Nestled amid mountain views at the southern tip of Glacier National Park. Enjoy scenic drives to Logan Pass and Many Glacier area. This newly renovated historic railroad house is a perfect place for those seeking to enjoy the activities and beauty of the area.
Just steps from the historic Izaak Walton hotel, you can feel the energy of passing Amtrack trains from the nearby overhead walking bridge, before enjoying one of many available activities. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy nearby hiking, white water rafting, trout fishing, horseback riding, golfing, cross country skiing, or snowshoeing.
The newly renovated Essex Mountain House provides classic character with modern conviences that is perfect for individuals or families. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Keywords: Glacier Park, Izaak Walton, Scenic, cabin,
mountain, Essex, adventure, Nordic skiing,
fly fishing, hiking, railroad enthusiast, Amtrak, river rafting
Pat and I moved to Essex MT in 2003. We had both worked in Glacier Park for 4 years in the late 60's and later went to the U of MT in Missoula. We both love the Glacier Park area and moved back here from St. Paul after the kids left the house. They found us shortly thereafter and come out frequently to visit. Pat and I love the mountains and the 4 seasons and enjoy going into Glacier hiking and animal watching.
The Essex Mountain House came up for sale in 2010. It was formerly owned by the Great Northern Railroad and used by the roadmaster years ago. It was moved to this site, I'm told, 30 to 40 years ago. We liked the look, layout and history of the place and bought it when it came up for sale. It was in need of TLC so we totally updated the kitchen and bathrooms and did a lot of finish work while retaining the a lot of the old character. We're both really happy with how it turned out.
Totally updated large kitchen, laundry and a full bath upstairs and downstairs make this 2 story house great for families and groups. A big yard on a double lot allows plenty of room for bbq's and relaxing on the property. Essex is located half way between East and West Glacier and across the highway from the Walton entrance to Glacier. We're near the Amtrack train platform so there's great train viewing also.
Spectacular viewing for train enthusiasts. A quarter mile to Glacier Park, and half mile to Great Bear wilderness.
Excellent cross country skiing and snowshoeing in winter. Great hiking and sightseeing in the Glacier Park mountains. Area wildlife includes, mountain goats, bear, moose, elk, wolves. Recommend the Skyline trail from Logan Pass. Ask about complimentry cross country ski passes for Izaak Walton trails.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event||Minimum Stay|
|Discounts: 3 nights or more: $175 Nightly|
|50% deposit required to hold reservation. Ask about options.|
|Notes||Great Cross Country skiing in winter. For winter reservations, 4 free cross country passes for Izaak Walton groomed trails.|
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