Whitebird Summit Lodge

2141 Old White Bird Hill Road PO Box 392, Grangeville, ID 83530 USA (Show map)

About

Bed and Breakfast on the LocKey U Ranch located in the heart of Idaho. The ranch has a host of animals including 15 horses, corsican sheep, Mouflan sheep, fainitng goats, Lamanchi goats, geese and exotic pheasants. The lodge has four cats and two dogs in house. Close to the Snake river and the Salmon river we are your base location for all outdoor activities. Lake and River fishing fishing, White water rafting, jet boat tours and some great hiking trails. We are adjacent to the Nez Perce national forest and we have the best views in the Northwest with diverse terrain.With 15 gentle horse we offer horse trail rides out of the lodge. Take a step back in time and come stay with us "On top of the World"

Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.8

A unique B and B experience

3.2 on August 20, 2015

The road up to WBSL is in a word..pannoramic..the view is breathtaking. We enjoyed the farm / ranch ambience the animals and even the museum of trophy mounts from hunts, expeditions and safaris our hosts have taken. We were there to enjoy a jet boat tour up the Snake River through Hells Canyon. We toured with Killgore Adventures out of White Bird and had a wet but wonderful time. We recommend doing what we did..stay at the logde, enjoy the ambience and scenery, and take the tour.


Better than expected

4.0 on August 25, 2013

Nice place. Hostess was excellent! No cell phone service, but did not effect us any. Breakfast was excellent! I would recommend this to anyone that likes a rustic but nice place to stay!


Top of the World Beauty

5 on August 17, 2011

This was our second visist. Frank and Terri pamper their quests. You get a wonderful out west atmosphere. We look forward to our next visit. Sally, Ginny, & Mary


On top of the world!

5 on March 23, 2011

We are booked for our third visit to Whitebird Summit Lodge in June. Terri and Frank are the most gracious innkeepers and make you feel like one of the family. We are so looking forward to our trip.


What a wonderful experience and friendly hosts

5 on March 09, 2011

We were looking for a relaxing, yet fun family experience. We found it at Whitebird Summit Lodge! Terri and Frank are fantastic hosts. Friendly, outgoing, and ready to help us enjoy our stay. There was swimming for the kids, and horseback riding for all of us. Frank was a lot of fun on the ride. Terri lined up a great rafting trip on the Salmon River. Exciting! The themed bedrooms were very comfortable. Our whole family stayed in one "bunkhouse" room, a value for us, though they have many choices. And, we had free reign of the spacious living rooms, sun room, and deck. Watching the hummingbirds feed inches away from us was a unexpected extra. The breakfasts...to die for! Terri puts on a wonderful spead! We'll be back!


Whitebird Summit Lodge

5 on March 07, 2011

The owners are excellent people and made our trip unforgettable. The house is adventorous and has something for all ages. From the pool, excercise equipment, Africa room, bar area, relaxing great room and deck overlooking the beautiful Whitebird Canyon. Terri also organized our rafting trip and Frank was an excellent guide on our half day horse back riding trip in the mountains. We will definitly be back. Thank you !!


great place to stay

5 on March 07, 2011

great place to stay. room themes are very original. very homey feel... quiet and comfortable.


Incredible experience

4.6 on January 11, 2010

Not only are the surroundings peaceful and relaxing, but the owners, Frank & Terri, are excellent hosts. Gourmet meals, engaging activities, and an unforgettable atmosphere all blend to create an experience you'll want to repeat. The ducks, geese, horses, dogs, goats, and wildlife also add to the entire effect. My husband and I will most certainly be back -- and I'm already gathering up some girlfriends to do one of the Girls Only special packages weekend!


Probably my favorite Vacation

4.6 on September 13, 2009

Wow! This place is amazing. Frank and Terri (the owners) are some of the nicest people I have met, and the view there is amazing. I only wish i could go spend 4 or 5 days there every summer.


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Rooms & Rates

Family Room

Family rooms have all the amenities, Private bathroom with bathrobes, hair dryers, shampoo and conditioner made by Terri especially for our guests. Room have 4 beds in them with two of the bed being twin size upper bunk beds. There is an additional sitting room with wood burning stove, tv, library and an entrance. These rooms are on the quiet side of the house and they are great for sleeping in as they do not have outside windows. Both rooms have air- conditioning. Decorate with pictures and artifacts from the Nez Perce Indians with much history to share.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 3 Twin

Nightly Rate: $100 - $120

Queen Room

Queen rooms have private bathrooms, some of the rooms have private patios and some have fireplace in room. Queen size bed in room with tv for in house movies. Large sitting chair. Bathrooms include shampoo and conditioner that Terri makes for our guest wit her DoTerra Oils, bathrobes and hair dryers are in room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $100 - $120

Standard Room

These rooms have private bathrooms, one bath room in not attached but directly across the hall from the room, the other bathroom is attached and has a jetted tub open to the room. Rooms have queen size bed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $100 - $110

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Location

Location Type

Snake River, Salmon River, Countryside, Mountains

Airport

Lewiston, ID (LWS-Nez Perce County Regional) 77 miles

Directions to property:

Take HWY 95 seven miles south of Grangeville to mile marker 231. Turn east on Old W B Hill road. Travel one mile to the lodge, located on the left side of the road. We are located on the summit of White Bird Hill and have a very scenic road from the highway to the lodge. It is the old HWY 95 that holds much history. If you are concerned about back country roads contact Terri direct for directions.

Area Attractions

Beach, Lake, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Snake River, Salmon River, Hells Canyon, Camas Prarie, Dog Bark Park, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Homestay

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Outdoor grilling, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV Video games, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar, Wired internet , Feather Beds, Down Comforters

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Radio, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Table Tennis

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Limited 72 hour advance notice needed for baby sitting $10.00 an hr
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night deposit required with all reservations
  • Cancellations: 72 hour cancelation needed for full refund. One night fee will be charged with any cancellation within the 72 hours.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Theresa and Frank Schmitz

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs , goats, chickens, ducks, horses

About the innkeepers

Travel. Outdoor fishing, hiking, hunting and boating. We have owned the operated out Bed and Breakfast since 1999 and love intertaining guests from all over the world. Terri use to work for American Airlines and we have traveled all over the world. Frank shares his many hunting expeditions and is a great story teller. Terri loves to cook and always has new recipes to share with her guests. Both are authors - Terri published her first cook book and Frank is the author of The Inner Force

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 8am-10am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Summit Stuffed French Toast


Recipes