Smiley Creek Lodge is closed for Fall 2017.

We will reopen Dec 22 for winter fun!

Monday – Thursday
8am – 5pm
Friday – Saturday
8am – 7pm
8am – 6pm

About Us

Smiley Creek Lodge is located near the headwaters of the Salmon River in Central Idaho. We are at the top of the Sawtooth Basin, 37 miles north of world-famous Ketchum / Sun Valley and 23 miles South of Stanley, Idaho. We offer a variety of services for those enjoying the rugged beauty of this special place in the mountains of central Idaho.

Latest News from @SmileyCreek

  • Snow! And more coming. It is looking great for November. Happy Thanksgiving everyone.
  • Smiley Creek Lodge is closed for the season. Thanks to everyone for a fun and memorable summer season. We will reopen right before Xmas.
  • Sunday Oct 1 will be Smiley Creek Lodge's last day for summer season 2017.

Our Services

Summer Activities

With the Sawtooth, White Cloud, and Smoky Mountain Ranges outside our doorstep, Smiley Creek Lodge makes a fantastic base camp for your summer adventure in the Sawtooth Valley. Whether you like to hike, bike, fish, ride, hunt, fly, camp, or sight see – there are world-class opportunities at your finger tips!

Summer @ SCL

Winter Activities

Winter in the Sawtooth Valley is a wonderland of snowcapped peaks and powder-filled meadows. Explore the mountains by snowmobile, cruise miles of groomed nordic trails, or simply enjoy the quiet serenity and scenic vistas. Come back in the evenings to a comfortable room and delicious food!

Winter @ SCL