Frequently Asked Questions

General

Reservation Details


All reservation details are emailed once the reservation has been booked, either online or by phone. So please check your email inbox and spam folder for confirmation. If you cannot locate it, please call or instant message us; we can easily resend your confirmation.




What's Your Change/Cancellation Policy?


All cabin reservations require a 50% deposit at the time of reservation. We have two options for trip insurance, non-refundable and refundable. Both allow you to change your reservation seven days or more from your arrival. Our non-refundable option credits you your deposit amount for up to one year; our second option is fully refundable and is 10% of your reservation total.​

  • No changes are permitted within seven days of reservations.
  • No changes are permitted once a check-out is complete.
  • Future reservations are subject to pricing increases.
  • Credits are transferable.
  • Credits are valid one year from the date of issue.​
If you choose to decline purchasing trip insurance, your reservation will be non-changeable and non-refundable.




Late Check-Ins or Check-Outs


If you need to check-in past our general store hours, we will leave check-in instructions for you on the general store door; please come by the general store in the morning to complete your check-in and receive your cabin keys. Please call us at (435) 642-6289 and tell us your plans and expected arrival time. We generally do not offer late checkouts due to cleaning crew availabilities and next occupancies. For more information or availability, please call us at (435) 642-6289.




Discounts


We offer promotions and discounts year round. They are constantly changing season-to-season. The best place to get informed and be the first to know about our promotions is to join our email list! Click here to join




Cabin Availability


Our cabins are available to rent all year round. Our general store is open year-round, with Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day closed. Holidays and Holiday Weeks are subject to weekend rates.
If you want to rent a cabin or a machine on a day the general store is closed, you will need to check-in or pick up the equipment the night before the closure and return the following day the location is open. I.e., Christmas eve rentals pick up on Dec.23rd at 5:00 pm and are returned Dec.26th at 8:00 am. Please call our reservation line with any questions (801)798-1008.




Location


Our GPS Coordinates are: 40.9162692, -110.8261406 Google Map: The Cabins at Bear River Lodge Mile Marker 49, UT-150, Kamas, UT 84036 (Though we are technically not located in Kamas) How To Get Here From Evanston, WY: From 1-80 East, take Exit #5, Front Street, and turn Right, which will put you on the Mirror Lake Hwy 150. Travel South for 30 miles. The Cabins at Bear River Lodge will be on your right side, at about mile marker 49. Approximate Drive Times: Summer: 30 min. Winter: 30 min. How To Get Here From Salt Lake City, UT: From Salt Lake City, you can go through Kamas, UT or Evanston, WY. Both ways will take you about 2 hours. Highway 150 is closed for the winter, take I-80 East to Evanston, WY. Approximate Drive Times: Summer: 2 hrs. Winter: 2 hrs 15 min. (Through Evanston) How To Get Here From Park City, UT: From Park City, take UT-248 E/Kearns Blvd to Kamas, UT (about 14 miles), turn Right on Main Street in Kamas, go about two blocks and turn Right by Chevron, onto the Mirror Lake Highway 150. Travel North for 49 miles. The Cabins at Bear River Lodge will be on your left at mile marker 49. Highway 150 is closed for the winter, take I-80 East to Evanston, WY and see the above directions from Evanston. Approximate Drive Times: Summer: 90 min. Winter: 2 hrs. (Through Evanston)




Are Your Kitchens Fully Stocked?


Yes! Each kitchen comes equipped with pots and pans, stove, oven, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, dishes, and utensils.




Are Pets Allowed?


