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Rent our Amazing Ranch Lodge for your Winter Whitefish MT Vacation

2021 Winter Season Announcement

This year our Public Trail Rides are coming to an end on November 15, 2021. Sleigh Rides will begin around December 12, 2021 pending the weather. We are currently not taking lodging reservations for the holidays or the winter season. Please continue to check back regularly as we do hope to offer lodging later this winter!

Whitefish MT Winter Vacation Rentals

From November to April, the Bar W Lodge is available as a fully equipped vacation rental including kitchen use, with a full set of à la carte activities available upon request.

Our spacious and comfortable lodge features 6,200 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, a full kitchen, three living areas, and a game room. While renting the lodge as a vacation home, guests have access to the lodge rooms, kitchen facilities, laundry facilities, and common areas. The lodge comfortably sleeps up to 26 guests utilizing the game room futons. Need extra space? Ask our office about adding the cabin rental to your stay sleeping an additional 16 guests.

The Bar W is a 140 acre ranch on Spencer Lake is surrounded by 3,000 acres of state forest lands. Your accommodations are secluded and there is plenty to explore.

The very cool town of Whitefish is 3.5 miles away, offering great nightlife, shopping and dining. For the skiers it doesn’t get any better than Whitefish Mountain Resort located only 10 miles from the Bar W Guest Ranch. During the winter months, the Flathead Valley is a winter wonderland of outdoor activities including sleigh rides, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, ice fishing and more!

Whether you’re planning a family reunion over the Holidays, a winter wedding, or the ultimate ski vacation, the Bar W Guest Ranch is your premier lodging location.  If you don’t want to rent the entire Lodge, we also operate as a Bed and Breakfast during many weeks of the winter. You can also rent one of our private cabins for your fantastic Whitefish Montana vacation. 

Holidays at the Bar W Guest Ranch


Vacation Rental:  $1,500 per night for up to 15 guests. Additional guests are $40 per night. There is a $350 non refundable cleaning fee. A refundable security deposit will be charged at check-in.

The Main Lodge:

Rent the entire lodge for your private group, or book just a room. The main lodge is 6,200 square feet of classic elegance and traditional western informality. With 6 bedrooms, three common spaces, and a game parlor, the lodge is sure to please. There is no shortage of great views from the decks that overlook the back horse pasture, the arena, and the wildlife rich wetlands surrounding Spencer Lake.