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Creekside Cabin near Yellowstone - horse rides, rafting, zip lining, hiking

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Experience Ranch Life In the West!

Have you ever wanted to stay in a historic cabin on a ranch in Montana? Well then this is your place. We raise American Quarter Horses, and generally have at least one new foal every summer. Last summer our cabin guests were fortunate enough to witness the birth! The ranch is also home to chickens, pigs, cows, dogs, and cats. Have farm fresh eggs delivered to you upon request- our sons charge $5/dozen and offer free delivery.

Enjoy horseback riding in the mountains, farm eggs for breakfast, watching the pigs wallow in the mud, watching wranglers bring the horses in from the fields, watching calves play while their mothers graze, watching a Ferrier put shoes on a horse, seeing the newborn foals- these are a few of the many of the activities that go on here on a daily basis!

The Stermitz Ranch History

Rob's great grandfather, Joseph, was born in Slovenia, Austria in 1862 and worked in the coal mines from the age of 9. He later immigrated here from Slovenia with his wife and two children in 1892, following the promise of work in coal mines in Montana. When they arrived he found that no work was to be found. Joseph used his last $10 to buy a shotgun so that he might feed his family. While here, a fire broke out in the Cokedale mines. Joe helped put out the fires and was noticed by the mine boss who asked 'who is that good worker?' Someone explained that it was an immigrant who couldn't find work. The mine boss then said 'Put that man to work. Anyone who works that hard for no pay deserves a job. The family, along with the addition of three more children, moved to the ranch in Cinnabar Basin in 1900.

A Highlight of the Creekside Cabin feature:

*Horseback rides available on property.

*Zip Lining available on the ranch.

*Whitewater rafting available on the nearby Yellowstone River.

*Farm fresh eggs delivered for $5/dozen.

*Hiking/cross-country skiing from the front door.

*King size bed with luxurious linens.

*Located in the trees and surrounded by water.

*Beautiful location on the historic Stermitz Ranch.

*A scenic 20-25 minute drive to Yellowstone National Park.

*A sofa that can sleep one. (Not a pull-out).

*2 twin floor mats (with bedding) for children.

*Cozy seating area with a charming propane fireplace.

*Carefully appointed details such as original wood floors, tin ceiling, old bridge plank bar, large windows, etc.

*Kitchen equipped with pots/pans,dishes,utensils,coffee pot,coffee grinder,blender,toaster,spices,etc.

*Opportunities for children to interact with animals.

*Western ranch experience.

Do you have a larger group, or planning a family re-union? Ask about our other cabin rentals on the ranch! We also have a large covered pavilion with picnic tables - perfect for those large family gatherings.

We look forward to meeting you.

Your hosts,

Stacy and Rob Stermitz

***If this cabin is full, ask about the other cabins on the same propery!!

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More Details

Property Manager
Stacy Stermitz
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

My husband, who is in the military, surprised me for Valentine's Day with a romantic weekend at the Creekside Cabin. From the moment we left the highway, I was amazed at the beauty of this place. We pulled into the cabin just as it was starting to get dark, but Stacy had the fire going and the lights on, so we felt so welcome right from the start. We loved all of the special details of this cabin, and I'm still blown away that my hubby would think of such a thoughtful Valentine's gift - time together after so much time apart. We will both treasure this cabin in the woods for as long as we live.
Feb 2013
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Gardiner Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • We have a tub/shower combination.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Child Beds (2) We have 2 twin portable mattress beds which are intended for the floor space., Baby Cribs (1) We do have a Pack-n-Play upon request.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Creekside Cabin near Yellowstone - horse rides, rafting, zip lining, hiking
average rating of 4.652174 based on 38 reviews
Monroe, Louisiana

