Kind Words From Our Gracious Guests

Apgar Suite Guests

We had a wonderful time at the Smoky Bear Ranch. A lovely place to stay and the breakfasts were wonderful. If we find ourselves in this part of the world again, we will definitely stay here again! — Jane & Ryder, London, England

We had a great time staying with you at Smoky Bear Ranch! Breakfast was amazing, lunches were great & the loan of maps, books, bear spray & chairs was terrific! Thanks so much for everything! — Cindy & Pete, Silverdale, WA

Thank you very much for your hospitality, good meals and expertise. We appreciated the guide book and the map. We slept well in your comfy beds and serene atmosphere — Lyse & Mike, Cochrane, Alberta, Canada

We hit the jackpot when we found your place. Not only did we find a great place to stay but good people willing to share their knowledge and expertise to strangers as if they were their best friends. Loved hearing about huckleberries and quilting — Curtis & Nancy, Lincoln, Nebraska

Four nights here wasn’t even enough! The quiet and beauty of your home gave me the first nights I have slept all through the night in years! Your wonderful breakfasts kept us energetic through full days of hiking all the way to dinner. Thanks for sharing maps, guidebooks, your knowledge of local trails, Maxie, and huckleberry syrup with us. And most of all, thanks to you both for your hospitality. Very best appreciation — Beth & Stu, Bethesda, Maryland

Pine Room Guests

What an enjoyable B&B! Thank you for your time and effort to help us plan our days… The hike to the river was a highlight. Not dog lovers but we loved yours! You are both wonderful chefs! The breakfasts were so wonderful — Scott & Cathy, Midway, Utah

Thank you for wonderful stay at Smoky Bear. Your advice and recommendations helped us with our recreation of our honeymoon at Glacier 50 years ago. The weather was great, our breakfasts were wonderful. What more could we have asked for. Again, thank you for your hospitality — Bill & Betty, Olympia, Washington

Thanks for providing a peaceful place to stay. We marvel at the splendor of Glacier. Your advice and suggested places to see were right on the mark for a memorable holiday. Hope we can do this again — Christine & Joe, Vancouver, BC, Canada

We love your rooms and hospitality. Thank you for making every minute just right! Great food, Great location, Peaceful, Restful and Fun! — Meridith & Charlie

Your property is a beautiful surprise and unexpected amongst the gravel roads to reach it. The decadent breakfasts were just the fuel we needed for our long days in the Park. Thank you for your kindness and hospitality — Rebecca & Derak, Kansas City, Missouri

We enjoyed your home & hospitality so much. The breakfasts & lunches were delicious & filling. The room was peaceful & comforting. The conversation was fun. We just wish we could stay longer — Pam & John, Erin, Wisconsin

You have such an awesome place, it was a perfect place to relax after a wonderful day hiking. Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality & breakfasts, and helpful advice of where to hike. It was so peaceful and quiet here! We have built special memories here and at Glacier National Park! — LouAnn & Gary, Palm Bay, Florida

Thanks so much for your wonderful hospitality! We were very cozy in the Pine Room. The hummingbirds, the beautiful grounds, the helpful advice & recommendations, sweet Maxie & the yummy breakfasts made our visit very memorable! Of course the use of your eyeglasses repair kit helped sooo much! — Chris & Tom, Dayton, Ohio

Cedar Room Guests

WOW! From your stunning setting, beautiful home and enviable garden to the walk to the river, five star breakfasts and funny Montana speed limit story, it has been a wonderful visit. Thank you so much for the maps and the bear spray and breakfast on the go. Scott – your coffee is divine. Nancy – you are so helpful and the homemade syrups were delicious — Ryan & Sierra, Big Bear City, California

We could not have picked a more perfect place to start our adventure. We LOVE it here! You were excellent hosts. Thank you for the helpful tips. Your breakfast was out of this world! In fact, it saved us on our long hike! We wish you many blessings and will definitely recommend this place to anyone in the future — Karen, Memphis, Tennessee & Janice, Atlanta, Georgia

