• Children under the age of six always ski & board for free
The Nordic Center
Red Lodge Nordic Center is a project of the Beartooth Recreation Trails Association, located at the Aspen Ridge Ranch. The Nordic Center is west of Red Lodge off Highway 78. From the highway turn west onto Fox Rd., next to the cemetery. Go one mile then turn north onto Smith Rd. The Nordic Center's parking lot is 1/2 mile down this road, on the west side. (Follow the signs!)
• Fee Information
• $5/day for Adults and Teens • Children 12 & under and seniors 65 & older are free
Red Lodge Ice
The Red Lodge Ice Rink is located in Lions Park, just north of the Beartooth Market IGA. The rink is lit at night, with a warming hut and bathrooms on the southeast side of the rink. You must bring your own ice skates, none to rent.
Yellowstone National Park: Red Lodge is 63 miles from the park via the famous Beartooth Highway. The highway is rated as one of the "Top 10 Scenic Drives" in North America. You can enjoy an amazing drive then explore the realms of our oldest National Park.
Hiking: There is an abundance of hikes within the Beartooth Mountain range. If you want to plan ahead for hiking go to the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association website at: beartoothtrail.org. We can also recommend hikes to you while you are staying with us and we have hiking pamphlets available at the motel.
Rock Climbing: We have two bolted climbing areas within less then 5 miles of the motel. They are The Ovens and Head Strong buttress and we have climbing route maps. If you want a guide contact Beartooth Mountain Guides at: (406) 446-9874.
Golfing: Red Lodge Mountain Resort Golf Course offer an 18 hole course, lessons, rentals, and clinics. Contact them at (406) 446-3344.
Raft/Canoe: If you are bringing your own water vessel then enjoy the Yellowstone, Stillwater, or Clark's Fork River. If you want a guided white water or scenic trip contact these businesses. Absaroka River Adventures, 1-800-334-RAFT Adventure White Water, 1-800-897-3061
Fishing: You can go out on your own for we have a variety of lakes, rivers, and rock creek right across the street from the Yodeler or hire a guide. Yellowstone Troutfitters: (406) 425-1761 Montana Trout Scout: (406) 855-3058
Camping: Go to the USDA Forest Service website to view the campsites within the area.
Motocycling: If you bring your own there are so many scenic roads to drive and of course you can't miss cruising the views of the Beartooth Highway & Cheif Joseph scenic highway. The Beartooth Highway is rated one of the "Top 10 Scenic Drives" of North America. If you don't own a motorcycle then you can rent one from Black Wolf Moto Tours, (406) 425-4186, BlackWolfMototours.com. This company offers rentals and also does wilderness motorcycle tours on Kawasaki KLR 650 motorcycles. Doug Durwood is the contact person.
Beartooth Wagon & Sleigh Rides: They give free nightly wagon rides in the summer and are also available for private rentals, contact them at: (406) 446-2179.