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Coal Creek Mountain Lodge

Bedrooms 5
Space 144 m²
Property type cabin


About the property

Main cabin: 2/2. Private Guest cabin 1/1, Bunk house 2/1

Relax in this serene 5+ acre setting while Elk, Deer, and Moose wander through the Ponderosa Pines. Enjoy the stunning drive following the winding West Fork river, coming upon the breathtaking Painted Rocks Lake, and a little further to mile marker 26. 7 miles further along the road is the Idaho boarder. The drive alone is breathtaking.

March through November you'll see fly fishermen along the West Fork River and the many creeks that flow that flow into the river trying to coax five different species of trout

Summer nights are frequently in the mid 40's with days in the dry 70's at this elevation of 4,800. The road is well kept in winter, allowing easy driving access to Lost Trail Ski Resort on the MT/ID border where you'll discover great skiing and snowboarding. It's locally owned, so come prepared with equipment or stop in Hamilton and get stocked up at Bob Ward's Outdoor store that carries everything for the year round avid outdoors sports person.

Our favorite activities are fly fishing the West Fork River and Overwich Creek, hiking, and riding ATV's. There is nearly 3,000 miles of Forest Service trails plus the 101mi Magruder Road Corridor which separates the 1.1mm acre Bitterroot-Selway Wilderness from the 2.3mm acre Frank Church River - River of No Return Wilderness.

Or, simply enjoy the front porch swing and read a good book. Afternoon naps are wonderful, especially with the refreshing mountain air, snuggled under a wonderful down comforter. There's also plenty of sightseeing to do from Glacier National Park to historic battle sights, and Hamilton's famous Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.

'A beautiful flower, a beautiful river, a valley, a magnificent range - such is the Bitter Root'

- Wheeler, 1898 -

Keywords: Log cabin, West Fork River, Bitterroot mountains, fly fishing, trail riding, hunting, remote, wildlife, 55+, relaxation, peaceful, solitude, R&R, fishing, hiking. nature, family reunions.

More Details

Gary Plum
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Darby, Montana

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 144 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • cell phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Guest Cabin bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main cabin bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Main cabin bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bunkhouse bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Guest cabin - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Separate guest cabin, close to main cabin.
    Bunkhouse - 2 bunk bed
    Bunkhouse - 1 king , separate building 100 yds from main cabin
  • Main Cabin: one queen bed in master, two twin beds in guest bedroom. Guest Cabin: one king and double sleeper sofa. Bunkhouse: one king in master, one bunk bead in living area.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Games, puzzles, cards in hidden living room closet; BOSE iPod player in main cabin.


Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Barpub
16 Miles
West Fork Lodge
Nearest Restaurant
16 Miles
West Fork Lodge - excellent steakhouse
Nearest Ski
38 Miles
Lost Trail Ski Area
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Painted Rocks Lake Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
West Fork Lodge
Nearest Point of Interest
Conner Cutoff
Nearest Point of Interest
Conner Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Frank & Michelle Hedrick
Car: necessary

Amazing fly fishing on the West Fork of the Bitterroot River; great cut throat, rainbows, cut bows and brown trout all around in the creeks and rivers. Guide trips available from numerous professionals. Gym, gas, hunting supplies in Darby; grocery stores, salon/tanning beds, shopping, golf in Hamilton. Swimming and water activities in Painted Rocks Lake near cabin and Lake Como in Hamilton.

The Bitterroot Chamber:

has a very good video that gives you an idea of what there is to see and do in the area


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Darby, Montana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning - main cabin C$248.61
Cleaning - guest cabin C$74.96
Cleaning - bunk house C$93.7
Pet Fee C$437.26
Property Damage Protection C$123.68
Tax Rate 7.0%

A bunkhouse is also on the property that sleeps 6 with a full bath. This is a private cabin with a king size bed in the master bedroom, two sets of bunk beds in the living area area, kitchen with under counter refrigerator, two burner gas range, convection microwave and sink. The bunkhouse can only be rented as part of the main cabin and is $150/night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.