We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations

Show Prices
GreenLeadersGold level
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Townsend
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
200

15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 15: English reviews
Start your review of Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations
 Click to rate
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My wife and I went for our anniversary In July 2016 and were thrilled. The day of arrival we moved into our adorable cabin and were introduced to the bison herd up close and personal from the bed of a pickup truck as we fed them. My wife was so excited she could barely stand it. Over the course of...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank bc042016
Excelsior, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We had a great time with the Buffs! The cabins were cute and comfy, the food was great and the adventure was the best! The hosts were very flexible and gave us a wide variety of activity choices throughout our stay so we were never bored!!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Amanda S
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

Hah! Folks like you are NEVER bored - you just love everything :-)! We enjoyed your company and your enthusiasm in all things wild. And, of course, in your total absorption with anything that even remotely has to do with buffalo, from the bouncing baby born during your stay, being the first to "kiss" a buffalo, and the family with...

Seattle
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We have come here more years than I can count - and this year our visit was true perfection. Every year there are additions that make this place even better than the year before - whether it be in the grounds, eating facilities or cabins. But in my opinion there isn't anything more to change. The cabins are wonderfully comfortable;...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank FrequentTraveler1199
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

As always, your true love for the ranch, the environment and Bison Quest shines through with every visit. As you say, you have been here numerous times and your thoughtful suggestions and true appreciation year after year have been instrumental in making Bison Quest a "one-of-a-kind" experience in every good way possible. Knowing the standard that you expect of your...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 August 2015

My wife and I had a fabulous time at Bison Quest. We fully agree with the other stellar reviews that have been posted. This is a unique and memorable vacation. We spent 4 days on the ranch and another 2 in Yellowstone. Pam and Craig really are as wonderful as described in other reviews. Rather than repeating things that other...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Taxl
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

You two were so excited about everything, so appreciative of the natural world, how could we go wrong? Well, we couldn't. But you are right - fun as it was watching that forest fire blow up in front of us, we won't start those for the enjoyment of our guests :)! Can't wait to have you again.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Bison Quest provides a truly unique way to get close to nature, disconnect from the stress of daily life and reconnect with family. We treasured the change to get face to face with the bison; learn about the ecology, nature and animals of this section of Montana; and disconnect from the world. Pam and Craig are gracious hosts (and highly...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank melissa g
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

And we were so flattered to have you folks return again - especially after telling us that "we never do the same vacation twice." We thoroughly enjoyed our many chats and your support and belief in us and what we are doing. And the bunnies are doing great!!

Alsace, France
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Within the 2 months my girlfriend and I traveled the USA, we had the pleasure to stay with Pam and Craig for several days, and it was definitely the highlight of it all ! Experiencing this amazingly quiet, raw and beautiful environment was delightful. We got to spend a lot of time watching, feeding the bisons and learning about them....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Bastien C
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

And thanks to you for bringing us a breath of French air!! You were a pleasure to have and we are looking forward to a trip to France one of these days!!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Bison Quest was an incredible experience for me and my husband we went late in the season, we got the magical experience of waking up on our second day to a layer snow covering the ground. Pam and Craig were tremendous hosts and we were enthralled with the experience and information they provided. We also loved the freshly prepared food....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank AndreaMartell
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

And what a treat from "down under". You were awesome guests and we were so glad we could treat you with an early season snow. Totally planned, of course!!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2014

My visit to Bison Quest was a truly memorable experience for many reasons. Pam and Craig were very kind and thoughtful hosts, who spared no effort to make me comfortable yet relaxed. I was able to see and experience wildlife close up, while constantly learning more than I had ever imagined about the natural environment and all its creatures. The...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Fiona B
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

Well, it's always a pleasure to introduced those from "across the pond" to our wildlife here in Montana. Especially when they're as enthusiastic and full of wonder as you! We enjoyed your stay immensely and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks for being such a great guest.

Longwood, Florida
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Our week with Pam and Craig was absolutely wonderful. From the first moment, when Pam picked us up at the airport, I felt like we were old friends. It seemed like we had known each other forever. Pam and Craig treated us like family, and we had some wonderful adventures with them, ranging from horseback riding on the ranch, to...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Janet H
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

Wow! Knowing how many places you've been, and wildlife vacations you have done, your praise is humbling. Your enthusiasm and love for everything we saw and did was certainly rewarding for us as well!

Monmouth, Oregon
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Truly memorable experience! My grand-daughter and I went to work on the ranch and also had the add-on Yellowstone trip. This was her graduation (high school) gift, but our time together was a gift to me. It was nice to be "disconnected", no phone, or any electronics. Craig and Pam are very accommodating and knowledgeable. We enjoyed checking the bird...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Janice H
bisonquest, Owner at Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations, responded to this review

Watching families and friends "bond" while spending time with the wild creatures on the ranch has become one of the unexpected gifts for us as well. It's just so uplifting and we loved having you!

21 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (18)
Viewed
Other (18)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (3)
Viewed
Other (3)

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersGold level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Are you the adventurous sort who loves new experiences and wild things? Participate in wildlife research and bison studies alongside our biologists and learn about the natural history of this awe-inspiring animal right outside your cabin door, as well as that of the numerous other species of wildlife that inhabit the Reserve. Hike through cool green meadows full of wild flowers, check on the success of the numerous nesting birds and count the young still in the nest. Live in a log cabin, relax in a Lakota Sioux tipi, and experience the ancient rites of the sweat lodge. Our Bison Quest camp is nestled into an aspen grove and surrounded by a powerful bison herd in the magnificent Montana wilderness. For an exciting and unique experience, where you are our only guests while here, join us for a bison and wildlife adventure that will stay with you for a lifetime. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations

Address: P.O. Box 890, Townsend, MT 59644
Region: United States > Montana > Townsend
Number of rooms: 2
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bison Quest Wildlife Vacations staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The bigger cabin has a loft that kids would love”
 of 5 bubbles melissag787, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Cabins are very nicely done and clean. Very quiet at night, no trouble sleeping at all.”
 of 5 bubbles thornm, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
2 of 2