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The Lodge at Panther River

Kilometer 6 Panther Road, Sundre, Alberta Canada
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#2 of 8 Specialty lodging in Sundre
The Lodge at Panther River is a family owned and operated wilderness resort which opened in 1979. The love, passion, and hard work that has been put into this serene destination over the years shines through on the grounds right through to the staff. The gorgeous and unique lodge is where family and friends come to gather. With a gorgeous wood burning fireplace it is the perfect place to put your feet up and take it all in. The business has been in the Safron family since 2002. Terry and Laureen's love for the mountains shone through to their three girls who grew up with river water running through their veins and mountains in their heart. Now that their family's have expanded with eight beautiful grandchildren, Terry and Laureen spend their time teaching these blessed children the mountain life. The Safron family takes pride in their resort, staff members and accomplishing their dream of living in the wild. Explore the Valley With towering mountain peaks and glowing river valleys the Panther River Valley has a inviting feel to its vast space. With numerous mountain lakes, flowing rivers and creeks The Lodge at Panther River has something that speaks to each person's soul. Take in the sights of roaming wildlife or flowing waterfalls. The beauty is endless. With a different adventures for each season we will take you out into the Alberta Rockies for a back-country experience to remember. Get spring fever as you watch new life grow in the fresh mountain air. Take in the beauty of Barrier Mountain, Wardens Rock, Bighorn Falls, and Ice lake. Spot the herds of wild horses and the new offspring of wild game. The sights will be forever remembered. Lay on a hillside amongst the wildflowers on a summer's afternoon. The brown eyed susan's, blue bells, Indian paintbrushes, and glowing rivers add breathtaking colors to your mountain photography. Stay a while and capture the impressive views as the leaves change in early fall. The peace will help you unwind from summer. Don't stay inside all winter! Follow us to where we like to go and chase the snow capped mountains. Because we are open year round you can enjoy a winter in the backcountry and get a glimpse of the sparkle the snow brings to the wild. We invite you to come stay with us and let the the Safron family share their love for the wild with you.
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lynn w wrote a review Sep 2020
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We received such a warm welcome I felt immediately at home. :) The staff is awesome! It was a pleasure to have met you and thank you to all. The service and knowledge of the area top notch! Delicious meals, exceptionally clean cabin and a perfect location. Wish I had discovered this sooner while on my one day travels out that way. (I guess I was too busy looking for wildies.) Particularly during this time in 2020, it was a much needed respite. My first time in a helicopter so wasn't sure what to expect but I had complete trust in Terry given all his experience. I could have stayed up there all day! I was so enthused that I can't remember if I even thanked him....so Terry, thank you so very much. It was great to meet you and have such an awesome experience! My next life maybe I'll take the courses. Haha. Love this place and the people!
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Date of stay: August 2020
Dani wrote a review Aug 2020
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I am Dani and I had the time of my life at Panther River Lodge. The staff members were joyfully present, friendly and very knowledgeable. The food was divine! The service impeccable. The cabins were clean and smelt nice and fresh. The environment . . . simply spectacular! The helicopter ride was out of this world and Terry (the pilot and host), is the best heli-pilot I have ever flown with. I would have stayed up there for days, LOL! Last but not least, the horseback riding in the Rockies was both, challenging (which I absolutely appreciated), and magnificent. It was good for me to realize that I still got it, even at 68 years of age, Ha! Ha! I also realized that I am much more in shape than I thought I was. After a 2 hour horseback ride (almost 2 hours), up and down mountain trails, I thought I would feel it the next day. To my surprise, I felt like a teenager the next morning, and not a bone in my body hurt. Blew me away, to say the least! I recommend this place any time. I am even considering spending Christmas and New Year there with my family. Had a ball! Thank you all for being who you are! It was great to leave behind the New Normal, and to get back to what I consider to be the "REAL NORMAL". Love you all! Love you all! Dani xoxoxoxox
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Date of stay: August 2020
Lee S wrote a review Jun 2020
Calgary, Canada46 contributions8 helpful votes
Loved our weekend at this slice of Paradise! The campsite was clean and spacious, with plenty of wood on offer for purchase. How nice to have a real fire! The main lodge is a fabulous spot for a beer. Great hiking advice and warm and welcoming folks. My coffee maker was on the fritz- they kindly filled me up every morning. Looking forward already to going back!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
katrinab414 wrote a review Nov 2019
denver, United States5 contributions
This lodge is beautiful. Based in the edge of the mountains river runs through the property We stayed in a wall tent the wood stove kept us plenty warm The lodge itself offers meals which looked delicious We will go back again for sure
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Happy wrote a review Aug 2019
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We had a fantastic time, the staff was friendly and welcoming. They catered to our every need and more! Anyone looking for an adventure or a premier location for an outdoor wedding, we couldn’t say more about Panther River Lodge! 11 out of 10!! Shaun and Karen Clark and Family
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Lodge at Panther River
What are some of the property amenities at The Lodge at Panther River?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Lodge at Panther River?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Lodge at Panther River?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Lodge at Panther River?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.