Absaroka Mountain Lodge

Ranch Jobs near Yellowstone Park

Absaroka Mountain Lodge is a small, family owned and operated resort located 12 miles outside the East entrance of Yellowstone and 39 miles west of Cody, Wy. on the Northfork corridor that Teddy Roosevelt once called "The Most Scenic Highway in America."

About Absaroka Mountain Lodge

Absaroka Mountain Lodge has 15 log cabins and a small restaurant.  We offer horseback rides, nightly campfires and tranquility along the banks of gorgeous Gunbarrel Creek.  Are you looking for a very unique summer job?  One that has the potential to make lifelong friends and lasting memories? If you are a hard worker with a genuine desire to experience a summer of nature's beauty and a reconnection with face to face communication, we are the place you are looking for.  Employees will experience a family atmosphere while living and working here. If you'd like living and working in a truly magnificent location for the summer, this is the ranch for you.

The Employee Experience

At Absaroka Mountain Lodge, we work hard and play hard.  If you like to hike, there are endless opportunities to explore the hundreds of trails in and around Yellowstone.  If fishing is your thing, we have a creek that is known for its Rainbow and Cutthroat Trout, and the vast Yellowstone River beckons just steps away from the Lodge.  The opportunity for wildlife viewing is around every corner--and sometimes right out your front door!  It is not uncommon to see grizzly bears, black bears, deer, big horn sheep, bison, fox, moose or even mountain goats come strolling through our complex.  After all, we do live and work in their backyard. Your adventure awaits!

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for mature, self-motivated employees who take pride in accomplishing an honest day's work and have the integrity to respect themselves, their co-workers and bosses. This job requires commitment and a positive attitude. All staff members must be willing to work hard, pitch in and do many different jobs.

We need employees from mid May until early September. Please do not apply if you cannot arrive by the end of May and stay at least until late August.

Room and Board

All of our staff members live onsite in bunkhouse style accommodations.  Each employee shares a bedroom with 1 or 2 other people and they do share a bathroom in the bunkhouses. We have a separate employee dining area, and the staff eats off the restaurant menu. 

Employee Perks

If you are hired and become part of our team, we believe you will have a satisfying and rewarding summer.  You will be given the opportunity to meet, work, and play with people from all over the country, as well as the world.  You will have the chance to go horseback riding, fishing, and hiking in a truly spectacular mountain setting. The town of Cody offers many attractions and activities: river rafting, shopping, rodeos, and museums to name just a few.

We provide all our staff with free season passes to the Cody Nite Rodeo, and they are also welcome to join our horseback rides free of charge during their time off.

Compensation includes salary, tips, housing and meals. Bonuses will be given to those who have completed the agreed upon dates of their contract.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Our lodge is located on the eastern edge of Yellowstone National Park, only 12 miles from the east gate.

Because we are located 39 miles from Cody, Wyoming, all staff must be able to bring their own vehicle for their convenience in traveling to Yellowstone, Cody and the surrounding area.

For Fun

On your time off, you're encouraged to enjoy your surroundings and all the activities the ranch has to offer such as horseback riding, fly fishing, hiking, etc. The east entrance to Yellowstone Park is only 12 miles away! Also many activities to enjoy in Cody, Wyoming.

Our Jobs

We are looking for Cabin Cleaners/Servers and Wranglers for our 2018 season.  Detailed job descriptions, information and policies will be sent upon the receipt of qualifying applications.

Cabin Cleaners/Servers

Absaroka Mountain Lodge
We have 15 small log cabins and a cozy restaurant that seats 28.


Absaroka Mountain Lodge
Must have extensive experience with horses.

How to Apply

Please complete and submit our online application.