The West Elk Wilderness Area and Gunnison National Forest both boarder The Lodge at Needle Rock. Weather you love to hike and ride or just want to stroll the river that runs though the ranch you will love joining us in this world-class lodge. Sam and Kerstin invite you to enjoy The Lodge at Needle Rock for your next family or company adventure. 

Now Taking reservations for 2023


Come share our love of the Colorado Rockies!

As one of the premier Event Venues in the West we are committed to creating the perfect indoor pampering and outdoor adventures. Each room is tailored to give our Guests spectacular views and impeccable comfort. Our mission is to make your stay enjoyable and relaxing while helping you to celebrate  in style.    

Spectacular Recreation

The Smith Fork River runs through the property and features amazing serenity and private fishing.


Spacious Rooms

We offer impeccable rooms and suites that are designed to give you a true retreat from the cares of life. 



We offer spacious suites that are designed to fit the mountain lifestyle of this spectacular wilderness area.

 The stunning dining room makes every meal a celebration of  flavor and nature's beauty. We  specialize in organic and farm-to-table specialties. 


With 2 large meeting rooms and a 7000 square foot deck, company meetings and family get-together's turn into occasions to be remembered.