Discover the Lakes Basin
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The recreation building at Gold Lake Lodge with gravel path leading to the front door.

Gold Lake Lodge

The Lakes Basin Trails lead out from the grounds of this lodge. It has nine cabins and three tent cabins for rent. Meals are included with your rate.


Sardine Lake Resort

This resort has nine housekeeping cabins along the shore of Sardine Lake with a view of the Sierra Buttes. It has a fine dining restaurant and rents boats on the lake.


Sardine Lake Resort's dining room has a view of the lake and the Sierra Buttes.Graeagle Creek near several cabins of Gray Eagle Lodge has a foot bridge crossing the water.

Gray Eagle Lodge

This lodge has twenty cabins and two guest rooms in the main lodge. Graeagle Creek runs along the grounds offering a peaceful swimming area. Meals are included in the rate.


Salmon Lake Lodge

This lodge has five cabins overlooking Salmon Lake and ten tent cabins. Trails to Deer Lake and the PCT lead off from the grounds. Rowboats are provided with the rate.


Salmon Lake Lodge main building is right on the water of the lake with a large dock for their guest barge. Log Cabin main lodge building of Packer Lake Lodge. Dinners are served to guests in the restaurant.

Packer Lake Lodge

This lodge has nine housekeeping cabins and six sleeping only cabins all with a view of Packer Lake. There is a restaurant on the premises.


Elwell Lakes Lodge

Elwell has ten cabins with kitchens. It sits in the middle of the trails leading into the Lakes Basin and is close to the Pacific Crest Trail. It has rowboats available on Long Lake just for guest use.


The Dining Room Building overlooking the lodge grounds was built in the 1920's.The sunny path leads to cabins and tent cabins along the shore of Gold Lake.

Cabins at Gold Lake

On the shore of Gold Lake, this lodge is boat accessible or hike in only. This lodge has five cabins and seven tent cabins for rent for three or more nights and has an historic restaurant with a view of the mile long Gold Lake. All meals are included.


Elwell Lakes Lodge is operated under a Special Use Permit issued by the Plumas National Forest and is an equal opportunity recreation services provider