Glacier Bear Retreat is a spectacular 4 bedroom/3.5 bath luxury home located inside Glacier National Park on the west side of Lake McDonald
With an outdoor fire pit, hot tub, pool table, dartboard, hammocks, bicycles, yoga mats and more, you’ll have everything you need for a perfect vacation when you stay at Glacier Bear Retreat!
Located on almost an acre of private property with Fish Creek and Apgar Creek flowing through the property, Glacier Bear is a quiet, private and peaceful haven. Aptly named “Retreat”, Glacier Bear is perfect for nature-loving families who are looking for a quiet place to reconnect with the natural beauty of Glacier National Park.
Luxurious Amenities & Accommodations Over Three Floors
This storybook cottage in the woods was designed and built as the perfect place to create memories, so your Glacier holiday is one of your best vacations ever. And because you’ll be staying inside the park, you’ll be able to relax the entire time – no need to wait in the long lines at the entrance station every day!
The Great Room
The Great Room has reclining seating, a beautiful Montana Moss rock fireplace and soaring 18′ ceilings. It connects to the kitchen and dining room creating a large open space living area.
The Dining Room
A centerpiece of Glacier Bear, the dining room has a round table that seats 8 and has a built-in Lazy Susan. Surrounded by tall windows, you’ll feel like you’re dining al fresco!
The Chef’s Kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen with custom countertops and a 3′ x 7′ island/bar with 3 stools. This large prep and eating area faces both the dining room and the great room offering lots of open space.
The Lazy Bear Suite
The Lazy Bear Master Suite with king bed is conveniently located on the main level and has a double vanity private bath and walk-in closet. It connects to the exterior screened porch.
The Grist Room
The Grist Room is an upper level queen bedroom that sleeps 2 guests and honors the history of the original Grist home with furniture and photos. It shares the double vanity upper bath.
The Bunk Room
This upper level bedroom with shared bath sleeps 5 guests in two bunked double/full beds and a twin bed. The expansive windows make you feel as if you’re in a treehouse.
The Garden Room
The lower level Garden Room with its lovely custom built headboard sleeps two in a cozy, comfortable queen bed. The two ground level windows offer views to the front and to the side of the house.
The Rec Room
The Rec Room is a place for friendly competition and great fun! With an Olhausen pool table, professional dart board, and our beautiful custom bar, you’ll love hanging out here.
With a screened wraparound porch, a brand new hot tub with seating for five, two cozy hammocks, a fire pit with eight chairs, and your own “private island”, it’s a wonder you’ll ever spend time indoors!
Perfect House in the Perfect Location!
Our family of 6 spent last week at Glacier Bear retreat and loved every minute of it! The house was perfect for our family with the bunk room and the two other bedrooms. Gail has thought of everything as far as amenities go! A s’more basket greeted us and there were plenty of staples in the pantry and fridge so return trips to the store were not necessary. We loved being in the park and able to jump in the car and be the first ones to the trailheads in the mornings. After long days of hiking, the cabin was the perfect place to grill out and unwind! Gail was also very helpful with planning of our day hikes. She is very knowledgable about the area and had good suggestions. The house also has a wealth of information in books and maps which helped us figure out the area. The location, house and hospitality could not have been better! When we return to Glacier, we will definitely stay in Glacier Bear Retreat. Thanks for an awesome week!