Smiley Creek Lodge is open for Summer 2017.

We are open 7 days a week.
Our summer hours are:

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

  • Come hear Gary Braun of the famous Braun Brothers play music on the lawn at Smiley Creek Lodge weds from 5-8 pm. Free show!
  • Warm and slightly cloudy day in the Sawtooths today. Smiley Creek Lodge will go to full Summer hours 9am-9pm 7 days a week on Mon 19th.
  • Smiley Creek Lodge will be closed tomorrow tues June 13 for an employee activity. Please come visit us weds or any day after this summer.

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