Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge

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Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge

Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge
www.flatheadlakelodge.com

Physical Address: 150 Flathead Lodge Rd Bigfork,MT 59911

Mailing Address:P. O. Box 248 Bigfork, Montana 59911

Local Phone: (406) 837-4391

Fax: (406) 837-6977

Email: info@flatheadlakelodge.com

Flathead Lake Lodge is a historic third generation family run and operated Guest Ranch located in Northwest Montana on the shores of Flathead Lake. The Lodge offers the ultimate family vacation with unlimited horse & water recreation and is located only 35 miles from Glacier National Park and the famous Going to the Sun Highway. At the Lodge your family will enjoy a rustic ranch atmosphere, endless recreational activities, 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, or 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, whitewater rafting, mountain cookouts, a family rodeo, barn dance, and guest vs. staff volleyball. Flathead Lake Lodge is the ultimate family vacation,Montana style.

Recreation:The Lodge offers the ultimate family vacation with unlimited horse & water activities. The complete horse program offers private lessons, family rodeo, and endless trails through the private elk preserve and 2,000 acre Montana wilderness. To ease your saddle sores try sailing your own boat, crewing on one of the two 51- Q Class racing sloops, water skiing, or relaxing by the lakeside pool. Other recreational options available at additional cost: whitewater rafting, world class fly fishing, hiking and day trips to Glacier National Park.

Meals:Meals at the Lodge reflect a mix of Western elegance, family friendliness, and satisfying comfort. 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.

Accommodations: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.

History and Values: Flathead Lake Lodge was built in 1932 as a boy's camp and was acquired by Les Averill when he returned to Montana from the war in 1945. His boyhood dream was to build a dude ranch and hunting lodge for folks to experience a part of the West. That dream came true with the purchase of the Flathead Recreation Ranch for Boys, now Flathead Lake Lodge. The ranch slowly began attracting people from around the world. Dignitaries, celebrities and families discovered the Montana hideaway near the village of Bigfork and word of the beautiful lodge began to spread. Doug Averill, one of eight sons, took over as the second generation of the guest ranch operation in 1971. Doug, his wife Maureen, and their three children live at the ranch and host the guests, many of whom have become longtime family friends.

The Averill's created a concept and philosophy at Flathead Lake Lodge that successfully survived more than half a century of dramatic changes in travel and vacation trends. Transportation, technology, and family values have changed since 1945, yet the Averill's idea of Western hospitality, traditional values, and memorable family vacations has remained the same.
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Accommodation Information:
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Rooms Available:  45
Continental Breakfast
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Conference Room
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Conference Room Size
125
Indoor Pool
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Outdoor Pool
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Spa/Hot Tub
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Laundry Facilities
Y
Lounge/Bar
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Kitchenette
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Restaurant
Y
Pets Allowed
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Handicap Access
Y
Credit Cards
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