Whitetail had an official groundbreaking on April 22 for the $8.5 million lodge expansion that will add 40% more seating and more food options. There will be a new brick-oven pizzeria, an expanded cafe, and a full-service restaurant on the second level. The pizzeria will have seating for 180 people, The cafe will will seat 150 and the restaurant will seat 300. Child care facilities and locker rooms on the lower level will be larger as well. The new dining facilities are expected to be completed in the fall. Just in time for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the opening of Whitetail.
Whitetail is using drone footage for videos of the construction in progress on their Facebook page. Below is Update 1. Update 2 was after demolition of the section being replaced.