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Windigo Lodge: Extraordinary Skiing/Hiking/Fishing Retreat

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Last updated: 11/15/2010

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Windigo Lodge is a beautifully appointed and unique family-owned retreat that is nestled in one of the most pristine yet vibrant areas in North America. It's location was carefully chosen by our family for privacy and solitude without isolation. Come and enjoy all the modern conveniences with the best of rustic feel.

Take a wildlife walk right from our doorstep up aptly named Game Creek and be prepared for lots of encounters. Or launch off from our doorstep on an epic hike, snow shoe or cross-country ski tour through the Jedediah Smith Wilderness and into Grand Teton National Park. With your morning coffee in hand, be sure to check the ridge opposite the Lodge for moose, elk or deer, using the spotting scope on the stairwell. Don't be surprised, however, if you see a 'visitor' behind the Lodge! World class fishing spots are too numerous to mention, and golfing opportunities abound. Dry Ridge Outfitters, which operates horseback riding and pack trips out of Moose Creek Ranch in the next drainage over from Game Creek, offers a 5% discount to folks staying at Windigo Lodge.

Quaint Victor, Idaho is three miles away, and provides a high-quality fish market and grocery, espresso and malt shops, a first-rate supper club, and a great video store. It is only 11 miles to Driggs, Idaho, which features full-service grocery and hardware stores, plus outdoor clothing and gear shops. Jackson Hole is 20 minutes away over beautiful Teton Pass. Dine and play in the western town of Jackson, then drive through Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

On winter mornings, call the snow report and choose between the endless steeps and glades of Jackson Hole, and the world famous powder of Grand Targhee resort. There is plenty of track-set cross country skiing nearby, and you can take the kids to Snow King Resort for affordable day or night skiing. Or, for the adventurous, zip up Teton pass to access some of the best back-country skiing in the world. .

We invite you to experience the warmth our family holds for Windigo Lodge and this amazing part of the country.

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Pets Considered:

            Well behaved pets happily considered on a case by case basis. Cats are not permitted due to allergy concerns....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Alternative Lifestyle

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Other (See Description)


          • Queen size Beds (2) One in lower bedroom, one in loft bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) Located in loft., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Twin sofa sleeper in lower bedroom; queen sofa sleeper in living room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Fully stocked kitchen for gourmet cooking....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            New refrigerator....moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave


          • Parking Off Street:

            Plenty of parking on the property in addition to the garage....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Plenty of linens for all beds, sofa beds, and cots....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            New extra capacity dryer in the utility room....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            New extra capacity washer in utility room....moreless

          • Gas Fireplace
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Garage

          Other Amenities

              • The house is located in a semi-secluded valley at the base of Teton Pass. Jackson Hole and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort are only 18 miles away over Teton Pass. Victor, Idaho, just 3 miles away, offers groceries and restaurants and shops. Eight miles further, Driggs, Idaho has a supermarket, sporting goods shops, guiding services, and great little shops. Driggs is the gateway to Grand Targhee ski resort. The Game Creek trailhead, which ties into the greater Teton trail system through the Jedediah Smith Wilderness (Bridger Teton National Forest), is reached with a 4-5 minute walk or ski from Windigo down a BLM road into Game Creek. The house sits on 3.4 acres next to prime wildlife habitat. Moose, elk, deer and fox live move through the canyon, and mountain lion and bear sightings have been reported....moreless


              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player


              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Located on outdoor deck with beautiful views of Game Creek and incredible starry night skies. Easily accommodates 6 people....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    There is a redwood deck behind the house with hot tub, gas BBQ, and terrific views of the night sky and surrounding medow....moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Front porch/deck with picnic table and eight seats....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Beautiful views of secluded Game Creek and Teton Valley....moreless


                      • Cinemas
                      • Tennis
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Rafting
                      • Spelunking
                      • Hunting
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Golf
                      • Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Cycling
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Sledding
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Zoo
                      • Restaurants
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Fishing


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                      from 4 traveler reviews
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                      2 night min stay

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                      Winter brings legendery skiing and snowboarding at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Grand Targhee Ski Resort. Snow King Ski Resort, located right in the town of Jackson, boasts family friendly prices and great night skiing. Spring and Summer are prime seasons for epic hiking and climbing, and Fall means world class Snake River fly fishing on either side of Teton Pass.


                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About: Our 'family members' come from 4 states - Alaska, Hawaii, Washington and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Personal trips bring us together today,as they have for the last decade, to hike, fish, kayak, raft, ski/snowboard, and explore Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Windigo Lodge is a special place for us - an active, yet peaceful retreat from our hectic professional careers in medicine, law and business. Windigo trips always feature gourmet meals served family style, to nurture our souls and fuel our bodies for adventure.

                      Why Victor:
                      Our family sought year-round recreational property in a scenic, secluded setting that offered nearby skiing, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting and more...and we found exactly what we were looking for in Windigo Lodge, set on 3.4 acres in beautiful Game Creek.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Windigo Lodge easily expands to hold a large group of friends and family and offers a special peace that converts busy, overextended professionals into relaxed outdoor enthusiasts. The fully equipped kitchen has hosted many a gourmet meal, and gatherings naturally spill out onto the deck or to our private hot tub.

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                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                      • Windigo Winter

                        Windigo Winter

                      • Dining area and kitchen

                        Dining area and kitchen

                      • Lower bedroom - queen bed

                        Lower bedroom - queen bed

                      • Loft bedroom - queen bed

                        Loft bedroom - queen bed

                      • View from Front Deck

                        View from Front Deck

                      • Slopeside Game Creek

                        Slopeside Game Creek

                      • Hot tub friends

                        Hot tub friends

                      • Fall view from the back of Windigo Lodge

                        Fall view from the back of Windigo Lodge

                      • Kichen and great room

                        Kichen and great room

                      • Lower bedroom single sleeper sofa

                        Lower bedroom single sleeper sofa

                      • Loft - single bed

                        Loft - single bed

                      • Hot Tub and BBQ Deck in Winter

                        Hot Tub and BBQ Deck in Winter

                      • Skiing along Game Creek

                        Skiing along Game Creek

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                      $200 per night (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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