Can’t tell you how much we enjoyed staying here! We can’t wait to come back. Daniel loved it here. It is so peaceful & it was great to get away from the TV and traffic. We adore your Newfie, she is beautiful and sweet. Your food was excellent & rooms were impeccable. Thank you for your advice & directions. We will be back & I’ll pass on the Quilt retreats to all I know & let them know how awesome this place is. Thanks again! — Sheila & Daniel

Thanks guys for adding to an already great trip. We knew this was going to be a trip to remember but staying at Smoky Bear was a bonus — Linda & Roger, New Zealand

Little Griz Cabin Guests

We loved our time here. My wife and I stayed at the B&B back in 1999 (when it was just the two of us). This time, with our two kids, we found the Lil Griz Cabin to be a perfect fit!! We will be back soon! Thank you Scott & Nancy — Steve, Sue, Jack & Izzie, St Cloud, Minnesota

We had amazingly memorable days here at Glacier. Wish we had stayed here more of those days! It is a beautiful, peaceful and very clean & tidy! Our kids loved the hammock and playing with Maxie. We all loved the cabin – our experience out of “Little House in the Big Woods” by Laura Ingalls — John, Christine, Bea & Luke, Gainesville, Florida

We had the best time staying at Lil Griz for the last 5 nights. Since we were MT rookies we really appreciated Scott and Nancy’s attention to detail, providing everything from maps and bear spray to folding chairs and coolers. We loved having Maxie visit us every day and unwinding by the campfire with s’mores. We hope to come back and we’ll definitely recommend to others! — The Murphys, Boulder Colorado

We absolutely loved the cabin/tiny house. It was a great base camp and our hosts were very friendly and courteous. We especially loved the resident bear “Maxie”, our new dog friend. Would love to return again someday. Thank you for an unforgettable stay — The Blomes, Prescott, Arizona

Great stay, loved being able to have a fire even if it was chilly “Mad Aussies”. Thank you – we’ll highly recommend — The Burdens, Perth, Western Australia

My family and I were greeted with great hospitality – The cabin was very accommodating and very spacious for our family of 5. Peaceful, beautiful and just what we wanted. And Maxie, the camp mascot, was a hit with my girls. They loved her. Thank you and this place is on my Best Places to Stay list — Sam, Sofia, Mia, Monica, Greg, Williston, North Dakota

We loved our stay in this comfy little cabin in the woods. By day we explored the wonders of Glacier and at night were snug in Little Griz. The view of the mountains was beautiful and playing with Maxie a delight for our kids. Hopefully we can return again someday — Janette, Jeff, Shirley, Grace, Grant & Gabrielle, Indiana

We are very happy to have spent our family vacation here in Lil Griz @ Glacier National Park. The camp offered all the amenities of “Luxurious Camping” and a comfortable quiet place to rest our heads & cook up some yummy BBQ meals after a day on the trail! Wish we could stay longer! — The Chasse’s, Connecticut

Little Bear Cabin Guests

Our first trip to MT was amazing! Absolutely loved Lil Bear and the peace and quiet after a long day at GNP. Kids loved the hike to the river and Maxie. Thank you for sharing your “slice of heaven” with us! — Steve, Michele, Stephen & Mackenzie, Nottingham, New Hampshire

We had a truly fantastic time here! The space, nature, the surroundings, Glacier NP, the bears!!! Maxie and the Little Bear House. FANTASTIC! All the best and hopefully this remain a deep memory in our travel history! — Cornelis, Pamelin, Lars & Thomas, Holland

We spent some unforgettable days in Glacier National Park and loved our cabin here at Smoky Bear. We had nice campfires at night and will always remember the peacefulness here way off the busy going-to-the-sun road. Thank you — Ivan, Christina, Tania, Spain & Germany

