Stay overnight at PARI in comfort and privacy surrounded by beautiful scenery under dark skies.


  • Our new, spacious cabins include four rooms centered around a common area.
  • Each room is private and has its own keyed access.
  • Each room contains beds, desks, and dressers. Typically a room is configured with both queen sized beds, and bunk beds.  Some rooms can sleep up to six occupants.
  • Each room has private restroom facilities. 
  • Separate heat and air conditioning units serve each room.  The common area also has its own controls, allowing for a comfortable environment for all. 
  • Guests can rent individual rooms, or entire cabins.


❄️ Mini Fridge
🍽️ Microwave
🍵 Coffee Maker (pod style, Keurig compatible)
🌡️ Individually climate controlled rooms
🧑‍🦼 ADA accessible rooms available
🚭 All rooms are non-smoking
🎉 Large common areas with farmhouse tables and benches
⛰️ Decks overlooking a peaceful mountain stream
👀 Binoculars in each room
🎒 Educational activity guides packaged and ready to go in each room

📶 Complementary Wi-Fi
🚶 Hiking Trails on site
🔥 Fire Pit
🚙 Ample free parking
♿ Handicap accessible parking
🌌 Dark site for optimal sky viewing
🔭 Viewing areas to set up your own telescopes
🌄 Mountain observation deck with 360° views and spectacular sunsets
🤫 Remote, private, and quiet site. Secure and monitored.
🏞️ Blue Ridge Parkway only 12 miles away
💦 Numerous waterfalls within a 30 minute drive


  • No pets allowed in the cabins.
  • No smoking, vaping, tobacco, or illegal drugs are allowed in the cabins or on the PARI site.
  • No outside guests are allowed on PARI property; all guests should be listed during registration.
  • No weapons are allowed in cabins or on PARI site.
  • The person booking the cabin must be 21 or older.  Any minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Keep any alcohol in your room.
  • PARI quiet times are from 10pm through 8am.
  • Common areas in the cabins are shared with other guests.  Please be respectful!
  • Check out is by 10am on the morning of your departure.  Leave key cards on the table in your room.

Please view our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about staying at PARI.