Smiley Creek Lodge is still open for Summer Season!

Our Late Summer 2019 hours are:

Monday – Thursday
  8am- 5pm 
Friday – Saturday
  8am- 8pm
  8am- 8pm        

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

  • Smiley Creek Lodge is still open for late summer. There is some sun on the Sawtooths this weekend. Come have a milkshake and see!
  • Dont forget, Emaly Topton will be playing music tomorrow afternoon 12-3pm.
  • Happy Labor day everyone! Smiley Creek Lodge summer hours change tomorrow Sept 3. New hours will be 8am-5pm Mon- Th…

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