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SAGE LODGE ADVENTURES

So much to do. So much to see.

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Peak Adventure, Inside and Out.

We can safely say that during your time with us, you’ll never be at a loss for something to do. If outdoor expeditions are what you live for, this is where you belong. Montana vacations are synonymous with outdoor adventure, be it fishing, rafting, snowshoeing, horseback riding, mountain biking, or just meandering around our ranch trails at your leisure. And if it’s indeed fishing you love, Sage Lodge is the perfect destination for Montana and Yellowstone fly fishing.

Sort and search below to discover all the adventure opportunities available when you stay with us at Sage Lodge. And if you ever need help or advice, just give us a shout at adventure@sagelodge.com.

Yellowstone Tours
YELLOWSTONE THERMAL TOUR
See the best thermal sights of the park with insider knowledge from your local guide.
Summer
Yellowstone Tours
SUMMER PRIVATE TOUR
Choose from two private tour options, including: The North Tour featuring abundant wildlife and mountain scenery with points of interest such as Lamar Valley, Mammoth Hot Springs, Tower Falls, Roosevelt Lodge, and Dunraven Pass; or The Central Tour featuring canyons, lakes and waterfalls with points of interest such as the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Yellowstone Lake, Hayden Valley, Mud Volcano, Fishing Bridge, and the Yellowstone River.
June - Sept
Yellowstone Tours
WINTER PRIVATE TOUR
This tour focuses on conservation, cultural history, geology, outdoor recreation, and wildlife. Guests will have the opportunity to pick their interests and activity level – i.e. whether they would like to use skis or snowshoes to explore Yellowstone National Park's backcountry, or leisurely stop at points of interest.
Dec - Mar
Packages
WINTER WOLF EXPEDITION
A haven for the wildlife adventurer, the Winter Wolf Expedition takes you between Emigrant and Lamar Valley with an abundance of opportunity for wildlife encounters.
Winter
Fly Fishing
Full-Day Float
This full-day float trip accommodates up to two guests, along with an expert guide. The excursion includes transportation to and from the water, rod, reel, and flies, and a boxed lunch.
Year-Round
Fly Fishing
Half-Day Float
This half-day float trip accommodates up to two guests, along with an expert guide. The excursion includes transportation to and from the water, rod, reel, and flies.
Year-Round
Fly Fishing
Full-Day Wade
This full-day wade trip accommodates up to two guests, along with an expert guide. The excursion includes transportation to and from the water, rod, reel, and flies, and a boxed lunch.
Year-Round
Fly Fishing
FULL-DAY ON PRIVATE WATER
This full-day trip accommodates up to two guests, along with an expert guide, and provides access to private water. The excursion includes transportation to and from the water, rod, reel, and flies, and a boxed lunch. Additional access rod fees apply.
Year-Round
Fly Fishing
FLY FISHING LESSON
Learn the basics of fly casting, angling techniques, and fly selection onsite at Sage Lodge’s casting pond.
Year-Round
Fly Fishing
OPEN CASTING ON THE POND
Practice the fundamentals of fly fishing on our on-site stocked casting pond, right outside the lodge.
Year-Round
Fly Fishing
ULTIMATE FLY FISHING ESCAPE
Whether you want to come and fish for two days or ten, our expert team can help you craft a seamless fishing vacation so you can spend more time on the water and less time figuring out all the details. Packages include lodging, guided fly fishing and meals.
Year-Round
Fly Fishing
Sage On The Water Fishing Experience at Sage Lodge
Embark on a five-night, four-day all-inclusive fly fishing excursion, including expertly-curated Perfect Setups from Sage Fly Fishing. This is the perfect fishing trip to explore the abundant waters that have made fishing in Southwest Montana famous.
Year-Round
Ski & Snowshoe
CROSS-COUNTRY SKI RENTALS
With plenty of land to explore, Paradise Valley is a haven for cross-country skiers. Your rental is self-guided and includes rental equipment for up to eight hours. Transportation is not included.
Jan - Mar
Ski & Snowshoe
Snowshoe Rentals
Take to the snow and explore Paradise Valley on foot. Your rental is self-guided and includes rental equipment for up to eight hours. Transportation is not included.
Jan - Mar
Ski & Snowshoe
ALPINE SKIING AT BRIDGER BOWL
Bridger Bowl, located just an hour from Sage Lodge, offers four large bowls and is suitable for all levels of difficulty. Round up your family and friends and gear up for a fun-filled, self-guided day of adventure. Transportation and rentals are not included.
