Boulder Creek Lodge is happy to make the announcement that for 2018 we will be considered a Horse/Mule/Equine friendly resort.


As it is our 1st year of this status, it is our hope and intention to learn from our HME guests their needs and wants and from that we will grow in what we provide our HME guests into the future.


As of NOW here is what we intend to offer in 2018


  • Three (3) RV sites #8, #9 and #10 designated as HME friendly

  • Each of the three sites is pull through (long, big rig friendly), 30-50amp, and water. A septic dump for RV guests is located about 30 feet away.

  • HME RV sites are $41 per night M-Thru and $43 per night F-Sun

  • Wood Shavings $9 per bag

  • Very Large and heavy Hay bale $10 per bale

  • 2 – 12x12 stalls allocated to each of the three RV sites ($10 each per night per horse)

  • HME Dry Camping is available when space provides (call for availability) $30 per night

  • Roped Firewood available for $10 per bundle

  • Beaverhead  - Deerlodge complete National Forest Map $12

  • Laminated immediate vicinity National Forest Map (nice to have while on horseback) $5


  • Reservations can be made online at

  • Access to a shower/bathroom house 40ft away.

  • Access to a coin operated laundry 40ft away.

  • Playground short distance

  • Wi-Fi access

  • Picnic Table at each HME RV site

  • Wheel Barrels available

  • Family Style Restaurant on site serving breakfast and dinner 7 days each week

  • Gold and Sapphire panning on grounds on the Boulder Creek

  • Fishing on grounds on the Boulder Creek

  • Additional overnight accommodation available in furnished Cabins, Tipis and Conestoga Wagon


HME Resort Rules

  • NO STUD horses allowed on Boulder Creek Lodge grounds

  • Each guest needs to provide their own:

    Water Buckets

    Hay Feeders (if needed)

    Muck Rakes

  • All guests are responsible to clean up after their animal when riding on resort grounds.

  • All guests are responsible for the cleaning of stalls before departure

  • We ask that all HME guests take responsibility for cleaning up RV sites before departure

  • Dog friendly, but must be kept on leash at ALL Times for safety of all resort guests

  • All dog droppings must be picked up and placed in provided garbage container at Shower House

  • HME owners are liable for their animals while visiting Boulder Creek Lodge

  • All riders on horseback riding out or returning to BCL need to exit and enter via old corral horse area. Riders are not permitted to leave any other way.

    • ALL HME guests are required to present:

       Current Negative Coggins test for each animal

      Each animal should have current Health Papers for each animal 



Local Areas to ride (please be respectful of all gates, close as you should)

  • Riding out of Boulder Creek Lodge Resort

    • Ride south about a ¼ mile and make your way over across the road and ride through Maxville.


      Ride north about a 1 ½ of a mile to Gold Coin Road


  • Trailering out of Boulder Creek Lodge short distance

    • Drive south from Boulder Creek Lodge approx. 5 miles and you will see corrals on the right had side down a short gravel road 50 yards. A portion of the immediate area is private land so please stay on pathway to the west up the mountain range.

      • (There may be grazing cattle in the area. Stay completely away from them as not doing so will result in losing of the riding ability by landowners.


    • Drive south from Boulder Creek Lodge approx. 17 miles and turning right on Skalkaho Pass Road

    • Other options will be added as available



When done riding there are many enjoyable things to do in the area.


South of BCL is Philipsburg, MT. There are many things to enjoy.

  • The Sweet Palace “The World Famous Candy Store in downtown Philipsburg

  • The Montana Gem Store located as you enter Philipsburg on right side of road

  • Philipsburg Brewery an adult watering hole in downtown Philipsburg

  • Boheme Coffee Shop located on right side of road in downtown

  • The Sapphire Store a premier gem store in Philipsburg next to The Sweet Palace

  • Gem Mountain 5 miles past Philipsburg on Hwy 1 take a right on Hwy 38 - Skalkaho Pass Road

  • Flint Creek Outdoors great fishing store in Philipsburg for advice on where best to fish

  • Back Creek Pottery  The best American Made pottery store in Montana

  • Garnet Ghost Town a famous western Montana ghost town located not far away

  • Deer Lodge is a short 45 minute drive where a fantastic western territorial prison tour is available