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.