Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center


  • Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center
  • 455 Camp Road
  • Stevens, PA 17578


  • Toll Free - (888) 353-1490

Refreshing Mountain is a year-round retreat and adventure center that has provides family friendly activities and overnight getaways in Lancaster County, PA. There are lots of fun things to do on-site that are great for families and groups of all ages and we also offer overnight options including family cabin rentals, tent sites and group retreat facilities. We are just a short drive from many Lancaster and Hershey area attractions, making us a great destination for your family getaway!

Outdoor Activities
Our outdoor activities provide excitement and adventure for groups of all sizes with options for any skill or thrill level. The zipline canopy tours are definitely a premier attraction for those looking for something fun to do in Lancaster. Push out of your comfort zone in a way you’ll long remember, climbing through the trees as you take on the challenging Refreshing Mountain zip line courses. We have two courses from which to choose:
Challenge Adventure Tour – 5 zip lines, 9 challenge elements, 1400′ long
Aerial Excursion Tour – 7 zip lines, 3 sky bridges, 3500′ long, 40′ rappel ending

Quality family time just got a lot more adventurous with the addition of new Family Packages designed for every age group to enjoy. Families can choose from three different packages:
Discovery Package: Experience a mixture of nature exploration and outdoor fun with the Hands-on Reptile Exhibit, GPS Nature Hunt, Sling Shots, and Archery target shooting.
Explorer Package: Get ready for a host of adventure with activities including our Climbing Tower, Pedal Carts, Paintball Targets, and Archery.
Horse Rides & Farm Animal Experience: Children interact with horses and farm animals while learning safety guidelines for animal interaction and also pet, groom, and feed the animals. Then, kids are given a hand-led horse ride.

These elements are safe, kid-friendly, and perfect for individuals, families, and groups. Reservations are required, and you can book online.

Overnight Getaways
The cabin rentals at Refreshing Mountain offer your whole family a chance to get away, commune with nature, and enjoy some quality family time together. Our 2-bedroom cabins (1 queen, 4 bunkbeds) include a living room, kitchen with microwave and refrigerator, bathroom, linens, WiFi, and A/C and heat. Plus, while here you can enjoy their swimming pool, hiking paths, and campfire. And also available are the zip lines, climbing wall, paintball obstacle course, and more. Rates and availability vary by the season you can check rates and availability here.

Looking for a more rustic experience? We also offer tent sites which include use of facilities and the community pool. Click here to learn more. Have a large group? We offer overnight retreat packages with a variety of lodging, meeting space and meal options. Click here to learn more.

School Field Trips
Are you looking for a fun and educational school field trip option? Bring your students to the outdoor classroom at Refreshing Mountain, where they can experience hands-on outdoor education in a beautiful, natural setting. Nestled in 80 acres of PA woodland, we have options that cater to Earth Sciences, Peer-to-Peer development, and Adventure Education. Our programs are designed for group sizes of 9-20 persons per “class”, guided by professional staff, and developed by professional educators. Choose from one of our half day or full day packages, or customize an event to meet your needs. Click here to learn more about our school field trip options.

Corporate Events
Are you looking to take your organizations to the next level or just need a little teamwork tune-up? We offer a variety of team building activities that are perfect for a corporate team building event or even just a fun day away from the office to build morale. With our meeting room rental and on-site dining options you could even combine fun and work by holding your next corporate meeting at Refreshing Mountain. Our expansive property, facilities and on-site activities also make a great venue for your next company picnic.

Refreshing Mountain is built on 80 acres of beautiful Pennsylvania woodland. They are conveniently located just 25 minutes north of Lancaster, 30 minutes east of Hershey and 90 minutes west of Philadelphia. Click here for directions.

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