Welcome to the Cheat River!

A unique, privately owned getaway located on the Cheat River, in a rural area just 6 miles east of Elkins, West Virginia. You will be greeted by scenic views, welcomed by a warm hot tub, and comforted by fully equipped accommodations where the beds are already made. Your vacation begins here. Away from populated theme parks, congestion of commercial resorts, or the confinement of a cruise.

Nestled in the West Virginia Mountains!

The Cheat River Lodge and its various cabins are situated along 2 miles of riverfront property, adjacent to the Monongahela National Forest. Whether a naturalist, adventurist, or a sightseer, there are many interesting places nearby to explore that offer year round adventure. Unlimited venues exist for hiking, birding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, swimming, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, native & stocked fishing, and hunting. Rock climbing, spelunking, horseback riding, and downhill skiing are also nearby.

Cheat River Lodge Sign

Experience the richness of the small artsy community of Elkins, West Virginia!

From numerous non-franchise dining options and quaint downtown shops to the live performances and the scenic trains there is something for everyone. In addition, various festivals are held throughout the year. Within a short drive is Blackwater Falls, Seneca Rocks, The old town of Cass, and the Swiss colony of Helvetia.

We are pet friendly!Dog Laying in a Bed

Don’t forget your dog because they “Get to go” to the Cheat River Lodge & Cabins! We pamper our pet guests, and a souvenir toy awaits their arrival.

Ready to getaway?

So just pack your bags, as all of our properties are fully equipped. We offer many options, and we are open year round! Choose from a king suite, or a kitchenette with two full beds in our quaint 6 room Lodge. The rooms are spacious, and have private entrance, private bath, and shared hot tub. If the allure of space and privacy appeals to you, then consider one of our individual cabins or cottages with personal 7’ outdoor hot tubs. Each structure is unique in design and décor with multiple bedrooms and fireplaces or wood stoves with glass fronts.

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Extended Stay Rentals are available!

Our convenient location, beautiful views of the river, homey atmosphere, and kitchen equipped properties make us a good choice for persons working in the area. We are just minutes from downtown Elkins, and the hospital.