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Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge

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Flathead Lake Lodge is a historic third generation family operated Guest Ranch located in the mountains of Northwest Montana and directly on the shores of Flathead Lake. The Lodge offers the ultimate family vacation with unlimited horse & water recreation and is located only 40 miles from Glacier National Park. Enjoy unmatched hospitality by the Averill family and staff and a truly priceless family experience...Montana style.
Category: Guest Ranch, Ranch Resort
Full Address: 150 Flathead Lodge Road, Bigfork, Montana, United States, 59911
Geographical Area: USA - North West
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Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge, Bigfork, Montana
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Reservation: (406) 837-4391 Fax: (406) 837-6977
At the Lodge your family will enjoy endless recreational activities, a rustic ranch atmosphere, 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’ 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, biking trips, whitewater rafting, and more.

Nightly activities include a mountain cookout, family rodeo events, a barn dance, campfires, and a kid’s tepee overnight to name a few. Flathead Lake Lodge is the ultimate family vacation…Montana style.
Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge, Bigfork, Montana
Max.No.Guest(non group): 120 Minimum Stay(days): 7
Max.No.Guest(group): 90 Transportation: Kalispell, MT airport (FCA) & Whitefish Amtrak Station
Accomodations: 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.
Dining: Meals at the Lodge reflect a mix of Western elegance, family friendliness, and good home cooking. The rustic Lodge and roaring fire enhance the Montana inspired cuisine highlighted by fine cuts of meat, fresh local produce, and a hearty Western flare. For the younger ones, a special kid friendly dinner is served nightly. Enjoy a variety of menus including an early morning breakfast ride and mountain steak fry dinner. Fine dining is paired with a casual family atmosphere and good home cooking.
Entertainment: 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’d like. Children focused activities include daily kids rides, daily Arts & Crafts, water activities, kids teepee 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.
Conference Capacity: 10 to 20, 21 to 30, 31 to 50, 51 to 100
Nearest Airport(Hrs): Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell, MT (FCA) 30 MILES AirStrip at Ranch: No
On Site Medical: First Aid Personnel Present, Hospital Nearby Nearest Hospital(Hrs): Kalispell Regional Hospital (30 MIN)
Membership: National Dude Ranch Association; Montana Dude Ranch Association; Flathead Convention/Visitors Bureau; Bigfork Chamber of Commerce; Glacier Country; Kalispell Chamber of Commerce; Montana Innkeepers
Months Open: May, June, July, August, September, October Exception to Months Open:
Languages: English Credit Cards: VISA, Master Card, American Express
Price Range per Night: $401.00-$550.00
(Prices in US dollars - use currency converter below to see the price in a different currency)
Association(s): Dude Ranchers' Association (DRA - International)
Activities and Services: Barbecues, Big/Heavy Riders, Computer/Email services, Conference Services, Corporate Groups, Meetings, Cowboy Cookouts, Culinary Trained Chefs, Dancing, Fly Fishing, Golf on Premises or Nearby, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Horseback Riding Lessons, Laundry Service, Loping permitted, Mountain Biking, Nature Trails, Programs for Children, Riding arena, Spa Services, Spin Fishing, Swimming, Swimming Pool, Tennis, Wheelchair Accessible, White Water Rafting, Wireless Internet access, Yoga, WILDERNESS SETTING, MOUNTAIN SETTING, RURAL SETTING
Other Activities: Glacier National Park, Sand Volleyball, Steak Fry, Barn Dance & Kids Rodeo
Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge, Bigfork, Montana
Weekly Events
Sunday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Welcoming Happy Hour
  7:45 pm - 8:45 pm Boat Cruise
Monday 8:00 am - 9:15 am Activities Sign Ups
  10:00 am - 11:00 am Fly Fishing Instruction
  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sailing Instruction
  9:00 pm - 10:30 pm Bonfire and Sing-a-long
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Team Roping Demonstration in the Arena
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm Horses depart for Steak Fry
  5:30 pm - 7:45 pm Fire Engines depart for Steak Fry
Thursday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Canoe Races
  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Teen and Children's Barrel Racing
  9:00 pm - 9:30 pm Mouse Races
  9:30 pm - 11:00 pm Barn Dance
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Tennis Tournement
  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Adult Team Penning
  9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Kids' Overnight Camp
Saturday 9:45 am - 11:45 am Grand Entry & Kids' Rodeo
  3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Cowboy Cup
  8:30 pm - 10:00 pm Volleyball Match - Staff vs. Guests


Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge, Bigfork, Montana

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