Flathead Lake Lodge is a third generation family run and operated Dude Ranch located in Northwest Montana on the shores of Flathead Lake. The Lodge offers the ultimate family vacation with unlimited horse & water activities and is located only 35 miles from Glacier National Park and the famous Going to the Sun Highway. At the Lodge your family will enjoy a rustic ranch atmosphere, endless recreational activities, and unmatched hospitality by the Averill family and staff. Recreation includes a complete horse program highlighted by individual lessons, rodeo events, breakfast and lunch rides, a private elk preserve and more than 2,000 pristine acres for daily trail rides. In addition to the riding programs, Flathead Lake Lodge offers unmatched water activities on Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake West of the Mississippi and one of the cleanest lakes in the world. Spend the afternoon sailing your own boat or crewing on one of the two 51 foot Q-Class racing sloops, water skiing or wake boarding, and enjoying the lakeside heated pool. In addition to the horse and water programs, guests enjoy world-class fly fishing expeditions on the nearby Swan River, hiking in the Jewel Basin Primitive Area, whitewater rafting, mountain cookouts, a family rodeo, a barn dance, and guest vs. staff volleyball. Flathead Lake Lodge is the ultimate family vacation...Montana style.
The Lodge offers the ultimate family vacation with unlimited horse & water activities. The complete horse program offers private lessons, family rodeo, and endless trails through the private elk preserve and 2,000 acre Montana wilderness. To ease your saddle sores try sailing your own boat, crewing on one of the two 51' Q-class racing sloops, water skiing, or relaxing by the lakeside pool. Also available: whitewater rafting, world class fly fishing, hiking, tennis, biking, yoga, and day spa.
Age range, type of group
Children are a focus of activities and recreation here at the Lodge. Flathead Lake Lodge has a unique children's program where family interaction is key and children have the freedom to roam the property and the various activities as they like. Children focused activities include daily kids rides, daily Arts & Crafts, water activities, kids tepee overnight, kids rodeo, organized games and a junior wrangler program to name a few. Your child will fall in love with Flathead Lake Lodge and make friendships that can last a lifetime.
Sleeping and meals
Guests at our Ranch enjoy the cozy ambiance found in our historic log lodges and rustic cabins. Tucked along the banks of Flathead Lake amongst large fir and pine trees, each room at our guest ranch has its own unique touches overlooking Flathead Lake. From restored historic cabins to log lodges, each accommodation is highlighted by traditional wood furnishings and simple Western comfort. The historic lodges and cabins are the perfect base camp for your family's adventure and memory filled week.
No Smoking & No Pets Please.
Flathead Lake Lodge is surrounded by some of the nations most beautiful and untouched wilderness areas. Glacier National Park is located only 35 miles North of the Lodge and is a great option for a family day trip. Glacier National Park is considered the Crown of the Continent because it is the most intact ecosystem in the lower 48 states. In addition to its spectacular views, Glacier is home to an abundance of wildlife most notably big horn sheep, mountain goats, bears, and moose.
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