Introduction: An outdoor enthusiast’s dream, Duck Creek Cabin at Yellowstone Park is one of the finest properties of its kind in the northern Rocky Mountains. Located ten miles north of West Yellowstone, Montana, and the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park, the property is accessed from a private gravel road off Highway 191. This 12-acre sporting retreat is found in a park-like setting with the upper portion of Duck Creek Lake surrounded by trees, brush willows and native grasses. Situated on an outstanding small fishery, this offering enjoys access to fish upstream 200 feet through U.S. Forest Service land and into a secluded drainage in Yellowstone National Park. In addition, anglers will enjoy the private access to trophy fishing on Duck Creek and Duck Creek Lake onsite. Improvements consist of a 3,525 sqft main house, guesthouse and a helicopter pad. With excellent proximity to resort amenities, Duck Creek Cabin at Yellowstone Park provides numerous angling opportunities onsite, in addition to a short walk upstream into the most fabulous backyard in the world.
Location: The Duck Creek Cabin at Yellowstone Park is situated ten miles north of West Yellowstone, Montana, and the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The property is accessed from a private gravel road, one mile from U.S. Highway 191. With U.S. Forest Service boundary on the south and east, and Yellowstone National Park approximately 100 yards away, this property is truly one-of-a-kind. The community of West Yellowstone is home to 1,200 residents year round, yet more than one million travelers from around the world pass through the town each year. This area is one of the world’s best locations for fly fishing, hiking, camping, rafting, wildlife viewing, mountain biking and offers over 1,000 miles of groomed trails for snowmobiling. Visitors and residents can expect a healthy dose of western hospitality from a community that offers unsurpassed recreational opportunities. West Yellowstone receives daily air service from Salt Lake City during the summer, and the runway will accommodate most private planes year round. Other area airports can be found in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Idaho Falls, Idaho and Bozeman, Montana. Bozeman is less than two hours to the north and offers commercial air service, shopping, fine dining and many cultural activities. Bozeman, home to Montana State University, is one of the largest cities in Montana with a population of approximately 31,000 residents with an additional 12,000 students during the school year.
Improvements: Improvements consist of a 3,525 sqft main house, guest house and a 4-car garage with an attached 4-car carport. There is a wood-burning stove and a wood-burning fireplace in the main house and a wood-burning fireplace in the guest house. The main house contains six bedrooms, five baths, living room, dining room, kitchen and a walk-in, temperature-controlled wine room. The guest house is quite comfortable with three bedrooms, two baths, entertaining rooms and a kitchen. Electric heat is utilized throughout the entire complex and a well provides cool, clean water to all three structures. One of the most unique features of the property is the helicopter pad. It provides unparalleled access to Bozeman, Jackson Hole, Big Sky or the Yellowstone Club.
Live Water: Duck Creek Lake is a tremendous fishery with abundant live water to enjoy on its 30 acres. There is a professionally installed fish ladder on the dam that allows trout to migrate upstream into Duck Creek from Hebgen Lake. Rainbow, brown, cutthroat and brook trout can all be caught in Duck Creek Lake, including trophy-sized fish up to 30 inches or more.Duck Creek is a meadow stream that flows from Yellowstone National Park into Duck Creek Lake on the northeastern side of the property. Duck Creek is a willow-lined, grassy banked stream with mostly slow moving water with long pools and gentle riffles. Presentation of the fly is important in this smooth water as the trout are not pushovers. Pale Morning Duns (PMD) as well as gray and green drakes can bring trout to the surface in the month of June and early July. Terrestrials such as ants, beetles, and grasshoppers are a must in late summer. Look for mayfly activity on overcast days and terrestrial action on bright, sunny and windy days.
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