The Resort at Paws Up® is Montana’s premier luxury ranch resort. Here, you’ll live day to day, adventure to adventure. Cast a fly in sparkling waters, explore the land Lewis & Clark swooned over on horseback or lose yourself in a world-class spa. You’ll sleep on the finest sheets amidst a landscape of impeccable rustic elegance. It’s home to first-class adventure on a grand scale. Luxury accommodation choices range from 28 private vacation homes to 36 safari-like canvas tents.
This large working Montana cattle ranch is a haven for authentic Western activities like a chuck wagon dinner, trail rides and cattle drives. Or fly-fish on the legendary Blackfoot River, rappel down the iconic Lookout Rock, go whitewater rafting or ride an ATV and let the young ones enjoy the Kids Corps of Discovery.
Travel Deals & Special Events
The Resort at Paws Up, Montana- Cowboy Experience - October 18-21, 2018
It’s an event of a lifetime and a must for anyone with a little cowboy in their blood. Join us for a weekend of workshops, trail rides and demonstrations by ProRodeo Hall of Famers. You’ll get to ride alongside these accomplished cattlemen and hear their stories from the saddle. You’ll also get to chow down on gourmet cuisine served with small-batch fine whiskeys. All under the starry blanket of the big Montana sky. Featuring ProRodeo Hall of Famers Scott Berry, Charles Sampson, and Paul Tierney.
All taxes and resort fee, airport transfers from Missoula International Airport and on-property transportation. Learn more.
The Resort at Paws Up Cowgirl Spring Round Up – April 25-28, 2019
Every spring, cowgirls from all walks of life come to Paws Up for a weekend of scenic trail rides, enlightening workshops and plenty of bonding around a roaring campfire. Legendary Cowgirl Hall of Famers in attendance will share their stories, help you improve your horsewomanship and leave you feeling inspired and empowered. Exceptional chef-prepared cuisine and luxurious accommodations only enhance this idyllic Montana getaway. You might be surprised at how quickly friendships form and memories are made—and before you know it, you’ll hear yourself saying, “See you next year!”
Luxury accommodation choices range from 28 private vacation homes and 36 safari-style canvas tents. There are many options for girl getaways, a family vacation or reunion or a Montana honeymoon or romantic jaunt for couples.
Foodies will find refined ranch cuisine and world class wines on an authentic working cattle ranch. Paws Up boasts two restaurants, the casual Trough and the fine-dining Pomp, recognized by Wine Spectator in its 100 Best Wine Restaurants in the U.S. feature. Guests may also enjoy lavish outdoor barbecues and signature culinary events, including BBQ-U, Montana Master Grillers and Montana Master Chefs.
Saddle up for a Montana horseback riding adventure, try your hand at the world-class sporting clays course, experience Montana fly-fishing with an expert guide or ride through the countryside on an ATV tour. And, if that doesn’t satisfy your appetite, there’s also paintball, rafting, rappelling, hiking, mountain biking and lake excursions at the new Island Lodge. The Resort is also home to the Saddle Club, the largest private equestrian center in Montana, featuring a 29,000-square-foot riding arena and access to miles of outdoor trails. Paws Up also hosts the annual equestrian-centered events Cowboy Experience and the Cowgirl Spring Roundup.
Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks are within driving distance of this Montana luxury ranch.
At a Glance
Premier Montana luxury ranch resort. Horse ride the land where Lewis & Clark once trod, fly fish in sparkling waters, enjoy world-class cuisine and wine, or relax in a the ranch spa.
Blackfoot River Valley, Montana
Missoula International Airport (35 minutes away)
Riding Style/ Ability
Western / All skill levels—from beginner to expert
Open Year Round
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Corporate Groups, Retreats, Meetings Welcome
Cash, Check, Credit Cards
Travel Agents Accepted. This ranch works with travel agents!