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Bear Creek Ranch

15750 US Hwy 2 E, PO Box 452, Essex, MT
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Redwood City
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took our grandkids (12 & 14) for a visit to Glacier, but had a much better time on the ranch. The trail ride was great and the horses are excellent stock. Bill Beck is a lifelong horseman - western style - and knows the animals. His patience with "greenhorns" is amazing. All the other positive reviews here are true... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Bill and Diana are the greatest! Diana puts on a fabulous breakfast and riding with Bill is amazing. I feel like part of the family. This was my third visit and I cannot imagine staying anywhere else. The experiences I had cannot be put into words- Thank you ;)

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stayed here with our two young daughters aged 6 and 3. They especially loved riding the horses around the arena and playing with the lovely St Bernard dog, Bailey. We were made to feel very welcome and the breakfasts were superb.

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Twin CIties
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

There are few places in the world where you can stay and find a perfect combination of the beauty of nature combined with the graciousness of hosts who go out of their way to make a stay at their ranch an experience that can't be replicated - from one day to the next. Bill, Diana and their staff have perfected... More

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

If you are looking for the best riding experience in the most beautiful area of Montana look no further than Bear Creek Guest Ranch. Bill and Diana will make you feel right at home and treat you to the best horseback riding you can get anywhere. Just returned from my second visit there and every day the ride Bill took... More

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New Jersey
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We returned in June, 2013, for another stay at Bear Creek Guest Ranch. Bill Beck, owner, and his son Dusty took the guests on a beautiful horse ride into the "back country". It is so wonderful to be able to get off the roads and see these remote areas. You clearly can't do this without an experienced guide who knows... More

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Hanover, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Bill Beck & his family & staff will show you a great time! Is it The Ritz? No! A little bit rustic? Yes! Is it fabulous? Yes! Our family of 6 stayed there last summer & it was wonderful! Close to Glacier Nat'l Park. Yummy breakfasts. Great horseback riding. Bill Beck was amazing teaching our 3 boys about the horses,... More

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

In June 2012, my husband and I spent a week moving cattle at the Rumney Ranch. Every day, I had a fresh horse and very helpful "cowboys" helping the Jersey folks learn how to move cattle. The Rumney family treated us like honored guests, sharing their family history and wonderful ranch type food (meat from their own grass fed stock).... More

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East Glacier Park
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34 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

This is a top notch outfit. Count it as a place to stay if planning a trip to Glacier National Forest or the Bob Marshall area. Fishing, Trail rides, cattle drives, excellent stock/horses. Lots to see and do in the area. Easy access from hiway.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We visited Bear Creek Guest Ranch in July of 2012 and had an absolute wonderful time. We love to visit different areas of our beautiful country but aren't big crowd people. The ranch has cabins which are great for family. Each day started with a hearty breakfast with all the guests at the ranch and during the days did an... More

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Address: 15750 US Hwy 2 E, PO Box 452, Essex, MT
Location: United States > Montana > Essex
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Bear Creek Guest Ranch in East Glacier, Montana, is located next to Glacier National Park. We offer exciting Horseback trips and guest cabin accommodations next to Glacier National Park in Montana. ... more   less 
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