The Experience

Triple Creek Ranch

The retreat of a lifetime and the romance of the West await the discriminating world traveler at Triple Creek Ranch.  Nestled among the majestic Ponderosa Pines, in the Bitterroot Mountain Range of the Northern Rockies, Triple Creek Ranch sparkles like a Montana gem in all seasons.  Voted the #1 inn in the U.S. and and #2 hotel in the world*, the Relais & Chateaux property and ORVIS endorsed fishing lodge offers its guests pristine scenery, elegant accommodations, fine dining and outdoor adventures.  Unsurpassed service, private log cabins with hot tubs, blue ribbon trout streams, remote alpine lakes and virgin powder are but a few luxuries that abound.  This is an ideal destination for discerning adult travelers seeking a small intimate resort hideaway, children ages 16 and older are welcome.

Triple Creek Ranch accommodates guests in 23 luxurious log cabins with private or nearby outdoor hot tubs, wood-burning fireplaces, king beds, fully-stocked wet bar, daily fresh baked cookies, homemade trail mix and fresh fruit, air conditioning, refrigerator stocked with soft drinks and beer, direct dial telephones with voicemail, high-speed wireless internet, satellite TV and Blu-ray player, Keurig one-cup maker with an assortment of warm beverages, in-room safe, in-cabin service, daily housekeeping and nightly turndown services and much more.  With our easy check-in policy, guests will be escorted to their cabin by a ranch representative while our ‘baggage wranglers’ ride up on horseback to unload personal belongings.

Triple Creek Ranch is an exceptional destination for small intimate weddings, company retreats, family reunions and meetings.  The ranch campus can accommodate up to 60 guests in 30 rooms.  Although, we are adults only, if a total buyout of the ranch is arranged, guests of all ages are welcome.

Our all-inclusive fees include luxurious accommodations, gourmet meals, house wines and spirits and all featured on-ranch activities.  Off-ranch activities, specialty wines, exclusive meals, massages and other personal requests are billed as applicable.  A variety of exhilarating year-round activities awaits Triple Creek Ranch guests.  Complimentary on-ranch activities include a 24-hour fitness center, chipping green, outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis, horseshoes, horseback riding, hiking trails, fly casting clinics, fly fishing at on-site ponds or bank fishing the nearby Bitterroot River, archery, birding and nature tours, photo safari’s, Alpine and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and special event weekends.  Special winter weekend events include Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, Western Horsemanship Events, Cooking School Events, Nature Lover’s Birding Events, Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day.  Spring event weekends include the Women’s Rocky Mountain Rendezvous, Skwala Hatch Celebration, Spring Roundup and Vintners Events.  Fall hosts events such as, Artists’ Workshop Weekends, 100 Klicks For Chicks, an all women’s horseback riding event and Steelhead Fly Fishing Celebration.  Year-round guests will enjoy dining at our exclusive Chef’s Table and/or massages in the privacy of their cabins for an additional fee.

For more fun and adventure off-ranch, guests may enjoy cattle drives, off-ranch horseback rides, team penning, Orvis-endorsed guided fly fishing float trips, dog sledding, ATV tours, Lewis & Clark trail rides or van tours, The Swan Mountain Wilderness Horseback Riding Adventure or the Swan Mountain Wilderness Fly Fishing, Glacier in a day, whitewater rafting, trap shooting & 5-stand, snowmobiling, scenic float trips, steelhead fishing on the Salmon River, mountain biking, golfing in nearby Hamilton and Glacier or Yellowstone Park helicopter tours.  Of course, the joy of doing nothing at all is part of the Triple Creek Ranch experience and charm.  There is no pressure to go anywhere or do anything.  Curl up with a good book beside a crackling fire, relax in the hammock and doze to the sound of the whispering pines or take a soothing soak in a private hot tub on the deck of one of our Luxury cabins.

The Triple Creek Ranch Lodge is the hub of activity.  Adorned in original Western art to satisfy the heart of any art enthusiast, here, our activity center and coordinators can provide entertainment as well as customize daily activities to suit the needs of all guests.  Discover a good book, watch a DVD on the flat screen TV, enjoy good conversation or choose between one of our games and Stave Puzzles for quiet entertainment.  Guests may also take pleasure in browsing our gift shop for unique gifts or a Triple Creek Ranch memento to take home.

Dining at the Triple Creek Restaurant is a culinary and visual feast of fresh foods, fine wines and global influences.  With offerings ranging from our own Bitterroot Valley to other regional worldwide cuisine, the cuisine is as special as the atmosphere.  Guests are treated to wholesome breakfasts, light and healthful lunches and gourmet dinners offering wine pairings from our showcase cellar, tasting menus and our private ‘Chef’s Table’ dining with a unique insider’s view of the ranch’s high-tech kitchen.  Cooking with seasonal locavore and fresh veggies from Triple Creek Ranch’s own orchard and garden is a passion of Executive Chef, Jacob Leatherman.  Food allergies or special dietary requirements are accommodated with specially prepared menus by our talented chefs.

The Rooftop Lounge is located on the third floor of the lodge and hosts our unique wine cellar with varieties from the best wine regions worldwide.  It is a wonderful conversation or game area offering a full bar, signature cocktails and superb wines.  Here, guests may enjoy sitting by the fireplace with breathtaking views of the West Fork of the Bitterroot River or rooftop dining on one of the many surrounding decks.  Guests may also request wine-tasting hosted by our Sommelier, Jeremy White.

At Triple Creek Ranch enjoy good conversation, savor world-class cuisine and fine wine and discover once-in-a-life-time adventures.  Best of all, be pampered with luxury accommodations while relishing in our exceptional caring service.

Triple Creek Ranch is located 75 miles south of the Missoula International Airport (MSO) which receives Delta, Northwest, United and Horizon.  Airport shuttle services are available

– 4 to 5 hours south of Glacier National Park

– 5 to 6 hours west of Yellowstone National Park

– 4 hours from Flathead Lake, Whitefish and Kalispell area of Montana

– 5 hours from Bozeman and The Big Sky Ski & Summer Resort

– 6 hours from Jackson, Wyoming

*2012 Readers’ Choice Awards, Travel + Leisure Magazine

Seasonal Closure Dates: Triple Creek Ranch is closed for the month of March

Triple Creek Ranch, Member of Relais & Châteaux, is renowned for offering innovative guest experiences, because one can return time and time again and never have the same vacation twice. There is so much to do at this award-winning hideaway high in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana that you won’t know what to try first. Perhaps you’ll learn to fly-fish, or head out on a scenic float down the river. Or maybe you’ll join the ranch staff to drive cattle. Of course, there’s a hefty dose of luxury included, from bistro fare to elegant cuisine and fine wines to a wood-burning fireplace and private hot tub at your cabin.
In the Know
Receive a complimentary framed photo as a memento of the enjoyment you experienced participating in one of the many on- or off-ranch activities — great for holiday cards.Distance from Missoula Airport (MSO): 75 mi/121 km

All Guests Receive:

      • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
      • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
      • Custom Deluxe Canvas Leather-Handled Triple Creek Ranch tote bag with two Triple Creek Ranch Baseball Caps ($115 USD retail value – these items are available separately for purchase in our gift shop)
      • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
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