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North Fork Hostel and Square Peg Ranch

80 Beaver Drive, P.O. Box 1, Polebridge, MT 59928
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There's something about this place that seems to bring out the best in people--I didn't meet an unfriendly face in the whole week I spent here. The proprietor, Oliver, is very helpful, but can be no-nonsense. It's hard to accommodate a large group of people in a place where water, electricity, and Internet access is scarce! So, if you go,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our stay at the Square Peg Cabin, a rustic homestead a stone's throw from the Polebridge Mercantile. Being greeted by the genuinely friendly owner and shown the basics of lighting a propane lamp (the only source of light 'sides the good Lord's golden orb) was a bit unnerving for us city dwellers, but we quickly settled into the off-the-gird... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My best friend and I worked in Glacier Nat'l Park in college and go back whenever we can. We'd visited Polebridge several times, but never spent the night. Square Peg was perfect; comfortable and homey. You should know, though, that Polebridge is totally off the grid, which means using an outhouse (some properties have septic, but not this one), propane... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The owner of the place loved visiting the hostel for many years that much that he bought it about 12 years ago. He creates a special welcoming place for all visitors. Great kitchen. I highly recommend staying in tipis, very unique experience, you can even make a fire in them. There are cabins and dorm rooms as well. If you... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was our last stop on our road trip around America. To be perfectly honest it just couldn't have ended any better, we spent 4 fantastic nights in the Green Zucchini. When reading reviews on the Zucchini I was a little worried about the size of the bed but I am 6ft3 and had no problems with comfort even though... More 

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missoula
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Been to Polebridge many times but first stay at the hostel. First, bikers beware. The dirt road is long, and the dust is choking and constant. No alternatives, this road goes right to the Candian border and stops. The 'town' of Polebridge consists of a bakery/barebones store, a restaurant open for dinner, and the hostel, which is wonderful. Its in... More 

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Spanish Fort, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Oliver was so accommodating & very polite! Really off the grid which is part of the whole experience! There was a grill/bar that has THE BEST elk burger & huckleberry cocktails! Will be going back again! Thanks again Oliver! Sincerely Bama girls!

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Location! Location! Location! A different type of hostel Hidden next to Glacier National Park. First was access to the park and wild lands of Montana as close to wilderness anywhere in the lower 48 states. We chose the cabin.The proprietor, Oliver, and other travelers were quite helpful in sharing the secerts of the area. Great hiking in the park and... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We ended up at the North Fork Hostel randomly at night in the off season when looking for a place to stay before a backpacking trip in Glacier. Oliver was kind enough to offer us a place to stay despite us showing up without a reservation. We stayed in the Goat Chalet which was a quant little rustic cabin type... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We just spent a night up at the North Fork Hostel and decided to splurge and get the Tepee because that just sounded so charming. For fifty bucks, we could have eaten at the North Fork Saloon and slept out under the stars where there may have been fewer mosquitos! It seemed as if they swarmed us all night and... More 

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