Truly the last best place! Thank you so much for your hospitality. We are so impressed with Glacier National Park and Smoky Bear. And thanks for providing us with a guard dog that protected us from the grizzlies! — Gregg & Julia, Missoula, Montana & Gerlinde, Florian & Edit, Vienna, Austria

We enjoyed our stay so very much. Thank you for sharing a piece of your Montana Paradise. We can’t get over how much wildlife we’ve encountered over the last few days. Numerous big horn sheep, mountain goats, mama grizzly & her 2 cubs (from a distance thankfully), ptarmigans, etc.. There’s so much beauty & tranquility here — The Liebs, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Enjoyed our peaceful stay in this beautifully crafted & cleverly designed cabin. Great hiking advice from Nancy. Felt like home with our visits with Maxie, great dog! Thank you, thank you! — Claire, Stew & Robert, Vermont

Beautiful, tranquil hide away. First time to Montana and first time staying in a lovely cabin in the middle of the woods. Great experience and would love to do it again — Jim & Rebecca, Scotland

This was our first visit to Montana and we were amazed at the beauty of the mountains and landscape. To make it a perfect vacation, staying at Lil Bear Cabin offered us privacy and peacefulness to enjoy coming back to each evening. Thank you for all the information about hiking in Glacier National Park and for your great hospitality. Your surroundings and the beauty of Montana have made this an unforgettable vacation. We will definitely be Back! — Gene & Gay, Alabama

Grizzly Cabin Guests

Our family had a wonderful time together in Grizzly Cabin. It was spacious even for 14 people. We enjoyed the quiet environment. Highlights of our visit: Logan Pass hike in the snow-crazy, rafting, Avalanche Lake Trail & views of 3 waterfalls (maybe more), wide sandy beach, clean & clear river (cold of course), s’mores over the fire, sitting on the wide porches. Great family vacation — Booth’s, Fort Mills South Carolina, Haeg’s, Minneapolis Minnesota, Hill’s, Roseville Minnesota, N’Dob’s, Saratoga Springs Wyoming, & Stefano, San Francisco California

What a wonderful, unique place for our family to use on our visit to Glacier. There were 9 of us from 5 to 81! This home allowed our family to be comfortable but also enjoy the outdoors and a camp fire! We appreciate all the wonderful amenities and little touches that made our trip comfortable and easy! Thanks so much! — The Pittman Family, Raleigh & Greensboro, North Carolina

Our first time to Glacier and one of the most beautiful places we have seen. The Grizzly Bear Cabin was a super experience for us, our three grandchildren and daughter. (clean, organized and well supplied). One of our fondest memories will be the roasting marshmallows and s’mores on the outside fire! — Johnny & Sue and Family, Gulf Breeze, Florida, Rome, Georgia and New York City

The Meyer Clan of 7 came here to celebrate Dad’s 60th birthday! The cabin was so perfect in size, location & functionality. It was beautiful weather – about 88 high & 55 low. We had a fire every night with s’mores, laughs & memories shared. Thank you Scott & Nancy for your hospitality! — Meyer Clan, Iowa

Our family vacation was Grand! The scenery was gorgeous & you were helpful with our adventures! You are incredible people. We rarely get to meet people in life, for just a moment, that make a positive impact! We will certainly be telling everyone about this little piece of heaven & the special people that belong here — Sue, Bossier City, Louisiana

We enjoyed our stay at this lodge. It worked out well for our family of ten. Only the evenings were spent here as our days were spent in the mountains. It was nice returning to our cabin and relaxing on the porches. Fun was had by all — Gary, Myrna, Theresa, Anna, Rachel, Erin, Linda, Dan, Lauren & Jacob, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Thanks for your hospitality. We had a wonderful time this week hiking and exploring the area, and it was so nice to be able to come home to such a well-appointed cabin. The path to the river is lovely, and the location provided a great jumping off point for jaunts to Glacier and Whitefish. Thanks a million! — Nancy, Lee, John, Barbara, Katie, Quinton, Nora, Zeph & Torie, California & Mexico

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