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Starting at $250 per person per night
Fremont County, Idaho, United States
Starting at $600 per person per night
Henry’s Fork Lodge blends with the beauty of its natural surroundings and feels true to the world-class outdoor adventure experiences that have attracted anglers for decades. It’s a place where guests are welcomed like family, and many return year after year. Whether it’s reading by the fire, or sharing stories over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the expansive porch with the Tetons in the distance, it’s the perfect place to unwind following the day’s adventures.
Unique Features: Every angler dreams of someday fishing the Henry’s Fork, and even the most experienced anglers can be guaranteed a challenge. But novices will also find miles of the lower Henry’s Fork that offer easy, accessible fishing, especially with the help of a fishing guide. They will help pair you with an expert guide that matches your abilities and fishing preferences. Your guide may start out as a teacher and coach, but is likely to be counted as a friend by the end of the day.
Accommodations: Henry’s Fork Lodge has been nominated for national architecture awards for its distinctive combination of elegance and comfort. There are six units in the main lodge, including two deluxe suites with a fireplace and big views of the Henry’s Fork, one with separate bedroom and living room. The eight cottage suites all have separate bedrooms and sitting rooms with fireplaces. The Lodge’s decor is highly distinctive featuring wood paneling and oriental carpets.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Cottages which were designed by award-winning architect Joseph Esherick. Mountain buildings were one of his specialties, and because he was also an avid flyfisherman, he built in all the special features that anglers require.
Dining: You’re always guaranteed fresh, seasonal ingredients, many of which are proudly sourced from farms and ranches surrounding the lodge. The dinner menu changes daily, and the team of talented chefs also create hearty breakfasts and delicious picnic lunches for your day of exploration. Dinner is timed to “match the hatch,” so you never need to choose between dinner and the evening rise. It’s a social event where stories from the day’s outdoor adventures are shared, and it’s always preceded by hors d’oeuvres and drinks on the porch.
Activities: Though it’s the blue ribbon fly fishing streams that bring most people to Island Park, Idaho, the region boasts infinite other opportunities for outdoor adventure. For serious anglers ready for a respite from the waters, or for non-fishers, the lodge is the ideal base of operations for exploring some of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural attractions, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.
Spa & Fitness: There is no on-site spa or fitness center, but they may be able to arrange an in-room massage. With all of the amazing outdoor activities and fresh air though, you won’t need them.
Location: Only a 45-minute drive from the lodge, visiting Yellowstone National Park is often a highlight of guests’ stays. Whether you want to see Old Faithful for the first time, take in the spectacular scenery and wildlife (including bison, wolves and elk), do some world-class fishing or hiking, or just take it all in from the comfort of a guided car tour, the opportunities for amazing adventures are endless.
Closest Airport: Idaho Falls, Idaho is just 80 miles away.
Children’s Programs: No. They do not offer any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: No, unfortunately pets are not allowed.
Weddings: No, they don’t normally host weddings, although they may by special request.
Meetings: Yes. They understand the importance of group trips to their participants, and also understand the stress that can go along with hosting a group of important clients, associates or friends. The staff has earned their reputation for unparalleled hospitality and is ready to make whatever arrangements are needed to tailor the trip to your group’s particular needs.
Extra Info: Explore the region by horseback with a trail ride through Harriman State Park. Enjoy amazing vistas of the Teton Mountain Range, ride through beautiful wildflower meadows, and listen for the elk bugling. Dry Ridge Outfitters, the only licensed Outfitter in the park, is 5 minutes away and offers custom trail rides of every level, knowledgeable guides, and experienced horses.