No pets allowed. The only exception: We welcome service animals unless they pose a health or safety risk or, under greater circumstances, are prohibited by law. Animals that pose a health or safety risk may include those that cause damage to our property or that of other guests at our manager's discretion. This includes defecating, or urinating inside any of the buildings, being disruptive, are not adequately attended or demonstrating undue aggression. Service animals must be declared at check-in; you may be asked if the animal is required because of a disability and what tasks the animal has been trained to perform. This is important as it provides our staff with crucial information about the occupants of each room. All service animals must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered at all times. Individuals who cannot use such devices must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective control. Service animals cannot be left unattended in cabins or automobiles and must always be with the owner. Rooms must be serviced daily to maintain health and cleanliness standards. We reserve the right to access rooms at any time for housekeeping, maintenance, safety, and service purposes.




Do You Sell National Forest Passes?


Yes! Permits are required to park in the North Slope parking lot and any camping in the National Forest.

  • 3 Day Pass - $6.007
  • Day Pass - $12.00
  • Annual Pass - $45.00




Is There Wifi?


Yes, however, we are in the National Forest, and the signal may be inconsistent or weak. We may accommodate you inside our general store, which has the strongest internet signal on our property, for immediate needs if access is needed. For access with a consistent internet signal and seat accommodations, we recommend:
Pete's Sake Cafe, located in Evanston, Wyoming, is 32 minutes away from our location.




Do I Need To Purchase a National Forest Pass or Pay a Toll To Get There?


No, We are located right outside the National Forest; you do not need to purchase a forest pass unless you plan to stop or stay inside the National Forest overnight. The mirror lake highway is not a toll road; passage on this scenic highway is free!




Are Linens Provided?


Yes, Your cabin will come fully stocked with all bedding and towels; we ask that the cabin towels stay inside the cabin and not be used at our community pool. We have a professional laundry service to replace all used bedding and towels after each guest's visit, and new linens are replaced before a new guest arrives.




What is Provided Inside The Cabins?


Each cabin will have the following:

  • Sample sizes of shampoo, soap, and conditioner.
  • Blow dryers in each unit.
  • Bedding.
  • Pillows.
  • Bathroom towels.
  • Fully stocked kitchen
    • Pots
    • Pans
    • Coffee Pot
    • Filters
    • Toaster
    • Microwave
    • Dishes
    • Utensils
    • Coffee Mugs
    • Cups
    • Sugar Packets
    • Coffee Packets
    • Refrigerator/Freezer
    • Stove/Oven
    • BBQ Grill
    • Griddle
    • Salt & Pepper




Do The Cabins Have Heating and AC Units?


All units have heating and fireplaces. Some of our larger units will also have central air conditioning. Other smaller units may only be equipped with swamp coolers or fans.





Machine Rentals

Where To Ride?


We are fortunate enough to be in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest, which allows you to legally ride right from our property and have access to hundreds of fantastic trails. However, it is illegal to drive on the Mirror Lake Highway with our machines.
We do not offer trailer rentals at our location for this reason.
See our list of suggested days of riding for ideas where to go!




What Are The Age Restrictions?


Side By Sides: We do not have age restrictions for side by sides; we do, however, recommend that all riders wear a helmet inside the side by side, and if they are too young for a helmet, you may strap their car seat inside the machine, every passenger is required to be in their own seat and wear a seat belt. ATVs, Snowmobiles, and Snow Bikes: Operators must have a valid driver’s license and wear a DOT-approved helmet. Dirt Bikes: We offer a variety of sizes for dirt bike rentals; we do allow operators to be under the age of 16 with adult supervision. All riders are required to wear a DOT-approved helmet. Snowmobiles: Children are never allowed to sit in front of an adult on snowmobiles, and all passengers must wear a helmet. Anyone reserving a machine must be 21 years old, and anyone driving a machine must have a valid driver’s license.




Do You Offer Shuttles In Winter?


Yes! We offer shuttles Monday-Thursday between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

  • $200.00 Each Way For Up To Four Passengers
  • Dog are only allowed to ride in the bed of the machine, not the interior.
  • Duration: 40-45 Mintues
  • Access to all park Yurts- please note that you will be transported to the Ridge Yurt for accessing the Boundary Creek Yurt and required to hike the remaining distance.