Big Sandy Lodge
Locally Owned & Family Operated Since 2013
Season: Late May - September
for Finis Mitchell
We have 10 rustic, one-room log cabins that can accommodate up to 44 guests. Our lodge has group room facilities, meals served family-style, twin massive stone fireplaces, and a wildlife trophy lounge. Advanced reservations are recommended for lodging and meals. Daily commercial airport service arrives in Rock Springs, Riverton, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Shuttle services available from Jackson and Pinedale. Click here for more information on how to get here.
We're located at the entrance to the Big Sandy Opening, with access to many of the Wind River Mountain's trout lakes and streams, flowering meadows, photographic vistas, scenic trails, pine-scented forests, glaciers, wildlife, and towering mountain peaks. We are one mile from the wilderness boundary and next to the Big Sandy Trailhead with access to the breathtaking Cirque of the Towers and technical rock-climbing locations. Our rates are family-friendly and groups can reserve our facilities for family reunions, weddings, and executive retreats. Take advantage of our off-season rates by booking in June or September. Call or e-mail to make your reservations. Advanced reservations are recommended.
We are a remote, summer season lodge high in the Wind River Mountains open from late May until early October. Our operating season and opening day any given year depends on when the snow comes and goes and when the road to the lodge is free of snow. Big Sandy Lodge is approximately 100 miles from Rock Springs, Wyoming. During the winter season when the lodge is closed, we reside in Boulder, Wy. You can make reservations for your stay any time of the year by calling, e-mailing, or using snail-mail.
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Big Sandy Lodge is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. We operate seasonally, during the summer and fall months. Below are the kinds of jobs which we hire for during our season. Please contact us in late April to see about job opportunities for our current season.
Guide/Packer: Responsible for getting horses ready as needed for daily activities, taking guests on trail rides, taking pack horses and saddle horses on spot pack or gear drops. Get gear ready for same trips. Go on guided overnight camping trips as needed. Responsible for the safety of guests and horses. Caring for horses and gear used for these trips. Cutting fire wood, fixing fences and other duties as assigned. May also involve fall hunting season if interested in being a hunting guide.
Cook: Responsible for preparation and cooking meals. Taking inventory for ordering supplies. Keeping kitchen and storage area clean and orderly. Help with billing as guests check out. Help with guest check-in. Assist with cleaning duties and other duties as assigned.
Kitchen/Cabin: Responsible for cleaning cabins, laundry, cleaning and keeping the lodge clean and orderly. Help with table settings and serving food. Clean up after meals and other duties as assigned.
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