Nestled in the foothills of the Absaroka Mountain Range just north of Yellowstone National Park, Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa is a historic resort is located in the heart of Paradise Valley that offers a quintessential Montana getaway. Established in 1900 and listed on the National Historic Register, the year-round resort boasts a variety of comfortable accommodations, exceptional dining and live entertainment, upscale facilities, and an array of outdoor adventures and activities for the whole family.

Western-style accommodations range from guest rooms in the historic main lodge to rustic cabins and chalets and large log cabin homes. Set on 152 acres of pristine mountain landscapes, the resort’s facilities include two family-friendly restaurants, two mineral swimming pools, a full service day spa, and wellness center, a Western saloon, and a modern conference and convention center. Recreational and outdoor activities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, river rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and cross-country skiing, as well as trips to the nearby world-renowned Yellowstone National Park.

Guest Accommodations

Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa features a variety of comfortable accommodations, ranging from standard guest rooms in the Main Lodge to rustic cabins and chalets for couples wanting extra levels of privacy and ample log cabin homes for families. Once the original hotel, the historic Main Lodge is a three-story Victorian Inn that houses the standard guest rooms, the main dining room where breakfast is served and has access to the Saloon and the Poolside Grille.

Accommodations vary in size, layout and location, however, all are decorated with cozy, mountain-style décor and custom furnishings, double, king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in luxurious linens, comforters, and plush pillows, and private or shared bathrooms with shower/bath combinations, thick towels, and branded bath products. Some rooms have vanities in the sleeping area, while others have spacious sitting areas with overstuffed armchairs, sofas or pullout sleepers sofas, loveseats, work desks and chairs, and armoires.

Larger accommodations such as the cottages and log cabin homes have multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, separate living and dining areas, fully equipped kitchens with all the appliances and utensils necessary for self-catering, and outdoor balconies or decks with spectacular mountain views.

The newest addition to the resort is the custom-built Conestoga Covered Wagon, which can accommodate up to four guests and offers a glamping experience. The wagon features one king-size bed and twin bunk-beds, a fantastic deck and outdoor chairs, climate control with cooling and heating, electricity and water, and the bathroom facilities are nearby in a small outbuilding with a composting toilet and dry sink.


Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa has a renowned landmark dining room that serves creative continental cuisine in a casual and elegant atmosphere. Seasonal menus feature fresh seafood, prime meats, and fresh locally sourced salads and vegetables, accompanied by an extensive wine list. The Poolside Grille serves more casual fare such as fresh salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and ribs, while the Western Saloon offers pub-style grub such as barbecue ribs and chicken wings, along with craft beers, signature cocktails, and wines from around the world.

Amenities and Recreation

Upscale amenities and facilities at the Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa include a full-service day spa that offers an array of pampering and indulgent massages and body treatments in elegantly decorated treatment rooms, a renowned restaurant, poolside grill and bar, and a modern convention center for events and functions. Two mineral swimming pools are ideal for relaxing, and for those who love the great outdoors, the resort offers a wealth of activities, ranging from hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and fishing, to river rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and cross-country skiing, as well as trips to the nearby world-renowned Yellowstone National Park.

Weddings & Events

Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa is an ideal location for special events, ranging from personal celebrations to business and corporate functions. The resort’s picturesque mountain setting in the heart of Montana, deluxe accommodations and first-class amenities and facilities make for a perfect venue for any gathering, from weddings to conferences of all sizes. Professional services include a team of experienced wedding staff on hand to take care of every detail, from floral arrangements to catering, cakes and Champagne, master photographers and video professionals to capture every memory and more.

163 Chico Rd, Pray, MT 59065, Phone: 406-333-4933

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