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.
Colleen Back received recognition for her years as Idaho Aviation Foundation’s Vice President and lead marketer/fund raiser for the Big Creek Lodge project. Colleen has retired from the foundation board but will continue to be a familiar face at the lodge as a customer, enjoying the beauty of the lodge and the area. ... See MoreSee Less