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Cowlitz River Lodge

Emerald Lodging offers places to stay for travelers to the White Pass and Mt. Rainier area. Our motels and resorts are affordable and offer great amenities.
Relax in Our Great Rooms, Cozy Furnishings, and Delightful Company!

About Our Hotel

Our Lodge located at the base of Whitepass in the heart of Packwood, Wa. Beautifully updated and renovated rooms, with refrigerator, microwave, Keurig Coffee maker, hair dryer, and iron in each! Included in your stay is a full Hot Breakfast every morning from 7am-10am (Belgian Waffles, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Homemade Biscuits & Gravy, Yogurts, Muffins, Bagels, fruit, juices, etc.) Free Wi-Fi in the rooms and DirrectTV! The elk hang out in our front lawn almost daily. Enjoy the scenery! Short drive to Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens. Visit us while you hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing, visiting the mountains, and for the local Huge flea market held on Memorial Day and Labor day weekends!


At Emerald Lodging, we provide several accommodation options. Each room has been carefully designed to ensure our guests have everything they need during their stay. Browse our options to find out more. 


Find our full list of available amenities offered with your stay here at Cowlitz River Lodge.  If you see something that is not offered on the list, we are happy to talk and see if we can accommodate your needs.


Curious about Cowlitz River Lodge?  See for yourself what it is like inside and around the grounds by visiting our gallery.



Inspired by the surrounding landscape, Our hotel was designed to make your visit a unique, comfortable and fun experience. Our rooms are spacious, our fares are competitive and the service is unparalleled.



Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching

  • Bird watching

  • Boating

  • Canoeing

  • Fishing

  • Fly fishing

  • Mountain biking

  • River rafting

  • Rock climbing

  • Walking

  • Water activities

  • Wine tasting

  • Adventure

  • Backpacking

  • Card, board, video games

  • Games, chess, cards

  • Mountain sports

  • Skiing - alpine

  • Wild life

  • Skiing - cross-country

  • Ski school

  • Hiking


  • Air conditioning

  • Free high speed internet

  • Free WiFi internet

  • Wake-up call

  • Laundry

  • Ice machine

  • Breakfast lounge

  • Vending Machine

  • Wheelchair friendly

  • Specially appointed rooms

  • Wide entrance to property


  • On-site parking

  • Free parking

Business Facilities

  • Desk working station

  • Fax machine

  • Photocopying

  • Printing


  • Continental breakfast

  • Free breakfast

  • Buffet breakfast

Cleaning and safety

  • Disinfected between stays

  • Social distancing

  • Staff protective clothing

  • Barriers in main areas

  • High-touch surfaces disinfected

  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F

  • Mattress and pillow protectors

  • Washable duvet covers

  • Masks for guests

  • No shared stationery

  • Staff trained in safety protocol


Business Facilities


  • Desk working station

  • Fax machine

  • Photocopying

  • Printing




Emerald Lodging was founded by likeminded entrepreneurs, people who share a passion for traveling and exploring. Service, design and simplicity are at our core; when you book a room with us, you’re guaranteed to have an extraordinary experience. From the moment you walk in the door, you’ll feel the special Emerald Lodging hospitality. Our super soft linen, perfect concierge services and exceptional design are only part of the story. Take a look at our site to learn more and book your room today.




13069 U.S. Hwy 12
Packwood, WA 98361


Toll free: 1-888-305-2185
Phone: (360) 494-4444
Fax: (360) 494-2075


7AM To 10PM


Beginning Oct 1st 2022 our hotels will stop serving Continental Breakfast.