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Your Outdoor Getaway

Escape to Open Space + Mountain Air

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., we are the perfect escape from the city.

Modern, Minimalist, Luxury


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

New For Fall

Yurt Glamping Tents

Relax and enjoy nature with some added comfort - this is glamping. Our yurts include two queen-size beds, heat, power, and are equipped with all of the comforts you need for an epic overnight in the outdoors.

Signature Experience

Happy Hour

Relax with friends and fellow travelers as the sun rolls across Black Valley. Our complimentary, daily happy hour is the perfect cap to the day's adventures. Daily happy hour runs from 5-7PM in our historic log cabin and terrace.

Glamping Road Trip Travel Mountain Cabin

Great Outdoors

Resting on 150 acres, River Mountain is bordered by Sweet Root Creek, Warrior Ridge and Tussey Mountain. Adjacent to Buchanan State Forest and the Pennsylvania Mid State Trail, we offer endless access to the outdoors.

Events + Experiences

Group Getaways

Just two hours from Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Pittsburgh, River Mountain is a group destination. Our 12-person private cabins are ideal for parents with remote learners, friend staycations, and family getaways.


tipi life ⛺️ ...

Hope you come back around to simple things ⛺️ ...

From Guests

5.0/5.0 (All Reviews)

River Mountain Digital Wellness Citizenship and Outdoor Adventure Camp Retreat

May 2021


They take such thoughtful care of everything! River Mountain is a gem. I love true roughing it camping so I wondered if this might not do for me. I was wonderfully proven wrong! To head into the woods without having to think much about food or gear is incredible! The food was excellent, plentiful, and easily gotten. The location is pure magic - woods, a creek, a meadow - so you can see stars, hear tons of birds, take great hikes. and listen to a burbling stream. The staff were terrific - present, resourceful, helpful, then vanishing like magic! It’s complete luxury to have your own bathroom regardless of what style of accommodation you choose plus spotless, private, hot showers! Amazing! Even in the rain this was a tonic - so relaxing and super fun. I can’t wait to go again!
Google Review

River Mountain Digital Wellness Citizenship and Outdoor Adventure Camp Retreat

May 2021


This place is like a meditation hideaway, a nature retreat and an oasis from the noise of life. Such a utopia.....i think those are the best ways to describe this place. My fiance and I love it so much we are making it a regular getaway. The caretakers of property and guests make you feel like family and welcome you with open arms. 10star rating on our part!
Facebook Review

River Mountain Digital Wellness Citizenship and Outdoor Adventure Camp Retreat

May 2021


Just left and had to write a review right away! What a fantastic getaway for the family. Location is unbelievable, think Nottingham first meets hunger games meets a sci-fi wonderland. We rented a full cabin so we had plenty of space and beds, but next time coming back for the tipis which looked super cool. The team was so nice, fun and helpful. Made us feel at home in the forest. And the BBQ grilling was perfect. Highly recommend all around!
Airbnb Review


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.

Your Hosts

This endeavor started a couple years back. We caught ourselves spending too much time at the office and not enough time doing what we love -- being outdoors doing cool things with cool people. Our team is here to deliver a great experience -- comfortable, safe, secure, helpful, welcoming, and unforgettable. We look forward to your visit and hope River Mountain becomes a second home for you, just like it has for us.

For reservations or general questions

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+1 (814) 281-6016

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