Expanded in the 1940’s and early 1950’s by the Fruehauf Corporation, Killarney Mountain Lodge was designed to function as a private corporate retreat for clients, partners and staff. Accessible only by seaplane or boat, guests were brought to the Lodge for a unique wilderness experience. Taking full advantage of the thick forest and peaceful waterfront, guests would spend the majority of their stay canoeing, fishing and hunting.
In 1962, the Lodge was sold to Maury and Annabelle East, the lovely couple that would go on to own and operate the property for more than 50 years. Much like the Resort’s current owners, the East family was incredibly passionate about sharing the magic of Killarney Mountain Lodge with the travellers from near and far. Upon opening the Lodge to the general public in the early 1960’s, a 68 kilometre highway was built connecting the quiet retreat to the rest of the world.
After decades of dedication, in 2015 the East family passed the torch to the resort’s current owners, Holden & Carey Rhodes, who remain strongly committed to both preserving and developing the Killarney Mountain Lodge experience.