Elwell Lakes Lodge is just one of the several lodges along the Gold Lake Road, a paved highway that connects Hwy 89 near Graeagle, California and Hwy 49 near Sierra City. All the lodges have been operating for decades, some for over 100 years. Each has different amenities to offer the vacationer. Some have cabins with kitchens and some have meal service.
All the lodges are only open in the seasons free of snow.
The Lakes Basin Trails lead out from the grounds of this lodge. It has nine cabins and three tent cabins for rent. Meals are included with your rate.
This resort has nine housekeeping cabins along the shore of Sardine Lake with a view of the Sierra Buttes. It has a fine dining restaurant and rents boats on the lake.
This lodge has twenty cabins and two guest rooms in the main lodge. Graeagle Creek runs along the grounds offering a peaceful swimming area. Meals are included in the rate.
This lodge has five cabins overlooking Salmon Lake and ten tent cabins. Trails to Deer Lake and the PCT lead off from the grounds. Rowboats are provided with the rate.
This lodge has nine housekeeping cabins and six sleeping only cabins all with a view of Packer Lake. There is a restaurant on the premises.