About Buffalo Gap

Buffalo Gap Retreat

Nestled in the foothills of the Potomac Highlands just outside of the Shenandoah Valley, we are only a short 2 hours from Washington or Baltimore and a bit more from Pittsburg.

Buffalo Gap Retreat sits in the valley (gap) between two large mountains - Sandy Ridge and Slane's Knob.  
As a result of being in the gap, our property is teaming with spring fed creeks and streams which form both our upper pond and sandy bottom lake.

Less than 10 minutes to the charming riverfront town of Capon Bridge and only 35 minutes to Winchester.

Buffalo Gap provides a retreat with forest, mountains, creeks, streams, waterfalls, ponds and nature in all its magnificence.

Buffalo Gap Retreat is an ideal environment for:

  • family gatherings, groups of friends, passers by...

  • cottage rentals

  • birthday or anniversary parties, family reunions, celebrations of all sorts...

  • camping

  • weddings

  • concerts and festivals

  • dance events

  • business strategic planning gatherings, team building and creative experiences...  

  • dinner gatherings at our cafe

  • workshops

  • hiking, meditation, seclusion if needed

  • art and cultural events

  • Retreats, nature and more...

Family friendly, pet friendly. 

Special weekday and non-profit rates are available as well as whole camp rental options.

Take a dip or a dive!
Take a dip or a dive!

Excited guests swimming in our lake

Camp Fire at Night
Camp Fire at Night

Roasting marshmallows and stargazing...the perfect end to a perfect day

Southern View of the Cabins
Southern View of the Cabins

The mountains create a colorful backdrop to this playground

Meet Me at the Beach
Meet Me at the Beach

Guests enjoying the beach area. Sun and Sand!

The Wedding Aisle
The Wedding Aisle

A rustic celebration for your special day

Lunch in the Woods
Lunch in the Woods

Picturesque lunching area surrounded by nature