Camp Milson is luxury glamping at its best! Come Gather Round.SM Located in the Gold Coast area of Flathead Lake, Camp Milson offers the modern, luxurious amenities of a 5-star boutique hotel in a beautiful nature setting. There are 2 mid-century homes (Glass House and Cherry Tree Cabin), a Trapper Cabin and a Tipi available for lodging. Both homes feature high-vaulted ceilings, indoor/outdoor access, fire pits and private outdoor seating. There are split A/C units in every room and ceiling fans in both homes. The Glass House kitchen is stocked with All-Clad pots/pans and everything you need to prepare a gourmet meal! Mattresses have been furnished by the W Hotel and Parachute Home with professionally laundered linens.
Camp Milson is an 8 acre retreat with amenities that include private access to Flathead Lake (300 linear feet) and 3 boat docks. You can rent kayaks and stand up paddleboards from a local outfitter who will deliver to the Camp! You can go swimming, boating, tubing, jet skiing, paddle boarding or fly fishing. There is an enclosed area of the lake that serves as a "natural swimming pool" with clean, clear lake water! There is also a timber-framed outdoor pavilion with a Wolf BBQ and bonfire area. Hiking and mountain biking trails are nearby. Take a morning walk and see the deer and wild turkey roam freely. Or, walk down to the boat docks for 180 degree views of Flathead Lake. The Eagle Bend Golf Club and Montana Athletic Club are also just a 5 minute drive away.
The Glass House has 3 BD/2 BA, with beds to sleep 8. The Cherry Tree Cabin is 2 BD/1BA and has beds to sleep 4. There is an additional Tipi (4 twin cots) and Trapper Cabin (1 split king bed or 2 twin XL beds). The Trapper Cabin is a fully screened cabin instead of windows to give it an indoor/outdoor feel! It is located between the Glass House with a private entrance. This 20' Tipi is an authentic Crow Indian Tipi that was set up by Crow Indians in a traditional Tipi Ceremony in 2020. The Tipi is nestled between four trees and faces East, as tradition, for the sunrise. Each of the 15 poles has meaning - Obedience, Respect, Humility, Happiness, Love, Faith, Kinship, Cleanliness, Thankfulness, Share, Strength, Good Child Rearing, Hope, Ultimate Protection, Control Flaps from Wind. Even the ropes wrapped around each pole have meaning. The Tipi and Trapper Cabin do not have bathrooms so those guests must use the bathrooms in the Glass House or Cherry Tree Cabin. The Glass House has a 800 sf outdoor deck and the Cherry Tree Cabin has a 400 sf outdoor deck with a Weber BBQ Grill.
If the Captain is in town, we also offer daytime or sunset cruises on the Stanley C, our vintage wood Stancraft boat. Cruises are $199 for a 30 min tour and fit 6 people.
At the camp, there is Starlink internet access at the Glass House and low-speed Wi-Fi (3 mbps) in Cherry Tree Cabin. Internet access can be spotty at the camp so this is your chance to unplug! There are 65" smart tvs in both homes. There is also a washer/dryer in both homes.
**Please note this large 8-acre property has multiple structures and has a lot of room to spread out. There is a structure on property that is saved for the owners which may or may not be occupied during your stay**
In the winter, the Flathead Valley is famous for its world-class skiing and wide range of winter activities. There are two ski resorts in the area including the local favorite Whitefish Mountain Resort and the family-friendly Blacktail Mountain Ski Area. Whitefish Mountain Resort was recently ranked #3 in the West by Ski Magazine readers! Visitors to the area can also enjoy ice fishing on Flathead Lake, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in Glacier National Park, and snowmobiling with one of the local outfitters.
In the summer, enjoy all the watersports imaginable at Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi in the lower 48! Glacier National Park is also close by with the breathtaking Going-To-The-Sun Road, Lake McDonald, and 70+day hikes! Make sure you take time to experience downtown Bigfork boasting shops, galleries, restaurants and the Bigfork Summer Playhouse. There are activities for everyone from hiking the Swan River Nature Trail, exploring the Jewel Basin Wilderness Area, fishing the many lakes & rivers or golfing at any of the exceptional courses, including Eagle Bend Golf Course.
