Shenandoah Valley

Shenandoah Valley

Peaks of Otter Lodge

I-81 Exit 167 or 162

The Peaks of Otter Lodge is located at Milepost 86 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Nestled between two of the three mountains that make up Peaks of Otter, the Lodge offers 63 rooms, banquet and meeting facilities, Lake View Dining Room, a lounge and a gift shop – all overlooking beautiful Abbott Lake and majestic Sharp Top Mountain.

Completed in 1964, the Lodge is the revered flagship of the chain of visitor concessions stretching along the Virginia portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway, and one in a long line of inns and wayside houses that have sheltered travelers and visitors in this part of the world for nearly 200 years.

Stay at Peaks of Otter Lodge on the Blue Ridge Parkway. During your stay, discover the magnificent views from Sharp Top Mountain and the Falling Water Cascade at Flap Top Mountain. Explore the Johnson Trail or the Flat Top Trail to Polly Woods Ordinary. Take a leisurely stroll around scenic Abbott Lake.

Hospitality services at Peaks of Otter Lodge are managed by Delaware North, under authorization of the National Park Service.

DIRECTIONS

From I-81 South
Take I-81 South to Exit 167 (Buchanan Exit) or Exit 168 (Arcadia Exit).
Follow route 11 South into the Town of Buchanan.
Pick up Route 43 South to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Turn left (North) on the Parkway.
The Lodge is located at Milepost 86 on the right.

From I-81 North
Take I-81 North to Exit 162 (Buchanan Exit).
Follow Route 11 North into the town of Buchanan.
Pick up Route 43 South to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Turn left (North) on the Parkway.
The Lodge is located at Milepost 86 on the right.

From 460 West
Take 460 West to the first Bedford Exit (460 Business).
Pick up Route 43 North (Peaks Street) to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Lodge is located 500 yards on the right.

From 460 East
Take 460 East to the first Bedford Exit (460 Business).
Pick up Route 43 North (Peaks Street) to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Lodge is located 500 yards on the right.

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