Exquisite Wall Tents in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, Northeastern Oregon
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- Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
The wall tents, located in secluded clearings a short distance from the main lodge, come with a handcrafted queen bed. Guests have access to a bathhouse.
A few steps away, the main lodge offers a large bar and kitchen area where guests can enjoy specialty cocktails and meals grilled over a wood fire by an on-site chef. Much of the food comes from the lodge's own wilderness garden. The spacious indoor dining area is set around the stunning central fireplace. Gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows open onto the deck.
Amenities include massage, a wood-fired hot tub, and saunas near the river.
- Queen-size bed
- Linens and pillows
- Dining room
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Fire pit
- Sauna/Steam room
Glampers can enjoy American craft cooking from the on-site chef at the custom designed fire-pit. Meats from local ranches as well as greens, vegetables, and herbs from the private garden will keep guests well fed throughout their stay. Diners can also choose to eat in the lodge or on the deck under the stars.
At the wilderness bar, guests can enjoy signature cocktails and cold beer from Enterprise’s Terminal Gravity brewery. The bar has one of the best-stocked wine callers in the wilderness.
Internet service is extremely limited, so visitors can enjoy a truly unplugged trip.
- Horse stall additional charge
Massage rates are $75 per hour or $40 for 30 minutes. Horseback and hiking tours are arranged through external companies who work with the hosts.
Three farm-fresh meals a day are included for an additional $125 per guest per day. And there is a bring-your-own-bottle service at the bar for $20 per 750ml bottle.
Location + Surroundings
Completely rebuilt in 2016, the lodge is eight and a half miles from the nearest road and is accessible by a scenic hike, horseback ride or flight to the private grass airstrip. Hikers use the Moss Springs Trailhead near the town of Cove. For those who prefer to fly, the lodge can arrange charter flights from Enterprise Municipal Airport and other nearby regional airports.
The lodge offers superb dining services featuring food grown on the property and flown in from local farms. Please see the lodge website at www.minam-lodge.com for additional details.
- Horseback riding on-site
- Wildlife watching
Guests can spend days exploring the 534-miles of walking routes or taking pictures at one of the area’s alpine lakes. The peaceful Minam River is the perfect location for practicing yoga.
For a laid-back stroll close to the lodge, glampers can take the 30-minute Minam River Loop walk. The picturesque route is the perfect for visitors who like to get in the water, watch wildlife, or simply relax among nature. More advanced ramblers can enjoy a full day hike on the 6.2-mile Backbone Ridge trail which looks onto the Minam River Canyon, Red Horse Ranch and Point Prominence. For those looking to spend a night or two outdoors, there is the Big Sheep Ridge to Lower Minam Loop, the North Minam Meadows trail and the Lackeys Lake to Jim White Ridge Loop.
Expert-led trips into the wilderness are ideal for glampers looking to learn and connect with nature on their vacation. For guests seeking an alternative to hiking on foot, there are a range of guided horseback tours available.
Anglers can enjoy fishing close to the lodge, with rainbow trout and whitefish often found in the Minam River. A short walk downstream, the corner below Horse Heaven Creek is a deeper hole, perfect for exploring with a rod and reel. A mile upstream, the hardshow corner above Red’s Horse Ranch is excellent for both angling and swimming. Guests interested in small stream fishing can head to Backbone Ridge or Little Minam for a day trip.
Closer to the retreat, glampers can unwind in the comfort of the lodge with a luxurious Swedish, deep tissue or myofascial release massage.
Check-in: 03:00 PM early check-in allowed additional charge
Check-out: 11:00 AM late check-out allowed additional charge
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
Extra fees apply for all animals. Dogs are allowed in all on-site accommodations except the lodge. Horse owners will be required to sign an equine liability waiver. Weed-free hay or native meadow grass can be provided for horses.