Please note we do not accept online reservations. Submitting an inquiry expresses your interest in a trip, but does not indicate an actual booking. Online inquiries for same day or next day reservations are not recommended as we may not see the inquiry in time. If you are interested in a trip within the next 48 hours, it is best to call our office at (406) 387-4405.

Trips

Swan 2 Hour Trail Ride

August 21st
Wednesday
2:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 22nd
Thursday
8:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 22nd
Thursday
10:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 22nd
Thursday
12:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 22nd
Thursday
2:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 23rd
Friday
8:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 23rd
Friday
10:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 23rd
Friday
12:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 23rd
Friday
2:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 24th
Saturday
8:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 24th
Saturday
10:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 24th
Saturday
12:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 24th
Saturday
2:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 25th
Sunday
8:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 25th
Sunday
10:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 25th
Sunday
12:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 25th
Sunday
2:00PM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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August 26th
Monday
8:00AM 2 hours 45 minutes
$80.00
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Swan Full Day Trail Ride

Swan Mountain Outfitters offers spectacular longer duration trail rides (6 to 8 hours) that include lunch and a stopover at an unforgettable spot. More experienced riders just love this opportunity to ride by horseback high above the valley floor to see the awe-inspiring views of the Mission and Swan Mountains that form the infamous Swan Valley. We usually ride up the Lion Creek drainage paralleling the creek the majority of the ride. Imagine having lunch with your toes soaking in the cool water of the creek, or taking pictures of a waterfall cascading over 100 feet!  

Similar to our short duration rides, our all day rides launch from our base camp off of Lion Creek Road in the Flathead National Forest. We like to get an early morning start, and after fitting stirrups and our safety/training briefing we’re off!  

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August 22nd
Thursday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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August 23rd
Friday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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August 24th
Saturday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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August 26th
Monday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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August 27th
Tuesday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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August 28th
Wednesday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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August 29th
Thursday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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August 30th
Friday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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August 31st
Saturday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 2nd
Monday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 3rd
Tuesday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 4th
Wednesday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 5th
Thursday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 6th
Friday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 7th
Saturday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 8th
Sunday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 9th
Monday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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September 10th
Tuesday
8:00AM 8 hours 45 minutes
$275.00
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Swan Half Day Trail Ride

The Swan Half Day Trail Ride kicks off at our Lion Creek Base Camp. After an introduction to the horses and a safety briefing we will start our day. Enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, and wildlife along the way to a scenic lookout where you can hop off your horse and eat your picnic lunch, prepared by our camp cook. When lunch is finished we will head back down to camp. This ride will last about 4 hours, and is great for beginners and advanced riders alike.  

Please note we do not accept online reservations. Submitting an inquiry expresses your interest in a trip, but does not indicate an actual booking. Online inquiries for same day or next day reservations are not recommended as we may not see the inquiry in time. If you are interested in a trip within the next 48 hours, it is best to call our office at (406) 387-4405.

August 22nd
Thursday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 23rd
Friday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 24th
Saturday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 25th
Sunday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 26th
Monday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 27th
Tuesday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 28th
Wednesday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 29th
Thursday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 30th
Friday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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August 31st
Saturday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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September 2nd
Monday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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September 3rd
Tuesday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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September 4th
Wednesday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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September 5th
Thursday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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September 6th
Friday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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September 7th
Saturday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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September 8th
Sunday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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September 9th
Monday
10:00AM 5 hours
$150.00
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Three Day Weekend Horseback Pack Trip

Our 3 day, 2 night Montana weekend pack trip allows any guest the opportunity to fit a full pack trip experience into a mini family horseback riding vacation. Nothing compares to horseback riding in the Bob Marshall Wilderness where the scenery just gets more and more incredible every time you come around the bend.  

Guests leave the Swan Mountain Outfitters base camp off of Lion Creek Road Friday morning and we’ll ride 5 hours to our upper camp at the top of Lion Creek Basin, some 6,000 feet above sea level. On Saturday, we’ll take an excursion into the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area. The excursion we choose is based on what the group is most interested in doing whether that be a full day of fishing, another day of authentic Montana horseback riding or taking in majestic views as they hike along high alpine trails. On Sunday we’ll wrap up your mini Montana horseback riding adventure with a full day of riding down the mountain. Guests will typically return to base camp late in the afternoon or early evening.

August 23rd
Friday
to 25th
Sunday
8:00AM 3 days
$1,200.00
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5-day horseback riding pack trip

Our most popular Montana pack trip is our 5-day horseback riding pack trip into the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. We offer this pack trip every week during the summer beginning in the first week of July through September 7. We meet in the base camp off of Lion Creek Road on a Monday and we return back to this same spot late Friday afternoon.  
For more information visit http://www.swanmountainoutfitters.com/trip/our-most-popular-pack-trip-vacation/  

Please note we do not accept online reservations. Submitting an inquiry expresses your interest in a trip, but does not indicate an actual booking. Online inquiries for same day or next day reservations are not recommended as we may not see the inquiry in time. If you are interested in a trip within the next 48 hours, it is best to call our office at (406) 387-4405.

August 26th
Monday
to 30th
Friday
8:00AM 5 days
$1,975.00
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September 2nd
Monday
to 6th
Friday
8:00AM 5 days
$1,975.00
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Archery Elk Hunt

Swan Mountain Outfitters takes only two hunters to each of our areas on our archery elk hunts in any of our “archery only” designated areas for three 7-day sessions. Even though the season is longer, we focus soley on the time frame before, during and after the rut to maximize our opportunity. Our archery elk hunters will actually hunt 5 days, with the rest of the time spent getting to and from the area.  

We employ two-on-one guiding as we have found it is the best way to maximize our hunters opportunities to be successful. What makes an archery elk hunt truly successful is the hunting skill of the guide. We have perhaps some of the top guides in the country as we operate a guide school and therefore had the opportunity to hand select and train our staff. Most of our archery elk guides have been hunting with bows for years.  

We utilize a spike camp, and are so finicky about scent control and noise that we don’t burn fires or have the comforts of our typical hunting camps – its all about getting archers

September 6th
Friday
to 12th
Thursday
7 days
Standard: $4,850.00
50% son/daughter: $2,425.00
Non-Hunter: $1,050.00
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Archery Whitetail Hunt

September 7th
Saturday
to 10th
Tuesday
4 days
Standard: $3,000.00
50% off - Son or Daughter: $1,500.00
Non-Hunter: $1,050.00
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Lion Creek Camp Multi-Weapon Hunt

Our back country or wilderness elk hunts are guided elk hunts into the Bob Marshall Wilderness. These are among the most rugged Montana elk hunts, and we often describe them as extreme hunts or the ultimate free chase elk hunt. Elk hunters are treated to waking up to the sound of bugling. Montana wilderness elk hunts are operated in earlier hunting seasons, so we are able to offer a rifle hunt for elk during the rut. Many of our elk hunters also bring a bow so they can archery elk hunt in the surrounding area. Multi weapon hunts are popular with elk hunters that like to maximize their opportunity. There are opportunities for mule deer and black bear in combination with the elk hunts.

September 14th
Saturday
to 20th
Friday
7 days
Standard: $5,250.00
50% son/daughter: $2,625.00
Non-Hunter: $1,050.00
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September 23rd
Monday
to 29th
Sunday
7 days
Standard: $5,250.00
50% son/daughter: $2,625.00
Non-Hunter: $1,050.00
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