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Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program near the Hot Springs

As you’ve walked around the thousands of acres that make up Fort Lewis Lodge, or looked down from the overlook, ever noticed all the white poles randomly sticking out of the ground? Wonder what they are? One thing they are … Continue reading

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Fort Lewis History

“Col. Charles Lewis, younger brother of Gen. Andrew Lewis, acquired 950 acres of land on the Cowpasture River in June 1750. Nearby, Fort Lewis, a small stockade, initially under the command of then Capt. Charles Lewis, was constructed by 1756 … Continue reading

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Fort Lewis Lodge Photo Contest

Thank you all for taking the time to share images of Fort Lewis Lodge from your trips here over the years during our Facebook contest last month. It’s great to see the place through your eyes. In case you  missed … Continue reading

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Fort Lewis Lodge Named Among 2013 Most Welcoming Bed and Breakfasts by Virginia Living Magazine

Fort Lewis Lodge is pleased to announce we were named by Virginia Living magazine as one of the most welcoming bed and breakfasts in the state. We strive to make Fort Lewis Lodge feel welcoming, like you can settle in … Continue reading

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Swim, Bike, Run…and then Relax at Fort Lewis Lodge

Did you know that Bath County is one of the hidden gems of the Virginia Triathlon Series? Nestled in the western hills of the state, the Bath County Triathlon is hosted by the Bath County Chamber of Commerce, and the … Continue reading

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Viewing the International Space Station…from Fort Lewis Lodge

We hear it all the time. From nearly every spot at Fort Lewis Lodge, on a clear night, the sky is alive. The stars shine unlike anything you see in a city, or even small suburban neighborhood. It’s among the … Continue reading

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When Nature and Kids Teach Us

William Wordsworth encouraged us to let nature be your teacher. Sometimes, you have to let children be your guide, too. In “Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder,” author Richard Louv lists the top fishing tips … Continue reading

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2013 Season Kicks Off April 5

Fort Lewis Lodge is pleased to announce that we will kick off the 2013 season April 5. Located near Lexington and Staunton, Fort Lewis Lodge is a 3,200-acre plantation inn that dates back to the 1750s. Our season runs from … Continue reading

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Fort Lewis Lodge Named Among 2013 Top 10 Most Romantic Inns

Fort Lewis Lodge was named among the 2013 Top 10 Romantic Inns by American Historic Inns, publisher of Bed & Breakfasts Guide Books and iLoveInns.com. Over the years we’ve come to understand that Fort Lewis Lodge has an asset that … Continue reading

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March Flyfishing outlook by John Roberts

March Outlook- This is crank up month for flyfishing especially toward the end as water temps warm up to favorable water temps for aquatic insects to start hatching. Greater insect presence always affects trout behavior as they become more active. … Continue reading

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