Rustic Log Cabins – Montana

Rustic Log Cabins in Ennis, Montana

The historic Sportsman’s Lodge, built in 1945, is surrounded by 18 rustic log cabins and 11 mountain view rooms. This one-stop destination offers everything you need after a long day on the road or while exploring Yellowstone Country; not only the cozy rustic log cabins but also a family-friendly restaurant, sports bar, and a casino. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable, a place where everyone shares their fishing and adventure stories. The lodge is located 0.8 miles from Ennis State Park/Fishing Access Area, 1.5 miles from Madison Meadows Golf Course, 17 miles from Montana’s living ghost town, Virginia City, and 72 miles from Yellowstone National Park.

cowboy on sportsman's lodge bar deck

The history from Sportsman’s Lodge website:

The town of Ennis is full of rich history, dating back to 1805, when Lewis and Clark entered the Madison Valley. The Madison County was later settled in 1863, following the discovery of gold in Alder Gulch. William Ennis , whom the town is named after, is credited with homesteading the area. Originally the town was a draw for its water access, farming potential, and wild game. As a result, the settlement continued to spread and provided a draw for ranching, which is still predominant in the area today. The town of Ennis today is just as majestic and beautiful as when it was discovered all those years ago. Visit www.sportsmanslodgemt.com to read more.

Sportsman’s Lodge Cabins

The charming cabins have western decor and are no-fuss, simple, and clean; perfect for a good night’s rest after a big day of fishing or exploring. Each cabin has a little deck area with seating to enjoy the fresh mountain air and big sky views.

cabin at sportsman's lodge ennis montana

In addition, not far (walking distance) from the Sportsman’s Lodge, they also offer more rooms at the Silvertip Lodge.

The restaurant is open 6 days a week and sports bar is open 7 days a week. See hours here https://www.sportsmanslodgemt.com/.

Everyone loves a to-go option while on the road!

We traveled to Virginia City and Ennis after visiting Glacier National Park. Read more about Montana’s living ghost town, Virginia City – https://whatstirsyoursoul.com/2021/07/11/virginia-city-montana-ghost-town/.

Read our lodging and entry tips to Glacier National Park post by clicking HERE.

Enjoy the road and keep searching for what stirs your soul. ❤️

©Tracy Blowers


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