Big Sandy Lodge is off the beaten track. From any main road it is over an hour's drive through gravel then dirt roads. Do not let that scare you, the roads are very well marked and easy to travel, even in a rental mini van. On arrival to Big Sandy Lodge we were greeted by manager Sara who keeps a roaring fire going in the wonderful stone fireplace of the main lodge. This is where you have your meals, served family style. Homestyle cooking, warm and good. Friendly atmosphere to share with other guests or the lodge workers. The cabins are log construction, set in a semi circle near the lodge. No electricity, heated by wood stove (plenty of wood provided), lighted by kerosene lamp. A bath house with hot showers just a few steps away. Close by there are several options for good hiking. We hiked to Big Sandy Lake, a beautiful destination as well as lots to enjoy along the way. We had a great 2 night stay here. It is a great option to camping. It's nice to have a home cooked meal, a warm fire, a hot shower, and a comfortable bed after a day of hiking or fishing. Though the experience is not for everyone, I highly recommend it to the adventurous outdoors person as a way to experience all the beauty of nature and (most of) the comforts of home.
To qualify the rating on cleanliness...the cabins are heated with wood. Bringing wood in and tendin...
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