McDonald Ranch Lodge and Cabins

McDonald Ranch Lodge and Cabins

Open Year Round

Come enjoy our ranch next to Yellowstone Park, a wilderness setting complete with restored old family homestead log cabins and Lodge, private from each other on the creek, with big decks and yards, fire pits, barbecue grills, and animals all about. Very kid and family friendly. 

Creek Cabin

Sleeps 4, 2 queen beds, open floor plan, kitchen, bathroom, large outdoor deck over creek - $200 per night, winter $125 per night, can accept pets. 

Grandpa's cabin

Sleeps 8, 4 queen beds, loft, main floor with big bathroom, kitchen, open floor plan, large deck and front yard, campfire on creek. - $250 per night, winter $150 per night

Schoolhouse Cabin

Sleeps 10 plus, 5 separate queen bedrooms, 2 baths, large kitchen, livingroom with 3 leather couches, large deck and yard with campfire near creek. - $375 per night, winter $200 per night


Sleeps 12 plus, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, more beds in spacious areas, huge kitchen and great room, large rock fireplace. - $750 per night


We have horses, dogs, cats. We also have a few hundred elk in our resident elk herd in our tiny basin, and of course deer, fox, coyote, bald eagles and numerous other animals.

Our family homesteaded up here in 1800's, and our young son John is 5th generation John. He and his two sisters love sharing the beauty and activity up here with the guests and especially their children.

Our neighboring ranch just down the road 3/4 mile has zip lines, horseback riding, and rafting packages. Gardiner is the original and only entrance to Yellowstone Park opened year around.

We are on trip advisor id # 3407772 & 2536830 we are also on id#: 514514, 673866, 567357 & 609521 phone number 406-223-2418 or 848-7007

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