Summit Grove Lodge


In 1840, this site hosted one of the very first eating houses in Washington. Headley’s Camp, as the property was then known, was a popular rest stop for travelers before crossing the Lewis River by barge. A range of services were provided to travelers as the road evolved into the Old Pacific Highway. In 1923, a gasoline pump was installed as automobile travel became more popular. 

Construction of the lodge building and eight cabins began in 1927. Guests at the Lodge included President Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Shirley Temple, Jack Benny, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, John Dillinger, and Clark Gable.

Open to Public:

For more information about the site visit the Summit Grove website.

Summit Grove Lodge
Did you know?
Many famous historical figures, actors and entertainers were guests at this lodge.
Circa ~ 1927
Open to the public

Summit Grove Lodge
30810 NE Timmen Rd.
Ridgefield, WA 98642
United States