Hideaway
Hideaway, lost river
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Location

 
 
 

driving instructions 

From Washington DC and north/east:

  • Take I-66 westbound towards Front Royal.
  • After Front Royal follow turn at exit 1A on to the I-81 southbound towards Roanoke.
  • Take exit 296 at Strasburg (you can’t miss the giant crossed!) and continue westbound on the US-48/VA-55 towards Wardensville. 
  • Pass through Wardensville – a great place to stop and pick up a coffee and provisions and onto the scenic freeway (VA-55) over the Lost River Valley.
  • Take exit for Baker (WV-259) and turn left onto WV-259 southbound. 
  • At the BP Gas Station (the nearest to the Hideaway) turn left onto WV-259 southbound along the Lost River Valley.
  • After almost 7 miles you cross the river and enter the small settlement of Lost River, denoted by the white Methodist Church building on the right-hand side. Just past the Lost River General Store (on the left) immediately turn left onto Mill Gap Road.
  • In 2 miles turn left onto Settlers Valley Way.
  • In 0.4 miles turn left onto Whispering Pines Way (just past the Inn at Lost River).
  • Continue for 0.5 miles and the Hideaway will be on the right side – BE CAREFUL TURNING ONTO THE DRIVEWAY, IT IS NARROW AND HAS A DITCH EITHER SIDE. 
 
 

 

From Richmond and south:

  • Take I-81 northbound towards Winchester.
  • Take exit 257 eastbound towards Mathias.
  • Pass through Mathias
  • After about 9 miles you enter the small settlement of Lost River, denoted by the Lost River Grill on the right-hand side.
  • Turn right onto Mill Gap Road.
  • In 2 miles turn left onto Settlers Valley Way.
  • In 0.4 miles turn left onto Whispering Pines Way (just past the Inn at Lost River).
  • Continue for 0.5 miles and the Hideaway will be on the right side – BE CAREFUL TURNING ONTO THE DRIVEWAY, IT IS NARROW AND HAS A DITCH EITHER SIDE.