Jan - Apr
Hiking and Biking
Mountain Bike Rental
If you prefer to tackle the terrain on your own, you can rent a bike, pick up a map, and hit the trails.
May - Sept
Hiking and Biking
Guided Mountain Biking
For those seeking some thrill, tag along with a Sage Lodge guide to ride the Sage Lodge terrain. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and bike your way to unbelievable views. Price includes bike rental.
May - Sept
Hiking and Biking
Wildlife/History Hikes
on the Ranch
Discover paradise out your back door. Sign up for a hike with one of our guides and explore the 1,200 acres of paradise that Sage Lodge calls home. Our onsite hike offers opportunities to identify native plants and flowers, catch a glimpse of local wildlife and birds, and to take in the breathtaking view of Paradise Valley. Add in a picnic lunch for a full day excursion.
Year-Round
Horses and Llamas
LLAMA DAY HIKE
Enjoy a guided hike on the Sage Lodge property with friendly llamas by your side. Order a to-go wilderness picnic from the lodge, and have the llamas carry all your food and gear. With a lighter load, this llama day hike will provide you with a refreshed perspective on all that nature has to offer.
June - Aug
Horses and Llamas
SUNDOWNER LLAMA HIKE
Embark on a romantic evening or a fun-filled family affair, with our friendly llamas carrying chef-selected tapas, wine, and other beverages of choice, to be enjoyed next to a peaceful rippling creek out on the Sage Lodge property. After your hike out and back with these furry friends by your side, return back to the lodge at sunset with a new-found love for nature and Paradise Valley.
June - Aug
Horses and Llamas
Yellowstone Llama Trek
See Yellowstone National Park the way early explorers first witnessed this beautiful area—by hitting the trail on foot. These day trips will usually include hiking 2-3 miles of hiking with llamas to a beautiful lunch spot for a wilderness picnic. A very nice snack bar lunch will be provided, as well as soft drinks.
July - Aug
Horses and Llamas
Yellowstone Llama Trek
with Fishing Guide
Hit the trail on foot and explore the fabled trout streams of the world's oldest national park with a professional fly fishing guide to take you to the best spots. Up to 3 anglers per fishing guide. All anglers must purchase a Yellowstone National Park fishing permit and have it in their possession while fishing. Fly fishing only. These day trips will usually include 2-3 miles of hiking, with llamas to carry your gear to your chosen fishing location and a beautiful lunch spot for a wilderness picnic. A nice snack bar lunch will be provided, as well as soft drinks. For those looking to wet a line on a blue ribbon stream, most of our itineraries follow different tributaries for excellent fly fishing. Up to 3 anglers per fishing guide. All anglers must purchase a Yellowstone National Park fishing permit and have it in their possession while fishing. Fly fishing only.
July - Aug
On the Water
FULL-DAY RAFTING
Everything you are looking for is on our 18-mile, full-day rafting trip, where you will experience class I, II, and III rapids. Ten miles in, we’ll stop for a picnic lunch, on what we aptly call Lunch Island. After lunch, we surge on to Yankee Jim Canyon, where the rest of the trip takes place in this narrow canyon with exciting rapids. Price includes transportation to and from Sage Lodge.
June - Aug
On the Water
HALF-DAY RAFTING
Our two-hour whitewater trip is great for those who may not have time to spend all day on the river. It is great for families with children 40 lbs. and up. Enjoy a splendid mixture of rapids and calm floating sections to appease every adventure level. Price includes transportation to and from Sage Lodge.
June - Aug
On the Water
scenic float
Starting in Gardiner, MT, our guide will expertly row your raft down the Yellowstone River, avoiding major rapids and splashing through some mild rapids to cool you off. Bring your waterproof camera to ensure you capture every moment of your tour. It is not uncommon to see wildlife such as Osprey, geese, deer and maybe even an eagle! Price includes transportation to and from Sage Lodge
June - Aug
On the Water
KAYAKING
Experience a two-hour thrill of navigating a kayak through the rapids of the Yellowstone River. Easy to navigate and designed for whitewater adventures, our hard shell, sit-on-top kayaks are a great way to feel the waves on the river. With one of our patient and knowledgeable guides by your side, you will enjoy the ride of a lifetime. Price includes pickup and drop off at Sage Lodge.
