Forrester's Bighorn Resort Where Every Experience Exceeds Expectations
  • The Resort
    Where luxury meets adventure in the heart of Montana's Bighorn River offering unparalleled experiences.
  • The Cuisine
    Indulge in seasonally-inspired menus with the option to have your catch of the day expertly prepared.
  • The Packages
    Discover the ultimate blend of luxury and adventure at Forrester's Bighorn River Resort.

Where Luxury Meets Adventure

Forrester's Bighorn River Resort, nestled above the Bighorn River in Montana, promises an unparalleled adventure in luxury hunting and fly fishing. Boasting deluxe accommodations and Orvis-endorsed guides, guests can explore thousands of acres of pristine countryside and private riverbanks teeming with fish and fowl. Indulge in sumptuous dining experiences crafted by chefs trained across Europe, the East and West coasts, and the Caribbean. Since 1992, the resort has been a haven for huntsmen, fly fishers, and outdoor enthusiasts, offering guided expeditions into the Cloud Peak Wilderness and Bighorn Lake area, as well as horseback and hiking trips into the backcountry camp, Cloud Peak. With active owners, Nick Forrester, a wildlife biologist, and Francine Forrester, an executive chef, the resort stands out for its personalized attention and exclusive access to prime fishing waters just a quarter-mile from the river launch. From private cabins with stunning views of the Bighorn River and Montana Mountains to a wide array of sporting and wellness services, Forrester's Bighorn River Resort promises a vacation like no other in the Bighorn River area.

Tailored Adventures Await

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Embark on tailor-made adventures with our exclusive packages, featuring luxury lodging, gourmet dining, expert guides, and unforgettable experiences in Montana's pristine wilderness.

Unparalleled Luxury and Adventure
in the Heart of Montana's Wilderness
  • The Bighorn River: An Angler's Paradise, Within Reach
    With one of the largest concentrations of wild Browns and Rainbow trout in the west, the Bighorn River is not the kind of river to baffle all but the elite fishermen. Not to say these fish do not provide challenge, but alongside one of our Orvis-endorsed guides you are almost guaranteed a fair share of fly fishing photo ops.
  • The Bighorn Valley: Perfectly Suited For Epic Hunts
    The drive into Forrester's Bighorn River Resort can set the mind racing. Every fold in the landscape looks to be perfectly suited for Montana bird hunting. And in this case, you will be pleased to discover, looks are not deceiving.

Where Every Moment is Exceptional

  • Unparalleled Luxury
    Experience the epitome of luxury at Forrester's Bighorn River Resort, where every detail is meticulously curated to provide guests with a lavish and unforgettable retreat amidst the stunning landscapes of Montana.
  • Culinary Excellence
    Indulge in the finest cuisine at Forrester's Bighorn River Resort, where our expert chefs create culinary masterpieces using locally sourced ingredients, promising a gastronomic journey that delights the senses.
  • Tailored Experiences
    At Forrester's Bighorn River Resort, we specialize in crafting personalized adventures, ensuring each guest enjoys tailored excursions tailored to their preferences and skill levels.
Excellence Beyond the Outdoors Find Out What Makes Us Special
When you choose to spend your treasured vacation time at our resort, you can be confident that you have made the right choice. From our exceptional recreational activities to our unrivaled cuisine and accommodations, our resort is ideal for hunting and fishing in the most idyllic Montana setting.
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Forrester's Bighorn River Resort, perched above Montana's Bighorn River, offers unparalleled luxury hunting and fly fishing experiences amidst breathtaking vistas, private riverbanks, and deluxe accommodations, making it the ultimate destination for outdoor enthusiasts seeking unforgettable adventures in the untamed Montana foothills.

Forrester’s Bighorn River Resort Forrester’s Bighorn River Resort
Contact 406-333-1449
40.754 Hwy 313
Fort Smith, MT 59035
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  • Monday - Friday 7am - 7pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 7am - 7pm