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Elk Lake Resort

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Orefield, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 September 2015

A dirt road takes you around a bend into a bit of heaven. In this vacation spot you can be as busy or as not busy as you want to be..and enjoy every minute. We wanted to be non-stop and Laurel arranged a trip we will never forget. Our lists included horseback riding, ATV use for a day (who new...

2Thank KarenL5923
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed 3 nights/days of hiking, kayaking, savoring the beautiful out doors and being truly "off the grid." We enjoyed hand-made meals and baked goods by Laurel & Jake, had drinks at the bar, played pool, and were amazed by the clarity of the stars in the sky. Elk Lodge is a nice touch of Montana. Note: We are super...

3Thank Julie H
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Next time you come to visit, remind me to make you the cinnamon rolls you missed out on. I would be happy to do so. :-)

Shoreline, Washington
Reviewed 21 August 2015

If you're looking for a remote spot to go fishing, relax, enjoy excellent company, and satisfying food, this is the place. The drive out is spectacular across southwest Montana and a bit of Idaho. You'll see wildlife (we saw antelope, deer, all kinds of birds, including the trumpeter swans and pelicans for which this area is known), and find absolute...

2Thank Dana H
Beaumont, Texas
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Elk Lake was our gathering spot for my daughter's wedding. What an excellent choice! We were treated like kings and queens from start to finish. Laurel and Jake have surrounded themselves with an excellent staff and together they provided us with the most delicious meals, friendly service and helpful advice on where to go hiking and fishing. Swimming and boating...

2Thank Nancy D
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! I'm sorry I took so long to respond...I didn't see the review until today. We enjoyed hosting your daughter's wedding and truly enjoyed watching all the guests enjoy themselves. Congratulations!

moab, ut
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We brought our grandchildren to elk lake lodge for a fishing vacation, The fishing was slow, but our experience was really great. The resident dog and the tire swing over the creek were big hits! The cabin was clean and quaint and the beds were so comfortable, we overslept every morning. Jake and Laurel were very friendly and helpful and...

2Thank archview r
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

We enjoyed meeting all of you! Thank you for your kind words and also for picking up all that fruit for us in West. That was a huge help. Your grandkids were so well behaved and a delight to have around. I think our dog got a little depressed when you left. :-)

The Villages
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Love this place. We have been there three times and will come back every year. Cute and clean cabins, awesome dining room and free breakfast, hiking, fishing, and relaxing are the orders of the day. The owners treat you like family. Really neat cowboy bar, pool table and fireplace lounge. Miles of dirt road to get there but worth it...

3Thank Brad H
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the generous review. We love it that YOU love it here and you feel like family. That means we're doing something right! See you next summer...

Reviewed 2 July 2014

I've stayed three times and am going back in July with 8 family members to fish. It won't be the last trip for sure. Clean and comfortable cabins, great food, fantastic scenery, and a quaint cowboy bar to boot. Craig and Lerina and Laurel and Jake truly treat you like friends. Elk lake is and continues to be an annual...

4Thank Bradhoopes
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Brad...we enjoyed having you here and look forward to the next visit!

Logan, Utah
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Elk Lake Lodge is a perfect place for anyone seeking a quiet oasis in a wilderness landscape. The setting is gorgeous, with great mountain views. Nearby walks are colored by multiple kinds of wildflowers. We found one we'd never seen before--a rare calypso orchid, or fairy slipper. The meadow the seven cabins encircle is filled with blue birds; elsewhere we...

1Thank Tseh3
ElkLakeResort, Owner at Elk Lake Resort, responded to this review

We are glad you had such a nature-filled stay. It helps that Elk Lake is so close to the Red Rock Lakes Bird Refuge, for sure. Thank you for your generous review.

Sebastian, Florida
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Every time I stay at Elk Lake Resort, I just don't want to leave. I guide nature photography trips and one of my go to places is this resort. There are awesome photography opportunities right outside your cabin. Then there is Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and the Centennial Valley as a whole just down the road. To the...

1Thank rbielefeld
Helena, MT
Reviewed 10 November 2013

You kind of have to find this spot but it is worth it. Red Rock Lakes are full of birds. Rustic little place that is comfortable, decent food. We have been a few times over the years. Good place to fish or just put your feet up.

Thank vintagetrailer

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Elk Lake Resort is located in Montana's most unique wide open space - a perfectly 'natural' location for your family vacation or couples getaway. We offer country elegance, home-away-from-home comfort and wide open outdoor recreation. Whether you come to relax in Montana's mountains, to enjoy a family vacation package in Montana's outback, or to pursue your own 'trails' in our wide open spaces - this vacation you will find your 'home' in the mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elk Lake Resort

Address: 5200 Elk Lake Rd, Lima, MT 59739-9711
Region: United States > Montana > Lima
Price Range: €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Elk Lake Hotel Lima
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“you have 7 or 8 cabins to choose from, call ahead and ask what suits your needs”
taz2758, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any cabin is very cozy and comfortable and quiet. (Absolutely dark at night!)”
DanaH733, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Cabins 1-3 have a creek behind them, creating great gurgling sounds.”
Tseh3, 9 Jun 2014 | Read review
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SalV_11, 3 Jul 2012 | Read review
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