July - Sept
On the Water
Yellowstone River Sunset Tour
Relax with a scenic evening float down the famed Yellowstone River in a handmade, wooden drift boat from Cajune Boatbuilders. These limited-edition river dories are locally crafted from the finest materials and provide the smoothest and most stylish river trips around. Enjoy a 2-3 hour guided float through the heart of the Paradise Valley with views of the Beartooth Mountains and chances to view wildlife. This more private experience, sure to be the highlight of your trip, starts 3-5 miles upstream from Sage Lodge and floats right to a cottonwood river bottom on our lower property where you will enjoy the Montana sunset with a complimentary streamside service of gourmet cheese boards, light hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer.
July - Sept
Wellness
Yoga Classes
Refuel your body and mind with a relaxing yoga class. Classes take place in the Crazies Room in The Barn, which looks out over the beautiful Yellowstone River and Paradise Valley.
Year-Round
Events
Live Music at the Lodge
Relax in a remarkable setting while listening to tunes from live musicians.
Year-Round
Painting
Plein Air Painting
Learn the peaceful techniques of Plein Air painting while in the landscape of the Absaroka Mountains. Sharpen your skills and mind to illustrate the magnificent landscape of the Paradise Valley, from the most spectacular view.
Year-Round
Events
SCIENCE ON TAP
Join us the fourth Friday of every month for an educational series with Yellowstone Forever, covering the science and splendor that surrounds Sage Lodge.
Year-Round
Events
LOCAL LIBATIONS
Join us for an evening spent exploring a local brewery, distillery, or winery.
Year-Round
Events
YELLOWSTONE CITY 30k
Sage Lodge is proud to be hosting the starting line for Yellowstone City’s 2nd Annual 30k around Paradise Valley. Come join the run, or the fun to kick-off the race.
September 22
Packages
BREAKFAST & BUBBLY
Welcome the new day in Paradise Valley with a comforting breakfast and sparkling wine in The Fireside Room.
Year-Round
Packages
SIP, SAVOR, SLUMBER
Indulge in a palette-pleasing Northwest wine, artisan cheeses, and a Montana feast before settling in for a good night's rest.
Year-Round
Packages
LOVE STORY IN PARADISE
Pop the cork of your sparkling wine and start the next chapter of your romance.
Year-Round
Packages
SAGE SIGNATURE SPA PACKAGE
Pampering for two using nature's most soothing elements, a bottle of bubbly, and a dining credit.
Year-Round
Packages
Ultimate Ranch House Retreat
Gather your family and friends for the ultimate group getaway.
Year-Round
Packages
WHITE WATER RAFTING OR SCENIC FLOAT
Take a wild ride or a relaxing float down the Yellowstone River, then head back to the Lodge for a true Montana meal.
Summer
Packages
Home for the Holidays
Make Sage Lodge your home-away-from-home this holiday season.
Winter
In the Air
Helicopter Tours
Get a bird’s eye view of Montana’s gorgeous Paradise Valley from a helicopter. After your trip in the air, end your adventure around the fire pits or next to the indoor fireplace with a bottle of our Sage Lodge Brut. All helicopters are equipped with noise canceling Bose headsets, summertime air conditioning, and arctic heaters for wintertime comfort.
Year-Round
In the Air
HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES
Experience the picturesque views of mountain peaks and rolling countryside as you float above the gorgeous landscape of Montana. Relax and take in the breathtaking sights as you rise above the ground, checking off an exciting item on your bucket list. There is truly no better way to see Montana! Your adventure begins as the sun rises over the mountain ranges and experienced, certified pilots give you a bird’s eye view of the area as you float above the landscape. Once your balloon lands, enjoy a traditional champagne ceremony including a certificate of flight to commemorate your journey.
Year-Round
Horses and Llamas
Fall Colors Horseback Ride
This stunning ride is a perfect way to see Paradise Valley in the fall. Photographers and fall foliage enthusiasts alike will delight in the sights of autumn in Montana and perhaps get the chance to tune in to the bugle of the elk.
Fall
Packages
Fall Rising
Establish Sage Lodge as your own personal basecamp for fall adventures like a scenic guided fall foliage tour, a fly fishing casting lesson, and a half-day fly fishing float trip on the Yellowstone. And steak dinners… of course.
Fall
Horses and Llamas
Paradise Valley Trail Rides
