The Cottonwood Resort is located on a peaceful, sprawling ranch in beautiful Joliet, less than 30 miles outside of Billings, Montana. We offer fully customizable indoor and outdoor event venues and an onsite lodge structured to provide a comfortable, authentic Montana experience where lifelong memories are made. Our property is bordered by the Clarks Fork of Yellowstone River, a mountain stream flowing from the top of Granite Peak, Montana’s highest mountain.

With gorgeous Western, turnkey facilities, The Cottonwood is truly a one-of-a-kind event venue and retreat. Our accommodations include a 4-bedroom, 5-bathroom lodge that comfortably sleeps 16 as well as an active equine center. We offer a variety of both area and onsite activities, including fly-fishing, horseback riding, kayaking, snowmobiling, skiing, ice fishing, hunting, and more.

At a glance

  • Joliet, MT (near Billings, MT)
  • 45 minutes to Red Lodge
  • Lodge Comfortably Sleeps 16
  • Lodge comfortably holds 50 guests for meetings, gatherings, and private events.
  • Indoor & Outdoor Venues
  • Accommodates 600 Guests
  • Clarks Fork River Access
  • Active Equine Center