Elk Creek Lodge

2001 Booking Information


Elk Creek Lodge is located in northwest Colorado, near the small town of Meeker. The nearest commercial airport Grand Junction, Colorado, which is served by Delta, United and America West airlines Guests are met at the airport by the lodge shuttle van and transferred to Meeker.
Note: Due to the distance involved to the airport and the number of vehicles needed, Elk Creek Lodge requests that you arrive In Grand Junction between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. On departure day, you should schedule your flight out ot Grand Junction between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If you are unable to arrive/depart during the designated times, it will be necessary to pay for an extra shuttle: cost $100.00 per trip.

For guests that wish to eliminate the 2-hour drive from Grand Junction, we do offer charter flight service from and to regional airports.. Sample round-trip air charter rate based on a party of 1-4 is $600; price subject to change. For those flying privately, Meeker has a county operated airport with a 6,50O-ft. lighted runway and offers jet fuel.


Fly-outs are offered by charter plane to the Green River in Utah, which many anglers consider to be the premier tailwater fishery in the United States. This is an exciting option for a day that Elk Creek and the Marvine offer to their guests. The additional charge is $250 per person with a minimum of four in the party; advance notice to the lodge for scheduling is required. Cancellation of the charter and boat is non-refundable.


A complete list is part of the pre-trip information and will be sent at time of registration, along with a trip questionnaire to be completed by each registrant.


Elk Creek Lodge strongly encourages catch-and-release of all trout.



June 23-October 12, 2001


Elk Creek Lodge operates on a fixed 6-night/5-day package with arrival on Saturday, five full days of guided fly fishing and/or nonfishing activities Sunday-Thursday, and departure on Friday.


The 6-night/5-day fishing package is $4,500 per person based on double occupancy accommodations with shared guide. Single supplement for a private guide and/or a single room is $800. Nonfishing companions are welcome; the cost is $2,250 per person based on double occupancy. Horseback riding or other guided activities for non-anglers are offered at an additional charge. Fishing package includes fishing license, lodging tax and all gratuities to guides and staff.


Accommodations in spacious guest suites; three outstanding meals a day; morning coffee service: three gourmet meals a day; open bar and carefully selected dinner wines. We cater to dietary needs. Full fishing service by knowledgeable guides with transportation to and from rivers. Ground transportation round trips Grand Junction/lodge.


Scheduled commercial and/or charter air transportation; fly-outs to the Green River; tackle and clothing purchases in the fully stocked fly shop; phone calls and any items of a personal nature.


A 50% deposit is required to hold and secure your reservation, and final payment is due in full 60 days prior to arrival. Deposit is refunded (less a processing fee of $500 per person) if Elk Creek receives written cancellation 90 days prior to departure. Thereafter, the individual is responsible for total package cost and no refund will be made. No refund is made for unused package arrangement. including charter and the Green River trip.

VALID: January 1 -December 31,2001