Welcome to Big Moose Resort at Cooke City,
Montana, at the northeast entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Big Moose Resort is located 3 miles East of Cooke City on Colter Pass, or 7 miles East of the Northeast Entrance of Yellowstone National Park.
If you are planning a trip to Yellowstone National Park, Big Moose Resort is the perfect place to set up "base
camp". Cooke City is a very
unique small town of 90 year round residents.
What I know for Sure about the Big Moose Resort:
-the definition of 'Resort', a place to rest and/or recreate
-GREATLY APPRECIATES OUR VISITORS and
treats them how we would want to be treated when
we are a visitor to their area! Without YOU we would
not be in business!
-does not serve food but accomodates with kitchenettes and has 2 efficiency cabins with microwave
fridge and coffee pot. The town has 5 Star restaurants,
according to LOCALS and VISITORS, so why COOK!
-provides a hot tub on the porch of the lodge
-amentities include a massage therapist (by appointment)
-owned & operated by Bev & Todd Chatelain since 2001
-all pet friendly rooms and non-smoking
-works on the "honesty system" and if we are
not on the premises to assure you of your room then
it is unlocked & waiting whenever you may arrive!
-is priced "low" compared to amenities of area cabins or
-strives to improve yearly on the comfort of your cabin
from remodels and furnishings or set the feel of a
home type atmoshpere
-simple, casual and at a slow pace.
-we are under snow from November until Memorial
Day, opening weekend. You may not see any green
grass on the premises until late June, but we promise
we do have grass, so don't come to early in the year
to Big Moose if your looking for Summer in June, you
won't find it! You may have to walk your dog in snow!
Is this what your looking for?
Big Moose provides easy year
round access to Yellowstone National Park, and the beautiful
Lamar Valley, and a quiet relaxing place to hang your hat
at the end of the day. Even though we have a "laid back" atmosphere to take you away from the "hussle bussle" city life,we offer FREE WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS! For those folks who count on a cell phone, plan ahead because there is no cell service available in the Cooke City Area, not many areas of Yellowstone or the Scenic Mountain Drives from Cody or Red Lodge. There are no phones in our cabins. However, the office is available for your use to check in by phone.
Massage of Cooke City, by apppointment only. Located at the Big Moose
Resort, offering Swedish Massage! Call or email for
appointments or more information! Bev Chatelain, RN, CMT
HOT TUB available at the Lodge, outside on the porch! Enjoy the fresh mountain air while looking at Montana's Big Sky of Stars!
We offer NEW CABIN LODGING as well as other very comfortable, spacious, clean, economic cabins with private baths, satellite TV and a rustic cabin atmosphere. The Cabin page has specific descriptions of our 4 cabins, #5, #6, #8, #9 so review and ask questions when you call for reservations.
Hear it from our guests "what they have to say about the Big Moose Resort". Comments from guests who have stayed in the rustic as well as the new cabins. Check out
our cabin page and our guest comments and see if this is the place for you..GUEST BOOK--CLICK HERE
here - click for area map
*We have a 14 day cancellation policy with no refund if the room can't be rented after you cancel outside of the 14 day period. PLEASE NOTE! We can be accessed by YNP on the West or Chief Joseph year round., East access in the summer via the Beartooth Highway and Chief Joseph. Occasionally a road closure will re-direct your route to the Big Moose but as long as there is a road open no matter if it is a longer drive than you planned we can't refund your room deposits. We have a limited number of high occupancy cabins and turn many folks away, so please understand you will be charged for the room we guaranteed you by Mastercard or Visa 14 days prior to your arrival with no refund. Refunds will only be given if you are within the cancellation time frame AND you have a cancellation number given to you by us, the owners..
Moose Resort is located 3 miles East of Cooke City on the famous Beartooth All-American
Road, US Highway 212, and surrounded by the spectacular scenery
of the Beartooth Mountains. Adjacent to three National Forests,
and some of the most remote wilderness areas in North America,
Big Moose Resort allows access to the best
outdoor recreation opportunities in the country including:
riding & trails