Location
Montana, United States
Drive-in Access
All-Inclusive?
All-inclusive lodges include:
  • accommodation
  • all equipment/gear/tackle
  • boats and fuel
  • guiding
  • all meals
  • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only)
See below to find out exactly what is included in the price.
Fishing
freshwater (rivers),
Guided
8 hours/day
2:1 guest-to-guide ratio
Fly fishing (At the Rainbow Valley Lodge, fly fishing the Madison is our passion)
RATING
Avg.
4.6/5
168 reviews

Overview

At the edge of Ennis, Montana, the Rainbow Valley Lodge awaits, where the wide Madison River Valley opens up. Hosted by Ed and Jeanne Williams, your visit to Ennis will be special. Whether you’re here for fishing, adventure, exploring Virginia City, or heading to Yellowstone, our lodge offers welcoming and affordable accommodations. Surrounded by outdoor activities and attractions like fishing and Yellowstone, the lodge is great for families, providing a friendly and fun Western atmosphere for a memorable vacation in Ennis, Montana.

What makes us unique:

  1. Montana Trout Streams
  2. Farm Dinners

What We Catch

List
Species Availability Calendar
  • 30424 1Trout - Rainbow
  • Trout - Brown
SpeciesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Trout - Rainbow

Our season runs from 15th May to 15th October.

Packages/prices

Estimated PER-DAY fishing vacation rate:

US$340.00
CA$465.75
£268.70
€317.98

PER PERSON

3 nights / 2 days fishingFly Fishing Package
US$905.00
CA$1,239.71
£715.22
€846.39
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2 nights / 1 days fishingStream Fishing Package
US$370.00
CA$506.84
£292.41
€346.04
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3 nights / 2 days fishingStream Fishing Package
US$680.00
CA$931.50
£537.40
€635.96
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NOTES

Rate based on double occupancy and gratuities are not included in the price.

Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.

This lodge charges in $USD.
Prices that have been converted to your chosen currency are based on today’s exchange rate. This lodge charges in $USD, so the amount billed to you may be different than the converted value shown here. Source: openexchangerates.org

What's Included?

How many hours of guided fishing?

8 hours

Return transportation:

If YES, the lodge covers all transportation costs to and from the Travel Destination. If NO, you are responsible for all costs getting to and from the lodge.

Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

Fish processing:

Cleaning, filleting, vacuum packing and refrigerated (or frozen) storage.

All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:

Alcohol:

Deposit required: 50%

Balance due: 15 Days Prior


Deposits are refunded when 14 days notice of cancellation is given May 15 through October 15. Deposits are refunded if 48 hours notice of cancellation is given October 16 through May 14.


Payment Methods Accepted
Credit cards:
PayPal:
Check/cash:
Wire transfer/bank draft:
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Weather

°C / MM
°F / IN.

Temperature, °C

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

mm

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 55 miles from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
1
-12
6.1
Feb
3
-10
6.1
Mar
9
-5
11.6
Apr
13
-2
24.1
May
19
3
37.3
Jun
24
7
37
Jul
30
9
12.6
Aug
29
8
13
Sep
23
4
10.7
Oct
15
-2
11.6
Nov
6
-7
8.8
Dec
0
-13
7.6

Temperature, °F

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

inches

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 55 miles from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
33
10
0.24
Feb
37
14
0.24
Mar
48
22
0.46
Apr
56
29
0.95
May
65
37
1.47
Jun
75
44
1.46
Jul
86
49
0.49
Aug
84
47
0.51
Sep
74
39
0.42
Oct
59
29
0.46
Nov
43
19
0.35
Dec
32
9
0.3

ACCOMMODATIONS

Description

At Rainbow Valley Lodge, you can pick the kind of cozy room you want: a room with a Queen or King bed, or a room with two Queen beds. There are also rooms with two bedrooms and kitchenettes or nice cabins if you’re staying longer. You can choose from different log cabin-style rooms that look nice in the pretty surroundings. You’ll have free internet to stay connected, and the friendly hosts give you a free breakfast every day. We’re only a mile away from Ennis, the cowboy town in Montana.

Details

Corporate buyout:

A corporate buyout is a single group booking the entire lodge. Often done for executive retreats.

WiFi available:

Maximum capacity:

Average travel time to fishing grounds:

0-5 Minutes

Amenities

Our smoke-free rooms have writing desks, phones, and satellite TV, all with charming log cabin-style decoration. During Memorial Day through Labor Day, you can enjoy the outdoor heated pool. We offer free Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast to start your day. You can use the charcoal grills and horse corrals if needed. If you’re into fly fishing, we have a shop right here.

Meals

At Rainbow Valley Lodge, you’ll enjoy delicious meals in a welcoming setting. Our dining options offer something for everyone, whether you’re a fan of hearty comfort food or prefer lighter fare. Start your day with a complimentary continental breakfast that includes a variety of tasty choices to energize you for your adventures.

Other Activities

Beyond fishing, Rainbow Valley Lodge offers a range of exciting activities to enhance your stay. You can explore the beautiful outdoors by hiking nearby trails or taking leisurely walks in the picturesque surroundings. If you’re looking for a bit of relaxation, you can unwind by the outdoor heated pool or enjoy a book in the cozy lodge atmosphere. For those who love nature, bird-watching is a popular activity, allowing you to spot various bird species in their natural habitat. Additionally, the lodge’s proximity to Ennis opens up opportunities for exploring the town’s cowboy charm, shopping, and dining. Whether you seek adventure, tranquility, or local experiences, Rainbow Valley Lodge has activities to suit every preference.

BOATS

Description

Rainbow Valley Lodge provides drift boats as part of its offerings, allowing guests to enjoy drift boat fishing experiences.

Details

Bathroom:

n/a

Heated cabins:

Ratings and Reviews

Travel Planner

Nearest significant city:

The last significant city or town before the final leg of the journey to the lodge. If you are flying, this is where you'll fly to.
 Drive-in access.

Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Montana

Transportation to/from the lodge and here is NOT included.
/4781-US-287-Ennis-MT-59729-USA

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Details

When you’re planning your trip to the Rainbow Valley Lodge, remember a few important things. Figure out how you’ll get there and when you’ll be staying. Make sure you know what activities you want to do, like fishing or visiting places nearby. Pack clothes for different weather and don’t forget your personal stuff and any medicine you need. Check the weather forecast, plan your budget for things like food and fun, and keep the lodge’s contact info handy. If you’re doing outdoor stuff, bring the right gear. Let someone know your plans, and be ready for unexpected changes. This way, your trip to the Rainbow Valley Lodge will be awesome!

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