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Temple, Texas
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed at the Smokey Bear Ranch for 5 nights and were truly spoiled by Nancy, Scott and Maxie, the Newfy (who never failed to greet us).. The delicious extravagant breakfasts truly made us feel spoiled. We also enjoyed our customized sack lunch with all the goodies for our drive to South Dakota. Their knowledge of the area, hiking trails...

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Harisburg, United States
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed with Nancy & Scott for 4 days while on our honeymoon. The accommodations could not be nicer and the food was GREAT!!! My husband is an avid fly fisherman and Smoky Bear is a hidden gem. Scott and Nancy set us up with pristine fishing in the West branch of the Flathead via a trail on their property....

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Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Well the pictures of the cabin I rented on the HomeAway app were misleading as when we arrived the owner showed us the cabin. Now mind you I am 64 and have a pea sized bladder. The owner opens the door and puts his hand on a ladder going up to the only bed in a loft of the cabin....

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was a perfect refuge for our 3 day stay at Glacier. Scott, Nancy and Maxie the Newfy were perfect hosts. Their experience and love of the area helped us to find our way. Breakfasts were delicious, beautiful quilts cover the walls and beds....why does anyone stay in a chain hotel?

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Ferndale, Washington
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

There are inns, and there are INNS! The Smoky Bear Ranch, and its owners Scott and Nancy, were the very best part of my visit to Glacier National Park. I was at the end of a two week road trip through the western US. I was tired, but excited to see GNP and hopefully do a bit of hiking. I...

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San Marcos, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Nancy and Scott have done a great job making their B&B some place that's memorable! Homemade breakfasts are a highlight!! Nancy let us borrow hiking books/maps during our stay and also gave us suggestions as far as hikes and scenic points go. And they'll lend you bear spray.... just in case. The location is just a 10 min drive from...

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1Thank palominofilly22
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

What a great time we had in Montana and in the Glacier NP area! My husband, two kids and I arrived at Smoky Bear in the evening, tired after a great day of hiking in the park. We had stayed at Many Glacier hotel, McDonald lodge and a campground. We loved arriving at our Ltl Bear cabin, such a cozy...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay. Lovely area with a beautiful hike right on the property. It was like a fairyland. Stayed 4 nights with the most awesome breakfast every morning! All homemade and delicious. We never needed to eat again till about 2 or 3 each day, even with hiking all morning. Nancy was great about small menu changes for my...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Nancy at Smoky Bear makes the best breakfasts! This morning we had the same fruit, a muffin, grizzly eggs, ham, walnut waffle that had a sliced orange on top and a walnut. It was served with real Canadian maple syrup! Next day she served us fruit—cherry, kiwi, and cantaloupe. Then she gave us an apple-filled pastry. Then a huge plate...

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1Thank dancer3361
Bavington, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is only the second B&B we've ever stayed in. I always feel like I'm imposing. But Scott and Nancy have it all going on, making us feel at home, pampered and independent at the same time. First the bed was comfortable and the lodging luxuriously rustic. Breakfasts were fresh, homemade, unique, beautiful, regional and absolutely delicious and plentiful.The incredible...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named for a legendary grizzly bear that roamed the Smoky Range of the Flathead National Forest, this lodge was established as a Bed & Breakfast over 20 years ago. Built entirely of native cedar and pine, it's situated on a slight hill overlooking a pond that is frequented by wildlife such as deer,elk, bear, and moose. With river access and a backdrop of the Apgar Mountains of Glacier National Park makes for a serene setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smoky Bear Ranch

Address: Near North Fork Rd, Near North Fork Rd, Columbia Falls, MT 59936
Region: United States > Montana > Columbia Falls
Price Range: €103 - €323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms in the lodge are more convenient, and comfy”
 of 5 bubbles marilynd853, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Reserve well in advance of your trip. We stayed in the Cedar Room.”
 of 5 bubbles dancer3361, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“In addition to the three B&B rooms in the house (we stayed in Pine), there are three cabins on the property without the breakfast option.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisK384, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The room in the main house was huge, had everything we could possible need. Wonderful in every respect.”
  • Beautiful quilts, hand made by the owner, adorn every bed.
 of 5 bubbles 781DianeS781, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Individual cabins available or stay in the main house where the breakfast is made”
  • Beautiful quilts, hand made by the owner, adorn every bed.
 of 5 bubbles 781DianeS781, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
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