Come away to this quiet place and get some rest! (or adventure!)


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Come visit Mountain River Retreat and get away from it all. At Mountain River Retreat you will find yourself surrounded by the quiet sounds of nature and it's beauty all year round. Keep an eye out for the abundant wildlife, from the majestic eagle flying overhead to the meandering moose.

Just 8 minutes from I-90, yet this wonderful log home is a secluded sanctuary in the woods. Close by the property is the 73.2 scenic miles of the Trail of the Coeur 'd Alenes. where you can walk, bike, skate, snowshoe or go Nordic skiing. Just a little across the property's meadow you will find yourself at the river's edge. Cool off with a swim, float or fish in the crystal clear North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River or sit by a cozy fire while admiring the peaceful river.

At Mountain River Retreat you not only have the 13 acres of private property to hike and explore but bring your ATV's or horses and explore or hunt on the hundreds of acres of neighboring public forest land. (please contact us for more information on bringing your horse or ATV)

In the morning before heading out for the day's adventures whip up breakfast in the fully equipped kitchen. If you are needing an indoor day we have provided many board games, video games, books and movies. We have also provided Dish TV and WiFi. (There is cell phone service however you may have to be outside to get a clear signal)

After a long day of outdoor activities come home and fire up the BBQ for family and friends and enjoy the large deck with amazing views. For dessert grab some firewood (provided) start a fire in the fire pit and have yourself some s'mores. Or if you prefer some indoor warmth cozy up by the wood fireplace. Needing a little extra relaxation, slip on into the 6 man jacuzzi and soak away all the cares of the world before retiring to an amazing night's sleep in one of the three queen, two twin or two sofa sleeper beds.

In the upstairs master bedroom you can relax with a soak the wonderful old claw foot tub. As you lay in the four poster queen bed you will enjoy the view of the mountainside where you just may see some wildlife crossing by.

In the loft you will find the cozy family room where your can watch TV, play video games or read a book. There are two twin beds in the loft as well as two single pull out sofa sleepers. A sweet nook overlooks the living room and is a great place to play games or have a morning cup of coffee while enjoying the amazing views out the large windows.

The "Cowboy" room is on the main floor with a queen bed with a beautiful wrought iron frame. It is a cozy room with a window seat to sit and think about the day or snuggle in and read a book.

The "Indian" room is also on the main floor with a queen bed with a handmade wooden headboard. Enjoy the view of the mountainside, and in the spring listen to the gentle flowing creek just outside your window.

On the main floor you will find the newly remodeled bathroom which has a beautifully tiled shower with a wonderfully relaxing rain head.

The laundry room is also located on the main floor with large capacity, front loading washer and dryer.

The newly remodeled kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to cook up many delightful meals, just bring the food and drink!

You can mine endless outdoor adventures in the unforgettable Silver Valley. Take a mine tour, visit the museums, go to a live theater performance, hike, bike, swim, fish, ski, float or shop! Be sure to check out the calendar of events happening during your stay.

And if you want to venture just a little further away, head over to Coeur d'Alene with it's beautiful lake and downtown shopping or to Athol's Silverwood Theme Park for a day of fun family adventure.

Come away to Mountain River Retreat whether you are wanting to escape it all and rest, looking for adventure, or a little of both. We hope to see you soon!

Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest. Mark 6:31


The unforgettable Silver Valley, where you can mine endless outdoor activities!


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Calendar Last updated Jan 06, 2023
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Wonderful cabin! Highly recommend!

We have stayed here two years in a row and will be coming back again. Shellie the owner is very helpful with prompt replies to questions and needs. The cabin has close access to the river. There is a lot to do at the cabin and surrounding area. Would be great for families. Would highly recommend!

Visited on "July - 2017

Amazing property

We just got home from this amazing property. They had everything that we could of possibly needed to enjoy our stay on the river. The home was very clean and welcoming when we arrived. We will definitely be going back to stay again!

Visited on "June - 2017


One of the best cabins we've stayed in and the owners are super nice and helpful if you need anything. One of the things we really liked we're the beds, they are super comfortable and that's one of the things we look at to see if we would come back. The views from the cabin are fabulous and it's only about 15 minutes always from the ski resort. I would definitely recommend this cabin to anyone and we are definitely coming back in the summer. We had an awesome weekend there. Thanks Shellie

Visited on "February - 2017

Exactly as promised

Super cozy, clean, and charming. The loft was ideal for kids to play and parents to have some time together below. Beds were great, as was the hot tub. Thanks for a great stay!

Visited on "December - 2016

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Grant & Shellie
Grant & Shellie Johnson