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WELCOME TO BONANZA CREEK VACATION CABINS

Renting one of our cabins is the perfect mountain getaway for families, couples, and small groups. We’re located just off scenic highway 89 outside of Martinsdale in the heart of the Castle Mountains .You can enjoy this as a base camp or settle in for some R&R.

Included with your cabin is private lake fishing, hunting, hiking on game trails, great photo ops, access to the Lewis and Clark National Forest, and, of course, peace and quiet along with great views from your private porch.

Cabins are a combination of Montana simplicity and comfort. Western furnished cabins sit on our 25K acre working cattle ranch. The Pioneer and Cowboy Cabins have well-equipped kitchens, a dining area, and sitting area. All 4 cabins have wood burning stoves, gas heat, games, books, coffee makers, hot pots and decks.

Pioneer Cabin 

Sleeps up to 6, one bedroom with queen sized bed, one bedroom with two twin beds and two trundle beds. There are two baths with showers and one claw foot tub in the first bedroom. Rocking chairs are on the covered porch to enjoy the view and a barbecue to make cooking easy. This cabin is handicap accessible.
Cost is $250 a night.

Cowboy Cabin

Sleeps up to 6, one bedroom with queen size bed, loft with two twin beds, common space has queen size sofa bed. There is one full size bathroom with tub/shower. Deck includes a table, 4 large rocking chairs and a barbecue.
Cost is $225 a night.

Indian Cabin

Perfect for a couple, but sleeps up to 4.  It has a living area with a sofa bed, one bathroom with tub/shower, and one bedroom with a queen bed. There is a small refrigerator and microwave, but no kitchen.   Enjoy the covered porch with rockers for a view of the Crazy Mountains. 
Cost is $125 a night.

The Bunkhouse

deal for those who want their own space. Sleeps up to 4 and is two separate bedrooms each with their own bathroom with a tub/shower, and a shared porch with rockers.  The Mountain Man side has two twin beds, and the Prairie side has a queen bed. There is a shared refrigerator, but no kitchen.
Cost is $125 a night

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR CABIN…

Amenities include all towels, linens, firewood, and plenty of parking. Kitchens in the Cowboy and Pioneer Cabins include small stove and oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, dishes, glasses, utensils, pots and pans.

DATES AVAILABLE FOR CABIN RENTALS

There is a two night minimum stay.  The Pioneer and Cowboy Cabins will be available in June, September and October.  All four cabins are available in July and August.

  • June 1 – 15, 2019
  • June 30 – July 8, 2019
  • August 26 – 27, 2019
  • August 18 – 24, 2019
  • September 15 – 30, 2019
  • October 1 – 17, 2019

PLAN YOUR TRIP…

CHECK-IN – is after 9 am the day of your arrival.  Please come to the lodge to check in, and let us know an approximate time a head of time.

CHECK-OUT –  Check-out is by 3 pm on your departure date.

DIRECTIONS – From Billings, follow your map to Martinsdale, turn west onto Hwy 294 for 12 miles.  Turn into Lennep (church, school and a few homes).  From Bozeman, follow the map to Ringling, go four miles and turn right onto Hwy 294 and go 15 miles to Lennep.  Follow the gravel road past the church for 6 miles and watch for Bonanza Creek signs. GPS does not always get you here.  We are not quite 2 hours from Bozeman and 2 ½ hours from Billings.

WEATHER – July and August tend to be days of sunshine at 80—85 degrees F and little to no humidity and cooler evenings.   June and September are cooler and unpredictable with possible moisture.  June has beautiful wildflowers and lots of green grass. September offers gorgeous autumn days with those wonderful crisp cool evenings.  You are in the mountains of Montana so come prepared for change as you might get a bit of everything in one week or one day.  Please check weather.com for Martinsdale MT before packing.

GROCERIES, GAS ETC. – Buy up, fill up before you come.  Depending on which direction you are coming from, there is gas and groceries in Harlowton, White Sulphur Springs and Wilsall, each 45 miles.

SOLAR POWER — We use solar power, so please limit your use of hair dryers, curling irons etc.  Cabin heaters, water heaters, refrigerators and stoves are all propane.   We cannot accommodate sleep machines.

COMPUTERS, CELL PHONES, TVS — There is no cell phone coverage and no television at the ranch.  Wifi is only on the deck at the lodge and is limited.  Texting and video telephony works on most mobile phones.  It’s a great idea to download movies or books before arriving.

LAUNDRY – There is a guest laundry on the back side of the lodge.  We are on solar power so please just do laundry when necessary or when the sun is shining — open 7 am to 7 pm.

SMOKING – Smoking is only allowed on your deck or porch.

CANCELLATION POLICY – If cancellation must occur, 50% of the deposit will be refunded prior to April 1st if that time can be rebooked.

