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Coursey Springs State Fish Hatchery

If you’re a fishing enthusiast, you’ll want to check out the Coursey Springs State Fish Hatchery, where hundreds of thousands of trout are raised each year to stock Virginia streams. In fact, when you’re here at Fort Lewis Lodge, we … Continue reading

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Garth Newel Music Center

Once, it was a training ground for Arabian horses. For a while, it was a summer camp for Girl Scouts. But for the past 40 years, the lush property off U.S. 220 between Hot Springs and Warm Springs has been … Continue reading

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What makes the hot springs hot?

There are hundreds of hot springs around the world, from the famous – those that create the famous geysers at Yellowstone National Park – to the largest – the 160-acre Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand. Bath County, where Fort … Continue reading

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Fireflies! Lightning Bugs! Winged Beetles!

A warm summer evening just isn’t the same without lightning bugs. These winged beetles, also called fireflies, thrive in western Virginia, where they’re drawn to trees, fields and marshes near the natural springs, streams, rivers and pools that are plentiful … Continue reading

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Caryl’s Kitchen: Pumpkin Muffins

If you’ve ever looked around on the walls near Caryl’s kitchen, you’ve probably seen where her Fort Lewis Lodge recipes have been featured in magazines. If you ever wanted to take the time to jot them down, but weren’t able … Continue reading

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Caryl’s Kitchen: Colorful Corn Pudding

If you’ve ever looked around on the walls near Caryl’s kitchen, you’ve probably seen where her Fort Lewis Lodge recipes have been featured in magazines. If you ever wanted to take the time to jot them down, but weren’t able … Continue reading

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Caryl’s Kitchen: Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken

If you’ve ever looked around on the walls near Caryl’s kitchen, you’ve probably seen where her Fort Lewis Lodge recipes have been featured in magazines. If you ever wanted to take the time to jot them down, but weren’t able … Continue reading

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Caryl’s Kitchen: Curried Chicken Salad

If you’ve ever looked around on the walls near Caryl’s kitchen, you’ve probably seen where her Fort Lewis Lodge recipes have been featured in magazines. If you ever wanted to take the time to jot them down, but weren’t able … Continue reading

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Top Places to Visit While at Fort Lewis Lodge

There’s no doubt about it. When you arrive to our slice of land in the Shenandoah Valley, there is a lot to explore – and that’s just on the 3,200 acres of Fort Lewis Lodge alone. Fishing on the Cowpasture … 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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