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Lodge Rental Information

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Information to help you plan for your stay in the Lodge:

  • There are two levels with 27 single beds and 1 queen bed located in the loft area. There are no beds on the first floor.
  • The kitchen has a large gas grill with two ovens and two burners.
  • There is a microwave, a double wide refrigerator, and an upright freezer available for use on site.
  • Pots, pans, and cooking utensils are available; however, they are well used.
  • Hand soap, toilet paper, and paper towels are provided.
  • Cleaning agents are located under the bathroom sinks and under the hand washing sink.
  • There are two restrooms. (men’s and women’s)
  • There are two shower stalls in the women’s restroom area.
  • You may park campers and pitch tents; however, there are no RV hookups available.
  • You may bring your pets, but they must stay outside. Waste must be properly disposed of.
  • You will need to bring your own sleeping bag or bedding.
  • You will need to bring your own eating utensils, dishes, soap, and towels for showering.
  • You will need to bring your own firewood for the fire pits. (Please no pallets)
  • Please do not take the furniture or indoor trash cans outside.
  • The thermostat is programmed to bring the temperature up to 68-70 Friday afternoon and continueheating until Sunday afternoon. If you are too cold or too hot use the up-down arrows to adjust the temperature on the thermostat.
  • The operation of ATV or motorcycles on the property is prohibited by the Forest Service.
  • The operation of snowmobiles is only allowed on the 7-acres we lease from the Forest Service.
  • The Pine Basin Lodge property is from the bridge to the base of the mountain and the propane tank tothe cabin on the hill. All other property is Forest Service!


Operations on National Forest lands are authorized under special use permit by the Caribou-Targhee National Forest and operated on a non-discriminatory basis.

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Directions: Follow Highways 26 to Swan Valley. Turn left at the Swan Valley store onto State Highway 31. Go approx. 7 miles and you will see the lodge on the right side of the road.


School Board Policy prohibits smoking and/or drinking alcohol on the premises

Cleanup Instructions for Pine Basin Lodge
Help keep rental costs low by doing the following:

  • Each mattress has two covers on them. Please remove the top mattress cover (fitted) and place on topof the bed(s) you used.
  • Cleaning rags are on the kitchen counter.
  • Wipe down leather furniture (mud, dirt, etc.) including backs and footrests.
  • If furniture was moved, locate back to original position.
  • Bathrooms
    • Toilets are cleaned inside and out (brush & cleaner are found under the sinks in the restrooms).
    • Sinks and counters are scrubbed and clean, chrome is polished.
    • Mirrors are clean and streak free.
    • Showers are scrubbed and liners are pulled closed.
    • Shower mats are hung on stall doors to dry.
    • Floor is swept/vacuumed and mopped.
  • Kitchen/Dining Area
    • Tables and benches are wiped and clean.
    • Burner covers on stove are wiped and clean.
    • Kitchen grill is cleaned with provided brick.
    • The contents of the grill’s liquid tray are dumped in the outside dumpster, the tray is wiped out with a paper towel and clean/dry.
    • Check the ovens to make sure no food is left inside.
    • Kitchen counter tops are wiped and sanitized.
    • Front of cabinets/drawers are wiped and clean.
    • Dishes are washed, dried, and put away.
    • Sinks are cleaned, sanitized, and dried/polished.
    • Refrigerator and freezer are emptied, cleaned, and sanitized inside and out.
    • All chrome is clean and polished.
  • All floors must be swept and mopped upstairs and downstairs, this includes the stairs.
    • Dust mops, brooms, and wet mops are in the closet under the stairs.
    • Floors are mopped with plain water.
    • Please change your water and/or mop pads frequently to avoid streaks on the floors.
  • Entryways are vacuumed and rugs are shaken and placed in front of the doors.
    • Vacuums are in the closet under the stairs.
  • Please dump all garbage in the outside dumpsters and put new liners in the trash cans.
    • Liners are in the kitchen.
  • If you brought pets, make sure all waste is properly disposed of.
  • All lights are off.
  • Windows and doors are closed and locked when you leave.
  • *To prevent frozen pipes during winter:
    • Leave bathroom space heaters on low


If there are any problems or concerns with the facility, please contact:
Mike Cress 208-206-4377
Darren Forman 208-681-8808


School Board Policy prohibits smoking and/or drinking alcohol on the premises


Rental Contact

Jessica Bradshaw
(208) 227-9668


Rental Information
Lodge Rental Information
Cabin Rental Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Map to Pine Basin
Rentals Calendar



Operations on National Forest lands are authorized under special use permit by the Caribou-Targhee National forest and operated on a non-discriminatory basis.