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Attractions & Amenities

Local Attractions

Local attractions are just a quick drive away from the Lodestar Mountain Inn.  Within miles, guests have access to eateries, attractions, and outdoor activities that are sure to entertain!  A directory of restaurants and activities are listed in the guestbook found in each room at the inn.

Restaurants

A wide variety of restaurants are available, with driving distances as short as four miles (North Fork Mountain Inn) or as long as 33 miles (The Gateway Restaurant).

Sight Seeing

Among the many assets of the Lodestar Mountain Inn are its beautiful vistas.  In addition, nearby Seneca Caverns and Smoke Hole Caverns provide beautiful sights for its guests.

Outdoor & Adventure

The inn and its surroundings provide ample opportunity for outdoor adventure.  The area boasts hiking, rock climbing, wild caving, canoeing, zip lines, and much more.

Day Trips

Day trips are in big supply in the area!  Guests can sign-up for rock climbing tours with Seneca Rocks Climbing School, horseback riding at Yokum’s Stables, or take a train ride at Cass Scenic Railroad, just to name a few.

Art & Culture

Guests of the Lodestar Mountain Inn can experience the “art” of the universe at Green Bank National Radio Observatory & Science Center.  The observatory offers free self-guided tours or ticketed tours via their website.

Entertainment

In addition to the wide array of outdoor activities, guests can also take advantage of other forms of entertainment, including bowling, roller skating, miniature golf, and more!

Accommodations

The Lodestar Mountain Inn has a variety of private rooms and entire house accommodations.  The Evangel House offers 5 bedrooms with a common kitchen, living area, and meeting room.  The Ebenezer Event Center sleeps 12 with a commercial kitchen, large conference room, and multiple restrooms.  There are four cottages, able to sleep two couples or one family per cottage.  Finally, the Weaver House can easily accommodate four couples or a group of up to 10 people.  While the facilities can easily house 48 guests, a party of 62 has stayed at the inn.

Bedrooms

Structures

Guests

Evangel House

Made from an 1800s-era barn, the Evangel House is a site to see with its rustic walls and copper piping.

  • Private bathrooms
  • Variety of king and queen beds
  • Common kitchen and living area
  • Meeting/dining room

Cottages

There are four cottages on the property overlooking the man-made ponds.

  • Private bathroom
  • Kitchen and living area
  • King bed
  • Private deck
  • Pull-out sofa
  • Handicap accessible

Ebenezer Event Center

This is the newest addition to the property and boasts a variety of antique farm equipment as well as a two-story fireplace.

  • Private bedrooms
  • Mix of king, queen, and bunkbeds
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Large conference room
  • Handicap accessible

South Branch Potomac River

Adjacent to the South Branch Potomac River, the Lodestar Mountain Inn offers some of the best trout fishing around.

Local Activities Include:

Fishing and Boating

The Great Outdoors

Nestled within the mountains, the Lodestar Mountain Inn offers ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

Local Activities Include:

Hiking, Walking Trails, & More

Ponds

Enjoy one of our four ponds while staying at the Lodestar Mountain Inn. Our ponds are fully stocked for fishing.

On-Site Activities Include

Fishing, Kayaking, & Baptisms

Find Your Calling

Whether you enjoy hiking, mountain biking, or stargazing, you are sure to find your calling while staying at the Lodestar Mountain Inn!

On-Site Activities Include:

Prayer Walks, Stargazing, Biking, & More