Thunder Mountain Lodge - Modern Cabins, Snowmobile Tours and Rentals


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Thunder Mountain Lodge overlooking lake in Summer in the Grand Mesa Area
Wooded Mountain Cabins -- On Grand Mesa -- Year Round Adventure -- Comfortable and Relaxing Environment

OUR MODERN CABINS are surrounded by towering spruce trees and perched high atop the Grand Mesa, one of the world’s largest and highest plateau, a year round destination.

OUR MOUNTAIN CABINS have a full kitchen stocked with pots, pans, cooking utensils, plates, silverware, microwave, stove, oven, coffee maker, and toaster. Each cabin also has a bathroom with a shower. We provide all of your linens and towels. Cabins have varied sleeping arrangements. Some cabins have bunk beds to accommodate more people, and some have a queen bed with one or two futons that fold-out to a full size bed. We have three units with full beds and two two-bedroom units.

We have a Community Pavilion with picnic tables and large firepit.

ON AN ALL-WEATHER HIGHWAY: Within Grand Mesa National Forest, overlooking 2 sparkling blue trout filled mountain lakes. Thunder Mountain Lodge is your vacation home for fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and hunting.

WE HAVE ON-SITE RENTALS: Canoes, kayaks, hydro-bikes, snowshoes, and snowmobiles!

SNOWMOBILE TOURS: Scenic Guided Tours for all ability levels are offered on-site! OVER 400 inches of snow falls on the Mesa each year. Experience Untracked, Uncrowded and Unbelievable riding!

PETS WELCOME: Well-mannered pets are permitted in the cabins for an additional cost per night, per pet.

LOCATION: Take a beautiful 55-mile picturesque drive east of Grand Junction to Grand Mesa at 10,300 feet elevation. 16 miles north of Cedaredge; 1 mile south of Highway 65 on Forest Road 121.

ADDRESS: 20658 Baron Lake Drive, Cedaredge CO 81413

PHONE: 970-856-6240 -- For Current Rates and Availability; To Book Your Vacation: mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.



  • Lodging Open Dates: All Year

Lodging Rates

  • Nightly Lodging Rates On-Season: Range from $110 to $180
  • Multi-Night Stay Required: During holidays and special events, please call for details.

Accommodation Description

  • About Smoking: All non-smoking units.
  • Cabins/Cottages with Cooking Facilities: 12
  • Units with Queen Beds: Most units.
  • Additional Amenities (ask about availability): snowshoes.

Technology In Units

  • Internet Access in Units: Most units.
  • Internet Access at No Additional Fee: Through Wi-Fi wireless.


  • Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Groups. Military Personnel.


  • Elevation: 10300 feet above sea level.
  • Region: Grand Mesa Area - Northwest, Colorado
  • Location: Away from Town, but close to a community convenience store and restaurant.
  • Setting: Mountain views. Adjoins public lands. Country feel. Forested.
  • OPEN Campfires (individual use): Yes. (If no local fire bans are active.)
  • BBQ Grills (individual use): Yes
  • On-Property in Central Area for Guests to Use: Wood Fireplace. Wood Stove. Central Area for OPEN Campfires. (If no local fire bans are active.)
  • Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard. Discover Card. American Express.

Pet Policies

  • Pets in Lodging: All Dogs are allowed in designated Pet Friendly rental units. When making a reservation, be sure to ask for one of these units. There may be a fee or a deposit.

Horse Facilities

  • Guest's Horses Welcome (call for availability): You may bring your horse for an additional fee or deposit.

Technology For Guests To Use In a Common Area

  • DVD Movie Library: 50
  • WI-FI Wireless Internet: Available free.


  • Groups Welcome: Club. Corporate. Reunion. Weddings. Elopements. Youth group with adult leaders. Retreat.
  • Group Meeting Area: Outdoor area.
  • Central Area for OPEN Campfires: Yes. (If no local fire bans are active.)
  • Maximum # of Lodging Guests with a Group: 69
  • Your Host will Cater or Arrange Meals with Advance Arrangements: Yes
  • Your Host will Provide Wedding Planning Help: Yes


    Primarily Year Round Activities

    • National Park OR Monument: 60 minutes drive.
    • National Forests & BLM Lands: On site.
    • State Parks: 30 minutes drive.
    • Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: 3 minutes drive to the scenic byway.
    • Designated Hiking Trails: Trails start on site.
    • Museum: 20 minutes drive.
    • Golf Course: 20 minutes drive.
    • Movie Theater: 30 minutes drive.
    • Art Gallery: 20 minutes drive.
    • Restaurant(s): 3 minutes drive.
    • Wine Tours OR Tasting: 20 minutes drive.

    Primarily Summer Activities

    • Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: 5 minutes drive.
    • Fishing in Lake, Reservoir or Pond: Walking distance.
    • Guided Fishing Trips (Licensed): Wade Fishing. Float Fishing. Lake Fishing.
    • Fly Shop: 3 minutes drive.
    • Boat Rentals: Canoe, Raft, Row, Paddle &/or Motor: On site.
    • Whitewater Rafting Office/Pickup point: 45 minutes drive.
    • Horseback Trail Rides (Guided): 10 minutes drive.
    • Jeep Trails: 5 minute drive. (off road, back country, 4WD, Jeep, or jeeping).
    • ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Trails: 5 minute drive.
    • Mountain Bike Trails: Trails start on site.
    • Performing Arts Theatre: 20 minutes drive.
    • Mini Golf: 25 minutes drive.


    • Hunting in Area: On site.
    • Guided Hunts: Yes.
    • Drop Camps: Yes.
    • Rifle Hunting Season: Yes.
    • Archery Hunting Season: Yes.
    • Muzzle Loading Hunting Season: Yes.
    • Bird Hunting (Turkey, Grouse, Pheasant): Yes.
    • Deer Hunting: Yes.
    • Elk Hunting: Yes.
    • Bear Hunting: Yes.
    • Mountain Lion Hunting: Yes.
    • Bighorn Sheep Hunting: Yes.
    • Mountain Goat Hunting: Yes.
    • Moose Hunting: Yes.
    • Antelope Hunting: Yes.
    • Colorado Hunting Units/Areas: 41, 52, 411, 421

    Winter Activities

    • Downhill/Snowboarding Ski Area: 20 minutes drive.
    • Cross Country Skiing Trails: Trails start on site.
    • Ski/Snowboard Equipment Rentals: 15 minutes drive.
    • Snowshoe Trails: Trails on site.
    • Snowmobile Trails: Trails start on site.
    • Snowmobile Rentals: On site.
    • Snowmobile Tours: On site.

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