Welcome to the River Retreat Lodge

The Top Rated Swan Valley Idaho Hotel

Surrounded by the stunning beauty of Swan Valley, Idaho, River Retreat Lodge is your base camp for adventure and sanctuary retreat. Six Western vintage-themed suites await your stay, each with its own story, a magnificent mountain garden, daily gourmet breakfast, and friendly down-home service. You’ll find yourself in a luxurious, intimate lodge setting where you are welcomed in your home away from home. Take a deep breath, relax, and escape to your personal Shangri-La in the mountains!

Take Refuge in our Comfy-Cozy lodge in Swan Valley, Idaho and in one of our (6) Themed Suites after your full day of adventure. All our lodging includes roomy deluxe suites and have 50″ Streaming Roku-Tv’s with Direct TV Service, fresh luxurious bamboo linens, private baths, Keurig coffeemakers, and stunningly peaceful views. Our panoramic mountain garden and tall majestic pines surround the lodge and invite you into relaxing in the tranquility of your own personal spacious suite.

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Outdoor Adventures

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Swan Valley, Idaho is a perfect destination for anyone who craves the great outdoors. With a myriad of outdoor activities to choose from, there’s something for everyone. From hiking to horseback riding, fishing, camping, and more, this beautiful area is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. 

The pristine waters of nearby Palisades Reservoir also offer excellent opportunities for swimming, boating, kayaking, and paddle boarding while the nearby mountains provide both stunning vistas and plenty of trails for hiking and mountain biking. In the winter, visitors can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. With so much to do and see, Swan Valley, Idaho is a must-visit destination for those who want to experience the thrill of the great outdoors.

World-Class Fly Fishing

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Swan Valley contains the South fork of the Snake River, a major tributary in Idaho creating  a stunning location for fly fishing. With its crystal-clear mountain waters and diverse fish species, including Cut Throat trout, Rainbow trout, Whitefish, and Brown trout, Swan Valley offers an unforgettable angling experience. 

The serene and picturesque surroundings add to the ambiance and make it a delight for all fly fishers, be it beginners or seasoned veterans. Witnessing the dance of a variety of fish makes visiting the different sections of the Snake River in Swan Valley a thrilling and entertaining experience. Whether you are a seasoned angler or a beginner, you are sure to be mesmerized by the beauty that surrounds you.