Travel & Lodging

Traveling to the Event


Teton Valley and Island Park are within striking distance of the Idaho Falls, Idaho, Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Bozeman, Montana airports.

Airport Drives to The Ponds Lodge


Click on the Ponds Lodge location to find the best route for you and contact us for any specifics.

Riding Your Bike

You can do it, I double dog dare ya!


If arriving early or its on the way we recommend swinging by Fitzgerlds Bicycles in Victor, ID  to say hello and gain any local info before heading to Island Park. The Ponds Lodge will be the most convenient place to stay considering it is the Race Headquarters – Start/Finish. There are others close by too.

Ponds Lodge – Race Headquarters – Start/Finish. Ask for Carl when making reservations, some of the cabins / rentals are owned by the lodge others are managed through the lodge. He has some flexibility and will extend a discount where he can on his units. If you reserve a space that you want to share or split the costs of, mention something on the Fat Pursuit Facebook page and we will try to help you with that.

Island Park Cabins and Lodges (Village area) – ‘Bed in a House’ or ‘Very nice Hostel living’ – Affordable accommodations is the theme here. Modern, clean and well maintained houses with all you need.
Here are two of the offerings (others will open as need be):
Last Chance Cabin
~ 5 miles South.

Big Springs Lodge
~ 8 miles North of the Ponds Lodge. It is a BIG house with a full kitchen, hot tub, many beds and satellite. No problem having your own space. Trails out the front door. Convenient to store and restaurant by bike.
Available January 7th – January 12th$25.00 per person, per night. Great deal!!
Call Pam to make reservation  1-800-584-7740

Sawtelle Mountain Resort – offering 10% discount on rooms and condos. You must call to get the discount. Mention the event. ~7 miles north of Ponds Lodge.

Other helpful links

Lodging – Island Park, ID
Lodging – Teton Valley, ID
Lodging – West Yellowstone, MT