Elevate your spirits and your taste buds! Enjoy fishing the outdoors until you get hungry for some award winning BBQ and homemade fixings.  

The Jewel Of The Sierra

Cabins, camping, fishing, hiking, family

Glacier Lodge

Glacier Lodge hosts Weddings, Banquets, Corporate Retreats and Special Events. We offer lodging, catering, and event planning for 2 to 200 people. Now booking for 2024!


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Glacier Lodge is an equal opportunity employer. We operate under special use permit with the United States Forest Service

This is our Kid's Fish First trout pond. That means any of our anglers under 16 get priority fishing for stocked rainbow trout, but it is open to all.  We have a full service tackle shop with poles, bait and tackle.   Picnic, fish, BBQ and create memories

Stay in our home away from home rustic cabins. Bring the family for an amazing adventure, or the significant other for a romantic getaway.

 Season Update 4/15/2024

PHEW... We Made it through the winter with minimal damage and will be open


Power has been restored to all cabins and the General Store.

 We will have Beer, Beverages, Ice, bait, tackle and firewood available.

Coffee and breakfast burritos available in the am

For RoverPass Bookings:


Want to avoid a rebook fee?

Text or call us 760-938-2937 *before* you cancel and rebook thru RoverPass!

We can check your new dates and if available, make the change.


Hi Everyone, Thanks for stopping by our website.

Glacier Lodge is officially closed for the season. We are shooting for a reopen date of... when the snow melts. lol. 

Bur seriously, our open date depends on the winter that we will be getting, amount of snow, and access to Glacier Lodge. 

So  here come the facts and some scenarios.

2. Fishing Update: Good News...our Kids Trout Pond is back to being stocked on a regular basis! We look forward to your kids catching their first (or repeat) trout with us!

4. The Lakes- If you need Big Pine Lakes trail conditions and weather info...the best source is the ALLTRAILS app. Hikers post their experience, trail conditions, and weather to the All Trails app after their hike. You can Google "Big Pine Lakes weather" for the most up to date weather info at the Lakes.

5. There will be NO power to the campsites this 2024 season, as repairs are still being made.




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THANK YOU to all of our guests past, present, and future for hanging with us, supporting us, and especially for being patient with us while we continue to maintain, improve, and grow.

Glacier Lodge holds a special place in Darrin's heart, and many guests share this love. Darrin and I did not purchase Glacier Lodge to become wealthy. We purchased Glacier Lodge because Darrin grew up here. Caught his first fish here. My kids caught their first fish here. I didn't relocate my entire OC life to purchase a lodge with RUSTIC 2STAR accommodations and an unaccommodating campground as a last-ditch effort to price gouge people so that we could end up on Forbes wealthiest list. Both Darrin and I still need to work off season ventures. With that being stated...Glacier Lodge is not exempt from the ongoing and ever-changing operational adventures  that the last few years have brought us. 

 A LITTLE HISTORY and Important info:

 Our cabins date back to the 1932 Winter Olympics. After the 1932 Olympics ended, most were sold for transport out of, and around the country, but a few ended up here at Glacier Lodge. The cabins were initially a dry spot to rest a weary head. But over the years, bathrooms and kitchens have been added, fixed, leveled, and fixed again. Our cabins are still 90+ years old rustic cabins with tilting frames and unlevel floors. We still have mice and snakes. We are still on the bazillion years old septic system. While this is a beautiful piece of history that we are proud to be a part of, please understand that our cabins are very rustic, cozy, and not 5 star accommodations. We are a small, family owned business and we do all the housekeeping and repairs ourselves. Please manage your expectations. 

So, if you're the type of person that likes to leave reviews of whether you think it's worth it or not based on your opinion, WE ARE NOT FOR YOU! If you stay here because we are seriously the coolest people, have great BBQ, spectacular views, maybe a comfy mattress (which may also be a matter of opinion) and hot water after a long hike-we be your people!