In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean

THE STORY OF THE BLACKFOOT | September 14-15, 2019 | Seeley Lake & Missoula, Montana

The 2017 In The Footsteps Of Norman Maclean Festival presents three days of stories from the iconic Blackfoot River and Blackfoot Valley of northwest Montana.


Lodges, Motels, Condos and Ranches


Summertime is high season in Seeley Lake, and we recommend early booking of lodging. Festival lodging packages will be available for overflow lodging in nearby Missoula, MT, a 56 mile drive along the scenic Blackfoot River.

Image: Juan De Santa Anna

Image: Juan De Santa Anna


Arrowhead Condos, (406) 677-2010

Double Arrow Resort has open rooms – book early!, (406) 677-2777

Eagle Port Lodge and the Lodges on Seeley Lake, (800) 990-9016

Grace's Cabins
(406) 754-6455

Grey Wolf Ranch, (406) 677-0119

Holland Lake Lodge, (406) 754-2282

Kozy Korner B&B
(406) 677-1003

Montana Island Lodge
(888) 773-2643

Montana Pines Motel
(406) 677-2278

Ovando Inn, (406) 793-5555

Rich Ranch, (406) 677-2317

Seeley Lake Home Away, (406) 677-6600

Seeley Lake Motor Lodge, (406) 677-2335

Seeley Swan Vacation Rentals

Seeley Lake VRBO

Standing Stones Bed & Breakfast, (406) 754-2892

Swan Valley Centre Cabins
(406) 754-2397

Tamaracks Resort, (406) 677-2433

Missoula Lodging:

Ruby's Inn
(800) 221-2057 or (406) 721-0990 or book online:
Ask for Maclean Festival rates ($79-$99).  Airport shuttle and free breakfast.



Several campgrounds managed by the US Forest Service in Seeley Lake

Holland Lake Campground
20 miles north of Seeley Lake

Placid Lake State Park
8 miles southwest of Seeley Lake

Salmon Lake State Park
8 miles south of Seeley Lake

Image: Juan De Santa Anna

Image: Juan De Santa Anna


Produced by Alpine Artisans
Sponsors: Montana Film Office • Big Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited • Big Blackfoot Riverkeeper • Blackfoot Challenge • Citizens Alliance Bank • Humanities Montana • Montana Cultural Trust • Montana Department of Commerce • National Endowment for the Arts • Seeley Lake Community Foundation •  Seeley Lake Historical Society and Museum

For More Information contact: Jenny Rohrer, Festival Coordinator
(406) 754-0034,

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Background image: Juan De Santa Anna