Bears Den Trail Center

Bears Den is known by many as 'the castle in the woods'.

An outdoor lover’s dream come true, Bears Den is located on the Appalachian Trail and is a gateway to the Shenandoah River, the W&OD Trail, and more.  The surrounding towns are rich with history, antiques, wineries, and local delicacy.

Stay overnight in a shared or private room, primitive campground or secluded cottage. The magnificent and homely lodge has a fully equipped kitchen, stone dining room, grand living room with stone fireplace, laundry facilities, and store.

Perfect for travelers, families or individuals; also available for private group rentals (youth groups, small weddings, receptions, and seminars).

Seldom does a traveler find such tranquility so close to a major metropolis. Bears Den is just one hour from Washington, D.C.