Inger Rice Lodge

Our overnight residential facility overlooking the Kimages Creek Wetland allows us to host top international ecologists, faculty and students conducting on-site research or multi-day fieldwork excursions.


Inger Rice Lodge is a residential facility that can accommodate up to 22 overnight guests in bunk beds. The lodge has a living area, a full kitchen and a large screened porch and is designed as a day-use or residential venue for meetings, symposia and professional retreats. It is a short walk from the Research Facility and the Walter L. Rice Education Building.


Overnight users of the Inger Rice Lodge will be charged $15 per bed per night; linen service may be arranged for an additional cost.


If you are interested in reserving the Inger Rice Lodge, please review our site use policy and then submit your request at the link below.

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Exterior/Main Entrance

A fire pit with seating is located within the courtyard, and a picnic area and tables are steps away.

exterior of the inger rice lodge with a fire pit and chairs set up out front


Six climate-controlled rooms include three with in-suite bathrooms to accommodate up to 22 people.

two sets of bunkbeds, two nightstands and a sunny window in a bedroom

Common Area

The climate-controlled common area provides a space for collaboration, relaxation and community. The space includes a lounge and dining area.

a sunny dining room with lots of windows and chairs around a large table

Screened Porch

Located adjacent to the common area, the porch provides a view of Kimages Creek.

a screened porch with multiple rocking chairs overlooking woodlands


The kitchen is equipped with two stoves, two refrigerators, and a dishwasher, accommodating large groups or those who wish to enjoy long-term stays.

a bright kitchen with modern appliances