Experiences

Events + Activities

Experiences

Pennsylvania Glamping Camp fire Bonfire

Campfires

Nights at the campfire — there’s nothing like them. Sharing stories and laughter with friends and family, all gathered around the glow of the flame.

Cool Off at Sweet Root Creek

Cool off and chill sitting along Sweet Root Creek. Sweet Root runs along our River Mountain trail, throughout the property and at the base of Warrior Ridge.

Cornhole – Bean Bag Toss

Have some fun and explore – our scavenger hunt is totally fun for adults and kids alike! Our scavenger hunt begins near the Main Lodge trailhead and has six secret spots to find. Each spot is identified by a wooden stake in the ground with a painted green top.

Daily Happy Hour

Enjoy complimentary happy hour and meeting other guests or new friends – 5-6PM daily in the Historic Log Cabin.

Fishing at Dewey’s Pond

Cast a line and fish at Dewey’s Pond or just take a seat on the bench for a morning coffee or evening brew. Dewey’s Pond is located just across the bridge from the main lodge and up the hill.

Flow Yoga

Lay down your mat and flow during this 60 minute yoga class. Our yoga classes are for all skill levels and focus on the beauty of being here, alive, and outside. Enjoy movement among the mountains and yoga flow vibes.

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Forest Bathing

Guest’s Guide to Forest Bathing – Enjoy! Turn off your devices to give yourself the best chance of relaxing, being mindful and enjoying a sensory forest-based experience.

Guided Historical Hike

Join a River Mountain team member for a 1 hour guided hike across our 150 acre property. Learn about Native American history, Underground Railroad history, local plants and animals in our valley, and the history of the farm.

Hammock Hideaway

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Hike River Mountain Loop

The approximately 1.45 mile loop is a MUST for all guests – kids, families, and beginner hikers as well! You’ll see accommodations and spaces from most of the trail, so you won’t get lost and can always turn back when you want.

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Hike the Mid State Trail

Running through Buchanan State Forest, and just 3/4 miles from River Mountain, is Pennsylvania’s Trail of the Year — The Mid-State Trail. The trail stretches 327 miles from Maryland to the New York border, crossing through the heart of Pennsylvania with some of the most scenic views overlooking Black Valley.

Hive + Honey Tasting

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience what’s known as “liquid gold” and taste the exquisite flavor of raw HONEY! Led by our Beekeeper, Darci, this is a complete flavor journey – learn about our bee hives and taste the unbelievable flavor of small batch honeys and unique regional profiles.

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Mountain Mornings – Coffee and Tea

Enjoy morning coffee and tea with a view of the rising sun glistening on the mountains.

S’mores by the Fire

A timeless tradition! Gather around your accommodation’s private campfire pit to enjoy the classic sweet treat – s’mores!

Scavenger Hunt

Have some fun and explore – our scavenger hunt is totally fun for adults and kids alike! Our scavenger hunt begins near the Main Lodge trailhead and has six secret spots to find. Each spot is identified by a wooden stake in the ground with a painted green top.

Winter Wellness Trip Snowshoe

Snowshoeing

Set out for a snowshoe wander! We have snowshoes available for guests to use for free during their stay. Snowshoes are located in our chicken coop gear storage building located between the Historic Log Cabin and Greenhouse in the Main Camp. Grab a pair and use as you wish! Our snowshoes are one-size fits all. Please bring boots and warm winter gear with you.

Stargazing

Enjoy epic views under the crisp, clear night sky. Stargazing at River Mountain is unlike anywhere else – with starry views right above most of our guest beds!

Table Tennis

Bring your crew or join other guests for table tennis in the barn!

Tree Planting

Join River Mountain and previous guests as we aim to plant 10 million trees across the state of Pennsylvania by 2025 with the Keystone Tree Partnership. Plant a tree to root yourself in Mother Nature, protect Sweet Root Creek, and give to future generations.

Welcome Kit

Wood Burning Workshop

Join us to learn the art of wood burning! Design your own charcuterie wood board to take home with you. Enjoy a glass of our Sweet Root Sangria while relaxing and creating during this wilderness workshop.

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