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Pack trip ride with a view at Broken Arrow Ranch
Trail ride at Broken Arrow Ranch
Family trail ride at Broken Arrow Ranch
Family trail ride with a view at Broken Arrow Ranch

Broken Arrow Lodge and Outfitters

Alder, Montana

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Nearest Regional Airport

Bozeman Yellowstone International, 103 miles

Nearest International Airport

Bozeman Yellowstone International, 103 miles


6103 Feet


May 15 - August 21

Guest Capacity


Wide Variety of Activities

We offer a wide variety of activities: fishing, float trips, horseback riding, scenic rides, hiking, wildlife viewing, late-night campfires, gold panning, garnet digging, etc. Our Lodge was built in 1994 and has all the modern conveniences, including a hot tub, satellite TV, and wireless high-speed internet. We have 22 horses and 5 mules for riding and packing. We enjoy the opportunity to teach novice riders and the thrill of taking all riders out to experience the breath-taking scenery of this beautiful valley. We work around our guests and allow them to be on vacation.

Services That Cater to a True Montana Experience

We would enjoy the opportunity to have you stay with us. If you have any questions or need any help planning your next summer vacation, give us a call or send an email. Our services cater to a true Montana experience of riding.

Lots of options to choose from…whether your interest is horseback riding, scenery, wildlife, photography, hiking, fishing, or just plain relaxing. Float down the Ruby River on the river tubes, enjoy cookout rides, hiking up Black Butte is always an incredible experience with the view, visit the historic Virginia City for a couple of hours or all day and so much more!

We do offer guest the chance to participate in ranch chores for those who want the real ranch experience. From pitching hay, cleaning corrals, filling water tubs, to wrangling up the herd to go into the corrals. We also have adult and children’s lariat ropes for the folks to try their hand with roping.

The blankets of wildflowers covering the mountain meadows and timber floors, rich with a rainbow of color, are the highlight for all the photographers to capture. Enjoy one of our many trail rides such as the loop, top of the world, wildlife ride, East Fork, West Fork, Gilbert Trail, Black Butte.

Guest doing archery at Broken Arrow Ranch


  • Fishing
  • Gold Panning
  • Hiking
  • Natural Water Swimming
  • Pack Trip


  • Advanced/Fast rides
  • Pony Rides
  • Trail Riding Ages 6+

Meals are served at your convenience, however, if you wish to have your meals served at a specific time, please let us know. Meals may vary at times.

Sack lunches include a choice of 1 or 2 sandwiches, fruit, juice, and a snack – dinners include 2 salads, dessert, and bread, In-house lunches will usually vary. If you have allergies, please be sure to list them on the return form enclosed with this list.

All meals are served with coffee, water, (orange juice-breakfast), (Gatorade, lemonade, ice tea – dinner), and milk, tea is available.

Meals for pack trips will be similar. There may be some variations; please let us know if you have special requests.

Food Options

  • Ranch/Western

Guest rooms are in the main lodge. It is like staying with friends. We take pride in making our guests feel like one of the family. We have six rooms to choose from that occupy from one to six guests at a time. All rooms are private with two having a private bathroom inside the room. Two of the rooms have the bathroom next to the room. The last two rooms are upstairs with a bathroom on the main floor. Some folks prefer to relax on the front porch on the couch, enjoying the scenery and wildlife.

Cabin beds at Broken Arrow Ranch

  • Lodge Rooms
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Babysitting Services
  • Hot tub
  • Internet/WiFi



Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 10:00 am

Length of Stay:

6 nights (May - August)

Cancellation Policy

Deposit and refund policy -$ 500.00 per person deposit required at time of booking. Deposits are nonrefundable unless canceled in writing at least 60 days in advance. A 50% per person administrative fee is charged on all refunds. We do recommend buying travel insurance through Travel Guard for your trip.


Broken Arrow Lodge and Outfitters

Alder, Montana

Nearest Regional Airport

Bozeman Yellowstone International, 103 miles