What is the drive time to Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park from the lodge?
It is approximately a 20 minute drive to Bryce Canyon and an hour drive to Zion National Park.
What is the location of the lodge?
Cottonwood Meadow Lodge is located about 4 hours north of Las Vegas or 4 hours south of Salt Lake City, approximately 9 miles south of Panguitch, Utah (or 5 miles north of Hatch, Utah) on Highway 89 between Mile Marker 122 and 123. We sit at an elevation of 6,800 feet just 20 minutes below the entrance to Bryce Canyon National Park, a close 1-hour drive to the North entrance to Zion National Park, and only 3 hours from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Address: Mile Marker 123 US Highway 89, Panguitch, Utah 84759
What is the location of each individual cabin? (The Barn, The Farmhouse, The Bunkhouse, & The Log Cabin)
Farmhouse: 37.718846 (Latitude), -112.382469 (Longitude)
Barn: 37.719402, -112.381204
Log Cabin: 37.718218, -112.381502
Bunkhouse: 37.719172, -112.381620
Garfield County, Utah
(You can plug in coordinates into Google Maps.)
What is the drive time to the nearest town?
Drive time to Panguitch is 15 minutes from the lodge. There is a local grocery store, Joe’s Market in Panguitch.
What is the weather like at the lodge?
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What is the closest airport?
Saint George Municipal Airport and Cedar City Airport are the closest airports but are limited on flights. Check Salt Lake City Airport or Las Vegas Airport.
What activities are there to do while staying at the lodge?
Recreational activities include hiking, horseback riding, museums, swimming, wildlife spotting, biking, ATV rentals, stargazing, and exploring the local national parks. Around the lodge you can relax and take in the beautiful scenery or explore the property complete with a 2-acre pond, the Sevier river rushing through the property, and don’t forget the ranch animals! At a day’s end, guests often gather around the fire pit for campfire fun!
What should I bring with me?
If you are taking part in some of the above activities, do keep in mind that your clothing may get wet or dirty, so quick drying materials or those which wash easily are recommended. Make sure you bring comfortable hiking shoes, boots or sneakers, and consider a pair of water sandals. Sunscreen, a hat, and a backpack are also recommended for activities. Check the local weather in Panguitch prior to your stay to pack accordingly.
Do I need a fishing license? Do you provide fishing or fly fishing gear?
Yes, if you plan on fishing, you will need a fishing license. You can get a fishing license from this website: https://secure.utah.gov/hflo/available-licenses.html. Once done, you can pull up your license on your phone.
No, we do not provide fishing gear. If you would like a guide for fishing, please contact Circle Valley Anglers in Circleville, UT (435) 577-2168. He does both fly fishing and conventional.
Do the units have hair dryers?
Yes. All bathrooms also have soap and shampoo.
Do the units have refrigerators and cooking utensils?
Yes, all units have a refrigerator, a microwave, a cooktop, and a gas grill. All units have cooking utensils you would need to prepare a meal.
Does the lodge have wireless internet? What about air conditioning and a washer/dryer unit?
Yes, the lodge has wireless internet.
No, the lodge does not have air conditioning but remains cool throughout the day if the windows are left closed.
No, the lodge does not have a washer/dryer unit. However, there is a laundromat in Panguitch, called Laverie Automatique, where you may go to do your laundry if you are staying with us for a while.
How many days should I plan my stay?
The average length most guests stay at the lodge is 3 to 4 days. This allows you to experience the surrounding areas without being rushed and having a chance to relax and enjoy the unique landscape.
Are dogs/ pets allowed?
Unfortunately, dogs/ pets are not allowed.
Are air mattresses or sleeper sofas provided?