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Spirit Lake Lodge

Forest Service Road 1, Vernal, UT 84023
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

These are primitive, tiny cabins in a beautiful setting. There is no electricity or water in the cabin itself. There is no insulation,and the gap around and under the door was 1-2".The wood stove kept it toasty, but there is a smoky smell when you use it. Our cabin was very dark inside and the battery operated lantern they provide... More 

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Thank smiLin1966
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Read the other reviews for good physical descriptions of the resort as they are accurate. I like the unique, and the authentic "the way it was" feel of this place was terrific in a world of Holiday Inn Express sameness. For that reason I am looking forward to my next visit, but be aware this may be too much authenticity... More 

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Thank Utahrpm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

These cabins are located on beautiful Spirit Lake on the edge of Flaming Gorge National Reservoir. BEWARE.......they have no running water, no electricity and no heat except a wood stove. They do have a room wih showers, a flush toilet, etc. They do give you a lantern and tons of quilts if you need. It's down a seven mile dirt... More 

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Thank Sharon K
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this little gem. The people who run it are very pleasant and giving. The do anything and everything to make you feel "at home" The one girl even left matches on our door step because we had ran out and she hear us talking about it. Can't wait to go back!!!

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Thank DrLarson
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Gem of a setting in the High Uintas, historic lodge & cabins. Staff charming. Somewhat funky (community bath mats???) but good value. Don't visit if you want everything perfect. I thought the food was horrible, but they clearly did their best! Next visit, I will do my own cooking on the cabin deck. I loved sleeping with the sound of... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We just got back from Spirit Lake lodge. We decided on the Powell cabin because our two dogs are jerks and need their own bed. It was comfortable and rustic with two queen beds as well as two twin beds in the loft/attic. The wood burning stove was especially nice since it snowed about 3" our first night there! (So... More 

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Thank Memorie M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I just went up to Spirit Lake a week and a half ago. BEAUTIFUL--didn't want to leave. Manager and his teenage daughters were precious and very helpful and friendly. They set up a restaurant in the lodge that's open R-Su--good home cooked food, reasonable prices. The canned sodas were only 75 cents and there was 10 cent and 25 cent... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

This place is special. At the end of a long gravel road, it's an oasis in a exceptionally remote spot. It is clear it has great historic value and enormous potential. The new owners are working hard to find a way to make it profitable. I'm sure it's a big challenge. Unfortunately, the rates they have chosen could prove to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We just spent our 2nd Annual trip to Spirit Lake! Our Daughters family and her husband just enjoyed their 3rd annual trip. This year we invited our son and his family. The cabins are so nice, quaint, and clean. the wood burning stoves keep you toasty and warm at night . The Lake is solemn and breathtaking ! You can... More 

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Thank Debbie B
Murray, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

stayed overnight on the first day it was opened. very friendly staff. property just changed hand. so they could not give us much information about the surroundings. trails all very wet impossible to hike around the lake. no electricity. so take your stove. enough wood for heating. quite clean. but all in all very primitive. only shared toilet far away... More 

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