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Near North Fork Rd, Near North Fork Rd, Columbia Falls, MT 59936
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

If your looking for a very quiet place to stay just outside Glacier Park you can't beat Smokey Bear Ranch. Scott and Nancy run a fantastic B&B with a few cabins for those in search of absolute solitude. Smokey Bear Ranch is just 10 min from Columbia Falls and the Park entrance but feels like it is in the back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This place was an amazing find! It was secluded yet a short drive to the park as well as restaurants and grocery stores in town. My husband and I stayed in one of the small cabins for a week. Although small, it has all the amenities, which allowed us to come back and prepare the majority of our meals. The... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We stayed here a few years ago and the horrid experience has never left me. I have never written a bad review of an accommodation before and it has taken me a while to get this out of me. I was reminded of the experience when booking another visit to the Glacier National Park area. We booked the upstairs suite... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Stayed at the Grizzly Cabin with my family for 4 nights. For our whole Montana trip this was absolutely the best place of them all. The staff was super friendly, the cabin was AWESOME and the place in general felt like a little piece of heaven. We would love to go back some day and spend much more time.

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Durham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Their "backyard" has a unique combination of ecosystems. Highly recommend a tour with Nancy and Smoky! Feels like you are in the wilderness, but with all the comforts of home. We stayed in the lodge. Comfortable bed with a beautiful quilt made by Nancy. Ask for a look at her quilting room. (She also does quilting retreats at the lodge... More 

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Tualatin, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

A road in the near-wilderness leads to a beautifully situated log house/cabin getaway, so quiet, and yet, waiting for the eventual appearance of a bear, mountain lion, wolf, or eagle. Helps to have Smoky, the Newfy outside standing guard! Inside a colorful homemade quilt with Smoky Bear on it graces a comfy bed in a large, clean, cozy, room. A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

I stayed a week with family in the large four bedroom cabin. It was spacious and comfortable. The kitchen had all the cooking tools one could want and the whole place was spotless. We used the washer and dryer, and the hosts provided the laundry soap. I especially liked that the hosts loaned us bear spray (we hiked alot in... More 

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Post Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2010

My husband and I were planning our vacation to Glacier National Park for the first time. We were very nervous to book a cabin in another state before being able to check it out. I read the reviews on several locations and it came down to Smoky Bear Ranch and one other location. We were so pleasantly surprised with our... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2009

We spent three nights in the Apgar Suite at the Smokey Bear B&B and would recommend it. Our room had plenty of space and Scott and Nancy were good hosts. They love the area and can make good recommendatuons on things to do and places to visit, especially as it relates to hiking in Glacier NP. The provide the bear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2009

What a wonderful experience! Our three nights at "Smoky Bear Ranch" were completely enjoyable. We elected to stay out of the "touristy" lodging facilities and this B&B exceeded our expectations in every way. "Smoky", the 150 lb Newfoundland "puppy" greated us. Our host welcomed us by telling us about the area surronding the ranch and also issued us "Bear Spray"... More 

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Address: Near North Fork Rd, Near North Fork Rd, Columbia Falls, MT 59936
Location: United States > Montana > Columbia Falls
Number of rooms: 6

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