Absaroka Lodge

Absaroka Lodge was built in 1910 in West Gardiner, Montana and is strategically situated directly on the banks of the Yellowstone River and Gunbarrel Creek, offering spectacular views. The lodge is conveniently located within two blocks to most eating and drinking establishments and gift shops in Gardiner, Montana. The popular activities in the area include whitewater rafting, zip line, going into Yellowstone National Park, horseback riding, hot springs, and rodeos. Absaroka Lodge is a family-oriented business and we pride ourselves on providing real ‘Western Hospitality’ to our guests and we rely on our students to help us with this objective.





·          Great wage- $8.25/hr!

·          Just 2 blocks from the North entrance to Yellowstone National Park!

·          Groups of up to 4 friends are encouraged to apply!

·          Walking distance to the grocery store, restaurants, and shops!

·          Employer organizes a 4th of July party and end-of-season party!

·          Affordable, on-site, housing in rustic cabins for only $30.00/wk!



Did you know…?                                                                                                    


·          Gardiner, in Southwest Montana, is at the North entrance to Yellowstone National Park and is the Park's only year round entrance.

·          The Roosevelt Arch is the most famous structure in Gardiner and it was dedicated by President Theodore Roosevelt on April 24, 1903.

·          In the state of Montana, it is said that it’s illegal to have sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.

·          The most visited place in Montana is Glacier National Park, known as the crown jewel of the continent. It lies along Montana's northern border and adjoins Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada, forming the world's first International Peace Park



What is the weather like in West Gardiner, Montana?


Montana, with an area of 146,316 square miles, is the fourth largest State of the Union. Climatic variations are large. Summers are generally pleasant with warm days and cool nights, with an occasional afternoon thundershower. The warmest month is typically July, with daily temperatures averaging 84.5°F (29.2°C). Humidity is rare and dense fog seldom occurs. Most summer rain falls as showers and is sometimes accompanied by thunder, lightning, hail, or snow. For more information on the weather in West Gardiner, MT, please visit www.weather.com


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How to Get There

Students should notify their employer about their travel plans AT LEAST TWO WEEKS prior to their departure and while in transit if there are delays. It is recommended that students fly into the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) before 7:00pm. The employer will arrange to pick-up students at the airport. If students arrive after 7:00pm, they should arrange a hotel in Bozeman at their own expense and the employer will pick them up the following day.

Our address is:

310 Scott Street West
West Gardiner, MT 59030