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Essex, MT

Essex, MT in Western Montana Noah Couser

Though it may be small, Essex is a noteworthy Montana destination. A stone's throw from Glacier National Park, Essex is just off U.S. Highway 2 along the southern border of the park. Open year-round, the historic Izaak Walton Inn sits trackside and combines railroad history with outdoor recreation on nearby hiking trails and an extensive system of cross-country ski trails. A short drive from Essex, the Walton Goat Lick Overlook is a popular viewing spot for mountain goats.

Insider Tip

Take time out to enjoy a meal at The Dining Car Restaurant, located at the Izaak Walton Inn. The chef creates delicious meals using authentic Montana ingredients, including wild huckleberries, elk and rainbow trout.

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Featured Listings

Bear Creek Guest Ranch in Western Montana.

Bear Creek Guest Ranch

15750 U.S. Highway 2
Essex, Montana 59916

406.226.4489

Izaak Walton Inn in Western Montana.

Izaak Walton Inn

290 Izaak Walton Inn Road
Essex, Montana 59916

406.888.5700

Snowy Springs Outfitters Inc. in Western Montana.

Snowy Springs Outfitters Inc.

15600 U.S. Highway 2 E.
Essex, Montana 59916

406.226.9225

The Walton Mercantile in Western Montana.

The Walton Mercantile

14830 U.S. Highway 2 E.
Essex, MT 59916

406.888.5700

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Essex Amtrak Station

Glacier Haven Inn

  • 14305 US Hwy 2 E Essex, Montana 59916
  • 406.888.5720
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Glacier Haven RV & Campground

  • 14305 US Hwy 2 E Essex, Montana 59916
  • 406.888.9987
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Glacier Meadow RV Park

Glacier Park Lodging

Glacier/Essex Carriage House

  • 191 Dickey Creek Loop Essex, Montana 59916
  • 406.888.9858
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Healthy Haven Cafe

  • 14305 US Highway 2 East Essex, Montana 59916
  • 406.888.5720
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Izaak Walton Inn Cross Country Ski Trail

  • 290 Izaak Walton Inn Road Essex, Montana 59916
  • 406.888.5700
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Montana Mountain Cabin

  • 15600 US Highway 2 East Essex, Montana 59916
  • 406.226.9225
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