Your Montana Starts Here!
Key Residence Features:
Large back porch | Outside Fire pit | Indoor fireplace & wood stove | Formal Dining room (perfect for family dinner)
View And Location:
Flathead Lake View | Waterfront Property | Glacier National Park (about an hours drive)
Bedroom 1: Master King-sized bed
Bedroom 2: Two Twin-sized beds
Bedroom 3: 4 Twin-sized beds (two bunk bed sets)
Bedroom 1: Two Twin XL or one split King
Bedroom 1: Four Twin Cots
Cherry Tree Cabin:
Bedroom 1: Master King-sized bed
Bedroom 2: Two Twin-sized beds
Glass House & Cherry Tree Cabin: Bath Towels | Hand Towels | Wash Cloths
**Tipi & Trapper Cabin are to use the bathrooms in either the Glass House or the Cherry Tree Cabin**
Kitchen Amenities and Supplies:
Glass House: Gas Range | Toaster Oven | Standard Coffee Machine | Espresso Machine | Bakeware
| Microwave | Fridge | Freezer (with ice maker) | dinnerware (stoneware for interior) | enamel plates (for outside use
Cherry Tree Cabin: Gas Range | Toaster Oven | Standard Coffee Machine | Bakeware
| Microwave | Fridge | Freezer (with ice maker) | dinnerware (stoneware for interior) | enamel plates (for outside use)
Glass House: Table for 12 people | 3 Bar Seats in Kitchen
Cherry Tree Cabin: Table for 4 people
| 2 Bar Seats in Kitchen
What We Provide:
Stay Montana provides a complementary starter kit of amenities to make your stay more comfortable
Linens: Sheets | Pillows | Blankets | Comforters | Body Towels | Hand Towels | Hot Tub Towels
Hygiene: 1 individual travel sized Bee Kind by Gilchrist & Soames soap, shampoo and conditioner per bathroom
Household: 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom | 2 extra trash bags per can
Kitchen: Salt and Pepper | 2 rolls of paper towels | 10 dishwasher tablets | 1 bottle liquid dish soap | 1 Sponge
Laundry: 10 laundry detergent pods
Glass House & Cherry Tree Cabin: Fireplace | Washer and Dryer in both homes | 65" smart tvs in both homes
This property features split A/C units in both houses.
Private driveway | Back patio | 2 fire pits with seating for 12 at Glass House and firepit with seating for 4 at Cherry Cabin | Pavilion with covered dining for 8 and outdoor dining for 16 | Lounge chairs for 6 on upstairs deck | Lounge chairs for 4 and picnic table for 6 at Cherry Cabin | Private boat docks **All guests assume all risk and liability for any actions created in and near the water. Please wear life jackets and swim at your own risk. There is not a lifeguard on duty.**
| Garage on premises is not for guest use |
Summer: Festivals | Fishing | Fly Fishing | Golf | Hiking | Kayaking | Mountain Biking | Rafting | Rock Climbing | Swimming | Boating | Scenic Drives | Sightseeing | Shopping | Dining
Wireless Internet (WIFI) speeds cannot be guaranteed based upon weather or usage in the area | Netflix | Disney+
Carbon monoxide detector | Smoke alarms | Fire extinguisher
Stay Montana Professional Cleaning Standards:
Cleaning products (CDC approved) applied with microfiber cloths | Sheets and Towels are laundered by a commercial laundry facility (not in the home) | Professionally trained cleaning staff using personal protective equipment | Disinfection of high touch areas using a pressurized sprayer (or electrostatic sprayer) – counters, light switches, remotes, door handles | Individually packaged, eco-friendly shampoo, conditioner, and soap.
Linens Provided | On-Call Maintenance | Concierge | 24-hour Emergency Line
No smoking | No pets allowed | Additional taxes and fees may apply | Minimum Age Requirement - 25 Years old | Required Vacation Rental Agreement to be signed by guest prior to arrival