Give them a call to spend the night, rent a snowmobile or an ATV: 307-752-2444.
Bear Lodge Resort is located at 5600 U.S. Highway 14A, one of Wyoming’s Scenic Byways, at Burgess Junction.
Check out their website at www.bearlodgeresort.com or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Neuenswander family, who in 1929 began sawing the logs to build the first cabin at Bear Lodge Resort,
would not recognize the place. The cabins that they lived in are now tucked behind the main lodge building
and rented out as “rustic cabins.”
Though they haven’t been around since the 1930s, Rick and Roberta Young, the current owners of Bear Lodge Resort,
are familiar faces on the mountain. Rick retired from the U.S. Air Force and they decided to pursue their
dream of owning a mountain lodge in Wyoming. They purchased the property in 1993 and in the past 18 years
they have done as much to add to the lodge as the original owners. Most notably, they have expanded the number
of hotel rooms from eight to 30, added an indoor pool and hot tub, built a beautiful addition, the Blue Bird
Dining Room and Deck, on the main dining room, and constructed the popular duplex condo units.
Currently, motel room rates range from $82.00 - $94.00 per night for single and double occupancy throughout the year.
Duplex condo cabins, your home away from home, start at $185.00 per night for single and double occupancy.
The many rustic cabins are a popular way to experience the mountain with a roof over your head.
Prices range from $36.00 - $59.00 per night and weekly rates are available. Bear Lodge Resort also has numerous
RV sites ranging from electric only for $12.50 per night to full sites with water, sewer and electric hook
ups for $21.00 per night.
Bear Lodge Resort serves three meals a day, 365 days a year in their Moose Crossing Restaurant.
They are well known for their Sunday brunches, special holiday buffets and Big Mike’s pies. When Rick and
Roberta purchased the lodge, some employees were part of the package. One of them, Big Mike, has lived at
Bear Lodge Resort and treated guests to his famous pies for 20 years. They are glad they kept him!
The lodge is a popular winter destination for snowmobilers from around the country. Many of them ride
the mountain on Bear Lodge’s rental fleet of 50 late model Polaris snowmobiles and tell their stories in the
Bear’s Den Bar & Lounge in the evening. Rick and his team are responsible for grooming the trails in the
Northern Big Horn Mountains. This, in addition to regular riding and visiting with riders, allows them to
give current and accurate snow reports.
In the summer time, the lodge is booked almost every weekend with weddings, family reunions and meetings.
Watch out for bears and moose! The bears like to wander around the RV sites and the moose frequently
graze in the pond – to the delight of amateur photographers. Some things haven’t changed since 1929.
The original owners named the property Bear Lodge because there were so many bears around during construction
of the cabins and lodge foundation.
Bear Lodge Resort is located in the Bighorn National Forest under permit from the U.S. Forest Service.
Equal Opportunity provider.
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Arrowhead Lodge is a hidden gem tucked into a Big Horn mountain valley near the Tongue River.
Rick and Roberta Young, long-time neighbors of the lodge, purchased it in 2008.
In addition to our motel rooms and suites, we have a number of rustic cabins and RV sites available for rent.
Our 16 standard motel rooms include a queen bed, double futon, jetted tub with shower and Satellite TV and rent
for $82.00 to $94.00 per night for single and double occupancy throughout the year. Our suites rent for $119.00
per night for single and double occupancy and they each have two rooms. The bedroom has two queen beds and
bathroom with jetted tub and shower. The adjoining room has one double futon, Satellite TV, wet bar, refrigerator,
microwave, and a coffeepot.
Arrowhead Lodge also has numerous RV sites ranging from electric only for $12.50 per night to water and electric hook ups for
$15.00 per night. Tent sites are available for $10.00 per night. The rustic cabins are favorites with the locals.
They rent for $49.00 per night and have propane heat and bedspreads on the beds. Our RV, tent and cabin guests
appreciate our clean and warm shower house located near the rustic cabins.
Our full service restaurant and bar are a favorite spot for locals and travelers alike. Arrowhead Lodge is known for
having the best burgers on the mountain. Locals find a reason to drive up the mountain just so they can stop in and see what's cooking.
The lodge also has a gift shop, gasoline for those long mountain drives, and Wyoming ORV permits for sale.
Located on the ATV trail system, guests at Arrowhead Lodge can ride their ATVs right from their motel room or cabin door.
Winter guests prefer to snowmobile from their front door on the hundreds of miles of groomed trails in the Big Horn Mountains.
Snowmobile rentals and guided tours are available 3.5 miles down U.S. Highway 14 at our sister property, Bear Lodge Resort.
Arrowhead Lodge is located in the Bighorn National Forest under permit from the U.S. Forest Service. Equal Opportunity provider.
The history is fascinating here on the mountain.
Once you are here you will begin to understand why the Big Horn Mountains were the summer home of many of the Plains Indian Tribes.
If you look closely on your hikes you might just see evidence of the past. Step back into prehistoric times as you see petroglyphs
and pictographs from the Ancient Ones who passed this way. Take another step back and walk in the tracks of dinosaurs who
roamed this area. You might even find one that is waiting to be discovered.
Depending on how long you've been in the area, "oldtimers" will remember our location as the Blue Spruce, and newcomers within
the last decade probably remember the spot as the Big Horn Mountain Lodge or The Passage Resort. Rick and Roberta Young purchased
the lodge in 2010 and renamed it Elk View Inn.
Our newly completed hotel complex boasts 48 rooms with pillow top king and queen beds, Satellite TV, heat and air conditioning,
and private phone lines. Four ADA hotel rooms with roll-in showers are also available. Hotel rooms are available for
$99.95 - $109.95 per night for single and double occupancy. The Condo Cabin is popular for larger groups and families who want to
enjoy modern convenience in a mountain setting and rents for $250.00 per night. Finally, you can forget about unpacking and stay in
our full hook up RV sites with septic, water and electricity for $21.00 per night.
Enjoy more than the comforts of home! Stay connected with Wireless Internet in our common areas. Play in our game room or swim in
the beautiful indoor pool and hot tub. Stop in our gift shop and take a piece of the high country home with you. We also carry
groceries, snowmobile and ORV permits, fishing licenses, maps, and gasoline.
Visit our full-service Coppermine Restaurant, daily serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. It holds up to 150 people comfortably and
a feast for the senses awaits you in the appealing log room. We serve casual and fine cuisine and are well-known for our
specialty buffets and elk steaks.
We offer ATV rentals, snowmobile rentals and guided tours. After a long day on the trails, come enjoy the largest and most spacious
bar on the mountain. Drink a cold beer, glass of wine or your favorite mixed drink. Listen to your favorite songs on the Satellite
Juke box while you enjoy a game of pool or foosball with your friends.
Have your party at Elk View Inn. Our three private conference/banquet rooms accommodate from 15-100 people. If you need more space,
the Coppermine Restaurant is available for events and seats 150+ people. Our catering menu offers appealing and affordable options
ranging from conference snacks to plated fine dining for your formal event. Our chef is willing to work with special requests and
dietary restrictions. Elk View Inn regularly hosts weddings, meetings, bridal and baby showers, seminars and training, receptions,
reunions, holiday celebrations, anniversaries, birthday parties and other private events.