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Mountain Sky Guest Ranch


 Mountain Sky Guest Ranch fly fishing vacation ranch in Emigrant Montana

Only 30 miles from Yellowstone National Park, situated on 8,400 acres of rugged, beautiful countryside in Montana’s Paradise Valley, the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch has spent more than 80 years perfecting its rustic elegance. Our country charm is carefully balanced with modern luxuries, including: gourmet meals, yoga classes, massage therapists, an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. Whether it’s horseback riding in the high-country, fly-fishing the world-famous Big Creek, or hiking through Yellowstone National Park this vacation will be an experience your family will always treasure.

Capacity: Family season (June-August): 80 guests per week

Groups (May, September, October): 70 guests
Open: May - Early June: Special programming catered specifically to adults, no children's programming available. Custom programming and rates availabe for groups up to 70.

Unique Spring Getaways:
Wild West Women Adventure
Spring Into Paradise
Visions of Yellowstone

Early June - Late August: Family season, Sunday to Sunday stays with full range of activities for children of all ages.

Late August - Mid October: Special programming catered specifically to adults, no children's programming available. Custom programming and rates available for groups up to 70.

Unique Fall Getaways:
Fall Roundup
Images of Montana
Flavors Out West
Sportsmen's Getaway
Altitude: Nestled in Montana's Rocky Mountains: 5,600 feet.
Location: Authentic western hospitality awaits you at spectacular Mountain Sky Guest Ranch located in southwestern Montana. Only 30 miles from the spectacular Yellowstone National Park, our ranch is nestled within more than 8,000 acres of beautiful, rugged countryside and backs up to the vast and pristine Gallatin National forest.
Reservations: 406-333-4911
Rates: Rates include: lodging, all meals, and on-ranch activities including horseback riding, hiking, pond fishing and fly-fishing instruction. Rates also include the use of all ranch facilities and amenities, including a heated pool and hot tub, sauna and tennis court. Kids will enjoy our top-rated kids program staffed by creative and experienced counselors. Our schedule of activities varies to provide unique experiences each day.
Minimum Stay: Spring and Fall: 3 night minimum Summer: One week (Sunday to Sunday)
Deposit: For all new reservations, a 25% deposit is due at the time of booking if reservations are made after November 1. If the new reservation is made after February 1, a 50% deposit is due at the time of booking.
Payment: We gladly accept your personal check, Visa or MasterCard.

Balance due upon checkout. Personal Check, Visa, Mastercard.
Transportation: Round-trip transportation to and from the ranch, from Bozeman airport, is available upon request for $260 per party.

Corporate rate and special discounts are available through Mountain Sky Guest Ranch with Enterprise Rent-a-Car in the Bozeman airport.
Travel Agents: Yes
Lodging: Here at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, we invite your family and friends to reconnect with nature in one of our thirty-two carefully restored one, two, or three-bedroom cabins. Nestled among pine groves, our cabins feature stone fireplaces, large picture windows, and private decks that open to breathtaking mountain views.
Kids' Program: From morning until bedtime, your children are free to roam. For the little ones, and any who choose to participate, our staff has a variety of activities planned to entertain and delight children of all ages - horseback rides, games in our heated swimming pool, fishing in the ranch pond, participating in arts and crafts, taking nature walks, and many more crazy and wild antics cooked up by our creative staff. Our well-trained counselors supervise your children's activities so you are free to enjoy yours.
Food/Dining: From an authentic BBQ at our historic cattle ranch to five-course gourmet meals, Chef Brian Bielen and his team offer gourmet cuisine that is second to none.

Breakfast offers a wide variety of choices - from freshly baked pastries and muffins, to fresh fruits to yogurt or homemade granola. You can also enjoy more traditional favorites, such as made-to-order omelets, sweet Montana huckleberry pancakes, or eggs Benedict.
"ethnic buffet lunches"
Lunch on the ranch consist of casual, delicious meals served buffet-style outdoors, and always include a variety of green and pasta salads, homemade soups, fresh berries, melons and cheeses. Our chefs also prepare a selection of tempting regional dishes, ranging from Mexican enchiladas to Chinese stir-fry to Italian pizza. Sweet tooth? Our homemade cookies are baked fresh every day!

Last but definitely not least... enjoy the warmth of the fireplace in the Saloon, where we provide a complement of hors d'oeuvres before dinner, then sit comfortably in the dining room for variety of gourmet creations. From Pacific North-Western cuisine including Shrimp and King Crab Cakes followed by Bison Tenderloin, to French and Italian inspired entrees, end the meal perfectly, with Pam's chocolate decadence with an Irish cream anglaise, just one of our many special desserts you won't want to miss.

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