Big Meadows Lodge

Book your reservation online today or call 877-847-1919.

Currently Closed
2017 Season Opening 3:00 p.m. May 11

Big Meadows Lodge is located one mile from the large, grassy meadow at mile 51 on Skyline Drive - a meadow which is ideal for gorgeous night skies viewing.

Lodging accommodations range from small, rustic cabins and main lodge rooms to comfortable traditional and preferred rooms. Pet-friendly rooms are available. While there are no in-room phones, cell service is available depending on your provider. Free Wi-fi is available in all guest rooms.

Free Wi-Fi and an ATM is also available in the main lodge building. The Spottswood Dining Room, New Market Taproom, and Craft Shop are located in the main lodge building. Free, family-friendly entertainment is presented nightly in the New Market Taproom.

Please take a moment to check out our Policies, which includes information about pets and our cancellation policy.

Lodge Room Types (Click Tabs For Details):

Big Meadows Lodge Room - Shenandoah National Park
  • Room with two queen beds or one king.
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • TV 
  • Air Conditioning in some rooms (limited availability).
  • Ceiling fans & fireplaces in limited number of rooms.
  • One and two-story buildings w/exterior access; no elevators.
  • No in-room phones. Cell service accessibility depending on carrier.
Traditional Room - Big Meadows Lodge
  • Rooms with one double, two doubles, or two twin beds.         
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • No air conditioning.
  • Exterior and/or interior access with some steps.
  • No in-room phones. Cell service accessibility depending on carrier.


Traditional Room - Big Meadows Lodge
  • Room with two double beds.         
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • No air conditioning.
  • Exterior and/or interior access with some steps.
  • No in-room phones. Cell service accessibility depending on carrier.



Shenandoah National Park Accommodations
  • Two-Room cabin with private entrance to each room.
  • One double bed and fireplace in each room.
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • No air conditioning.
  • Exterior access with some steps.
  • No in-room phones. Cell service accessibility depending on carrier.

Visit our Online Activity Calendar!

Download a PDF of our nightly entertainment:
  • Check Back in May 2017

NPS 2017 Fee-Free Days:
  • January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 20: Presidents' Day
  • April 15-16 & 22-23: Weekends of National Park Week
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 30: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend

Big Meadows Lodge's History

Built in 1939 with stones hewn from the Massanutten Mountains and native wormy chestnut (now virtually extinct), Big Meadows Lodge has an easy, natural feeling and is officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Green Key Eco-Rating Awarded to hotels that have made significant advances towards protecting the environment. Strong environmental programs which identify impact and the implementation of best management practices, training programs, and engineering solutions, have benefited the environment and the local community.

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