Ever wonder what’s at the end of the Earth? Well, now you know! You’ll find a place to crash here, and yourself, too. Our 100 acre farm is tucked deep in a beautiful holler on a winding country road, and it's anything but a dead-end. Life is teeming all around and it’s behooving to match its relaxed pace, starting with the mountain miles it takes to get here. No need to driveContinue reading...
Ever wonder what’s at the end of the Earth? Well, now you know! You’ll find a place to crash here, and yourself, too. Our 100 acre farm is tucked deep in a beautiful holler on a winding country road, and it's anything but a dead-end. Life is teeming all around and it’s behooving to match its relaxed pace, starting with the mountain miles it takes to get here. No need to drive white-knuckled looking like a deer in headlights. Enjoy taking your time. We bet you’ll soon agree that, without these ancient hills among us, it would be way too crowded and noisy. As it is, we already have our fair share of natural neighbors, and the silence can be deafening.
The Crash Pad is a private, simple, comfortable cabin with on-the-road access for car-campers. Hike, swim, relax and reconnect in nature. We give you a short orientation and a map of the property. After that, you're on your own to enjoy the hills!
The Crash Pad is a simple, insulated one-room building made of recycled material. It has a double bed, single bed, couch, table, chairs and space for your belongings. Drive right up to the deck and park your car for easy access in and out.
FOOD/WATER -Bring your own food, drinking water and ice for the cooler. We will refill water & ice as needed. (some snacks available)
HEAT/LIGHT - propane heater, lanterns & flashlights
LINENS - sheets, pillows, pillow cases, comforters, wash cloths, towels
KITCHEN/COOKING - single-burner cook stove, cooler, pots, pans, cooking/eating utensils, dish towels, dish rags, dish soap, charcoal grill, charcoal, grilling utensils. Short hike to the pond for a campfire ring with grate for cooking there. Campfire Wood available upon request.
BATHROOM -Just a few steps outside the door is the Oval Office, our composting toilet. Clean, odor-free, and environmentally friendly. Includes toilet paper, hand sanitizer & wet-ones.
You'll have access to trails over our 100 acres of wooded hillsides, fields, mountain ridges, rocky outcroppings, streams, a swimming pond, frog pond, and the road in and out!
We welcome you, give you a map, suggest some great spots to see, and leave you to enjoy the greatest playground ever, Earth herself. We provide water/ice refills, and are available 24/7 for emergencies.
The Crash Pad really feels like it's at the end of the Earth, the last human dwelling for miles. We live just a short walk up the road, but you have only hilly wilderness behind you. All your other neighbors are furry, feathery or scaly.
WHILE HIKING: No need to stay on the trails, but if you go to the ridges, come down the same side of the mountain. The hills are a convoluted labyrinth and its easier to get lost than you might think. If you do lose your way, follow a stream/bed out to a road or house and ask directions. Everyone is helpful, most are kind and polite about it.
- Check in: After 2PM
- Check out: Before 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Flexible
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 3 months out
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
If you're comfortable with gravel roads or off-road trails, biking is an option.
The perfect pond has both blue gill and bass. we have a throw-back policy for bass only, as we need them to keep the blue-gill...Read more
Miles of hiking trails all over our 100 acres from the hay bottom to the ridgeline.
Charles fork lake is a 1/2 drive closer to town and is great for kayaking. bring your own, or rent there for $10/hour
Animals you may see, hear or encounter: song birds, ducks, herons, owls, hawks, vultures, wild turkeys, squirrels, chipmunks, g...Read more
Natural features you'll find at The Crash Pad in West Virginia.
Over 100 acres of hike-able deciduous forests with three stands of pines, from when this was a christmas tree farm.
The perfect pond is perfect.