The Lost River valley offers visitors the perfect getaway with its abundance of natural beauty, exhilarating outdoor pursuits and quality local crafts and produce,
Hiking and recreation
Within easy reach of the Hideaway is a wide array of gentle country walks and rigorous hikes through the beautiful wilderness of the George Washington National Forest and neighboring Lost River State Park. The nearby Trout Pond Recreation Area is a popular local destination as well, offering scenic walks, boating, fishing and swimming.
Food and drink
Nearby facilities include the award winning Guest House at Lost River — only half a mile (about 15 min) walk and offers weekend dining in its restaurant and bar all year around as well as poolside and bar facilities in warmer months.
The charming settlement of Lost River (10 min drive) provides wonderful breakfast and lunch options, local produce and gifts at the Lost River General Store, Lost River Crafts & Museum and Lost River Grill.
On weekends throughout the summer the Lost River Farmers Market offers organic produce, barista coffee and gourmet delights on our very doorstep - only a 10 walk down the road.
For the full relaxation and wellness experience an in-house massage can be easily arranged and yoga classes are available just down the road at the Lost River Yoga studio.
Exploring the regioN
Beyond the Lost River Valley visitors can enjoy a range of activities including hiking, kayaking, fishing, hunting, and seasonal skiing.
Scenic drives take in breathtaking views of the mountain landscape, small towns, local wineries and the regions famous Shenendoah and Luray Caverns.
The nearby town of Wardensville, and gateway to the Lost River Valley, offers many shopping and dining options. It’s a good idea to stop at the Lost River Trading Post to stock up on local produce, and at weekends visit the neighboring Garden Market and bakery. Try the fresh cinnamon buns!