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San Juan Capistrano, California
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My wife and I and 3 children ages 18 (girl), 16(girl) and a boy 11 took a 3 hour tour of the Sawtooth mountains and Red Fish Lake. It was AMAZING! The scenery was pristine and Tom Jones, the owner was our tour guide. He was so good! My 16 year old daughter was very apprehensive but she took the...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Our family went snowmobiling today and it was wonderful. Our guide, Alan, was top notch and made the experience very enjoyable. Afterwards we had lunch at the lodge and everything was delicious - the fish and chips, cheeseburger, chicken fingers and a turkey & apple sandwich. Not to mention the wait staff was very friendly and made us feel welcomed....

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Do not rent snow mobiles from here! We did, with a 9 year old child. We went super slow, stayed on the trail due to the child being nervous. We just had a nice, un-eventful cruise to enjoy the scenery. When we returned, they claimed one of the skis was bent, and there was damage to the under belly of...

1Thank Rob V
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Rob V., we have a very established and thorough system to prevent pre-existing damage from being charged to snowmobile renters, much like any car rental company. We are a company in a very close-knit community. We work very hard to provide quality services and snowmobile rentals. I am sorry that the snowmobile you rented became damaged. I would be happy...

Layton, Utah
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Just got home after a two night stay in a tent at Smiley Creek Lodge. All of the staff who work there are super friendly and nice! The food in the restaurant was delicious, and the bathroom and shower facilities were super clean. We plan to go back next year and stay in one of the Yurts.

1Thank Karenjean51
Nevada City
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Upstairs in Lodge. 2 double beds with a wood stove if needed. Table and chairs. Small couch and chair. Comfortable. Plenty of space. Horse shoes on grounds. RV Parking. Wifi if you are in Lodge area. Cabins on grounds with a bath house. Nice restaurant on site with outdoor seating. Would suggest the the Lodge provide comfortable seating around the...

Thank packing01
Hailey, Idaho
Reviewed 16 August 2016

As one of the few businesses still existing within in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA), Smiley Creek has somewhat of monopoly for anyone wanting a hamburger, other meals and retail services if traveling between Ketchum and Stanley Idaho. in this recreation area. But they do not exploit this; they are gracious and laid back. They are right off Highway...

Thank CindyChoj
Reviewed 11 August 2016

If I were to review our stay just on the cabin alone, i would say that it was great...clean, neat, cute, quaint. For the price, and knowing that it was not going to have a bathroom of its own, but a shower house, I was good with that. But we got up in the morning, and the water pump was...

Thank JanisK
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you are looking to "get away" into the peacefulness of the Sawtooth mountains, this is not the place to stay. They yurts are very neat, but we had tent campers and trailers stacked all around us in a parking lot setting. High density, and very noisy. The images of the yurt on their website show it in a lovely...

Thank threedandj
Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is a darling lodge, restaurant, mini-mart! We flew into the Smiley Creek airport just to check it out. The airport is darling with a beautiful grass runway, airplane campers, and clean restrooms/showers. Across from the airport is Smiley Creek Lodge. We actually had lunch here on our last visit in January (excellent food and service), but this time, we...

Thank Kim B
Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night in the lodge cabins were all full stayed in room 3 upstairs above restraunt ok there's no tv but Clean food in restraunt ok beautiful surroundings sawtooth mountains go to altrurus lake its nearby has big rv park very quite after dark

Thank John R

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Address: 16546 Highway 75, Ketchum, ID 83340
Region: United States > Idaho > Ketchum
Number of rooms: 3
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“Cabins cheaper but shared bathrooms; loft rooms spendy but fun; watch your head! Yurts and teepees with heating and AC also available!”
CindyChoj, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Honestly can say any of the RV spots are level and full hookups. Just beware of parking your RV too close to the cabins West of the RV park - you don't get to choose your neighbors & their party habits!”
mooselvr, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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