Amenities and Lodging

The unique and special property at Ponds Lodge is perfect for a romantic night away with your sweetheart, family vacation adventure, corporate retreat, or blissful mountain wedding. Nestled along the banks of the Buffalo River, the historic lodge is ideal for every Island Park vacation and rental desire. The accommodations, food, amenities, and location are transcendent, here at Ponds Lodge.


The main lodge building houses a full-service, upscale sports bar and restaurant, open to lodge and public guests, 7 days a week. 

Our mountain lounge offers the largest selection of on-tap brews. Sample our fine selection of wines, and order from a full bar of stimulating spirits. Relax and be entertained by a game on one of our many big screen televisions.


The Ponds Lodge property not only boasts exceptional lodging and fare. We also offer our guests an on site Sinclair fueling station, full-service convenience store as well as private catering for any special event.

Snug in the heart of the Targhee National Forest, all of our cabins boast immaculate views and privy guests immediate access to hundreds of miles of trails, waiting to meet every adventurer's ambition. Whether it’s fly fishing, snowmobiling, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, tennis, golf, cross-country skiing, hunting, bird watching, a river float, foray into Yellowstone, or touring Island Park’s scenic and historical sties, we have the perfect activity for every vacation.


A regular host to a large variety of events, Ponds Lodge will breathe life and wonder into any occasion. Every year, we accommodate multiple family reunions, corporate events, and weddings.