Yellowstone River Lodge-Sleeps16-2017 June, Aug, Fall & Winter Openings(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Lodge, 7 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 16)
Our lodge is 4300 square feet, with seven bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a large dining room, full kitchen, large family room with stone fireplace downstairs and a large living room with stone fireplace upstairs. There are two decks, one overlooking the Yellowstone River and beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. We have a very large lawn with shade trees also. It is a good place to relax after a busy day of activities.
It is a beautiful and convenient location for visiting Yellowstone Park and the surrounding area. The Park is only 10 minutes away. In addition to seeing Yellowstone, there are many other activities to do and see in the area, such as: horseback riding, hiking, fishing, river rafting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and hunting. All of these activities are available in the nearby upper Yellowstone Valley. This area is a beautiful place to visit any time of the year.
Winters in the Gardiner area are usually pretty mild. The road through the northern part of Yellowstone to Cooke City is open year-round. This most scenic part of the Park offers unlimited wildlife viewing, particularly of elk, bison and the famous Yellowstone wolves. There is snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the mountains above Gardiner, Cooke City and in the Park. Downhill skiing is also available nearby at Bridger Bowl and Big Sky.
We built the lodge ourselves with hand-hewn logs, cut and pulled out with our team of Clydesdale horses from the mountains within site of here. The stones for the fireplaces were picked from nearby fields.
The lodge is also available during hunting season. The trail heads in the vicinity offer good elk hunting on the National Forests of the Gardiner area.
If the dates you are looking for are not available, feel free to contact us about our second log lodge. It was built in 2006 and accommodates 15. In the same great area, it is slightly smaller with five bedrooms. It is VRBO listing #151009. It is also sits on the banks of the Yellowstone River.
We handle all of our bookings-no property manager and we like to talk to guests before they make their reservations, in case you have any questions. Give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you!
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Keywords: Log Lodge/House
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Member since: 2006
- Max. occupancy 16
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Mobile Phone:
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Catering Available
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Child's Swing
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 7%
* Payment Accepted via: Personal Checks, Traveller's Checks, cash, VISA, MC.
* 50% deposit required to confirm reservation; balance due upon arrival.
* Reservations made less than 30 days in advance require full payment.
* Deposits are transferable, but not refundable.
* $300 Refundable Security Deposit is required upon arrival for your stay.
* Refunded 14 days after leaving if no damage or excess cleaning.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Year Purchased: 1989
About the owner: John and I lived in the Gardiner area for 30 years, raising our family here and working in the outfitting business. We have 6 kids and 14 grandchildren. In 1996 we sold our outfitting business in the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness area near Gardiner and purchased a guide territory in Northern British Columbia. We spent our summers and falls in B.C. for 11 years. In 2006 we sold the guide area and purchased a ranch where we now live raising cattle and wheat. We enjoy spending time with our family, hunting, taking horse pack trips. I also am a avid scrap booker and quilter. The lodge was completed in 2001. It is constructed of logs that were harvested locally by John and skidded out with our team of draft horses. They were then hand peeled by our family. We did all of the building ourselves, from pouring the concrete to putting on the roof. John and DruAnn Robidou
Why the Owner Chose Gardiner, MT, USA:
Our property is a great place for a family reunion, girls or guys getaway trip, any kind of craft retreat, weddings and wedding receptions . Our lodge is spacious, has a big yard and overlooks the Yellowstone River. It is a great location, only being 10 minutes from the Park entrance. We have extra tables, chairs and will do all we can to accommodate your groups needs !
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Obviously our location to Yellowstone and the size of the lodge are our biggest benefits. There is also world class fishing just out the back door on the legendary Yellowstone river, along with white water rafting. The scenery is awesome, whether you are seeing it from your car, hiking some of the many trails in the area or from the back of a horse while spending the afternoon with one of the many local horseback outfitters. You have all the peace and privacy of being in the country, while also being just minutes from the parks north entrance. The layout of the lodge gives everyone their own space and privacy. However for those large groups desiring more room we have an additional lodge located just up stream on the other side of our 6 acres.We have a deck overlooking the river and large yard with room for the kids to run. We have hosted numerous family reunions in addition to a few weddings. Staying with us you will see first hand why they call Montana the 'Last Best Place'.
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Living room area and view of the loft.
Yellowstone River Lodge
Gas fireplace in upstairs living room.
Save on dining out, fix your meals here.
Side view of the lodge.
Grill on our deck over looking the Yellowstone river.
Main floor bedroom with a queen size bed
One of our down stairs bedrooms. Most of our log furniture is made locally.
Covered log gazebo with nice deck overlooking the river.
Looking up river, below the lodge.
Looking back across the river at Yellowstone River Lodges 1 & 2.
Side view of the lodge, yard and horseshoe pits.
Upstairs living room area.
Upstairs master bedroom
Downstairs family room.
Lower level bathroom.
Main floor bedroom with king size bed
Twin size beds in our loft area with a queen size bedroom through doorway
Downstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds
Main floor bathroom with tub/shower and waher and dryer
View of the Yellowstone River and Devils Slide, upriver from the lodge.
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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