We’re open for the 2016 summer season!

Our summer hours are:

Monday – Friday
8am – 9pm
Saturday
8am – 9pm
Sunday
8am – 9pm

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

  • Lovely weather for a late summer trip to the Sawtooths or the White Clouds.
  • Local blues/rock band Sofa King will be playing on the lawn at Smiley Creek tomorrow evening. Stop by for some music.
  • Sofa King wood river valley based band will be playing this sat. On the lawn at Smiley Creek Lodge.

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