The Ranch at Rock Creek: The Experience

Located in Western Montana Wilderness, United States

Go beyond the trail ride on a backcountry horseback-riding excursion through the surrounding Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.

Head to the “Top of the World” for a serene mountaintop yoga session.

Take a seat on a saddled stool at the Silver Dollar Saloon and enjoy a drink with your traveling companions.

Amateur fishermen can learn casting techniques on the lodge grounds.

Amateur fishermen can learn casting techniques on the lodge grounds.

Guests enjoy complimentary downhill skiing at the nearby Discovery Ski Area.

See a magical snow-blanketed wilderness from the comfort of a horse-drawn sleigh.

During the winter months, explore ranch surroundings by cross-country ski, snowshoe, and more.

Saddle up for a wintertime wilderness ride.

Get in synch with the winter season through customized snowga sessions.

Stay and play at The Ranch year-round.

The Ranch yoga instructor leads a group session of snowga.

Guests set out in search of the perfect snowga spot.

After days filled with adventure, wind down around the campfire with warm drinks.

Whether you’re a seasoned fly-fisher seeking the perfect patch of a remote stream, an avid hiker, or a family looking for an authentic ranch experience, there is much to do at The Ranch at Rock Creek. The lodge offers twice-daily guided adventures throughout the four seasons. On a typical day, you might go for a morning hike, spend an afternoon on horseback or learning archery, sit down to an exquisite meal, and end the evening playing games by the fire.

Things to Do

Activity inclusions vary by rate type and package. Please inquire with the lodge when requesting your reservation.

  • Horseback Riding
  • Fly-fishing
  • Hiking and Mountain Biking
  • Kayaking and White-water Rafting
  • Target Sports
  • Ropes Course
  • Cross-country and Downhill Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice-skating and Ice Hokey
  • Snowmobiling, Sledding, and Sleigh Rides
  • Helicopter Flight-seeing and Hot Air Balloon Rides
  • Mountaintop Yoga and “Snowga”

Food and Drink

The culinary experience at The Ranch is outstanding, inspired by a kitchen staff that takes the idea of farm-to-table very seriously and goes to great lengths to source products locally. Executive Chef Josh Drage designs a weeklong series of unique eating experiences, so that guests have the opportunity to not only experience different foods from the region, but also sample diverse styles of cooking and presentation. You may enjoy a sophisticated, wine-paired tasting menu one night; a barbecue the next; and typical Montana comfort food served on Sundays, in accordance with the local tradition.

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