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Indian Creek Lodge on the Trinity River

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You will love the Lodge's beautiful setting--the Trinity River is just in back!

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Last updated: 08/17/2013

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

Douglas City apartment description

Historic Indian Creek Lodge is nestled in the mountains just 35 miles west of Redding and I-5. The Lodge is right on the Trinity River in the heart of the renowned steelhead and salmon drifts. The charming gold rush town of Weaverville and trailheads into the Trinity Alps Wilderness are just a few miles away.

While the Lodge is best known as headquarters for world class fishing for Chinook salmon, steelhead, and German brown trout, it boasts many other attractions for guests year around. Summer months bring bright sunny days and cool mountain nights. Family summer activities can include rafting on the river, hiking, gold panning, lounging by the pool, barbecuing, ping pong, and horseshoes as well as great fishing (check out some of Guest Comments/Family Vacations on our website). Spring and fall are also beautiful times of year in the mountains, and of course from July through the winter months and fishing for Chinook salmon and then steelhead is the name of the game.

The Lodge’s beautiful grounds and conference rooms make it ideal for groups, retreats, reunions, and weddings. Business travelers appreciate the relaxing atmosphere, free wi-fi, and immaculate, comfortable rooms.

This spacious (900 sq.ft.) second floor apartment is often referred to by returning guests, especially steelhead anglers, as 'The Penthouse' and 'The Taj Mahal'. It has a two bedrooms and a comfortable futon, a fully furnished kitchen (dishwasher, etc.) and dining area, living room, and a breezeway overlooking three acres of beautiful grounds and private access to over 200 yards of a great stretch of the Trinity River.

The Lodge frequently offers Special Packages that appeal to budget minded anglers and those interested in a relaxing weekend getaway. Check our website for special packages.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Guests are welcome to smoke on the breezeway. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We do not allow pets in the apartment, however there are other units which are pet friendly. Call 530-623-6294 or email info@indiancreeklodge.net for details....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Cozy, nicely decorated, AC, with river view....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

    Quiet, includes AC. Front lawn and Recreation area view....moreless

  • The bedrooms are comfortable and nicely decorated. One of the bedrooms and the living room area have views of the landscaped grounds and the Trinity River. The kitchen is fully furnished; the dining area is cozy. Frequent guests (particularly during steelhead season refer to this accommodation as 'the Taj Mahal'. Wonderful comfort, view, surroundings, and ambiance. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • The bathroom is clean, furnished, and functional-- no frills needed when the major attractions are outdoors....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The overall ambiance of Indian Creek Lodge is our best selling point. We are not fancy; but our clean, cozy, comfortable accommodations and facilities in a remarkable mountain riverfront setting give our guests a 5 star vacation experience. Check out the Guest Comments on our website. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Available through the office...moreless

  • Games:

    We have an assortment of board games available for guests to use...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Trailheads into the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area are only a few miles away, and the Weaverville Basin Trail System provides many miles of interesting hiking and mountain biking....moreless

  • Resort:

    Many couples and families choose the Lodge for getaways to simply kick back and relax in a beautiful mountain setting....moreless

  • Rural:

    We are only 34 miles from I-5, but a world away in beautiful mountain solitude....moreless

  • Water View:

    The Lodge is right on the Trinity River, with gorgeous river view from the breezeway and living room....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Private access to one of the best stretches of the Trinity River--world class fishing for steelhead, salmon, and browns. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    See pictures for design of the dining area. Guests are welcome to enjoy meals in the breezeway. Larger groups can be accommodated by request in our cafe or conference areas....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    We have Wildblue Exede wifi which is a satellite-based system that is fine for email, surfing and other light data uses, but cannot handle large amounts of data--bottom line: no video, up or down....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    No telephones in the unit, but you can use our landline anytime and we have adequate cell phone service....moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Silverware, pots, pans, plates, serving and cooking utensils included. Other items can be arranged by request....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with refrigerator, 4 burner stove top, oven, coffee maker, and microwave. Coffee included....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Two door refridgerator/freezer unit....moreless

  • Stove:

