Frequently Asked Questions
In the heart of Grand Teton National Park you'll find unique lakeside lodging at Signal Mountain Lodge - the only lakefront accommodations in the park.
Q: Are the Lakefront retreats really on the lake?
A: Yes, the Lakefront retreats sit on a hill along the shore of Jackson Lake approximately 100ft. back from the lake's high water mark.
Q: What kind of amenities do the guest rooms have?
A: Each guest room has linens, a full private modern bath, electric heat, phone and carpeting. Some of our rooms have fireplaces, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, kitchenettes and hair dryers. There are no televisions allowed in guest rooms in Grand Teton National Park.
Q: Can we make reservations online?
A: We take reservations only by phone. We feel that it is more personal and we can answer more of your questions when we speak directly with you.
Q: Can I bring my pet with me?
A: With the exception of the Upper Lakefront Retreats, pets are allowed in our guest rooms. There is a charge of $20 per night for pets. To view Lodge and Park guidelines, and find information on local groomers, veterinarians, kennels, and supplies, please click the following link.
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Q: How rustic are the cabins?
A: The cabins are older units that date back to the 1930's with original log construction which offer true western flavor. All cabins are fully carpeted, have electric heat and full modern bathrooms with tub/shower combinations.
Q: Do any of the guest accommodations have air conditioning?
A: No. As the night temperatures drop significantly at night, air conditioning is not normally needed in the mountains. We do provide a box fan per unit to help with circulation for warm temperatures.
Q: Can I park my large vehicle (RV, boat, trailer, etc…) beside my lodging accommodation?
A: We only allow large vehicles to be parked in our main parking lot which is located about a 3-5 minute walk from the lodging accommodations.
Q: Can I use my portable grill or other cooking device in or around my accommodation?
A: Grills and other portable cooking devices are prohibited in or around any lodging accommodation. The accommodations with kitchenettes are the only units where cooking is allowed and must be done so using the facilities provided in the unit. There are picnic areas located in the campground near the lodge where portable grills can be used.
Q: How far is Signal Mountain Lodge from Yellowstone?
A: About 25 miles and approximately 45 minutes.
Q: What is the difference between Jackson and Jackson Hole?
A: Jackson Hole is the valley between the mountain ranges spanning from roughly Yellowstone to the town of Jackson. Jackson is the actual town located at the southern end of the valley.
Q: What environmental awards or recognitions has Signal Mountain Lodge received?
A: In 2003, Signal Mountain Lodge was certified to ISO 14001. Forever Resorts is the first U.S. multi-site hospitality, lodging and marina provider to be certified to ISO 14001:1996 for all its domestic operations. ISO 14001 is an internationally recognized standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS).
The benefits of initiating an EMS in accordance with ISO 14001 standards are many: identifying areas for reduction in energy and other resource consumption; reducing environmental liability and risk; helping maintain consistent compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements; benefiting from regulatory incentives that reward companies showing environmental leadership through certified compliance with internationally recognized EMS standards; preventing pollution and reducing waste; improving community good will; profiting in the market for "green" products and demonstrating commitment to high quality.