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Festival Lodging

When you select a package with lodging, we handle the reservations for you through a special agreement we have with our partners. Lodging check-in is the day before your first field trip. Check-out is the day after your last field trip. Additional days can be requested, but depend on availability.
All lodging options are on a first-come-first-serve basis. Your choices are Opossum Creek Retreat, Country Road Cabins, Hemlock Haven, and Adventures on the Gorge, or the recently added hotel option Holiday Lodge. Maps/directions will be provided to participants a few weeks prior to the start of the Festival. For a listing of other local lodging options not included in our packages, go to Area Info.

Opossum Creek Retreat Cabins: available to Weeklong Packages only. 5 cabins (FULL) and El Gordo; 7 minutes (2.7 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point, and serves as headquarters for our dinners and presentations. [239 Opossum Creek Retreat Rd, Lansing, WV 25862]

Country Road Cabins: available to Weeklong and Half-Week Packages. 10 minutes (7.2 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point, and 13 minutes (6.9 miles) from headquarters at Opossum Creek Retreat. Holly Rock Treehouse Cabin RESERVED (details below). [1508 Sunday Road, Hico, West Virginia, 25854]

Hemlock Haven Cabins: available to Weeklong and Half-Week Packages. 12 minutes (8.3 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point, and 14 minutes (8.1 miles) from headquarters at Opossum Creek Retreat. [Mallard Road, Hico, WV 25854]

Adventures on the Gorge Cabins: FULL available to Weeklong and Half-Week Packages. 5 minutes (1.6 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point, and 8 minutes (2.4 miles) from headquarters at Opossum Creek Retreat. [107 Mill Creek Campus Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25840]

Hotel - Oak Hill Holiday Lodge: available in Weeklong and Half-Week Packages. 11 minutes (8 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point, and 16 minutes (10.6 miles) from headquarters at Opossum Creek Retreat. [340 Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill, WV 259901] Click here for TripAdvisor reviews.

Go to Festival Registration to submit your registration (select your length of stay, lodging choice, then your field trips).

*Drive times are approximate. Go to Area Info for a listing of other local lodging options not included in our packages.


Opossum Creek Retreat

Opossum Creek Retreat Rental Cabins at the New River Gorge in West Virginia

Available to Weeklong Packages only. FULL Opossum Creek Retreat is 7 minutes (2.7 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point on Route 19, and serves as headquarters for our dinners and presentations. They offer 4 unique cabins, El Gordo and The Farmhouse, in a beautiful wooded setting. These cabins are the first to book for the festival and because they are in the midst of the daily happenings at the Meadows (presentations and dinners), and are often a place to gather with other participants from the festival. Cabins include all the amenities of home and all have private hot tubs. There is a nice nature trail on the property for additional birding on your own. When you select a package with lodging, lodging is included in your package at a special agreement we have with our lodging partners and we make the reservations for you, Register Here or for more about Opossum Creek Retreat visit opossumcreek.com.

El Gordo

Available as a Weeklong Package only. Located in the midst of all the happenings at the Meadows, the El Gordo package for four provides all the features of our Weeklong Package PLUS 1 All-Day and 1 Premium trip per person, for just $4000. Contact Us for larger group rates. Register Here.

 

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Country Road Cabins

Available to Weeklong and Half-Week Packages. Country Road Cabins is located in Hico, just 10 minutes (7.2 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point on Route 19, and 13 minutes (6.9 miles) from our headquarters at Opossum Creek Retreat. They offer spacious, modern, clean and cozy cabins in private wooded settings, hot tubs, kitchens, all the amenities of home, and beautiful outdoor spaces for relaxing and gathering with friends. When you select a package with lodging we handle the reservations for you, Register Here or for more Country Road Cabins information visit wvcabins.com.

Holly Rock Treehouse Cabin -RESERVED

Available as a Weeklong Package only, the Treehouse package has one queen-size bed in a sturdy wooden structure measuring 24' in diameter, includes an outside wrap around deck, viewing balcony, double French doors, canopy bridge access from the hillside, and an expansive window design providing a bird's-eye-view for just $2775. Register Here or for more info visit wvcabins.com

Click here to reserve the Treehouse! RESERVED

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Hemlock Haven

Available to Weeklong and Half-Week Packages. Hemlock Haven is 12 minutes (8.3 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point on Route 19, and 14 minutes (8.1 miles) from our headquarters at Opossum Creek Retreat. These cabins are spacious, modern, private, clean and cozy, with hot tubs, kitchens, all the amenities of home, and a fenced yard. When you select a package with lodging, we handle the reservations for you, Register Here or for more about Hemlock Cabins visit hemlockhavenwv.com

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Adventures on the Gorge

Available to Weeklong and Half-Week Packages. FULL Adventures on the Gorge cabins are 5 minutes (1.6 miles) from our Burnwood rendezvous point, and 8 minutes (2.4 miles) from our headquarters at Opossum Creek Retreat. These cabins are spacious, modern, clean and cozy, with extensive amenities. When you select a package with lodging we handle the reservations for you, Register Here or for more about Adventures on the Gorge cabins visit adventuresonthegorge.com

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