    Four burner stovetop....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Breezeway/deck area overlooks the Trinity River...moreless

  • Golf:

    Nice 9 hole course in nearby Weaverville...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    The Trinity River is great, as is nearby Lewiston Lake...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have three acres of landscaped grounds with 200 yards of direct, private access to the Trinity River...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill available upon request. Grill cannot be used in breezeway area due to fire code restrictions....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Very large beautiful pool with generous deck, tables and chairs, etc. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Redding, CA
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Diggins and The New York Saloon
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Trinity Alps Golf Course
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
LaGrange Cafe
90 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Shasta

Car: Necessary

The Lodge offers world class king salmon and steelhead fishing right on the property, and there's lots of additional good public access nearby. We are an old fashioned place where guests kick back, enjoy the riverfront quietude, lounge at the pool, pan for gold, play ping pong, volleyball, badminton, or horseshoes, etc. Just a few miles away are the charming gold rush town of Weaverville, which provides great shop/strolling, and trailheads into the Trinity Alps.

The Weaverville Basin Trail System provides 50 miles of trails around Weaverville for the hiker and mountain biker. There is a self-guided walking tour of historical sites that starts on the Weaver Bally Road, and evidence of early-day gold mining can be seen throughout the trail system. The trails also draw enthusiastic reviews from mountain bikers, providing the challenging course for the LaGrange Spring Classic in May and the LaGrange Fall Classic in October. In October 2015 the World Mountain Biking Endurance 24 Hour Championship will be held on the trail system.

The Lodge’s beautiful grounds and conference rooms make it ideal for groups, retreats, reunions, and weddings.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: Elena's work background is primarily in health care and administration; John was in the legal field. John is well into senior citizenship, Elena is just getting there. Though of retirement age, we are not retired in spirit. Over the four years of our ownership we have attempted to take advantage of the Lodge's exceptional location on the Trinity River by creating a lodging facility that reflects the beauty and tranquility of the river. When we travel we appreciate good service, and our dedication to providing exceptional service is reflected on the Guest Comments appearing on our website.

Why Douglas City:
We are long time residents of Trinity County, and for many years we watched this fine old place go through multiple owners and managers. We frequently said to each other 'someone should buy that place and do it right', despite the fact that we had no experience in the lodging business. In the summer of 2009 the Lodge again was for sale, and basically we called each others' bluff by purchasing the property and jumping in head first. We had to learn the business fast, and fortunately we soon received supportive feed back from return guests. Many of those folks have become friends, and they really furnished the fuel that keeps us going. We still have a 'to do' list of improvements to make, but our four years of efforts have resulted in an exceptionally nice accommodation in a gorgeous setting at very reasonable rates. We're proud of that, and intend to keep it up. Again, please check out the Guest Comments on our website, Yelp.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Location, location, location. Over 200 yards of beautiful riverfront that just happens to be one of the best stretches on the Trinity for salmon, steelhead, and browns. Lots of additional public access nearby. Our accommodations are very clean, cozy, and comfortable with a nice ambiance. Many guests say they feel like they feel at home here . . . and they don't want to leave.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • You will love the Lodge's beautiful setting--the Trinity River is just in back!

    You will love the Lodge's beautiful setting--the Trinity River is just in back!

  • At 'The Glen' by the Trinity

    At 'The Glen' by the Trinity

  • Bruce in 'The Backyard'

    Bruce in 'The Backyard'

  • Releasing a large wild steelhead

    Releasing a large wild steelhead

  • Big brown trout abound in the Trinity

    Big brown trout abound in the Trinity

  • A cozy winter scene.

    A cozy winter scene.

  • Where would you rather be? In the embrace or in the boat?

    Where would you rather be? In the embrace or in the boat?

  • The pool is always crystal clear and refreshing

    The pool is always crystal clear and refreshing

  • Fall brings steelhead time

    Fall brings steelhead time

  • Another very big wild Steelhead near the Lodge

    Another very big wild Steelhead near the Lodge

  • There is beauty in fishing, too

    There is beauty in fishing, too

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 08/17/2013
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