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Address: 8855 N Fork Rd, Polebridge, MT 59928-9760
Phone Number: 406.888.5572
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Home Ranch Bottoms is a family-friendly cafe, bar and campground located...

Home Ranch Bottoms is a family-friendly cafe, bar and campground located next to Glacier National Park. Next door at our "sister" property, Polebridge Ranch Cabins, you can find cabins and cottages starting at $50/nt and walk to our cafe for dinner and drinks. If you are camping you are already there. We have hot showers for our campers and for walk-ins. All this is in a valley called the North Fork, thirty miles north of Columbia Falls (45 miles from the Glacier Park International Airport near Kalispell, Montana). Home Ranch Bottoms becomes a highlight and backcountry home of your adventure to northwest Montana. Join us for dinner, drinks, beer tastings, wine tastings, huckleberry frostys, music and fun. Bring your guitar, banjo, mandolin, etc. and entertain the patrons. Share your days adventure in the park with other travelers and locals alike. The North Fork of the Flathead River is at your access along our road for twenty five miles in either direction. We are in the middle of a destination for fly-fishing, river rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, backcountry excursions, mountain climbing and more. Bear (black and grizzly), moose, elk, wolves, mountain lions, wolverines, deer (white tail and mule), bald eagles all can be seen on your visit to the North Fork. We are located north of the Camas Road entrance to Glacier National Park and five miles before the Polebridge Ranger Station entrance. Come and camp with us or visit for food and libations(full bar). It will contribute to making your trip an extraordinary vacation.

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We stopped in on our way to Bowman Lake. The owners were SO friendly and you feel so at home, that we were just waiting until we returned from the lake to eat there. We were not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Connie S
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Santa Paula, California

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Santa Paula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in on our way to Bowman Lake. The owners were SO friendly and you feel so at home, that we were just waiting until we returned from the lake to eat there. We were not disappointed with any of the food. We had his chicken wings, the pinto beans as well as the huckleberry pie. All was wonderful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best bbq ever!! Recommended by the B&B we were staying at, and after a bumpy dirt road ride we were so pleased that it was worth the drive. The bbq ribs were unbelievable and the owners and staff were super friendly. Bought a brownie for the trip home and that was awesome as well. Our only regret is we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We made the drive to Bottoms on the recommendation of Chuck, our host at Glacier General Store and Cabins. While we only. Had huckleberry ice creams, I believe the BBQ ribs are really special. Host Shaun is really interesting and enjoys to meet with people if it's not too busy. Lots of atmosphere - bar and dining. Stop in and... More 

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Thank Noela R
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We had no idea this place existed, just saw the signs and stopped. I cannot say enough how great this place is. The ribs and chicken were awesome. The barbeque was so good, i wanted to buy some to bring home. This is the best barbeque outside of the south. The owners were so super friendly and you can tell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

If this is Texas bbg then i know i love it cuz this was the best ribs i think i ever tasted & i taste lots of ribs. The new owners Shawn, Angie &" Winnie the dog" are just so welcoming. We could smell bbq but it wasn't ready yet so on our way back from Bowman Lake we got... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We were sooooo lucky to come upon The Home Ranch Bottoms on our way back from Polebridge. The food is out of this world, in fact, we thought we were in Texas. I had the Tuesday night chicken taco special which was light and just the right serving size. My hubby had the brisket sandwich and it was loaded with... More 

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Winter Garden, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

We decided to visit Bowman Lake and Polebridge while vacationing at Glacier National Park. The trip to Polebridge is a bit rough, but is so worth it. The area is beautiful, and make sure you stop at Home Ranch Bottoms for lunch or dinner. We had the brisket. It was fabulous. Shawn, the owner, is from Texas and obviously knows... More 

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Camden, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

If you drive past HRB just to get to Polebridge or the Merchantile, then you just missed what would have been the best part of your journey. You won't find nicer folks, better ribs or colder beer anywhere. We just spent 4 days at the adjacent Polebridge Ranch Cabins ( the Bowman cabin). We started and ended our days at... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

The Merc is iconic -- the heart of off-the-grid Polebridge. The store was welcoming with homemade baked goods, coffee, and a wood stove to warm you. I'm not sure if we would have gone, except that the GTTS Road was closed and the road to Polebridge was open. The best tip we can give (for this and Lake Bowman) is... More 

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by to stretch our legs and try the huckleberry ice cream. Which I might add was delicious. The patrons and employees were very friendly. Clean little bar and restaurant. They were smoking ribs and it smelled great.

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