The Earthstar Lodge is located in the Highlands Nature Sanctuary. The Lodge is a state-of-the art monolithic dome house which sets off of a back road near two other lodging facilities. This lodge offers peace and quite and a break from modern technologies. Cell reception is not great in this area, we do not provide Wi-Fi in the lodges, and there is no cable.
The Highlands Nature Sanctuary is a 2500 acre Nature Preserve featuring hiking trails, a forest museum and other lodging facilities.
The Earthstar Lodge is located in a state-of-the-art monolithic dome house with an artisan interior crafted out of native hardwoods. Its gently curving exterior melts into the landscape like the hobbit house of Tolkien fame. Earthstar is the bigger side of the dome located next to Toadstool Suite and Chanterelle Cottage. It features one bedroom and bath with an open full kitchen and spacious living area.
Zugang für Gäste
You have complete access to your lodge. The Earthstar is next to two other lodges that may be rented at the time of your reservation. One of the lodges is connected and shares a wall with the Earthstar. All guests can access the Sanctuary's 16 miles of trails while staying with us. Maps can be found in your lodge along with a parking pass.
Interaktion mit Gästen
Our office is located approximately 1.5 miles away from the Earthstar lodge in the Cave House. Someone is usually in the office every day of the week from 9 - 5.
Weitere wichtige Infos
PRICING NOTE: The nightly price of your lodge includes state and lodging tax.
Please respect the privacy of your neighbors.
The Fireplace is for decoration only.
Please wash and put away all dishes before checking out.
Daytime visitor numbers may not exceed the bed occupancy in the lodge.
Please no hiking off trail.
The 2500-acre Highlands Nature Sanctuary protects the Rocky Fork Gorge – a 100-foot high steep-walled canyon renowned for its stunning rock formations, ancient white cedars, and spectacular wildflower displays. Guests can enjoy over 15 miles of nature trails at the Sanctuary, and trails at many other Arc of Appalachia preserves within easy driving distance, including ancient American Indian earthworks such as Serpent Mound and Fort Hill.