Adventure | Education | Retreats

Welcome to Earthshine Lodge

Located in beautiful Lake Toxaway, NC and only a short drive from Brevard and Asheville, NC, Earthshine Lodge is so much more than a place to stay. Make the most out of your mountain vacation by scheduling your next adventure with us. ​

Earthshine Lodge is your destination for :

Main Lodge

Mountain Lodge

Voted one of the best places to get away from it all, our rustic lodge is the perfect place to make memories with your friends and loved ones or escape on your own. ​

Wedding decor in the mountains, candlelight dinner
Special Occasions

Our 76-acre property has everything you need to put together the perfect event. Beautiful mountain views, pond, rustic barn, and more provide the perfect backdrop for your special occasion.

Outdoor Education
Outdoor Education

Earthshine has a history of hosting outdoor education programs for all ages. We are continuing this legacy with STEAM focused curriculum in addition to living history, team building, and adventure programs.


Our staff works with you to design the perfect retreat experience for your needs. Use our lodge as a base for team adventures and have access to our climbing wall, challenge course, and miles of hiking trails.

Upcoming Events

There is always something going on at Earthshine Lodge. There are new adventures to join, places to explore, and people to meet. We welcome visitors from far away as well as the local community to experience all that Earthshine has to offer. Come and visit to see why we love this place so much! Follow us on social media to stay up to date. 

An Appalachian Christmas
Starting the first weekend in December, Earthshine Lodge transforms into a winter wonderland. There will be roaring fires in the stone fireplaces, holiday decor galore, and hot chocolate at the ready.
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Holiday Craft Market
Shop local this year at our Appalachian Christmas craft market. Open to the public every Saturday in December.
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MountainTop Writers Retreat
Founded and directed by local author, Katherine Scott Crawford, this long weekend retreat is for writers looking for time and space to focus on writing.
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Earthshine Adventures
There is always something going on at the lodge! Contact us or check our calendar page for on site activities and special events.

Family Vacations
Mountain Biking Trips
Yoga Retreats
Bed & Breakfast
Field Trips
Church Retreats
Fly Fishing Trips
Relaxing Getaways
and much much more !