WHERE NORMAL THRIVES

WITH 2,000 ACRES OF WILD MONTANA AND FLATHEAD LAKE AS OUR BACKYARD, OUR GUEST RANCH IS READY TO WELCOME YOU. LET’S PLAN YOUR FAMILY VACATION, MAKE MEMORIES AND SOAK UP LIFE THE WAY IT’S MEANT TO BE.

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All-Inclusive Genuine Montana Dude Ranch

For the last 76 years, our family has been welcoming guests to our ranch in Bigfork, Montana, to experience an unforgettable, all-inclusive Montana ranch vacation. We’d love to invite you and your family to make memories and explore this place we call home.


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FALL ADVENTURE RETREAT

An adventure that’s just for the grown-ups, this all-inclusive getaway is designed to connect you with the wild outdoors, while also providing cozy accommodations and a chance to relax under Montana’s star-filled sky. This package offers the best of early autumn in Montana, with warm days and cool nights, both of which are perfect for soaking up all-inclusive on-site recreation at Flathead Lake Lodge.


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What Makes Us Different?

Vintage Stays.
Historic Memories.

We’ve been rated in the top 2% best family vacations spots in America. In Montana, our lodge is the highest rated hospitality facility by the Mobile Travel Guide. The finest tribute of all, however, is that well over half of our guests return to the ranch each year. Many who return are second-generation guests who want their children and grandchildren to experience Flathead Lake Lodge as they did when they were young.


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Lodging
There is no better place to fulfill a fantasy of riding off into the sunset together than at the classic Montana Dude Ranch, Averill‘s Flathead Lake Lodge. - Vogue

Escape the Ordinary

Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge is a place unlike any other. When it comes to family vacations, adult getaways, corporate retreats and destination weddings, our Montana ranch has a wide selection of activities—from adventure to recreation and relaxation—and we have the largest selection of activities for one all-inclusive rate.  During a stay at the lodge, each day offers a variety of options to choose from, including everything from horseback trail rides to sailing on historic sailboats on Flathead Lake and mountain biking to fly-casting lessons, the opportunity for adventure is endless.


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Explore




Horsing Around
Make a Reservations
Family Time
Guided Adventures
A Week of Hope
Generational Bliss
Glacier National Park
Corporate Connections
Weekly Videos
Stay the Night
Fun at Every Level
A Taste of Montana
Lake Life
Western Romance
All-inclusive Activities

2022 ADULTS-ONLY PACKAGE

MONTANA ADVENTURE

Fall

September 2 – 7, 2022

An adventure that’s just for the grown-ups, this all-inclusive getaway is designed to connect you with the wild outdoors, while also providing cozy accommodations and a chance to relax under Montana’s star-filled sky. This package offers the best of early autumn in Montana, with warm days and cool nights, both of which are perfect for soaking up all-inclusive on-site recreation at Flathead Lake Lodge. Set out on abundant adventures like horseback trail rides among our 2,000 acres, Pinzgauer tours through the on-site elk preserve, mountain biking on 14+ miles of trails, playing on the waters of Flathead Lake, relaxing in our heated lakeside pool, and soaking up genuine hospitality at our family-owned guest ranch. This five-night adults-only package also includes nightly activities, live entertainment, hosted happy hours, creative culinary offerings, wine pairings, and all alcoholic beverages.

Per-person cost:
Cabin: $4,555
Lodge room: $3,700
*The package rate includes meals, accommodations, all on-site recreation, airport shuttle, tax and gratuity.


2022 Destination Wedding

Your Dream Wedding In Montana

On the Shore of Flathead Lake

When it comes to choosing a location for your wedding, there aren’t many places like Flathead Lake Lodge. Sitting on the shores of Montana’s Flathead Lake, the lodge has the perfect setting for weddings, from small intimate events to larger weddings of up to 200 guests. With 2,000 acres of terrain, shoreline access and various ceremony locations to choose from, we’re certain you’ll find your ideal wedding destination at Flathead Lake Lodge.


 

Authentic Hospitality

Our grandfather, Les Averill, started Flathead Lake Lodge in 1945. Three generations later, we’re proud to carry on his legacy—as well as the legacy of our father Doug Averill—doing what we love in the place we love most. Today, we welcome guests to Montana and introduce them to the genuine Western lifestyle that’s been found here on the shores of Flathead Lake for the last 76 years. Once you stay at Flathead Lake Lodge, you become part of our family, and that’s a mantra we live by.


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