|Minimum Stay||2 - 3 nights|
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There is nothing quite like a blue ribbon trout river just outside your front door. The cabin is positioned along the west side of the Yellowstone River. This is a great place to stay when touring Yellowstone National Park. The Gardiner North Entrance (4 miles away) is the only year round entry into the most visited National Park in the United States.
Within a ten minute drive you will arrive in Mammoth Hot Springs and see for yourself all the wonders Yellowstone Park has to offer.
The cabin features a full kitchen with all dishes and utensils provided. Both Master Suites have 1 queen and 1 oversized full bed, also each suite has its own full bath. Just outside the spacious patio you will find a large fire pit with plenty of seating for all your friends and family. You will love the stunning views and relaxing atmosphere we have to offer.
My name is Marty Haskins. In the picture is my father-in-law Frank Kroll. We purchased the cabin in November of 2005 along with my wife Kelly and Frank's wife Debbie. We bought the property thinking of how great it would be to have a 'getaway' that is riverfront, park-front, and forest service-front. We have been blessed to find out the demand for housing near Yellowstone Park. We only thought we would rent out about 6 weeks a year and now are renting the whole summer. We spend a lot of time at the cabin in the spring and fall. The picture you see is the fire pit about 10 yards from our back door. As you can see I like a big campfire.
Marty Haskins purchased this cabin in 2004
Gardiner is a very special place in Montana and it just happens to be the only year round entrance into the park. This location is ideal for a vacation in the Park. For me it is ideal for fishing the mighty Yellowstone River. I have been vacationing in Yellowstone since I was a young boy. I grew up in rural North Dakota and had an Aunt and Uncle who lived in Billings, MT. They had two boys my age so my brother and I would come to Montana in the summer for two weeks and they would take us to the Park. Thanks to my Aunt and Uncle I now live in Bozeman, I met my beautiful wife in Billings and I now own a cabin bordering Yellowstone Park.
The cabin is surrounded by National Park Land, Forest Service Land, and the Yellowstone River. Best of all it is only 300 yards from the park, yet 4 miles from the entrance and the town of Gardiner. You get a secluded base camp from the park that is only minutes away. Our favorite thing to do is sit around the campfire at night while Debbie makes peach cobbler in the dutch oven.
We had such a great stay! The cabin was well stocked with everything we needed for the park. We really appreciated the cooler. We saw elk and antelope right outside the front door. The cable and wifi worked well. We would definitely stay here again! Thanks for everything!
Wonderful place to stay! Everything you need to have a great vacation. Easy access to town and Yellowstone. Abundance of wildlife, even in the yard. World-class fishing steps from your door.
Marty has left nothing to chance. The cabin is very comfortable and is in a great location. Do yourself a favor and give it a try!
Not really much to say other than the cabin is well equipped, clean and very conveniently located. It is quiet. The wildlife visitors (elk and rabbits at the back door) are friendly and numerous. The short drive into Gardiner and Yellowstone is most enjoyable and never fails to provide new wildlife adventures with elk and pronghorns. A bald eagle cruises up and down the Yellowstone River on a regular basis, and other birdlife abounds. Two bathrooms make it very convenient for older gentlemen who tend to spend a great deal of time therein. Great reading material and wifi. All in all, it is one very nice spot. Plus, Marty is one very accommodating and responsive owner. We shall return in the future.
Loved the area, cabin was beautiful and had everything you needed. We left quite a bit of food and condiments. The gravel road was hard on our car coming in to the place, but after that driving was quite nice. Had to pay for a stain on a quilt that we dont think we did, but who knows. Enjoyed the week very much, Thank You Mark Perrin
The cabin was great! The location was close to Gardiner and Yellowstone. With all the driving we did just to get there, it was nice to be close. It was good to have all the amenities and everything you would have in your own home. Thanks, Marty.
A wonderful vacation. The HomeAway listing was very descriptive of what we found when we got there. The cabin is 2 bedroom, 2 bath plus full kitchen and common space as well as a back patio that overlooked the Yellowstone river and there were even steps going down to the river. The cabin slept 6 easily with 4 in one room and two in the other, and it was also very clean. They had included everything we needed - games to play, extra towels and even laundry soap. We liked this location because it was quiet and we could sit outside and just listen to the river and watch the rafts of people go by and the people fishing. Some of the cabins had wood privacy dividers on their patios so they couldn't see the neighbors, but we were glad this cabin didn't have that as it would also cut off the breadth of the river view which was a real plus for us.
We couldn't have an outside fire because it was the dry season, but we made do with microwave smores using Hershey bars and marshmallows on chocolate chip cookies (while we played Monopoly). All three generations in our party had a wonderful time and the owner stayed in touch with us to make sure we had everything we needed.
There were plenty of things to do besides visiting Yellowstone National Park - fishing, river rafting, horseback riding, zip line, and there are some shops in town plus a few really great places to eat. When the oldest of us (that's me) wanted to find a place to sit while the rest shopped, there were plenty of outdoor benches in town and I found the Gardiner Chamber of Commerce to be a wonderful air conditioned place (plus indoor restroom) to spend some time looking at local historical pictures and information. They also had free maps and information about 6 neighboring states as well as all the national parks in Idaho, Utah, Montana, both Dakotas as well as Wyoming. The Gardiner Chamber of Commerce is one of the the most accessible and hospitable CofC I've visited.
We all decided that this cabin as well as the area gets 5 out of 5 stars.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 2016 - May 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
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