At the heart of WQW’s programs is the ranch lodging out of which Fishing Experiences (FX’s) are based. Here, warriors find themselves in a peaceful environment, surrounded by loving volunteers in a setting far removed from hospitals, doctors, and the rigors of combat.

Barnard Lodge

Barnard Lodge

Home and property feature:

  • Six bedrooms, each with a private bathroom. Five of the home’s eight bathrooms are fully ADA-accessible.
  • Interior and exterior wheelchair accessibility and an interior platform lift.
  • 112 peaceful acres with three fully stocked fishing ponds and frequent wildlife sightings.
  • Media center, indoor pool, and hot tub.
  • Panoramic views of the Bridger, Gallatin, Spanish Peaks, and Tobacco Root mountain ranges.


Quiet Waters Ranch

Located on 112 acres north of Bozeman, Montana.

A Sight to Remember

Providing hope to our nation’s combat-wounded.

The Taylor Pavilion

A natural place to gather.

In Grateful Recognition

Thank you to the many benefactors who made QWR possible!

Catch a Rainbow Trout

The neighbor dog, Boston, may even help you cast

Wildlife is Abundant

Including bald and golden eagles, sandhill cranes, foxes, coyotes, white-tailed deer, and owls!

Snow in the Mountains

A common sight during the shoulder season.

The A-4 Skyhawk Memorial

Memorializing those “Skyhawkers’’ who gave the last full measure of their lives and love in support of Marines, Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen on the ground in Viet Nam.


Kitchen and Dining Area

Participants enjoy home cooked meals thanks to volunteers!

Billiards Anyone?

Enjoying a nice game of pool.

This FX is a Wrap!

Volunteers and guides play an important part in a warrior’s experience.

Fly Tying

Passionate volunteers teach fly tying on Tuesday night of an FX.

Media Room

An excellent place to relax at the end of the day!

ADA Renovations

Featured in each of the private bathrooms.

Volleyball Anyone?

Play volleyball in the pool or soak it the hot tub.

The Master Bedroom

Adjustable beds personalize a warrior’s comfort in each of the 6 bedrooms.

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Warriors and Quiet Waters

351 Evergreen Drive, Suite A Bozeman, MT 59715