Big Meadows Lodge

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

Currently Closed; 2018 Season May 9 - Nov 4

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 ParkRoom Description:

  • Room with two queen beds, air conditioning.
  • Room with one king bed, ceiling fan & wood burning fireplace to be used with NPS approved firewood (available for purchase upon arrival).
  • Hair dryer
  • TV 
  • One and two-story buildings w/exterior access; no elevators.
  • No in-room phones. Cell service accessibility depending on carrier.

Traditional Room - Big Meadows LodgeRoom Description:

  • 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 LodgeRoom Description:

  • 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.
  • Pet friendly rooms available.

Shenandoah National Park AccommodationsRoom Description:

  • Two-Room cabin with private entrance to each room.
  • One double bed and wood burning fireplace in each room. Fireplace to be used with NPS approved firewood (available for purchase upon arrival).
  • 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:
  • Currently closed; check back in May 2018.

NPS 2018 Fee-Free Days:
  • January 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • April 21: First Day of National Park Week
  • September 22: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

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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