Smiley Creek Lodge is open for Fall 2018.

We are open! New Fall hours Mon-Thurs 8am-6pm, Fri, Sat Sun 8am-8pm. Come enjoy the mountains.

Monday – Thursday
Friday – Saturday

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

  • Today is Register to Vote day. Everyone please make sure you are registered to vote.
  • 9 more days until Smiley Creek is closing for the summer. Some great weather forecast between now and then. Where would you like to be?
  • Smiley Creek Lodge is open until Sept 30. What a great time of year to be in the mountains.

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