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FUN THINGS TO DO ON THE RANCH…

 

FISHING – Enjoy the thrill of a feisty cutthroat, brookie or rainbow trout. Pick up a fishing license in Bozeman or Billings or apply for one online before coming. 

HUNTING – Antelope hunting is available in September and October.  Also check with us about getting rid of some of those pesky little gophers. 

HIKING – For a good scenic run or walk, try the gravel/dirt roads. There are also game trails where you may see deer and other wildlife.  Beware that sometimes black bear are in the area. They are usually nonaggressive if they see you first. 

We are at an altitude of 5800 feet and a steep climb up into the mountains where the air is thinner making it harder to catch your breath.

BIKING – Bring your own mountain bike and bike to your heart’s desire on dirt roads going up into the Lewis and Clark National Forest or down to Lennep and the local highway which has very little traffic.

MOTOR BIKING – Miles and miles of big country to see in the Lewis and Clark National Forest. Bring your own all-terrain vehicles or motorcycles and start riding from your cabin.  Or load up and check out the scenery in the Crazy Mountains. 

R & R –  Gather on the lodge deck with friends and family to enjoy that spectacular view of the Crazy Mountains, read a good book, catch up with the rest of the world on wifi, or enjoy a bottle of wine before dinner.  However, please don’t use the fire pit due to fire danger. 

FUN THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND THE AREA…

 

CASTLETOWN – At one time it was a booming silver mining town where Calamity Jane lived, now a ghost town. It’s about 12 miles on a gravel road, a beautiful drive in the Castle Mountains with a 4 wheel drive vehicle.  https://www.montanapictures.net/castle-town-ghost-town-montanapictures-net/

NATIVE AMERICAN PICTOGRAPHS – They are prehistoric and in the Lewis and Clark National Forest.  Need an all-terrain vehicle to get there and a Forest Service map. 

BAIR MUSEUM Our local museum of the Bair family mansion and livery. Native American, western history and art as well as many Europena antiques.  It is located near Martinsdale, just 15 miles away.  www.bairfamilymuseum.org

CASTLE MUSEUMIt is an actual old castle in White Sulphur Springs, a small town about 45 miles. https://www.visitmt.com/listings/general/museum/castlemuseum.html

UPPER MUSSELSHELL MUSEUM – In Harlowton, about 45 miles, lots of local western artifacts. You may run into a dinosaur or a horse drawn hearse.  https://www.harlowtonmuseum.org

HOT SPRINGSThe Spa in White Sulphur Springs is a great place for a good soak.  www.spahotsprings.com

GOLF COURSESBoth White Sulphur Springs and Harlowton have golf courses.  https://www.visitmt.com/listings/general/public-golf-course/arrowhead-meadows-golf-course.html                     https://www.jawbonecreek.com/

SHOPPING Good western shopping at Ray’s Sport and Western Wear at Harlowton.  https://www.facebook.com/RaysSportWestern 

RINGLING BARA great place for a good steak, in Ringling, about 25 miles.  https://mtstandard.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/best-steaks-in-big-sky-country-ringling-bar-go-to/article_d89010b2-1531-5fe7-bb9e-1c71e6a7952b.html

CRAZY MOUNTAIN INN – A good local place to eat in nearby Martinsdale.  https://mtstandard.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/the-last-best-plates-martinsdale-s-crazy-mountain-inn-is/article_bbce5353-9191-5046-9587-c7be095d2122.html

BREWERIESTwo fun places, the 2 Bassett Brewery in White Sulphur and Gally’s Brewery in Harlowton   http://www.gallysbrewing.com/http://2bassetbrewery.com/Home.html  

RED ANTS PANTS MUSIC FESTIVAL – It’s the 4th weekend in July, a true music gala in a cow pasture outside of   White Sulphur Springs. It was named 2018 Event of the Year for Montana. redantspantsmusicfestival.com

RODEOS – There is a local rodeo in Harlowton over the 4th of July and in White Sulphur. Springs over Labor Day.  https://www.facebook.com/harlorodeo/

WEDDINGS WITH WENDA – The beautiful Lennep Church is a great place to tie the knot. 

 

THE LODGE

THE LODGE

The large deck at the lodge has a view of the Crazy Mountains that will take your breath away and lower your blood pressure at the same time. It’s a great place to settle in with a book, visit with family and friends, or check in online with wifi.

The deck is always available for your use, but the lodge will be open only part time. There is a little shop where you’ll find Bonanza Creek logo wear, western clothing, and gift items. There is also a land line if you need it as there is no cell service at the ranch.

For more information, go to the lodging and cabins tab:
https://bonanzacreekcountry.com/lodging/

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