Getting away from it all doesn't have to be difficult.

Bell Lake Yurt is located just 1.5 hours from Yellowstone International Airport and beautiful Bozeman, Montana. Our ease of access is unparallled in the Northern Rockies--be at the yurt within 4 hours of touching down. And with direct flights from cities like New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Denver, and Portland, there's a always a flight to serve you. Learn more about flight schedules and availability HERE.

Bell Lake is Montana's best backcountry skiing destination.


For drivers, SW Montana is a convenient crossroads from any direction--our trailhead is located just a few easy miles from Interstate 90/94.

  • 60 miles from Bozeman, MT
  • 85 miles from Big Sky, MT
  • 90 miles from Helena, MT
  • 180 miles from Missoula, MT
  • 200 miles from Billings, MT
  • 210 miles from Jackson, WY
  • 375 miles from Spokane, WA
  • 400 miles from SLC, UT
  • 450 miles from Boise, ID

Lodging, Food, and Other Activities

Lodging options for before and after your yurt adventure are varied and widely available--from cozy bed and breakfasts, to high-end hotels and value-conscious motels. Learn more HERE.

And don't miss SW Montana's fabulous food scene, with plenty of fine dining, authentic Western cafe fare, and locally grown produce and meats. Survey your dining options HERE.

And if you'd like to combine some lift-accessed turns with your backcountry experience, don't miss our local resorts! Big Sky and Bridger Bowl are both located a short drive from Bell Lake Yurt.

Other attractions and activities near Bell Lake Yurt include historic ghost towns, relaxing hotsprings, Yellowstone National Park, Hyalite Canyon ice climbing, several nordic ski centers, snowmobiling, and the diverse cultural scene of Bozeman's university-fueled downtown. For insider's tips and an up-to-date schedule of events, check out Outside Bozeman.

Whether you're flying in for a weeklong adventure, or driving for a long weekend retreat, Bell Lake is quick and easy to reach--and there's always something new to see and do in SW Montana! Come find out for yourself why this is The Last Best Place.