We stayed at Elephant Head Lodge this past August on our trip through Yellowstone and Cody Wyoming. The accomodations were great! I found the owners and staff friendly and helpful. The best thing about them was that they were the real deal. The head wrangler Mike has been a cowboy since he was very young and Kevin, the owner, has been working ranches as a cattleman for many years. I would definitely recommend Elephant Head Lodge to anyone traveling in the area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Elephant Head Lodge is a small AAA log-cabin mountain resort located just 11.7 miles East of Yellowstone National Park and 40 miles west of Cody, WY. The lodge and most of our cabins are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It gets its name from a rock formation overlooking it. The Lodge, Restaurant, and the "Trapper" cabin were built in 1910 by Buffalo Bill Cody's niece, Josephine Thurston, and her husband Harry W. Thurston. Harry chose the site for its dependable water for early travelers to Yellowstone - and for trappers and Indians. Our small lodge is a wonderful base for touring the Yellowstone National Park, Cody, and the Shoshone National Forest. It is a great place for horseback riding, relaxing, fishing, hiking, and viewing wildlife, as well as good homecooked meals, with homemade bread, soups, and desserts, as well as famous homemade cinnamon rolls. Cabin rates vary depending on size (house 2-8 people per cabin)& accommodations (some with kitchenettes). High season rates Memorial-Labor Day $153-356/night. Low season rates May & September until early October $137-320/night. All with bath(s) & non-smoking. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Elephant Head Hotel Cody