The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.

– John Muir
area around Big Creek

The Area

Big Creek lies on the lip of a vast 2.4 million acres of untamed land known as the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness. By and large, it's pretty epic out here.
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The Activities

Bike. Hike. Fish. Ride. Remote, wild, and full of transporting possibilities, set out on a big adventure right outside your door. This is where wanderlust takes off.
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News & Happenings

I received a gift today...a token of the larger gift of having had the unique pleasure and privilege of being one of the caretakers of this, one of the most amazing lodges in Idaho's backcountry.

I had only an idea of what it would be when we accepted the position, and everything about it exceeded my expectations in an overwhelmingly positive way.

My biggest take away is that while the Lodge is new, Big Creek is very old, and has a history as rich as the ground she sits on. To the local people, the Forest Service and the pilots that care for her; the people who come to rest, eat and refresh here; the Idaho Aviation Foundation and all who contributed to her rise from the ashes..THANK YOU!

You have given me the experience of a lifetime in getting to know you and serve you.

Thank you Mark Feifarek and Janie Sigler, my team rocked!

The list of people to thank is much too long for this post, but I think y'all know who you are!😉 And to all of you who I haven't met who support this beautiful place...Thank You!

It was hard to leave, for I left a piece if my heart there. But I'm happy to say that Mark and I will be back next year to continue the traditions and to perhaps start some new ones!

With much gratitude,
Sally Molitor
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October 19, 2020  ·  

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What a beautiful place Big Creek is! Visit us this week in our final days of the season. Our last meal served will be breakfast on Friday, October 9th. If you're unable to visit us this year make your reservations now for next year at ... See MoreSee Less

October 2, 2020  ·  

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We’re still here and open for business but use good judgement if flying in. Check the webcams at for visibility. ... See MoreSee Less

September 15, 2020  ·  

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