The Omni Homestead Resort
7696 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, Virginia 24445

Outdoor Activities

Adventure in the Virginia outdoors
Archery

Surrounded by the Allegheny Mountains, our resort setting creates the perfect environment for outdoor pursuits every family member can enjoy. From horseback riding and hiking to fly fishing and archery, there’s an activity for kids of any age at The Omni Homestead Resort.

Please be advised that no-shows and cancellations made 24 hours or less before a reservation will be charged the full fee. Cancellations made more than 24 hours in advance will be processed without penalty.

Payment for all resort charges, such as dining, shop purchases and activity fees, will be to your guest room folio or credit card. The Omni Homestead resort's restaurants, bars, retail shops and amenities will no longer accept cash.

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Miniature golf at the Homestead

Mini Cascades Miniature Golf

The Mini Cascades Miniature Golf Course is ideal for families. This challenging activity features 18 holes inspired by our famous Cascades Course.

Details

  • Adults – $15
  • Children (12 and under) – $10
  • Family Pass – $35
    • One (1) round of mini golf for a family of four
  • Day Pass
    • Adults - $25
    • Children (12 and under) - $20
  • For hours of operation, please click here.
  • Putters and golf balls may be picked up at Allegheny Outfitters.

Falconry

Falconry

Falcon hunting has a long-standing reputation for being the sport of kings. And here in the Virginia countryside, it still is. Guests of The Omni Homestead Resort can participate in a field sports tradition that stretches back nearly 4,000 years. Learn the fine points of the sport with trained birds of prey – including falcons, hawks and owls – at The Omni Homestead Resort's Mews, a world-class Virginia falconry facility.

Details:

  • Beginner Lessons
  • Intermediate Lesson* available after Beginner Lesson completed
  • $99** per Beginner Lesson
  • $149** per Intermediate Lesson*
  • $895** Corporate - 30 minute
  • $1,250** Corporate - 1 hour
  • $895** private lesson - 30 minutes 
  • $995** private lesson - 1 hour

For Beginner Lessons:
Ages 4 and under are free
Ages 5-15 must be accompanied by a paying adult
Ages 16 and older may participate by themselves

*Participant must complete the Beginner Lesson before they can take the Intermediate Lesson. 

** Plus 20% gratuity and booking fee.

Lawn Games

Challenge the family to croquet or cornhole on the lawn. Equipment available in the Casino Pro Shop from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and at the Front Desk from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Female tennis players

Tennis

There’s a reason our Allegheny Mountain-surrounded tennis courts have hosted champions for years. The resort offers four Har-Tru courts in a convenient location for you to enjoy.

Tennis

  • Access to the tennis courts is included with your daily resort fee, but reservations are recommended.
  • Courts are reserved by the hour with a two hour maximum.
  • Guests must check in at the Casino pro shop prior to using the courts.
  • Racket rental fee: $10 per hour per person.

Pickleball

  • Paddles and ball rental fee: $20 per hour (2–4 players)
  • Reservations required
  • Guests must check in at the Casino pro shop prior to using the courts.

Hike the Gorge

Cascades Gorge Hiking

Don’t miss one of the most popular activities at The Omni Homestead Resort. On this tour, you’ll be led and entertained by a naturalist through a series of beautiful waterfalls alongside a deep, Allegheny Mountain gorge trail. Learn about regional and unusual flora and fauna in this semi-tropical environment and the medicinal and edible properties of the many local plants. It’s a 1.8 mile journey and one of the most beautiful in the region.

  • Advanced reservations are recommended
  • Designed for adults and children alike
  • Intermediate hiking ability and endurance are required for this 3-hour journey
  • Bottled drinking water is provided

Details:

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Dress in layers during cool months
  • $35 per person
  • $15 (ages 5-11)

S'mores on the Casino lawn

The Homestead S'mores Express

Take a wagon ride through our beautiful resort and then enjoy making and eating s'mores at the Mountain Lodge for an evening of family fun.

Details:

  • Tractor-driven wagon with s’mores by the campfire
  • One-hour duration
  • $25 Adults
  • $15 Children (ages 12 & under)

Kayaking

Kayaking

Discover for yourself the thrills of recreational kayaking. This 2.5-3 hour clinic covers the basics of river safety and paddling on the mild waters of the Jackson River. Our large selection of kayaks and the suitability for most ages makes this a great trip for the whole family.
Min. age 4; children 10 & under must ride in tandem with an adult; Max. number of participants 18
$119 per person (20% service charge & taxes additional)

Archery

Archery

There’s a reason our resort is home to southwest Virginia’s choice archery range for recreational bowmen. Its 10 stationary targets are set at varying distances for adults and children and a wide selection of bows accommodate right- and left-handed archers, both adult and youth. Try your hand at bow and arrow shooting!

Details:

  • One-hour sessions $35
  • Youth and adult equipment provided
  • Designed for recreational archers
  • Open year-round (weather permitting) 
  • For hours of operation, please click here

Couple biking in Hot Springs

Hiking/Biking

The Omni Homestead Resort is located in one of the country’s most scenic settings. Whether you prefer to hike or bike on our miles of trails, you’ll find breathtaking views all around. Explore the resort with a leisurely ride on a regular bike or E-bike, or head out on a full suspension mountain bike for an exhilarating adventure on our new trails. Trail maps available at the Activities Experience Center.

DAILY BIKE RENTALS
No reservation required
Regular Bike $25*/2 hour
Full Suspension Mountain Bike $45*/2 hour
E-Bike $65*/2 hour

E-BIKE TOUR
Enjoy a scenic tour around The Homestead and surrounding areas with our pedal-assisted e-bikes that allow you to choose the level of exertion used. A professional guide will share the best views and local history. Ages 14 & up. Maximum number of participants: 8.
$89* per person

*20% service charge & taxes additional