Getaways: Greer Lodge

When the snow thaws each year, many anglers can’t wait to get out on the water. Furthermore, there are those fishermen who have suffered with such a severe case of cabin fever all winter that they immediately go on a fishing trip to cure the ailment. If you’re such an angler and are searching for the perfect lodge to Getaway to this spring, today’s destination needs to be tossed in the mix for your consideration. Keep reading to learn more about the Greer Lodge, located in Greer, Arizona.

Nestled alongside the Little Colorado River, Greer Lodge has been providing its guests with a relaxing and rustic escape from the demands from everyday life for over sixty years. There are a variety of cabins from which to choose when staying at the lodge, ranging from lodges to the Meadow rooms, which have access to private trout ponds. The lodges and cabins vary in features, with some offering a more modern décor than others, as well as dog friendly cabins or river-front models, too. Each cabin offers free WiFi, free satellite TV, private decks, barbeque, stocked kitchens, and gas fireplaces.

When it comes to time to fish, you can pick up fly fishing tackle at the lodge and head out to the Little Colorado River to tease those trout. As I said earlier, the lodge also possesses a few stocked trout ponds, as well. If you’re just starting to learn how to fly fish, the lodge also provides lessons to help you, with the intent of helping to land a fish on your first day!

Guests also have access to the 373 Grill, the lodge’s casual, affordable restaurant. The 373 Grill serves breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner, and even offers Starbucks coffee to help get you going in the morning. Indoor, as well as outdoor, dining is available when the weather permits and all food can be made To-Go.

Greer, AZ is also home to a variety of activities for you to enjoy when you’re not on the river. The area is teeming with opportunities to hike and bike through pine forests, kayak along the area’s rivers, go horseback riding, or ATV riding. You can also visit some of the local attractions, such as the Painted Desert National Park, Route 66, or the Mount Baldy Wilderness Area.

Arizona has long been a popular retreat for outdoorsmen, and the Greer Lodge is yet another gem in that treasure chest. Anglers, families, and outdoor enthusiasts will love everything the lodge and the region has to offer, and will undoubtedly be planning a return visit before long.

For more information on the Greer Lodge, including rates and reservations, visit, or contact the lodge directly at 928 735 7216.