotes, foxes, waterfowl, and various song birds. We feel this property is within comfortable walking distance of everything in town; restaurants, adventure companies, the North Entrance of Yellowstone and even to the super market (.5 mile away).
Max guests: 6
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Perfect for Families
The Quimby Cabin is an ideal choice for families with young children. It’s large, with two bedrooms that are separated by the main living space. The is a large front porch and back deck. The kitchen is fully equipped, and there is a grocery nearby. It is also within walking distance to several restaurants. Shane and Jess are thoughtful hosts and have created a comfortable and cozy spot right at the edge of Yellowstone. Book the Quimby Cabin if you can!
Perfect jumping off spot for winter Yellowstone
The house is very well appointed with most everything you need. They are also environmentally conscious. The place was cozy, clean and beautiful. After a full day in the park you are walkable shops and restaurants. Best location in Gardiner.
Rustic home in ideal Gardiner location
Shane and Jess provide a comfortable two bedroom home a few blocks from the shops and entrance to Yellowstone. They stock many extras in the kitchen and have a premier view of the Gardner river from the comfortable deck.
Thank you for taking the time to review our cabin! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! It was lovely to meet you and your husband and we hope your drive home was/is a safe one! You two are welcome back any time.
Perfect Yellowstone location
Thanks for taking the time to review our cabin!! We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves. You'd be welcome back any time.
Great cabin, great view
This property was even better than advertised. The cabin had all we needed for a wonderful stay and went the extra mile with hand made furniture and lots of personal touches. The owners do a wonderful job keeping up the place, everything worked well. No complaints, we loved it!
Thank you for taking the time to review our cabin! And we are thrilled you enjoyed the home and our hospitality. We really try to make it as cozy as possibly. so I'm pleased that has translated well. You are welcome back anytime!
Gardiner, MT is the only year-round entrance to America's first national park, Yellowstone. Stay with us any season and see what this wonderland has to offer. From skiing and snowmobiling in the winter, to hiking and white water rafting in the summer, it has something for everyone.
If you are looking for personal wildlife tours, we can highly recommend three local biologists who provide some of the best experiences Yellowstone can offer.
Emil McCane :: Yellowstone Wild
Cara McGary :: In Our Nature
MacNeil Lyons :: Yellowstone Insight
We also are excited to be offering adventure portrait photography in tandem with our rental! Our very own Jess is a professional photographer who has been documenting visitors adventures in the park since 2018. She can be found on www.chocolatemooseimages.com or Instagram @chocolatemooseimages