The Ranch at Rock Creek is located in the heart of Southwestern Montana, near the historic mining town of Philipsburg, Montana. Its combination of access and isolation is singular among Montana guest ranches. View our detailed Ranch map. Call our Front Desk at 1-877-786-1545 with your transportation inquiries.
79 Carriage House Lane
Philipsburg, Montana 59858 USA
Our GPS coordinates are Lat 46.256424 Lon 13.522131.
The most convenient commercial airport with the best flight availability is Missoula International Airport (MSO), a short 1.5-hour drive to The Ranch. Other commercial airports within a reasonable distance include:
- Butte Bert Mooney (BTM): 1.25 hour drive
- Helena Regional Airport (HLN): 2 hour drive
- Bozeman Yellowstone Int’l Airport (BZN): 2.5 hour drive
If you are traveling by private aircraft, you have the option of traveling in and out of the following airstrips, in addition to the above mentioned airports:
- Bowman Field Airport in Anaconda (3U3): 45-minute drive
- Riddick Field in Philipsburg (U05): 25-minute drive
Helicopter travel between The Ranch and regional locations can be arranged through The Ranch’s transportation partners.
During our summer season, carriers such as Delta and United add direct flights from major cities to Missoula and Butte.
Non-Stop Flights to Missoula Airport
For more info visit Montana Office of Tourism Travel Resources.
Airport Ground Transfers
Airport Transfer Information: A Ranch employee will greet guests at the Missoula, Butte or Anaconda airports and drive them to The Ranch. Masks will be required during transportation. Water and snacks are available for the drive. If guests prefer to drive themselves or do not wish to wear masks, a Ranch employee will greet guests at the airport and provide a complimentary private vehicle from Enterprise car rental agency for guests to transport themselves to The Ranch. They will be ushered to The Ranch with our driver leading the way. (Advanced notice required)
Starting May 26th, airport transfers from Bozeman and Helena will be available at an additional $200 per vehicle, per way for up to five guests.
Guests who drive to The Ranch on their own will be provided with complimentary vehicle valet service upon arrival and departure. Guest vehicles will remain in a parking area close to the Granite Lodge.
To get to The Ranch at Rock Creek from Missoula, travel on I-90 E towards Butte and take exit 153 for Drummond/Philipsburg. Turn right onto MT-1/Pintler Veteran’s Memorial Scenic Highway. Continue for 34 miles. Turn right onto the Skalkaho Highway (Route 38)—the turn is six miles past Philipsburg. Travel up the Skalkaho Highway for 12 miles, until you cross Rock Creek. Take an immediate right and head down Rock Creek Road/Carriage House Lane for two miles. Take a left when you see The Ranch at Rock Creek arch and The Granite Lodge.
To get to The Ranch from Butte, take I-90 W towards Missoula and continue for 13.5 miles. Take exit 208 toward MT-1 N/Pintler Veteran’s Memorial Scenic Highway. Continue onto MT-1 N, traveling for 8.8 miles. (This road will become W Commercial Avenue and MT-1/W Park Avenue in the town of Anaconda). Follow this road for 22.5 miles, winding around lakes and down a mountain pass. Turn left onto the Skalkaho Highway (MT Route 38). Travel up this Highway for 12 miles until you cross Rock Creek. Take an immediate right and head down Rock Creek Road/Carriage House Lane for two miles. Take a left when you see The Ranch at Rock Creek arch and The Granite Lodge.