Peace and Quiet on Metolius River
At Lake Creek Lodge you'll discover a hideaway that's perfect for relaxation and fun. Located near the beautiful Metolius River and surrounded by the Deschutes National Forest, this is the ideal destination for a quiet and peaceful vacation. Here, you'll find a range of cozy cabins to choose from, each with amenities such as fully appointed kitchens, fireplaces, and baths. Some cabins are pet-friendly as well, so you can bring along the furry member of your family as well! Lake Creek Lodge is just minutes from a variety of spectacular Central Oregon activities all year round. Come enjoy snowshoeing and skiing, fly fishing at the Metolius River, or hiking throughout the Deschutes National Forest! Or, if you'd rather stay onsite, then you can enjoy games of foosball and ping pong in the Recreation Room, or make a splash at the outdoor pool!
Families will love a getaway at Lake Creek Lodge! Their charming cabins offer the perfect central hub for your Oregon outdoor vacation. When you're not relaxing in the comfort of your cabin, enjoy endless fly-fishing at Metolius River, or hiking along miles of trails in Deschutes National Forest. An onsite pool, basketball and tennis courts, badminton and ping pong are all available as well to enjoy when you'd rather stay on the property!
For nearly a century friends and families have been escaping to Lake Creek Lodge to reunite and gather amidst the towering ponderosa pines. With such a beautiful backdrop and 19 cabins it makes for an unforgettable vacation. Our resort is where kids get to be kids again—without the distractions of life at home. Bring your bikes and head into the woods for a day of wildlife watching; stop along the Metolius River for a nice picnic lunch and on the way back to your cabin visit The Camp Sherman Store for an ice cream bar. Take the kids down to the Wizard Falls Hatchery to feed the fish and take a tour of the grounds ~ hopefully you’ll catch a glimpse of the Otters sunning themselves on the dock. If you are up for an early morning start, get down to the Hatchery by 8am and you can watch the feeding of the resident eagles. Take a bike ride all the way to Suttle Lake through the Metolius Preserve, a 1,240 acre forest and wildlife preserve that supports a variety of wildlife, including a large herd of elk and many species of woodpeckers and migrating raptors and songbirds. Spend the afternoon up at our heated swimming pool – open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. As the kids play in the pool you can relax in one of the Hammocks, and maybe even sneak in that mid-afternoon nap! Grab your fly rod and meander up to our beautiful well-stocked trout pond and see if you can hook one of the huge rainbows waiting for just the right fly.
Metolius River is known for exceptional fly-fishing opportunities! Lake Creek Lodge offers cabins that are just minutes away, for a fun and convenient Oregon getaway. Lake Creek Lodge also features a beautiful one-acre fishing pond that's teeming with rainbow trout and crayfish!
Early in the 1900’s Sherman County wheat farmers escaped the summer heat by migrating to the Metolius River to fish, hike and camp. The 80 acres of land, purchased by Martin and Lena Hansen in 1923 at the price of $10.00 per acre, was named Martin Hansen’s Metolius River Resort. Martin and his family began building the Lodge in 1924. The cabins rented for $1.75 a day, and you could board your horse for an additional 75 cents. Meals were served in the lodge for 60 cents on weekdays and 75 cents for Sundays. Martin Hansen’s Metolius River Resort was sold to Bertha Ronalds in 1935. She soon rebuilt the lodge and renamed the resort “Lake Creek Lodge”. Mrs. Ronalds hired Bud and Roblay McMullin to run the resort. She gifted the property in 1937 to the McMullins, who continued to run the resort and upgrade the cabins for the next 37 years. Bud McMullin passed away in 1955, but Roblay continued operating the resort until she sold the property in 1974. When she sold she retained a life estate in her cabin until she passed away in 1998 at the age of 91. Margaret Lumpkin, Velda Brust and Lisa Taubman, “the Ladies from OSU”, were the primary owners and operators of the resort from 1974 until they sold it in 2003 to the current owners, Jeff and Gordon Jones. Jeff and Gordon Jones are committed to seeing that Lake Creek Lodge continues its history of providing families with treasured memories that they can pass down to their children and grandchildren.
The beautiful natural setting of Lake Creek Lodge is sure to enchant nature-lovers of all ages! With the Deschutes National Forest all around and the Metolius River just nearby, this is truly a relaxing environment perfect for getting away. Come enjoy miles of hiking trails, fly-fishing, biking, bird watching, and much more!
Don't leave your pet behind! Lake Creek Lodge offers some pet-friendly cabins so that the whole family can enjoy an unforgettable vacation together.
Lake Creek Lodge invites you to host the celebration of your marriage deep in historic and charming Camp Sherman, surrounded by tall pines and quaking aspens. Imagine your closest friends and family gathered together on 42 acres exclusively reserved for you. This experience makes for incredible memories and, of course, lots of stories too! We have 15 beautiful cabins ready to accommodate all your guests. We offer you an intimate, destination style wedding that includes both adventure and relaxation. All details are attended to as we help plan the perfect special occasion for you, your family and friends. Our property offers an inviting location for outdoor ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners for your guests, either under the towering pines or in a custom heated tent. We are also able to accommodate 50 guests in our lodge dining room. Our professional catering staff recognizes the importance of your wedding day. We offer a wide selection of menu options using only the finest locally sourced ingredients. Our chef will work with you to create your perfect and memorable wedding reception dinner. Each bride and groom receives our undivided attention, creativity and expertise. The outcome is a special occasion that is unique, reflects the wishes of the bride and groom, and is personalized to the vision of your dream wedding. We look forward to working with you to provide you and your guests with heartwarming memories.
Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets
Our Cabins For decades families and friends have come to Lake Creek Lodge to relax, reconnect and escape. Each of our cabins is unique, and features a mix of authentic antiques and new furnishings, mixing modern amenities with the look of yesteryear for a perfect blend of comfort and ambiance. Pets are welcome in Cabins 1 – 10. Come relax and refresh, where the wind still drifts through the sun-drenched pines and the snow-capped peaks like Three Finger Jack or Mt. Jefferson keep watch from the northwest horizon.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Pets Allowed
- Property Size 20 units
- Conference Facility
- Kids Allowed
- Nearby City Camp Sherman
- Nearby Water Metolius River
- Open Dates All Year
- Roberts Field (RDM) / 28.5 miles
- Sunriver Airport (SUO) / 40.9 miles
- Portland International Airport (PDX) / 91.2 miles
* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights
- Basketball Court(s)
- Game Room/Arcade
- Pack N Play
- Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Grill(s)
- Play Ground
- Bird Watching
- Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Wildlife & Nature
- Coffee Maker
- Full Kitchen
- Horseback Riding
- Free Parking
- Laundry Facilities
- Meeting Room(s)
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