Your Outdoor Getaway

Escape to Open Space + Mountain Air

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Get Away & Be Well

Distanced by nature, River Mountain is a modern oasis in the great outdoors. Just a few hours from Washington D.C., Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Philly -- we are the perfect escape from the city.

Modern, Minimalist, Luxury

Mountain Resort

Designed by award-winning architecture firm, GWWO, our accommodations are a destination in and of themselves. Our thoughtfully crafted accommodations blend modern amenities, the comforts of home, and the beauty of the outdoors -- this is your mountain escape.

Nature + the Outdoors

River Mountain offers unparalleled access to nature - from active adventure to stargazing to forest bathing. With 150 acres on campus, bordered by state park and public land, River Mountain guests have access to more than 30,000 acres of undisrupted nature. Explore Sweet Root Creek, Dewey's Pond, Warrior Ridge, expansive meadow views, natural wetland springs, and of course, the River Mountain trail loop.

New For Summer

Afternoon Social

Enjoy an Afternoon of Social Snacks + Wine with Friends on the Terrace

Wine Tasting

Upcoming Experiences

Back for Summer

Grill Master Kits

There's not much better than hanging in the mountains, laughing with friends, and preparing a fresh meal over the BBQ. A guest favorite, our Grill Master Kits are back for summer '22!

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Group Getaways

Just two hours from Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Pittsburgh, River Mountain is an epic group destination. Our 12-person private cabins are ideal for group celebrations, girls weekends, friends reunions, and family getaways.

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“Campers have smore fun” 🔥

We needed an adventure like this one in our family's book. At least once in your life you have to do something like this with your family. I assure you that you will spend a real quality time.

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“Los grandes recuerdos se fortalecen al calor del fuego…”

Nos hacia falta una aventura cómo está en el libro de nuestra familia. Por lo menos 1 vez en tu vida tienes que hacer algo como esto juntos. Te aseguro que pasarán un verdadero tiempo de calidad.

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Amongst the trees is where you’ll find me 🌲 🌳 ...

From Guests

5.0/5.0 (All Reviews)

River Mountain Digital Wellness Citizenship and Outdoor Adventure Camp Retreat

May 2022

Heather

If you are looking to get off the "hamster wheel" and ground yourself in nature with 5-star amenities, this is your place. It's off the "beaten path" but still reasonably accessible from all tri- state major cities (Baltimore, New York and Pittsburgh). Tired of listening to planes, trains and automobiles? I am not sorry I changed it up to listen to the birds and the bees at River Mountain. The property supports such a dynamic ecosystem. River Mountain is the epitome of the word "glamp". It offers the essence of camping (getting back to nature and unplugging) while at the same time providing the comforts of home (comfortable beds and amazing food). Customer service is one of their strengths. You're even greeted by resident chickens "Ding" and "Dong". I WILL be going back!
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River Mountain Digital Wellness Citizenship and Outdoor Adventure Camp Retreat

May 2022

Julie

I could write a long review but one word describes my stay. WONDERFUL.
Amazing time, great location, friendly down to earth staff. One must experience it to understand it.
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River Mountain Digital Wellness Citizenship and Outdoor Adventure Camp Retreat

May 2022

Christopher

What can you expect? This place was amazing from top to bottom. The staff was there when you needed them for just about anything you could want or need, but they also were not in your face to the point you couldnt enjoy the scenery and just relax. If you needed them you could text them or even just use the provided walkie talkie. And who doesnt want to stay in a Tipi? What a unique stay, plus you dont have to bring anything. The beds have sheets and pillows. If its cold there is a pellet stove, or if its hot they have fans. The firewood is stocked for you right on your site and there is a charcoal grill if you want to cook up some food.. Happy Hour - Beer and Sangria was fantastic, as were the views! The food options were amazing. Everything we ate was fantastic. You could order a meal that they cook and have it ready for pick up in the Cabin, or you could order a meal kit and cook on the charcoal grill right at your campsite. We did both, and of course finished the night with a smores kit. Yum! The trails, the creek, the mountains, and the hamock hideaways. There is no need to go anywhere else, you can really just stay here, relax and enjoy the outdoors. But if you do want to go offsite you are right by Buchanan State Forest which also has many hiking trails! This Staff is A+ and we will definitely be back!
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Near D.C., Baltimore & Pittsburgh -- Yet a World Away

River Mountain is located between Bedford, Pennsylvania, and Cumberland, Maryland, in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. Our property is secluded and remote, yet easily accessible from the city.

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+1 (814) 259-6580

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