Strawbale Lodge


  • Large open living area with 2 couches, coffee table, rocking chair, window cushions for additional seating
  • Additional get away in loft (table and 2 couches)
  • New large shaded covered porch!


  • Table and seating for 10.  Additional tables/seating can be requested


  • 3 sink areas: single handwashing sink, double food prep sink, triple dishwashing sink
  • Full size refrigerator
  • Gas stove
  • Stocked with assorted pots and pans, skillets, utensils, plates, flatware
  • Center island prep/serve area
  • Compost pail, recycle bin and trash bin


  • Main floor: 2 rooms with 2 sets bunks each lower level),
  • Second floor: 1 room with 1 set bunk, loft with 2 futons, inner dorm room : 2 bunks & 3 singles, outer dorm room: 5 sets bunks


  • ADA compliant full bathroom
  • 2 additional composting toilet stalls
  • 2 additional shower stalls
  • Triple sink/mirror


  • Crisp, clean mountain well water
  •  On-demand hot water


  • woodstove (firewood provided)


  • 6 panels
  • Watt inverter converts battery stored energy to AC current

Cost: $150/night for up to 10 people.  Add $10/night for each additional person.

Powered by 6 solar panels. Electrical availability will be dependent on sun, use and battery charge. Living 0ff-grid spotlights electrical use habits and decisions!  Do Not bring: hairdryers.

Bring: single size bedding, towels, environmentally friendly toiletries, rain gear, outdoor shoes
water bottle, bug spray

Wifi is available at Mac Smith Resource Center.

All Eco-Lodging


A major expansion and remodel in 2020 make this lodge ideal for group off-grid living experiences.


Lean-to shelter of reclaimed wood tucked into a secluded clearing within the woods at Narrow Ridge

Persimmon Point is currently occupied and not available at this time.

Mulberry cabin is currently occupied and not available at this time.