There is always something going on at the Lodge!

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Llama Hikes

Spend a morning or afternoon with your very own llama! Private llama hikes scheduled upon request – bring your group or family out to Earthshine Lodge for an unforgettable llama experience.


We have a climbing wall on site as well as several areas for bouldering. The perfect set up for all ages! Looking for more of a challenge? Let us connect you with a local climbing guide.

Mountain Biking

Transylvania County is the quickly becoming one of the top mountain biking destinations in the US. We have all the amenities you need for a great biking vacation.


There are endless trails to choose from in the area. Explore Pisgah Forest, Dupont Forest, Nantahala National Forest and Gorges State Park.

Challenge Course

Take your group to new levels on our low elements and high ropes course. Our skilled facilitators guide and help you make connections.

Waterfall Hikes

Welcome to the "Land of the Waterfalls." Let us point you in the direction of many of the local area falls or take one of our guided trips.


We partner with many local area outfitters to get you a thrilling or calm whitewater experience. There are many ways to visit local area rivers - SUPs, canoes, kayaks, rafts, etc.


We are your base camp for flyfishing trips. We can connect you with local guides and offer kitchen facilities and grills to serve up your catch.

Current Events at the Lodge

We always have something going on at Earthshine Lodge. Our activities are geared towards all ages and skill levels. Check out our current events calendar or contact us to schedule your next adventure. We welcome guests from the lodge as well as those not staying on site. Ask us about our local residents discount. Follow us on social media for up to date information!

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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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.
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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Fall Foliage
Earthshine Lodge is the perfect place to take in the beautiful colors that autumn brings to the North Carolina mountains. Book your fall weekend getaway now!
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MountainTop Writers Retreat
Founded and directed by local author, Katherine Scott Crawford, this long weekend retreat is for women writers looking for time and space to focus on writing.
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Looking to reserve for your group or special occasion?

You can reserve the lodge, cottage, or entire property for your event. Our staff works with you to help you create a memorable experience for your wedding, retreat, family reunion, etc. Contact us to ask about group reservations.

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