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Our guest cottage is located just steps away from our restaurant and Wild West gift boutiqueBeautifully decorated in elegant lodge decor.
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The Gifted Horse Lodge “Trail Rider Retreat”

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The Gifted Horse Lodge “Trail Rider Retreat”

5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Great location
92% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Diane is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Our beautifully decorated Trail Rider Retreat is located in the heart of historical Fort Jones. The cabin sleeps 5, full kitchen, small dogs welcome. Onsite gourmet bakery, deli, fine espresso, Wild West gifts, antiques, clothing, toys, and more!
Our trading post is more like a museum with treasures in every corner and our deli is all fresh and homemade delicious food and beverages!


Air Conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 11AM


Well-lit path to entrance


27 Reviews

Ray User Profile
September 2018
If you ever find a reason (as I did) to be in Scott Valley and need a place to stay this is a nice quiet and clean private bungaloo. Diane was so helpful and communicative and even though I only saw her briefly when we checked in we felt very comfortable with the whole situation…
Leslie User Profile
July 2018
We had a lovely, blessed time! The Gifted Horse Lodge is the perfect location for exploring the area. The espresso and food were delicious and the ladies who prepared it for us were so personable and accomodating. The Gifted Horse is located right across the street from a laundr…
Karen User Profile
July 2018
Diane was an excellent host. The place was clean and so well put together. We had everything we needed and more! We really enjoyed our stay and I just wish we could have stayed longer.
Edgar User Profile
July 2018
Great host and great little cabin! It was very quick to book too! I was able to book and get a key from her in under an hour! Overall really happy with it!
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
Thank you Edgar, we enjoyed meeting you and your family and so enjoyed your stay. We hope you will visit again soon. Thank you also for leaving the cottage so clean also! Happy trails to you always!
July 2018
Kathleen User Profile
June 2018
Great place for a family but not for more than that because the loft doesn’t have a lot of headroom.
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
Thank you for your review Kathleen, were happy you enjoyed your stay. We have 2 more guest quarters available soon, both one one floor with 8’ ceilings!
June 2018
Matt User Profile
May 2018
Thanks so much for sharing your great house Diane. You and your daughter and the rest of your crew made us feel so welcome while we stayed there. Not only was the house fantastic, but the sandwiches from your deli were AMAZING!!! You went above and beyond to make sure our trip wa…
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
Oh my gosh Matt! We are already looking forward to your next visit! Cricket said “you’re on!” She will make all your sandwiches! Super nice meeting you and your group, enjoyed it! Thanks again for staying with us!
May 2018
Malora User Profile
May 2018
We had a great stay at the gifted horse lodge. We were traveling with our 3 year old twins visiting family in yreka. The kids loft was perfect and beloved of our girls. Beds were comfy, even a vcr/tv combo with Disney movies to watch up there. Diane was a great host, left us …

Hosted by Diane

Joined in August 2015
Diane User Profile
28 Reviews
Diane is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello and welcome to The Gifted Horse Lodge. A little about myself... I love serving people, creating a lovely and comfortable environment for our guest. Outside of our guest house, deli, and Wild West gift boutique I am busy driving, riding, and caring for our horses. Occasiona…
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