Montana Destination Weddings

    Geocaching combines treasure hunting with modern-day technology. Using GPS devices and coordinates, individual guests and groups can locate hidden boxes on thousands of acres of beautiful Ranch at Rock Creek, National Forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land. Considered “hiking with a purpose,” this activity is available year-round. 

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    The Ranch ropes course is fast becoming a Montana adventure vacation highlight, especially with families and corporate groups who are looking for an activity that combines personal challenge with group participation. This “off the map” Ranch activity can be a fun day out or a transformative experience. Our course was built with state-of-the-art construction, just a few short miles from the Granite Lodge. Guests 12 years and older begin the day with a safety orientation and equipment fitting.

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    The Ranch at Rock Creek invites you to join us for an exceptional four-night spring fly fishing vacation at our Five-Star resort in Western Montana.  Enthusiastic anglers enjoy memorable fishing days and private access to the acclaimed Rock Creek with our expert guides. Stellar evenings under the big Montana sky are complemented by luxury amenities and the fun exchange of fish tales over regionally-inspired gourmet meals prepared by our Executive Chef, Josh Drage. 

    Rock Creek

    Nestled among snow-capped mountain ranges, peaceful meadows, and home to abundant wildlife, The Ranch at Rock Creek encompasses four miles of pristine river frontage on the Blue Ribbon trout stream. A freestone mountain stream, Rock Creek is naturally fed from snow melt and spring runoff. With one of the highest fish populations in the state, Rock Creek boasts six different species of trout, including cutthroat, cut-bow, rainbow, brown, brook, and bull as well as the mountain whitefish.

    The Spring Experience

    Spring is a wonderful, thrilling time to get out on the water and learn about the world of “emergers.” With the instruction of our guides, guests explore select secret locations and reap the benefits of the coveted annual stonefly hatch. We will wade some runs and riffles and float water ways to see big fish come to the surface for their favorite bugs. Salmon Fly, Skwala, May Fly, Stonefly Nymph, May Fly Nymph species are all represented. In the spring, streamer fishing is at its best.

    Experienced Montana Licensed Fishing Guides 

    Our guides are truly the best in the West.  As fly fishing experts and Rock Creek specialists, they know the fish, the flies and the best spots.  Our guides are passionate fishermen themselves and bring extensive knowledge and experience (and stories) from fishing the many rivers, lakes and streams of Western Montana. 


    Guests have casting lessons and river side instruction.  Whether it’s a double haul to perfect, casting into a gusty wind, or simply getting back to the basics of a steeple cast, our guides focus on each guest’s abilities and goals while providing great pointers and useful tools to enhance all fishing skills.

    Fly Fishing Amenities

    Upon arrival in their accommodations, guests find all the amenities and equipment needed for their time on the water.  While anglers are welcome to bring their own gear, we provide a rod, reel, waders, boots, and a selection of locally-crafted, hand-tied flies.

    Fly Tying

    Nothing is more rewarding than catching a trout on a fly that is personally hand crafted. Guests will learn about the art of fly tying and get the chance to wrap hooks with thread and materials to fool a cleaver trout.

    Wading and Floating on a Blue Ribbon Trout Stream

    Rock Creek’s designation as a Blue Ribbon trout fishery means guests can expect clean water and enough water flow to support a healthy population of fish.  Per Montana’s stream access laws, all designated rivers or streams must be accessible to the public as the water and the land below is public property.  The body of water must also possess the natural capability to produce and maintain a sustainable recreational fishery, and withstand angling pressure.  With seasonal floating access to most of the 52 miles of Rock Creek in the spring and early summer, guests float a stretch suited to their interests and fishing abilities.  

    All-Inclusive Amenities

    The following amenities are also included in the special package rate:  Luxury accommodations; Airport transfers; Gourmet meals featuring locally-sourced seasonal ingredients; Premium wine, beer and spirits.
    Please contact a Reservation Specialist for additional information, availability and rates at (877) 786-1545 or via email at  

    This is a non-commissionable special package.

    Please see a printable version of the Spring Fly Fishing Package (PDF).

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    When snow is plentiful, The Ranch’s 6,600 acres turn into a winter wonderland. Our guided daytime snowcat trek provides an open-air, front-row seat to one of nature’s best shows. Guests are welcome to enjoy a little extra winter exercise along the way. 

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    If hiking, mountain biking, private yoga, snowshoeing or trail running just aren’t quite the workout you are looking for, we have a complete fitness center, open 24-hours a day.

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    Set among 10 square miles of beautiful ranchland, The Ranch at Rock Creek will amaze you and your guests from the moment you step foot into this special corner of Montana. With its personalized service, The Ranch will fulfill all of your wedding expectations.

    Our team of professionals will assist you and your wedding planner with every detail of your special day. With our fully inclusive packages, you will be able to put aside the stressful details of your guests’ stays and give your full attention to your own very special day.

    The mountains and meadows that surround our accommodations will provide a stunning and nearly limitless backdrop for outdoor activities and enjoyment. Our Luxury Ranch will be an unforgettable place for all of your guests - a place where the western tradition of gathering with friends and family remains strong.

    From the beautiful Montana wildflowers scattered through the fields of your private events to our classic stagecoach for romantic rides, The Ranch offers a bit of everything to make your wedding one of a kind.

    From the ‘Save the Date’ until the very last goodbye, our wedding concierge and the whole team at The Ranch will be here to assist you with bringing your vision to life. This is a time to be forever cherished and we would be honored to help you along the way. Whether it is an evening hoedown in the fields with a country band or an outdoor brunch by the pond with your closest friends and family that you are looking for, we can work with you to assure that everything happens just as you’ve always imagined.

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