Directions to Grizzly Creek Ranch & Retreat

Drive times:

Bozeman - 1 Hour and 20 Minutes

Livingston - 50 Minutes

Billings - 2 Hours and 45 Minutes

  1. Please choose starting location.

    1. From Bozeman, take I-90 east 23 miles to Livingston, exit 333.

    2. From Livingston, take exit 333.

    3. From Billings, take I-90 West to Livingston, exit 333.

  2. Go left at the bottom of the exit on US Hwy. 89 South.
    (This is the last grocery store before the ranch)

  3. Follow Hwy. 89 South for aproximatley 35 miles.
    you will be driving up the heart of the paradise valley, through emigrant (the blinking light and last gas, coffee, convenience store before the ranch), the Gallatin range is on your right; the Absaroka range on your left.

  4. Between mile marker 17 and 16, turn right on Tom Miner road, look for an electric sub-station on the right (this begins the dirt road portion of your journey).

  5. Follow Tom Miner Road for 6.5 miles, using the directions below:

    1. Follow the road across the bridge and up a short hill, at the T stay left. You are now on old Yellowstone Trail/Tom Miner Road.

    2. The road will make sharp turn to the right, keep going.

    3. Stay to the left as the road turns 90° to the left, you will cross tom miner creek here, and pass an interesting stone house.

    4. Just past the stone house, the road splits – follow tom miner road uphill to the right.

    5. The road climbs steeply for about 1.5 miles until emerging into the open expanse of Tom Miner Basin. Stay on the road.

    6. At 6 miles you will pass a very cool stone house on your left.

    7. Stay to the right down the small hill and around the curve.

  6. Take the next left under the log arch into Grizzly Creek Ranch.

  7. Follow this ranch road, staying to the left at the Y. You will go down a small hill, across Horse Creek, toward 2 large barns.

  8. Someone will meet you in the Grizzly Hall building, the first large structure.

Drive time: 35 Minutes
  1. Take US Hwy. 89 North approximately 16 miles.

  2. Between Mile Markers 16 and 17, turn Left on Tom Miner Road, look for the electric sub-station on your left (thus begins the dirt road portion of your journey).

  3. Follow Tom Miner Road for 6.5 miles, using the directions below:

    1. Follow the road across the bridge and up a short hill, at the T stay left. You are now on old Yellowstone Trail/Tom Miner Road.

    2. The road will make sharp turn to the right, keep going.

    3. Stay to the left as the road turns 90° to the left, you will cross tom miner creek here, and pass an interesting stone house.

    4. Just past the stone house, the road splits – follow tom miner road uphill to the right.

    5. The road climbs steeply for about 1.5 miles until emerging into the open expanse of Tom Miner Basin. Stay on the road.

    6. At 6 miles you will pass a very cool stone house on your left.

    7. Stay to the right down the small hill and around the curve.

  4. Take the next left under the log arch into Grizzly Creek Ranch.

  5. Follow this ranch road, staying to the left at the Y. You will go down a small hill, across Horse Creek, toward 2 large barns.

  6. Someone will meet you in the Grizzly Hall building, the first large structure.

Drive time: 40 Minutes
  1. Take the paved road out of Chico and turn Left on East Side Road (at the green dumpsters).

  2. Go 0.7 mile and turn right on Murphy Lane toward Emigrant and US Hwy. 89.

  3. At the Blinking light intersection in Emigrant, turn Left on to Hwy. 89 South (last gas, convenience store, coffee)

  4. Between Mile Markers 16 and 17, turn Left on Tom Miner Road, look for the electric sub-station on your left (thus begins the dirt road portion of your journey).

  5. Follow Tom Miner Road for 6.5 miles, using the directions below:

    1. Follow the road across the bridge and up a short hill, at the T stay left. You are now on old Yellowstone Trail/Tom Miner Road.

    2. The road will make sharp turn to the right, keep going.

    3. Stay to the left as the road turns 90° to the left, you will cross tom miner creek here, and pass an interesting stone house.

    4. Just past the stone house, the road splits – follow tom miner road uphill to the right.

    5. The road climbs steeply for about 1.5 miles until emerging into the open expanse of Tom Miner Basin. Stay on the road.

    6. At 6 miles you will pass a very cool stone house on your left.

    7. Stay to the right down the small hill and around the curve.

  6. Take the next left under the log arch into Grizzly Creek Ranch.

  7. Follow this ranch road, staying to the left at the Y. You will go down a small hill, across Horse Creek, toward 2 large barns.

  8. Someone will meet you in the Grizzly Hall building, the first large structure.