• Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.0
  • Pets: Not Allowed
  • Check-in: After 3:00 pm
  • Check-out: Before 11:00 am
Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.0
Pets: Not Allowed
Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Check-out: Before 11:00 am
OBO Amenities: Fenced Yard, Grill, Outdoor Living Area, Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile
Everyday Living: Air Conditioning, CO2 Detector, Coffee Maker, First Aid Kit, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Smoke Alarm, Towels, TV, Washer\Dryer, Wifi
MT 59840, USA

The Mara Cabin

Welcome to our retreat with stunning Bitterroot Valley views from every corner. This custom-built, two-level getaway features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, including a loft master suite with a king bed and private bath. The spacious great room boasts vaulted ceilings and panoramic windows showcasing Como Peaks. With Hamilton and Darby a short drive away, find the perfect balance of seclusion and accessibility at this Montana gem accommodating up to 6 guests.

Outdoor Access

Hamilton, Montana offers outdoor enthusiasts a paradise for adventure, particularly in its diverse fishing spots and recreational activities. The Bitterroot River, in particular, stands out as a haven for fly fishing, drawing anglers from near and far with its exceptional attributes:

Flowing through the heart of the Bitterroot Valley, the Bitterroot River is renowned for its thriving trout population, including rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout, and brook trout. Particularly noteworthy is the stretch between Hamilton and Darby, where anglers can find opportunities to reel in prized catches amidst the river’s cool, clear waters.

One of the key attractions of the Bitterroot River is the remarkable size of its trout, with brown trout, in particular, reaching impressive sizes. Anglers are drawn to the challenge and excitement of fly fishing for these trophy-sized trout, adding an extra layer of thrill to their outdoor pursuits.

In addition to its impressive trout population, the Bitterroot River offers various fishing environments, catering to several skill levels. Anglers can enjoy boat fishing, drifting along the river’s currents, or opt for shoreline fishing and wading into the water, providing a rewarding experience for all who venture into its waters.

The Bitterroot River boasts a year-round fly fishing season, thanks to consistent stocking efforts. This accessibility enhances the appeal of the river as a premier fly fishing destination in the region.

Embracing the fly fishing culture, the local communities in and around Hamilton have cultivated a welcoming atmosphere for anglers. Access to experienced guides, nearby fly shops, and a supportive fishing community ensures that visitors have the resources and assistance they need for a successful and enjoyable fly fishing expedition.

Beyond fly fishing, residents of Hamilton have access to a wealth of outdoor activities to explore. Blodgett Canyon offers hiking trails amidst tall cliffs and pristine wilderness, providing opportunities for exploration and adventure. Trails vary in difficulty, catering to both novice hikers and seasoned adventurers. Additionally, the Bitterroot National Forest beckons with endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, camping, wildlife viewing, and photography. With numerous trails and campgrounds to choose from, residents can immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area. Como Lake presents itself as a tranquil oasis surrounded by pine forests and mountain vistas. Here, residents can enjoy fishing for trout, picnicking by the shore, or exploring the surrounding hiking trails, making it an ideal spot for a day of outdoor relaxation. History enthusiasts can delve into the past at the historic Daly Mansion, once the home of copper magnate Marcus Daly. Set amidst expansive gardens and manicured lawns, the mansion offers guided tours that provide insight into the region’s rich heritage and architectural splendor. For breathtaking views and scenic drives, residents can venture along Skalkaho Pass, where rugged peaks, alpine meadows, and cascading waterfalls await. Whether opting for a leisurely drive or embarking on adventurous activities such as hiking, photography, or wildlife watching, there’s something for everyone to enjoy along Skalkaho Pass.


OBO Amenities

Fenced Yard Fenced Yard
Grill Grill
Outdoor Living Area Outdoor Living Area
Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile


Air Conditioning, CO2 Detector, Coffee Maker, First Aid Kit, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Smoke Alarm, Towels, TV, Washer\Dryer, Wifi

Things to Do

  • Biking
  • boating
  • Brown Trout
  • Canoeing
  • Cutthroat Trout
  • Elk Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freestone River
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • National Parks
  • Paddle Sports
  • Public Lands
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Rivers and Streams
  • Singletrack Riding
  • Stargazing
  • Trout Fishing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wilderness Areas
  • wildlife photography

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