Sue's brother, Jerry Tonkovich, is certified in Wetland Science and Management. He is integral in helping to maintain our gently sloping shoreline and jetties which help protect and support our native fish population.
Chip and Sue Anderson are both 3rd generation Montanans. After school, they decided to see the world working in high profile corporate jobs: Chip in the telecom industry and Sue in banking. But as we all know Montana has a way of pulling you back home.
In order to protect the natural resources of the 160 acre Ranch, the property is under a Conservation Easement managed by the Montana Land Reliance. This Easement runs with the property in perpetuity so future generations will enjoy the same scenic beauty of the Missouri Valley as we enjoy today.
The lodge offers all of the amenities you would expect to find at the Missouri River’s premier destinations. The lodge has 10 spacious guest rooms which either step out onto a 1800 square foot shared riverview deck or your private balcony; an open kitchen where you can converse with our chef as he prepares gourmet
With our kitchen, we are now able to offer gourmet meals prepared by our chef using fresh, hearty ingredients as well as a full array of beverages and spirits for our guests. Our menu focuses on hearty, yet elegantly prepared, traditional Montana fare. Please let us know of any dietary concerns in
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advance - we are happy to accommodate your requests.
Morning - Enjoy your breakfast while watching the sunrise, or ask for a breakfast sandwich to go so you can get to your day's adventures quickly. We have organic cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt and breads, as well as hot, made to order Ranch specialties.
Mid-Day - For non-anglers who are at the Lodge until lunchtime, please plan to join us either at the bar where you can talk to our chef, or on the dining deck where you can enjoy the view while eating a full lunch or a mid-day snack, whatever you prefer.
Evening - After a day of activities, relax and enjoy freshly prepared appetizers and our main entrée, followed by dessert. We have a different entrée every night of the week with some of the options including Filet Mignon; Italian Night; Fried Chicken; Pork Loin; Salmon fresh from Alaska, Mexican night; and Shrimp Fra Deblo. Our dinner hour is flexible - let us know if you plan on staying on the river late.
Beverages - We have a full liquor license, so alcoholic beverages are available at our bar. Some alcoholic beverages are complimentary with your meal - others are available to purchase. Please let us know if you have a favorite wine or spirit so we can make sure to have it on hand when you arrive.
All non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary.
appetizers and you enjoy our four-season dining deck with views of the Wild Missouri and surrounding mountains.
Luxurious Guest Rooms:
Each of our ten rooms is furnished with a private bath, custom amenities, and a protected veranda or large deck that overlooks the river and surrounding mountains. Bed configurations vary in order to best accommodate couples, fishing buddies, friends, and families.
The Great Room:
By design the lodge incorporated the original dairy barn which was built in 1928 as the gathering point for our guests. On the second floor, which was formerly a hay loft for the dairy ranch, is our Great Room. You can relax after a day of outdoor activities by the huge stone fireplace; chat with our chef about the evening’s meal; or relax on the dining deck with your favorite beverage and appetizers. As guests who have been enjoying the lodge since 1997 know, this room was a bit rustic – post remodel the Great Room now offers heating and air-conditioning, as well as the four season glass enclosed dining deck and custom kitchen. For those that need to stay connected to the outside world, the Great Room offers both WiFi and television with over 300 channels to view while enjoying your favorite beverage at our copper topped bar.
Large Tiled Mudroom:
Outdoor activities require lots of gear – our large tiled Mudroom offers plenty of space to store all of your gear.
Our lodge includes a 700 sq. ft. guest suite that is ADA compliant.
Guests’ laundry can be handled on premise for a nominal charge.
Please let us know if there is anything special we can provide to enhance your stay.
Check our Rates & Policies page for booking information, or visit our Photo Gallery for more images of the rooms and the Lodge.