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Open all year, the ranch offers all-inclusive luxury accommodations, gourmet dining and a slew of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages including cross country skiing, horseback riding, fishing, shooting, snowmobile and snow cat tours, sleigh rides, sledding, bonfires with s’mores, snowshoeing, ice skating, children’s activities and much more all located on the ranch’s private 6,600-acres. In the evening, Granite Lodge provides cozy fireside surroundings, plus cocktails, billiards and bowling in the Silver Dollar Saloon.
About The Ranch at Rock Creek – Philipsburg, Montana: The Ranch at Rock Creek is situated on 6,600 acres of rugged Montana wilderness on the outskirts of Philipsburg. The Ranch offers an array of rustic yet elegant accommodations, including nine luxury suites in The Granite Lodge, authentic log cabins and the unique Trapper Tent, a half-cabin, half-tent accommodation. Additionally along Rock Creek lie eight luxury canvas tents, often considered the definitive ranch experience under the big Montana sky. The property features a 2,000-square-foot spa, and offers a variety of outdoor activities, including fly fishing, horseback riding, sporting clay shooting, paintball, hiking, biking, bowling and more. Come winter, guests can enjoy on-property snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, ice skating and sledding, as well as trips to Discovery Ski Area, a quaint alpine ski destination located just 25 minutes away and equipped with a Ski Concierge available exclusively to Ranch guests. In 2013, The Ranch became Montana’s first and only property to earn the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award.