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Smiley Creek Lodge welcomes you a few miles north of Galena Summit on the west side of the highway in the middle of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. With a spacious three-room lodge, cozy cabins, and teepees for the adventurous, there is a lodging option to suit almost any need. Stop by the lodge for a delicious meal when you get hungry; Smiley Creek Lodge has a full restaurant, a deli for those on the go, and an ice cream parlor with hand dipped milkshakes. Then head out for plenty of outdoor activity. In the summer, try mountain biking, fishing, or hiking. In the winter, hit the snow on skis, snowboard, or a snowmobile. Smiley Creek Lodge has year-round fun!


Head to the Salmon River and cast your line for steelhead salmon. For the kids, head to the Sawtooth Hatchery and try out their kids' fishing pond!


The lodge is just 3 miles from the Alturas Lake Nordic Ski Trail. This 14 kilometer groomed ski track loops through the trees, has sections along the alturas lake creek and features a vigorous hilly loop for those seeking a great workout.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 24 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Jerome
  • Nearby Water N/A
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Joslin Field Magic Valley Regional Airport (TWF) / 15.4 miles
  • Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN) / 56.5 miles
  • Boise Air Terminal/Gowen field (BOI) / 104.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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Languages Spoken
  • English
PO Box 89 Jerome, Idaho 83338 United States  
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