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Discover Ranches Episode 2,” Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge:Secret History”

Discover the secret history behind Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge, in the latest in the Discover Ranches travel series by Top50 Ranches and Discover Outdoor Life.

“Discover Ranches” is the new web series featured at The second episode in the series, “Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge: Secret History”, features Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge in Montana, USA – a third-generation family operated guest ranch located on the stunning shores of Flathead Lake in northwest Montana. The episode looks at the fascinating history of the guest ranch. Flathead Lake Lodge was built in 1932 as a boy’s camp and acquired by Les Averill when he returned to Montana from the war in 1945. His boyhood dream was to build a dude ranch and hunting lodge for folks to experience a part of the West. That dream came true with the purchase of the Flathead Recreation Ranch for Boys – what is now Flathead Lake Lodge. Learn more in the second episode of Discover Ranches on

Discover Ranches
Discover Ranches takes you to the heart of ranches and ranch vacations, exploring the stories behind the guardians of timeless landscapes, supporters of local communities, creators of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, producers of cattle, and cultivators of award-winning food. The new international travel series features on Discover Outdoor Life, an on-line network dedicated to the outdoor enthusiast. For more information about the Discover Ranches travel series:, or email
Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge
For family ranch vacations, Averill’s has it all. The Lodge offers unlimited horse and water activities and sits only 35 miles south of Glacier National Park. Families can enjoy a rustic ranch atmosphere, endless recreational activities and unmatched hospitality by the Averill family and staff. Recreation includes a complete horse program, sailing, fly fishing, water sports, hiking, cookouts and family barn dances to name just a few.
Book your Vacation to Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge today: 406-837-4391
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