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Rye Creek Lodge is an exclusive property where every guest reservation is both important and special to us. Due to our intimate size, all cancellations and revisions to reservations affect us significantly.  A last-minute cancellation, or date change, gives us little chance of filling the space, due to our remote location.  For these reasons, we uphold a strict cancellation policy. 


Reservations:  A deposit of 100% of your total stay is required to confirm your dates.

Cancellations: Your deposit, less $200 per room booked, will be happily refunded if cancellation is made at least 60 days prior to arrival.  After that, we regret that no refund is possible, regardless of the reason for non-arrival or early departure, unless we are able to re-book the space.  You are welcome, of course, to send someone in your place.  Rye Creek Lodge highly recommends you purchase trip insurance.

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. If arriving after 8:00 PM please call to make arrangements for a late check-in.  If you arrive prior to 4:00 PM to check-in without prior arrangements you may find the front desk closed.  Extra personnel are necessary to prepare cabins for early arrival, therefore if your cabin is ready before 4:00 PM and you arrive early we do have an early check-in fee of $40.00.  Please contact us in advance if you would like to arrive early.  


Check-out: 11:00 AM.  Guests Checking out after Check-out time incur an automatic and irreversible $40.00 fee.


Smoking is not permitted inside the cabins at Rye Creek.


We are a pet free facility! We do not allow pets of any kind into our cabins.


Is there any hiking on the ranch?

Yes, there is a trail that leads up the hillside behind the cabins.  The trail begins just east of the trout pond between Ponderosa Cabin and Sapphire Cabin.  This leads to a great view of the south Bitterroot and Rye Creek Valleys.


Where is the horseshoe pit located?

The horseshoe pit is next to the creek in front of Sapphire Cabin.  Shoes are hanging on a tree.


Are the cabins equipped with utensils, pots, pans, dishes, linens and paper products?

Yes, all you need to bring is food if you want to cook in your cabin.


How do I turn on/off the hot tub?

The hot tub remains “on” at all times and will go through filter and heating cycles on its own schedule.

Is WiFi available in the cabins?

Yes.  Look for the WiFi that is the same name as the cabin that you are staying in.   

What is the password to the Pyle sound system in my cabin?

The password is "0000"

What is the physical address for UPS or FedEx Shipments to Rye Creek Lodge?

Rye Creek Lodge

345 Rye Creek Road

Darby, MT


What are the typical temperatures at Rye Creek Lodge?
Springtime temperatures range between 45° and 75° with brisk mornings and cool evenings. Summer days are warm and sunny, anywhere from 65° to 95° and will cool down to 45° at night. Fall is usually a bit warmer than spring, with temperatures between 50° and 80° during the day, and frosting overnight. Winter days are typically 25° to 45° with overnight temperatures in the low 20s. The weather can be unpredictable in Montana at times. Storms can occur with little warning and temperatures can change quickly.  It is a good idea to dress in layers.  
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