Four person stay at the Creek

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the Creek Cabin for four nights. The cabin is well decorated and has spices and cooking utensils available, The gas grill was in excellent condition and we used it almost nightly. The refrigerator is dorm size so don't purchase groceries before you check out storage. We made that mistake and had to use our ice chest for the overflow. The cabin would be perfect for two adults and small children. Our almost 15 year olds made it a little crowded at times with their stuff. There are two pallets under the bed that we found out second night. We were pretty warm when we arrived but a fan was delivered quickly which solved that. The Stermitz family was out camping for their own R&R and we didn't get to meet them. By all accounts, they are lovely.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 nights in the Creekside Cabin and loved our stay! The cabin is in a tranquil setting away from it all. It is furnished with almost anything you could ever need. We found the location very convenient for our visit to the North entrance of Yellowstone National Park. We stayed in several different places on our trip to Grand Teton and Yellowstone and this was by far our favorite. If you have a chance to take a horseback ride during your stay at the cabin, I highly recommend it. We did a half day trip and it was so much fun. The wranglers had great personalities and the views were beautiful.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great place to really get away from it all. There is no internet service, cable or cell service at this cabin. At first, there was some withdrawal but not having these things really forced us to completely disconnect from our usual hectic life. The cabin is nicely appointed and is perfect for two people. Good horseback riding with personable guides was a plus too. I would definitely recommend this cabin to others who are interested in something a bit remote.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Creekside Cabin in July. We were in the midst of a two week road trip, and our experience on the ranch was exactly what we needed- a quiet, private break from hotels, and time to connect as a family. We sincerely appreciated how the Stermitz's were there if we needed anything, but we we never felt pushed to be overly social or connected. The cabin itself is a gem. To lay in bed and listen to the creek at night was something I grew immediately attached to. We took advantage of the ziplining and rafting... both were amazing! You truly have your own piece of paradise in those mountains... Thank you for sharing it!!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved our stay

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay- no cell service, no TV, no phone . . . just peace and quiet with two brooks babbling by. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle, this is the place. Well equipped, close to Gardiner (neat little town) and only 10 minutes to the north Yellowstone entrance. Fresh eggs delivered! My 15 year old daughter and I went horseback riding at the owners' farm- amazing views and great trail leaders. Very clean and well kept. Would definitely stay here again. One tip- if flying in fly to Bozeman airport (1 hr.) not Jackson Hole (4 hrs.)

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My husband I stayed here for three nights as part of a road trip all over the western USA. This was a great location to visit Yellowstone. The scenery was beautiful and we saw a lot of wild life.(No bears, thank goodness) The cabin was very secluded and quiet. The bed was SO comfortable! We did not visit the ranch because we spent a lot of time in the park but that would be a great thing to do with children.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Gardiner Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Nov 1 2016 - Jun 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Jun 15 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

High Seas(6/15-9/30)5 nt min.$200/.Low Seas(10/1-6/14) 2 nt min.$150/night.
E-Mail Us for Lower Rates During Off-Season $150/nt(2 Nt Min.) 50% Deposit Secures Reservation - Remaining Balance Due 2 weeks prior to arrival.Full Refund Minus $50 Re-Booking Fee if cancel 60 + Days Prior to Check in.No Refunds for Cancellations Less Than 60 Days Prior to Check in.7% tax. Add 3% for credit card use

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Yellowstone River
Car: necessary

This peaceful cabin is situated between 2 rushing mountain streams and lots of great hiking trails on our private, historic ranch. Enjoy horseback riding on our ranch and whitewater rafting nearby. The cabin is a short drive to the many wonders that Yellowstone National Park has to offer. This cabin really offers the best of both worlds...quiet seclusion in a scenic setting while still being only a short drive to the restaurants and shops of Gardiner. Enjoy animal sitings from the front porch, read in the shade, hike the many trails, enjoy the farm fresh eggs from our free-range chickens, dine indoors or out, identify wildflowers and animal tracks, ride a horse to the top of the mountain, and at the end of the day, let the sounds of rushing water lull you to sleep.


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