Suites, Cabins & Group Lodges at the Highlands Nature Sanctuary          Lodging FAQs

Lodging is closed for the season but reservations for the 2017 season are now being accepted.

Zen River Suite at the Hermitage

The Zen River Suite has a spectacular view out six floor to ceiling bedroom windows. Fully forested setting on the precipice of the Rocky Fork Gorge. Adjacent to the Eryie Suite at Hermitage Lodge. Private entrance and deck. One bedroom, large living room, full bath, full kitchen. 2 night minimum stay. Adult guests only.

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Eyrie Suite at the Hermitage

Adjacent to the Zen River Suite above, the Eyrie has a stunning view from the deck and bedroom windows. Overlooking the Rocky Fork Gorge.Fully forested and remote setting. Slightly smaller than the Zen with a private entrance, one bedroom, a livingroom-kitchenette, private deck and full bath. 2 night minimum stay. Adult guests only.

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Beechcliff Retreat Center

Beechcliff is a fully remodeled turn-of-the-century lodge with three full length porches, five bedrooms with two single beds each, large kitchen, large diningroom, and a medium-sized livingroom. Bathroom is dormitory-style with two private baths and two showers. Designed for group gatherings. On the Rocky Fork Creek. 2 night minimum stay.

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Leatherwood Cabin

Leatherwood is a charming, cozy cabin just a few feet above the Rocky Fork Creek. Located among a small cluster of private houses and cabins on rural Cave Road within  walking distance of the hiking trail hub of the Appalachian Forest Museum. Two bedrooms, one bath, full kitchen. Up to four people. 2 night minimum stay.

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Ravenwood Retreat Center

Ravenwood is fully-restored historic mill house from the mid to late 1800’s on an exceptionally scenic stretch of the Rocky Fork Gorge. Two stories of glass windows, large livingroom/diningroom, large kitchen, one bath. Reserve either the first floor or the entire house. Reserving the first floor only will still give you complete private use of the house and grounds. 2 night minimum stay.

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