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The following is a breakdown of what to expect before and during your stay at the Scotlyn Ranch.    We are available to answer any questions you may have at any time. Simply complete our further information request form or give us a call at 1 208 451 4717

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Your Hosts:

Scott & Jaclyn


Your adventure begins when you book your vacation.  A Scotlyn Ranch Resort Concierge will contact you to plan out your adventures and activities.  Many of the excursions get booked up, so it is important to get these reserved as soon as possible.  You can choose as many activities and adventures as time permits! See all the included activities here.


Your Concierge will also work with you to develop a customized meal plan for your group, finding out your favorite foods, wines, beers, and spirits and will submit a menu for your vacation for you to approve. We are happy to accommodate for food allergies or special diets!


There are several options to get to Scotlyn Ranch Resort.  We provide complimentary transportation from any of the airports listed below.  Most of the drives from the airports are extremely scenic and you will be able to enjoy cold beverages (including beer and wine) while enjoying the scenery on the way to and from the resort.



The closest regional airport is Lewiston, Idaho (LWS), a little over an hour drive away. Delta/SkyWest is the only national carrier that services Lewiston. On the drive from Lewiston to the resort, we will travel along the Clearwater river making for a comfortable and beautiful trip.

Other Airports Options:

Pullman, Washington (PUW) – Airline: Alaska. Drive Time: 1:45, Similar route as from Lewiston.
Spokane, Washington (GEG) – Airlines: Alaska, American, Delta, United, Southwest, and Frontier. Drive Time: 3 hours, The route will take you through Lewiston and the last 45 minutes will be along the Clearwater River.

Missoula, Montana (MSO) – Airlines: Alaska, Delta, American, United, and Frontier. Drive Time: 3.5 hours, This option provides a stunning drive through the Bitterroot National Forest, and going through Lolo Pass on your way to the resort. If you choose to arrive from Missoula, we highly recommend planning your flights so that your drive is during daylight hours, as this is a road trip you will want to see the sights!


If you are traveling from Seattle or Boise, we recommend driving. Seattle is approximately a 6-hour drive and Boise is a 4.5-hour drive. Charter flights are also available from these locations, please see below.


Grangeville, Idaho (KCIG) – Grangeville Airport is a short 25-minute drive from the resort.  It offers a 5,100×75 ft runway that is kept in excellent condition and has 24-hour self serve 100LL and JET-A fuel available.  Lewiston, Idaho (KLWS) is also an option if you need a larger runway (6,511×150 ft).


We recommend Donovan from Jetstream Aviation ( He can be reached at 208-972-7607 or at He flies a KingAir B200 which can hold nine (9) passengers. The round trip cost is $10,900.
Erin Air is also recommended ( They have a Cessna Citation XL jet (8 pax) and a Cessna Bravo jet (7 pax). They fly out of Boeing Field and can be reached at 206-329-4664 – ask for Candis. The round trip cost will be $12-14,000 depending on the jet you choose.


We recommend either McCall Aviation ( – 208-634-7137) or Gem Air ( – 208-756-7382). Both of these companies offer a variety of airplanes and costs.


Scotlyn Ranch Resort provides most everything you will need outside of clothing and toiletries (we do have a stock of regular toiletries if you forget something!). You will need clothing appropriate to the activities you will be doing. The weather in Idaho can vary greatly season to season, be sure to check the weather before you leave.

Even in the summer, it can be quite warm during the day (80-95 degrees F) and cool down in the evenings, so a light pullover or windbreaker is highly recommended. Due to the wide variety of activities, a variety of footwear is also recommended: Hiking Boots, Tennis Shoes, Water Shoes. Layering is also a good idea for any time of the year due to the wide variety of weather you may encounter – it is not uncommon to have a cold morning followed by a very warm afternoon and then a cool evening.


Wi-Fi and Cell Service – Verizon and AT&T work well at our Lodge and on much of the upper part of the ranch. Sprint and other carriers have limited or no coverage. We have excellent Wi-Fi at the Lodge and in the Cabins.

If you have any other questions or concerns, our Concierge will be happy to answer any other question you have! Give us a call at (208) 451-4717 and we will be glad to help you plan the perfect, customized vacation for your group.

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