The White House is located in one of the most scenic areas of Montana. Wildlife is abundant in this area. Hiking in the area that surrounds the house will take you along game trails and creeks that are commonly used by deer, mouse, and elk. There are beautiful plants along the creeks. It can be lots of fun to walk with a guide book and identify plants, animals, and birds.
Montana includes some of the richest mineral and fossil resources in
the Rocky Mountains. Indeed this area has produced more wealth from
mining than any other area in the world. Expert-guided jeep trips
illuminate the geologic history of the region and let you collect
samples of fossils and minerals in some of the country’s most scenic
mountain ranges. A few of the many available one-day tours are
To see sample tours,
evening under the stars, cooking s'mores and telling stories. There are
plenty of opportunities to camp in the area surrounding the White House.
The White House is equipped with a Tipi, tents,
sleeping bags, air mattresses, and cook stove should our guests want to
enjoy an evening in the clear mountain air under the stars. Camp fires
are permitted. Should you prefer to break up your stay with camping in
other areas, there are many beautiful camping sites nearby.
Virtually every visitor in this remote mountain region is thrilled by the clarity of the night sky. Our stargazing lectures are tailored to any level of amateur expertise. With good binoculars and current observatory-based software we can readily enhance your understanding and enjoyment of astronomy.
The White House has a 5 stall barn, pens, and pasture that can accommodate guests with horses. The White House is at the base of Clear Creek and there is easy access to miles of mountain trails that are ideal for horseback rides. The Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area is open from May 15 until December 15th and is just a short ride from the White House.
There are miles of riding paths that take you up Cabbage Gulch and into the heart of the mountains. The trail takes you along many beaver ponds and up to a beautiful clearing where there is a picnic table and beautiful views of the surrounding area. Past the picnic area, the trail is only available to those people on horseback or on foot. The trail continues through beautiful forest and meadows for many hours of enjoyment.
If you don’t own your own horse, we can provide horses and guides for small groups of experienced riders who would like to tour the area on horseback
The roads throughout Clear Creek are wonderful for horseback riding. Guests can bring up their own horses or horses can be provided for trail riding by your hosts. Guests must be experienced riders and accompanied by a guide. The roads in Clear Creek will offer wonderful views of the surrounding mountains as well as the opportunity to experience nature at its best.