Welcome to Bigfoot Lodge

Experience Bigfoot Lodge, a 5000 square foot custom built log lodge with spectacular mountain views. Peace abounds 44 pristine, private acres which lay adjacent to thousands of acres of untouched national forest land.  Bigfoot Lodge is just minutes from Hood River, all major activities, and the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area.

Voted Best in the Gorge!

The most stunning views of Mt. Hood and its majesty await you at Big Foot Lodge. Peace abounds 44 private acres where you start your day with a country-style, organic breakfast, made with love by the owner, Nilsa, and her Bigfoot Team. With five major winter ski resorts within 30 minutes and Hood River a mere 10 minutes away, there’s plenty of outdoor activities and attractions to keep you and your family entertained.

Your Home Away From Home

Bigfoot Lodge is the premiere location. Situated on the famous Hood River ‘Fruit Loop,’ Oregon’s best vineyards, wineries, breweries and farms are a mere five minutes away. Forage for blueberries, apples, lavender, flowers, and nuts galore. Horseback riding, biking, hiking are all available along world class trails. If water fun is on your itinerary, there’s amazing fishing, windsurfing, and kayaking available as well. Start your adventure now!

A warm welcome from your Host, Nilsa Nippolt!

Owner of Bigfoot Lodge, Hood River

We hope you find a room that suits your needs and choose to stay with us!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Ways to spend your time

Amenities at or away from the Lodge

Great Food

Amazing Restaurants Downtown (Hood River, OR)

  • 3 Rivers Grill – 601 Oak St. – 541-386-8883 – Open daily 11:30 am – 9:30 pm | Fine dining in an upscale, relaxed, environment.
  • Celilo Restaurant & Bar – 16 Oak St. – 541-386-5710 – Open daily 5pm-9:30pm | Woodsy-chic American dining.
  • Stone Hedge Gardens – 3405 Cascade Ave. – 541-386-3940 – Open daily for dinner (after 5pm) | Secluded upscale American Bistro among trees in a patio garden.

More Food and Drink

Close to the Lodge

  • Saw Tooth Roadhouse – 4780 Highway 35 – 541-354-2511 | Good pizza & sports bar.
  • Solera Brewery – 4945 Baseline Drive Parkdale – 541-352-5500 | Great craft beers and fun outdoor seating with view of Mt.Hood.
  • Stave & Stone Winery – 3827 Fletcher Drive | Local wine in a beautiful setting with views of Mt. Adams and the Hood River Valley.
  • Apple Valley BBQ – 4956 Baseline Rd. – 541-352-3554 | Northwest Style BBQ.

Relax and have fun at the lodge

Indoor and Outdoor Activities at the Lodge

  • Search for Sasquatch
  • Play ping pong & lawn games
  • Sun bathe
  • Sing and play guitar by the fire pit/fireplace
  • Star Gaze
  • Do puzzles/play games
  • Relax with a good book on your private deck/patio
  • Photograph mother nature

A dream come true

Nature Trails in your Backyard

  • Surveyor’s Ridge Trail – Accessed from Bigfoot Lodge the 300 -310 trails that adjoin the world renowned “Surveyors Ridge Trail” – A 13 mile moderately trafficked featuring epic views and wild flowers.
  • Tamanawas Falls Trail – just 13 minute easy drive towards Mt. Hood from Bigfoot Lodge – A 3.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located close to BFL rewarding with an amazing waterfall.
  • Bald Butte Trail – Is an easy 4 miles from Bigfoot Lodge off of Pinemont Drive. Lightly trafficked out and back featuring stunning views of Mt.Hood and beautiful wild flowers

There’s no limit to the outdoor fun you can have!

Fun Things To Do in the Area

  • Ski Timberline Resort, sled at Little John or snow shoe Mt.Hood
  • Horse back Tour
  • Motorcycle/electric bike Tour
  • Go Fishing – GorgeFlyShop.com
  • Hood River Fruit Loop.com
  • Wine tasting
  • HoodRivertours.com
  • WAAM Museum
  • Glider, raft, train
  • Sternwheeler excursions
  • Windsurf, kiteboard, swim, kayak on the Columbia Gorge
  • See the lakes – Lost Lake, Trillium Lake, Clear Lake, Mirror Lake, and more!