Top 9 Log Cabins In Montana, USA - Updated 2024

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Montana is every outdoor enthusiast’s haven in the west. With its picturesque, unspoiled landscape, it is even often referred to as the epitome of The Great American West. The state takes pride in its wide open spaces, serving as home to more wildlife than people. Offering year-round adventures, it is home to two renowned national parks— Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Both of these parks are ideal winter holiday destinations, especially with their alpine lakes, glaciers, and ski areas. Moreover, the state features 11 national forests. A trip here is incomplete without trekking through at least one of these national treasures. Further immerse yourself in the Montana lifestyle and check out our list of the top log cabins in Montana, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 27, 2024.

1. Lovely log home with a wood-burning stove in Whitefish (from USD 443)

Only a 15-minute drive from downtown Whitefish and a 30-minute drive from Whitefish Mountain Resort, this lovely, 5-bedroom log home guarantees quick access to many local bars, breweries, and restaurants. It has 371.61 sqm (4,000 sq. ft.) of living space, accommodating a maximum of 12 guests. This rental boasts an open floor plan, with huge windows that allow plenty of natural light.

On the main level, you will find a great room with a wood-burning stove and high cathedral ceilings that create an inviting place for lounging.

Stayed at this property?
72 reviews   Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
extremely well stocked with comfortable beds and living space
plenty of room to stretch out and relax
Cleanliness:
clean and well stocked
the property was also warm and clean
in addition to being clean and well stocked so many extras were included
this is a beautiful clean well maintained home with easy access to the whitefish and kalispell
Host:
the owners were also available to help in any way they could
the property manager was helpful and even dropped off extra bug spray
Location:
nice location very enjoyable stay
approaching the location you are amazed at the scenery
mambos italian in whitefish is a great place to dine with excellent food
good location between whitefish and kalispell
we loved having a place where all of us could prepare meals together and sit and visit
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2. One-bedroom cabin with panoramic mountain views in Troy

This one-bedroom log cabin is situated in Troy, and ensures a peaceful retreat in a picturesque setting, right across from Swanson’s Apple Orchard. It features floor-to-ceiling windows that provide scenic mountain views. Accommodating a maximum of seven people, this property is suitable for romantic getaways and family holiday vacations. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed, while the loft offers additional sleeping space, with three twin beds. Meanwhile, the living room has a sleeper sofa.

Outside, you will find a patio that’s perfect for al fresco dining.

15 reviews  
cabin 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great cozy quiet cabin with an epic view
Cleanliness:
it was clean and well kept
cabin was clean and comfortable
very clean likely the cleanest property we have ever rented
lovely clean cabin with a mountain view providing a good base location to scoot between troy & libby
Host:
the property owners are very nice people
the owners were so nice & flexible
owners were super nice and communicative
owners were really nice enjoyed the peacefulness
cozy cabin handmade by owners until next time thank you
Location:
i love the place and location
convenient location for getting to area natural attractions
we loved this place and want to come back again in the future
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3. One-bedroom log cabin with a pet-friendly policy in Belt (from USD 135)

This 1-bedroom log cabin offers 46.82 sqm (504 sq. ft.) of living space, sleeping up to 6 people. Located in Belt, it is only moments away from numerous points of interest like the Belt Museum, Highwood Mountains, and Little Belt Mountains. This property is well-appointed to make every guest feel at home, offering a living room, kitchen, dining area, and bathroom. Moreover, it features outdoor decks where you can unwind and have a barbecue lunch or dinner.

Pets are welcome here, so you will not have to leave your beloved pets at home during your vacation.

79 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice furnishings great propane heater for those cool nights and a very comfortable bed
comfortable sleeping and decorated very well
it was comfortable and had all the comforts of home
Cleanliness:
the cabin was easily accessible clean and looked exactly as pictured
great experience good location clean and warm good communication with management
the cabin appeared very new and it was clean
Host:
our communication with the property owner was pleasant and prompt in response to our inquiries
Location:
the location is great for skiing at showdown yet close enough to great falls
there is also a pub a restaurant and a nice coffee shop just a very short walk away
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4. Stylish log cabin with direct access to Flathead Lake in Polson (from USD 287)

Featuring 167.23 sqm (1,800 sq. ft.) of living space, this stylish 3-bedroom log cabin sleeps a maximum of 10 guests. Two bedrooms are furnished with one king-sized bed, one bedroom has a queen-sized bed and two twin beds, and the other bedroom comes with a queen-sized bed. This rental sits majestically on Flathead Lake, the biggest freshwater lake in the West.

Out on the dock, you can unwind, breathe some fresh air, and enjoy the scenic views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The dock also gives you the opportunity to boat and fish on the lake.

69 reviews   Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated the shampoo lotion and nice toilet paper
beds very comfortable and it nicely would sleep 10 fan in lr kept it cool
house was beautiful comfortable furniture beds were awesome cabin is tucked away never saw a neighbor
Cleanliness:
very clean and well stocked with kitchen ware towels etc
but things were clean and there was a lot of kitchen dishes etc
the cabin was clean and well stocked even with items i wasn't expecting like beach towels
it was clean and well cared for will absolutely stay there again
the house was clean and well stocked comfortable for our group of 9
Host:
the owner was awesome to work with
it could've been more kid friendly for small children though
Location:
location and neighborhood is wonderful
it was a great location for us to enjoy the lake and drive to glacier
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5. Three-bedroom log cabin with a hot tub in Polaris (from USD 289)

This three-bedroom log cabin is strategically located near Elkhorn Hotsprings and Maverick Mountain Ski Resort. It sleeps up to 10 guests, thanks to 278.71 sqm (3,000 sq. ft.) of living space. Ideal for leisurely family trips, this property features a hot tub with breathtaking views. In the basement, you will find one bedroom with a king-sized bed. One bedroom is equipped with a queen-sized bed, and the other one is equipped with four single beds.

