What will your next adventure be?

Earthshine Lodge is Your Basecamp for Adventure

Whatever the word "adventure" means to you, you will find it in this part of Western North Carolina. From mountain biking trails, to waterfalls, to driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway, there is something here for everyone. Check out our Adventure Blog for local insights and insider tips!

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.

Check out our program calendar to see what is happening on site. Activities are open to the public as well as guests staying on site.

Plan an adventure with your group...

and have the mountain to yourselves. You can reserve the lodge, cottage, or entire property for your group. Earthshine Lodge is a great spot for college reunions, family reunions, corporate retreats and more. Contact us to ask about group reservations.


Earthshine Lodge

1600 Golden Road Lake Toxaway, NC 28747

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