Events and Lodging
Are you looking for an indoor/outdoor venue for a private event, corporate retreat, small wedding, family reunion, birthday party, or other celebration? Do you need overnight accommodations for group while in the area for a festival or sporting event?Mountain Shepherd’s facilities are available! