Top 15 Secluded Cabins In Montana, USA - Updated 2024

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Montana is located in the western part of the United States, about 681 km (423 mi) from Wyoming. It is known for its gorgeous landscapes. And you’ll have zero doubt about that once you see firsthand some of the top places to visit in Montana such as Big Sky Resort and Glacier National Park. If you have an interest in wildlife, stop by Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center. Those who love exploring ancient limestone caves can visit Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park for hiking, skiing, stream fishing, and other outdoor activities. But before you start exploring this Treasure State, you need a comfortable accommodation. There are several Airbnb vacation rentals in Montana that you can rent out for an immersive local experience. For those who need a restorative stay in the woods, check out our pick of the top secluded cabins in Montana, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and remoteness of location. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 30, 2024.

1. Lazy Bean Ranch, Condon (from USD 230)

Enjoy the wilderness and a peaceful retreat in this gorgeous cabin boasting panoramic views of the Mission Mountains and the Swan Range. You will find a lot of wildlife visiting the property including whitetail deer, elk, sandhill cranes, and bald and golden eagles.

It’s a paradise for adventure junkies who can enjoy hiking and fishing in the summer, and skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Remain toasty indoors with a gas fireplace. You can prepare your favorite recipes in the fully equipped kitchen and stay in touch with the world with wireless internet.

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Condon, Montana, United States
140.74 km (87.5 mi) from The Sweet Palace
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Host:
andy was an awesome host
Location:
it had everything we needed and was close to all the wedding festivities we were attending
clean family friendly and close to major attractions 10/10 recommend staying here
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2. Lovely cabin with a lawn, West Glacier (from USD 325)

Have an unforgettable vacation at this sweet cottage located near Glacier National Park. Lake McDonald is just a short distance from the cabin where you can enjoy kayaking and boating. Alternatively, you can play golf at West Glacier Golf Course situated close by.

The accommodation has heating to keep you warm and comfortable. There is a huge lawn which is a beautiful spot to enjoy a barbecue while basking in the sunshine and panorama of the Rocky Mountains. You can prepare gastronomic delights in the well-appointed kitchen.

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West Glacier, Montana, United States
245.3 km (152.5 mi) from The Sweet Palace
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was so well equipped for cooking pretty much anything
What is very evident is the care and amenities provided inside the cabin Fully stocked and
we felt like we had plenty of privacy
The photos of the surroundings are inaccurate and are not the views from the home
Earplugs are provided for sleeping which worked great
Cleanliness:
It is clean and close to everything we wanted to do
The cabin was very clean and the owners were very responsive to our needs
Host:
Trudi also drew a map for us to avoid the traffic caused by road work
Trudi even baked us cookies
Trudi was very helpful with information about the park laundry facilities nearby and provided us with a yummy plate of warm cookies when we arrived
Kitchen well supplied with cooking essentials Owner and property manager were both very helpful and responsive
relaxed and enjoyed family time together
Location:
Beautiful views and perfect location for access to Glacier National Park
This property is truly 2 minutes from the park and near great restaurants
Property is wonderfully close to West Glacier entrance and we enjoyed such easy access to the park
Other amenities such as restaurants were also not that far away
There were deer that wandered up very close to eat a few of the nights
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3. Rustic cabin with mountain views, Philipsburg (from USD 90)

Enjoy a tranquil escape in this remote cabin rental in Montana surrounded by towering trees, green fields, and a breathtaking vista of the mountains. It is a treat for nature lovers with a plethora of activities to indulge in nearby such as hiking, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, and rafting.

The cabin is equipped with a fully functional kitchen to prepare delicious recipes. You can sit on the lawn roasting marshmallows around the firepit making lasting memories with family or friends. At night, be awestruck looking at the night sky from the bedroom’s cupola.

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Philipsburg, Montana, United States
10.94 km (6.8 mi) from The Sweet Palace
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture was old but comfortable
Host:
the hosts make sure that everyone's needs are met
our host was so friendly responsive and full of good information
this beautiful and charming cabin was perfect for our little getaway hosts were absolutely wonderful and accommodating
Location:
we really liked the location
property is stunning and wildlife abundant so close and convenient for many recreational opportunities
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4. Cozy cabin with an outdoor fire pit, Gardiner (from USD 276)

This warm and cozy cabin is set right in the middle of the green pastures with mountains in the backdrop. Yankee Jim Canyon and Yellowstone Hot Springs are roughly 5.8 km (3.6 mi) away from the property.

There are three bedrooms, five beds, and one full bathroom in total. Up to eight guests are welcome to stay under one roof. Wildlife photographers will adore this cabin as you will get to see elks, bald eagles, and bighorn sheep roaming the pastures. After a long day out, gather around the outdoor fire pit for nighttime s'mores.

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Gardiner, Montana, United States
231.88 km (144.1 mi) from The Sweet Palace
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
My daughter had a rough night sleep on one of the single beds that you could feel the coils through
The road to Jardine was good - a short hike around the point at the lake with the cabin was worth it
Take your time in the park
Everything in the house was like new and the down comforters were a welcome surprise on the cooler nights
We also loved watching the coyotes in the Park hunting under the snow
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and comfortable
and we appreciate the owners for their kindness
The house was well maintained and plenty spacious for our family
Host:
-25 2008The weather was cool
The Yellowstone Vacation Home was a wonderful peaceful base for a great vacation
We saw so many wonderful animals and fantastic senery while out and about:
bison deer big-horn sheep and a mountain lion with her cub
Yellowstone was a beautiful winter wonderland
Location:
this was Location of the house was perfect: secluded but not too far from Gardiner
The Old Faithful Inn was spectacular to walk around then into
This is the way to travel not a hotel After every day in the park
There are several anilmals at all times of the day to view
We walked and just enjoyed the beauty of the mountains
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5. Calowahcan Cabin, Ronan (from USD 195)

If you’re up for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, you will love this unique cabin with big frame glass windows. It’s situated just a five-minute walk from Ronan. The cabin has one bedroom with a queen-size bed and another sofa bed in the living room, making it perfect for couples.

The bathroom comes with a lovely bathtub so you can soak your stress away. You can explore the nearby nature trails by day and relax on the patio and watch the stunning mountain range with a drink in hand at night.

Stayed at this property?
Ronan, Montana, United States
146.64 km (91.2 mi) from The Sweet Palace
509 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was perfectly decorated and so comfortable and relaxing
Host:
stephanie is a wonderful host
stephanie was super helpful and responsive
stephanie is a great host - very communicative and helpful
stephanie was so kind and easy to communicate with
stephanie was super responsive with recommendations and even helped me with the fire pit
Location:
this little cabin and the location was more than we could’ve imagined and hoped for
i know this trip will hold a special place in our hearts forever
what a lovely peaceful place
amazing place this airbnb is a must stop
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6. Waterfront cabin with hot tub, Big Sky (from USD 895)

This waterfront cabin will heighten your appreciation of Gallatin River when you make it your base for a Big Sky getaway. With the river and views of Porcupine Ridge surrounding the property, you’ll feel relaxed in no time. The experience gets even better when you relax by the large fireplace or take a hot soak in the six-person hot tub. A game room with a 60-inch flat-screen TV, video game consoles, foosball, WiFi, and several board games will surely keep you entertained during your indoor stays.

The spacious retreat is also suitable if you’re looking to enjoy outdoor activities. Fishing and river rafting activities are steps away from the backdoor while hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing are pursuits that you can greatly enjoy in nearby attractions such as Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin and Yellowstone National Park.

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Big sky, Montana, United States
201.01 km (125.0 mi) from The Sweet Palace
cabin 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
when on wifi our phones/computers worked great otherwise be ready to unplug
beds were very comfortable
the washer and dryer was enormous and could fit a weeks load of laundry in one shot
fire place and hot tub were a huge bonus three families stayed and had plenty of room
Cleanliness:
plenty of space clean kitchen well stocked hot tub was clean and plenty of towels
hot tub was clean and hot so that was a plus
hot tub was clean and functioned well and was nice to enjoy after skiing
Host:
owner and management were very responsive to any questions
Location:
good location only 15-20 minutes from big sky
location was good for skiing and a snowmobile visit to yellowstone
pretty close to neighboring cabins but noise level and privacy was pretty good
it was a great place for location and views
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7. Rustic A-frame cabin ideal for fishing, Granite County (from USD 110)

Fishing enthusiasts will go wild for this rustic A-frame cabin in Granite County. The abundant Blue Ribbon fisheries are only minutes away from this property but you don’t actually need to venture far for a fresh catch. Right next to the unit’s deck with grill is a small trout stream where you can throw your rods. The separate organic shower house and outhouse with heating will help you clean up after a day of adventure. There’s also a wood-fired sauna where you can further unwind.

This no-fuss retreat has everything you might need for a camping-like experience at the mountain foothills as this home is off-the-grid. But don’t worry as it comes with the conveniences of a full-size kitchen, two double-size beds, and a wood stove with complimentary wood.

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Clinton, Montana, United States
40.91 km (25.5 mi) from The Sweet Palace
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house was old and basic but very clean had everything we needed
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8. Charming cabin with stunning mountain views, Gardiner (from USD 320)

Do you want to wake up to stunning mountain views and say hello to the wild animals every day? Then, come stay in this charming cabin near Yellowstone Hot Springs. Roosevelt Arch is about 7.9 km (5 mi) away from the vacation rental. There are two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed while the other comes with a bunk bed. The host welcomes up to six guests on the premises. You will get one full bathroom.

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239.97 km (149.2 mi) from The Sweet Palace
331 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cabin is very comfortable
The little kitchen is handy
and it was just as wonderful and comfortable as the first time
The bed linens were fresh and smelled wonderful when laying down your head at night
The cabin was perfect for our family of four and provided all of the amenities needed to ensure a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
The cabin was exactly as pictured in photos
Entire cabin was super clean
we don't look for fancy
Host:
- saw many animals hiked through Mammoth Hot Springs Wraith Falls and to Trout Lake
It was our son's first ski trip of any kind - he had a couple of lessons in Bozeman before we got to Yellowstone and by the time our holiday had finished he was keeping pace with us
We spent a few days in the park hiked trails fished and caught trout white water rafted and more
these days We spent almost all of our waking hours in Yellowstone
Todd was super helpful and very friendly
Location:
Yellowstone National Park is a gem of a park and Electric Peak Cabin
Knowing after a busy day in the park
And it is close to Gardiner
It's a short easy drive to Yellowstone's north gate
The cabin was a perfect place to unwind and spread out at the end of the day
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9. One-bedroom cabin overlooking Flathead Lake, Lakeside (from USD 162)

This simple cabin is located about 8 km (5 mi) from West Shore State Park and Blacktail Mountain Ski Area. It lures travelers with fantastic views of Flathead Lake. The cabin has one bedroom with a queen-size bed for two and a sleeper sofa in the cozy living room. Pets and children are welcome on the premises. You can whip up delicious meals in the fully equipped kitchen and enjoy them at the dining table.

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200.82 km (124.8 mi) from The Sweet Palace
192 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tastefully decorated amazing view of flathead lake and well stocked kitchen
Cleanliness:
cabin was very clean and very serene
cabin was very clean and well stocked with everything you could ever need
cabin was clean comfortable (heat already on) and peaceful serenity
Host:
norm is a great host
the cabin was beautiful well maintained and our host norm was very friendly and welcoming
Location:
loved the little cabin and the location
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10. Rustic cabin with a hot tub, Red Lodge (from USD 300)

This rustic cabin sits in a small meadow, about 8 km (5 mi) north of Red Lodge, Montana and 4.8 km (3 mi) from Beartooth Billings Clinic and Red Lodge Mountain Golf Course. There are two bedrooms and one full bathroom for up to seven guests. Feel free to wind down in the hot tub overlooking Rock Creek and spot bald eagles soar through the skies as you do so.

When the weather is nice, head outside on the deck with your favorite hot beverage and watch the moose and whitetail deer wander along the banks of Rock Creek.

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Roberts, Montana, United States
337.8 km (209.9 mi) from The Sweet Palace
cabin 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
overall the cabin was very comfortable and clean
very clean and cozy i brought my brother and his 18 year old grandson here
Location:
love the location also
the location is beautiful and we all enjoyed the outer space
we enjoyed the quietness and solitude of this location out-of-town
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11. Vintage log cabin close to Tally Lake, Whitefish (from USD 118)

This vintage log cabin is close to Tally Lake. You will be within 8 km (5 mi) to Skyles Lake and Bootjack Lake. The cabin has one bedroom with a king-size bed and a queen futon, making it suitable for four guests. You can also request an air bed to accommodate an extra guest.

Children are welcome here. There is one full bathroom. The decent-sized kitchenette is equipped with an oven, toaster, microwave, and stovetop with four burners, ideal for home cooking. Active guests can indulge in hiking and fishing nearby.

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242.85 km (150.9 mi) from The Sweet Palace
175 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
this property is very clean and well maintained
the place was clean and cozy steve was very kind and accommodating
the cabin was quaint comfortable clean and had everything we needed
Host:
the host was super nice
the hosts was very pleasant
host friendly and knowledgeable about the area
thanks steve and susie for the kind hospitality you had shown
steve was extremely helpful and friendly and answered all of our questions
Location:
the location is remote and peaceful
was a perfect getaway in a somewhat remote area but still close enough to town
beautiful place in the mountains
every thing you would would wish for in a vacation in nature near glacier national park
you won’t be disappointed perfect location perfect host and perfect cabin
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12. Pet-friendly cabin in a rural neighborhood, Livingston (from USD 212)

This cabin is constructed using barn wood, aged metal, and reclaimed barn beams topped with antique furnishings, lending it a vintage yet cozy vibe. It’s situated about 6.4 km (4 mi) north of Emigrant.

The cabin has two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and the other with a king-size bed for four guests. If you’re traveling with a fifth guest, he or she may crash on the living room’s couch. There is one bathroom. Pets are welcome on the premises, so bring your furry friends along.

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Livingston, Montana, United States
224.81 km (139.7 mi) from The Sweet Palace
225 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfy and the views were amazing
we worked remotely for the week and wifi worked great
the beds were so so so comfortable like sleeping on a cloud
close enough to yellowstone that we did an impromptu trip excellent communication and portable ac kept us comfortable
the mattresses are very comfortable and the water pressure is great
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
clean and so uniquely decorated
everything was so clean when we arrived
the mosquitoes or gnats were a little issue and could have been cleaned up better
the grainery was very clean and well equipped with a lot of basic kitchen needs
Host:
heidi and jim were really responsive and welcoming
this place is the best the house is amazing - the host jim is an artist
Location:
the location is super fun
what a unique place in such a beautiful location
beautiful location nice and cozy place to stay
perfect place to get away and unwind
the location is so quiet and so stunning
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13. Historic cabin with modern comforts, Monarch (from USD 99)

Travelers looking for minimalistic accommodation can consider this 100-year-old cabin on the outskirts of Monarch, Montana. It’s a good chance to disconnect from the digital world and reconnect with nature. This secluded mountain cabin rental in Montana has one bedroom with a queen-size bed and a living room with a couch bed for a total of four guests.

You can bring your pets along too, but remember to seek permission in advance. The bathroom has a clawfoot tub to help you soak your weariness away after a long day out skiing and hiking. It also has a full kitchen with barbecue utensils, a TV, and WiFi.

Stayed at this property?
Monarch, Montana, United States
206.28 km (128.2 mi) from The Sweet Palace
131 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice back deck and cozy living room
wonderful cabin retreat comfortable bed loved the claw foot tub and scenic views
sweet cabin that has ample room for a couple
the place was clean quiet and cozy and they have wifi and netflix
Cleanliness:
clean warm and inviting
we loved the personal touches and how clean the cabin was
we loved our stay very clean had everything we needed
it was clean and decorated very cute
the cabin is very clean and alicia is a very communicative host
Host:
alicia was a super responsive and helpful host and we appreciated all of the personal touches
Location:
cute place that stayed warm on a winter night
great affordable place right near our favorite ski place
great place close to anything you could possibly want to do in the outdoors
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14. Ranch-style cabin with a front porch, Greycliff (from USD 119)

This cabin is situated on a ranch, so you will be able to say hello to different farm animals during your stay. It’s situated between Greycliff and Big Timber, closer to the former. There are three beds in the loft area, accessible by a flight of stairs. You will have access to one bathroom.

You can walk to the Yellowstone River, which is less than 100 ft (31 m) away from the cabin and enjoy some fishing during the day. In the evening, you can kick back with a drink on the front porch and watch the sunset.

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Greycliff, Montana, United States
275.09 km (171.0 mi) from The Sweet Palace
270 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin was very comfortable and the views were beautiful
a great place all the creature comforts in one cozy spot
the beds were very comfortable
the views are amazing the cabin is as cozy as it looks and the hosts are amazing
the cabin was so comfortable for a family of 5
Cleanliness:
the cabin is small but clean and functional
well equipped and very clean
it’s very clean and well taken care of
the cabin is super comfy clean and stylish
i highly recommend this adorable and clean place to stay
Host:
everything is great and the host is even better the cabin slept 6 guys with ease
and the children loved the loft alison was very helpful and accommodating when we left something behind
allison was great with communicating and very friendly
Location:
amazing location and fun small town feel in big timber is just minutes away
livingston is close and is a sweet town with delicious foods spots
great cabin for a getaway short walk down to the river caught some fish
it's just a beautiful place to come & explore/relax
it was a quiet relaxing and perfect get away
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15. Aurora Sky Cabin, Stevensville

This lovely cabin comes with big frame windows, so you will get lots of sunshine during the day. You will also be able to spot the mountain ranges right from your living room. Downtown Stevensville is just a 10-minute drive away.

The cabin has two bedrooms, and both come with king-size beds. There are also two bathrooms, so each couple can have the utmost privacy and convenience while staying under one roof. The cabin has two gas stove fireplaces to keep you warm when temperatures dip. There’s also a deck and backyard, perfect spots for outdoor lounging.

Stayed at this property?
Stevensville, Montana, United States
56.89 km (35.4 mi) from The Sweet Palace
127 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy checkin great views comfy beds and an overall nice peaceful get-away
if you're looking for a cozy place with amazing views this is where you want to go
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy too
the bathrooms were sparkling clean and well stocked
clean and comfortable we had a great stay
the aurora sky cabin was a wonderful getaway for us so welcoming and clean and warm
the view is amazing house was very clean and well stocked
Host:
tracy and jake were amazing hosts easy to contact and had great hiking suggestions
tracy and jake are wonderful hosts
tracy is an extremely thoughtful host
awesome place gorgeous views and an awesome host you won’t regret staying here
her hospitable touches made our stay very enjoyable
Location:
beautiful cabin in a breathtaking location
great place to get away
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Spend a quiet time with your friends and family in Montana

Nothing beats a trip to a serene location with amazing nature views. Give yourself a well-deserved break away from the hustle and bustle of city life and book yourself a stay in one of these secluded cabins. Most of these options have a varying minimum night of stay so you’ll surely find a long-term cabin rental in Montana if you’re planning to have an extended stay. When you’re ready to depart and head back to your daily grind, your mind and body will thank you.

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