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Buck’s T-4 Lodge is located in Big Sky, Montana with a physical address of 46625 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Montana 59730. Buck’s T-4 is located halfway between Bozeman and West Yellowstone; one hour from the Bozeman airport and 45 minutes from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

Buck’s T-4 Lodge Directions

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Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.

Lodging

A block of rooms has been reserved at Buck's T-4 Lodge with a special conference rate of $157/night plus 3% resort tax and 7% lodging tax. Reservations can be made by calling Buck's T-4 directly at 1-406-995-4111 or by using the online reservation link (click on "Do you have a group code?" and enter FBY). Hotel reservations must be made by August 9 to receive the discounted rate.

A hot buffet breakfast is included.  Check-in time at Buck’s T-4 is 4:00 p.m., and check-out is at 11:00 a.m.  Cancellations must be made one week prior to the conference to avoid charges to the individual’s credit card.

Accessibility: Buck's T-4 facilities are handicap accessible, including a number of sleeping rooms with roll-in showers, transfer benches, and support bars.

Airport Information

Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN), 850 Gallatin Field Rd, Belgrade, Montana is the state’s busiest airport, providing the only year-round service for two Yellowstone National Park entrances.  Located in the heart of beautiful Gallatin Valley, BZN provides non-stop flights to 17 cities in the United States with connections all over the world.

The Bozeman Airport terminal welcomes visitors with crackling fireplaces and snow-capped mountain ranges framed in sprawling windows. The beautiful state-of-the-art facility is home to a variety of amenities to ensure your travels through the Yellowstone and Gallatin Valley region are safe, comfortable, and memorable. The airport includes upper level aircraft loading bridges, a restaurant and lounge, espresso counter, gift shop, conference room, data ports, wireless internet access, and much more. The terminal is designed with natural wood and stone and proudly displays works of art depicting the character and nature of Southwest Montana.

Transportation

If you are not renting a car, shuttles to/from the Bozeman airport and Buck’s T-4 are recommended and available at a reasonable price through Karst Stage. Make reservations online at https://karststage.com or call 406-556-3500.

The Bozeman airport hosts eight major rental car agencies with offices next to baggage claim. Taxis and Uber are also available. Click here for contact and reservation information.

Rideshare Search

Conference participants looking for a rideshare opportunity from the Bozeman (Belgrade), Montana Airport and/or to share rental car expenses can post a notice on the conference rideshare bulletin board.

The rideshare bulletin board resides in the USRA/LPI Meeting Portal, so users will need to log into the Portal in order to view the available listings or to post a message.

Before submitting a post, participants should check the board to see if there are any current posts that match their specifications. To contact the poster, simply click on the name to the left of the listing.

Individuals can edit or remove their own posts by clicking on the "Edit" button and then resubmitting the modified post. To remove a post, simply delete the text and then resubmit.

USRA/LPI is not responsible for the content of any posts, for arrangements agreed to by users, or for mediating disputes that arise from any arrangements.  USRA/LPI reserves the right to remove posts that are deemed inappropriate.

Restaurants

Conference attendees staying at Buck’s T-4 can enjoy a hot breakfast buffet that is included in the room cost. The buffet is available 6:00–9:00 a.m. in the Yellowstone Room.

The restaurant at Buck’s T-4 opens at 5:30 p.m. for dinner. Reservations are recommended:  406-993-5222. Buck’s T-4 brings together a unique combination of traditional local ingredients and classic culinary techniques. The menu features wild game, hand-cut steaks, two-fisted sandwiches, and daily specialties.

Attendees are on their own for lunch. Local lunch and dinner options, all less than a 10-minute drive, include:

The Corral
Olive B’s
By Word of Mouth
Wrap Shack
Lone Peak Brewery
Compass Café
Alberto’s
The Hungry Moose
Caliber

Note: All electronic submission forms are part of the Meeting Portal, which requires users to set up a personal profile to access our electronic forms (setting up a profile is quick and easy, requiring only a few minutes of your time).