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Wilderness Lodge Keeps Getting Better!

We have been frequenting Wilderness Lodge for years enjoying the unique ambiance of this Welch... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
dandy721
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Erie, PA
Best xc skiing ever in a family-friendly atmosphere

We came from Virginia for the xc skiing on their wide (skating) trails. Everything else was a... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2016
gwmatthes
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Springfield, Virginia, United States
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5 Feb 2018
“Skiiing is great, stay out of the Lodge”
6 Feb 2017
“Wilderness Lodge Keeps Getting Better!”
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The Wilderness Lodge is a rustic European style inn build of hand hewn beams and granite. We offer 9 private guest rooms, a fully stocked bar and restaurant, 26 or so miles of impeccably groomed cross country ski trails and, in our humble opinion...more
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13488 Weeks Valley Rd, Wattsburg, PA 16442-9306
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

If you are looking for great trails to ski, this is the place! The terrain is diverse and includes woods and field trails. The staff in the ski area are friendly. The "Lodge" however is a different story. The owner has no social skills and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have been frequenting Wilderness Lodge for years enjoying the unique ambiance of this Welch style pub. With the addition of a new chef and greater attention to the food service, they have taken it up a notch. Even though snow has been inconsistent, the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank dandy721
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Skiing is great: well groomed, wide and plenty of trails for all types of skiers. The owner tends to get easily frustrated with staff and is outwardly disrespectful to them. I would encourage him to conduct criticisms behind closed doors with greater respect and sensitivity.

Date of experience: January 2016
5  Thank ski247PA
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We came from Virginia for the xc skiing on their wide (skating) trails. Everything else was a bonus! The owners / staff are wonderful - helpful and friendly in every respect. We stayed during the week when lunches / dinners were not served so we...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank gwmatthes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I've been coming to Wilderness Lodge for over twenty years to cross country ski. The trails are groomed, of varying degrees of difficulty and are just beautiful through the woods. Food and drink is available at the lodge.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Becky W
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

This was our first time without kids and it was just as much fun. Fantastic food, great drinks, live music on Saturday nights, and a cozy atmosphere. Nothing beats curling up by the fire late at night. Made new friends with other guests-snow shoers, snow...More

1  Thank bgsucassandra
Reviewed 28 January 2014

I've been going here for over two decades now a few times a winter and I can't rave highly enough about the lodge, the skiing, the staff and the whole combination. The skiing is incredible and adequate challenges are provided at all levels, from beginner...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

The Wilderness Lodge has been my winter home away from home since 1987, two years after I took up cross-country skiing. What initially grabbed me was the combination of a variety of trails (90% wooded) and the rustic lodge with its tasty home-style soups and...More

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank XCSkierEd
Reviewed 23 January 2014

My family has been staying at The Wilderness Lodge for years. The overnight accommodations are homey and quaint; each bed is covered with a homemade quilt and the rooms sleep a varied number of guests. Meals are cooked to order and while one reviewer found...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank bgsucassandra
Reviewed 23 January 2014

The Wilderness Lodge is like a home away from home! The owner and staff are super friendly and welcome you with open arms and hearts. Every time I return it feels like I've never left. The food is outstanding and the beer selection is certainly...More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank Shayna S
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