Explore Paradise Valley from the saddle with Bear Paw Outfitters. Take in the breathtaking views with one of the oldest trail riding outfits in the area where you'll ride the trail like a Montana cowboy or cowgirl.
June - Sept
Wellness
PILATES CLASSES
Relax and strengthen your mind and body with a Pilates class at Sage Lodge. Classes take place in the Event Barn, which looks out over the beautiful Yellowstone River and Paradise Valley.
Year-Round
Horses and Llamas
Private Horseback Lunch Ride
This private horseback lunch ride is a unique way to spend the day with your group, family, or loved one!
June - Sept
Fly Fishing
Sage Perfect Setup Demo Program
Sage's Perfect Setup Demo Program offers anglers an unparalleled fishing adventure using exceptional equipment. Try out Sage's latest and greatest rods and reels, all the while honing your angling skills on some of the American West's greatest trout waters near Sage Lodge.
Year-Round
hiking and Biking
SPRINGTIME SHED HUNTING
After a long winter of wildlife trekking through the back property of Sage Lodge, head out to hunt for deer and elk antler sheds with a Sage Lodge Guide leading you to the best spots.
Spring
Events
STARS OVER PARADISE
Stargaze beneath the stunning dark skies of Paradise Valley with astrophysicist Dr. Thomas Rust.
Year-Round
Events
HALLOWEEN Bonfire Night
Escape the Halloween chaos and enjoy a relaxing evening around the fire at Sage Lodge, while enjoying some Halloween festivities.
October 31
Packages
Bonfire Nights
There's nothing better than crisp fall Montana days followed by bonfire nights, and Sage Lodge has this set-up down to perfection.
Fall
Packages
Grateful Gathering and Exploring
Be extra grateful this year while spending the Thanksgiving holiday at Sage Lodge.
Winter
Packages
Montana-Style Christmas
Embark on an adventurous Montana-style Christmas in a winter wonderland.
Winter
Packages
New Year Cheer
Begin a wondrous new year in the heart of Paradise.
Winter
Packages
Photography in the Field with Andy Austin
Join professional photographer Andy Austin at Sage Lodge and learn how to capture the essence of fall in Montana, whether on your camera or on your phone. Don't miss out on this four-day inclusive package from October 9-12, 2019.
Fall
Packages
Ski, Soak, Sage, Repeat.
The perfect combination for a long winter weekend, Montana style.
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Packages
Tour de Sage
October is the perfect time to explore the 1000+ acre ranch on foot and two (and four) wheels. Across a three-night stay, join our expert team as we explore the area with wildlife viewing, photography, and heart-pumping opportunities around every corner.
Fall
Events
MUSE Wellness Retreat
Join MUSE Wellness and Sage Lodge to retreat from your busy daily life and connect with like-minded women.
November 9
Events
Veterans Day
Join us in The Fireside Room to celebrate those who have served or currently serve our country.
November 11
Packages
Winter Park & Spa
Enjoy some of the world's best tranquility between Yellowstone National Park and The Spa at Sage Lodge.
Winter
Packages
Women, Waders, & Wine
This September and October, get away with the girls for a remarkable all-inclusive weekend full of guided fly fishing and culinary experiences at Sage Lodge. We've created a special 4-night package just for you!
Fall
Packages
Work Hard, Play Harder
In honor of Labor Day, take some well-deserved time to play harder with this epic fall package that includes llamas treks, horseback riding, and fly fishing.
Fall
Events
Thanksgiving Dinner at Sage Lodge
Bring the family together with a Thanksgiving feast at Sage Lodge.
November 28
Events
Thanksgiving Leftovers Brunch
There's nothing better than leftovers after Thanksgiving.
November 29
Events
Reindeer Cheer
Come and meet some of Santa's best helpers!
December
Events
Merry & Bright Christmas Celebration
Kick-off the holidays with us at our second annual Christmas Celebration.
December 13
Events
A Montana Christmas Eve Dinner
Make yourself at home here at Sage Lodge this Christmas Eve.
December 24
Events
Christmas Day Brunch
Join us on Christmas Day for a delectable brunch buffet.
December 25
Events
New Year's Eve
Delight in an exquisite New Year's Eve dinner at the Lodge.
December 31
Events
New Year's Day Brunch
Jump start 2020 with delicious food in The Fireside Room.
January 1

THE ULTIMATE GETAWAY

Distinctive Montana hospitality amidst rugged beauty on the banks of the Yellowstone River.

Sage Lodge and pond at dusk
fly fishing
The Grill restaurant
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