The loft offers additional sleeping space, with a queen-sized bed.

Stayed at this property?
29 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
better than we expected plenty of room and lots to do
the beds here are super comfy and the hot tub is superb
Cleanliness:
absolutely beautiful and clean cabin
the cabin was in great shape everything was clean and well maintained
kolby's place is clean quiet and well stocked with all the things you need to relax
spacious and clean cabin is exactly as shown on vrbo
the property was comfortable and clean
Host:
kolby was a very welcoming and hospitable host
he was so friendly and giving of his own space
kolby was a wonderful host everything was well explained in manuals and no one wanted to leave
Location:
location is perfect to explore the surrounding areas
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6. Tastefully decorated log cabin with hand-hewn logs in Gardiner (from USD 300)

Accommodating a maximum of 12 guests, this tastefully decorated 5-bedroom log cabin provides 185.81 sqm (2,000 sq. ft.) of living space. It is nestled among the mountains adjacent to Yellowstone National Park. Perfect for huge family reunions or staycations, this rental offers a generous outdoor space with a deck and yard. You will also find a barbecue grill, dining area, and fire pits outside. Meanwhile, the indoor space features authentic, hand-hewn logs that create a warm, inviting ambiance.

Gardiner, Montana, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds and plenty of space for our family of four to spread out
kitchen utensils were ok but tongs would have been useful
the schoolhouse cabin was super comfortable and a great place to stay for our visit to yellowstone
Cleanliness:
great place to stay very clean fit our large group of people perfectly
clean and well appointed except for the dishwasher that didn't work
Host:
amy was helpful and responsive to our questions and issues
amy was great to deal with very quick with responses and extremely helpful with all of our requests
there is plenty to explore here and the owners are happy to let you do it
be forwarned that the cats are very friendly
Location:
the location is so peaceful and amazing
this location is also perfect for families
perfect location as a getaway or as family fun
the location was wonderful and was well equipped
talk about a beautiful setting and a great location
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7. One-bedroom log cabin on a hillside near Flathead Lake in Polson (from USD 125)

This one-bedroom log cabin is ideal for couples and small groups, accommodating up to three guests. With 78.97 sqm (850 sq. ft.) of living space, it features a living room, fully functional kitchen, dining room, and full bathroom. This property sits on the bottom floor of a log home on a hillside near Flathead Lake, offering spectacular lake views in a serene neighborhood.

While there is only one bedroom with a king-sized bed, an alcove off the kitchen offers an additional queen-sized bed.

85 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy cabin in the woods with beautiful view of flathead lake
Cleanliness:
nice and clean we had fun
the place was very spacious clean and had such a comfortable feel to it
it is spacious nicely furnished and very clean
this lovely cabin is perfect it's clean comfortable well stocked kitchen and comfy beds
property was clean and had just what we needed for two people
Host:
the owners were very sweet and accommodating
the owners were very warm and welcoming
owners very helpful and friendly
i also appreciate that mike was very responsive whenever i had questions
plus the owners are very responsive
Location:
super close to flathead lake
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8. Custom-built log cabin with a manicured yard in Alberton (from USD 350)

Providing luxury accommodations on Clark Fork, this custom-built three-bedroom log cabin sleeps up to eight people. It is only a 25-minute drive from the heart of Missoula, where you can enjoy various recreational activities like fishing, hiking, hunting, kayaking, rafting, and skiing. With cathedral ceilings, heated floors, and a wood-burning stove, this rental guarantees you a comfortable, laid-back stay. The yard is beautifully manicured with lush grass and wildflowers, complementing the majestic mountain scenery.

The outdoor space also includes a private front deck, where you can watch different wildlife roaming around.

54 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice views from every room - especially the back deck overlooking the river
cool night air and fans totally worked and kept us cool
we stayed at this beautiful log home - it’s absolutely gorgeous it has a well-equipped kitchen and incredible views
we appreciated the large tv and the netflix access
Cleanliness:
the cabin is clean offers areas inside and outside to relax and enjoy the view
Host:
the host was easily reachable and pleasant
the owners jay and jill were very helpful and communicate well
jill was so kind and so forgiving
the hosts were very accommodating and the cabin was perfect for our family getaway
fantastic owners and communication
Location:
amazing property experience and location
we enjoyed the edgewater restaurant close by on the river
but there are many good fishing places within a 5 to 10 minute drive
we had a great trip beautiful place in a beautiful area
great cabin great location and great owners
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9. Three-bedroom cabin with a private dock in Kalispell (from USD 309)

This 3-bedroom cabin is nestled on Ashley Lake, only 35 minutes away from Kalispell and 45 minutes away from Glacier Park International Airport. It provides family-friendly accommodations, with 74.32 sqm (800 sq. ft.) of living space, sleeping up to 5 people. In the master bedroom, you will find a queen-sized bed. The other bedroom comes with a twin bed, while the loft has two.

This property offers a private dock, so you can easily enjoy various activities on the lake. It also has a deck where you can simply sit back, relax, and appreciate the beauty of nature.

Kila, MT, US
5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Explore the best of The Great American West in Montana

Montana is a paradise for every nature lover and outdoor enthusiast, with all its national forests and parks. The scenic landscapes are just waiting to be discovered, so plan your trip and check out our list of the top log cabins in Montana, USA, mentioned above.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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