What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Built in 1934, the log cabin-like Big Creek Hotel attracted generations to this outdoor wonderland. Until, in 2008, a fire burned this piece of Idaho history to the ground. Many thought this unforgettable destination was lost to the past. Until we gave it a new future.
Basically, the Idaho Aviation Foundation exists so aviation destinations that often fly under the radar keep existing, too. This dedication is exemplified in Big Creek-a remote, rare gem in Idaho's rich aviation heritage.
Road to Big Creek update: Hats off to Miri (a local cabin owner) who provided these photos and comments from a couple days ago. There is about 2-3’ of snow at Profile Pass and much more at snow drift spots. But there are also many, many trees down on both sides of the pass...including multiple trees more than 2’ diameter. It will be a few weeks before it is passable for regular cars. ... See MoreSee Less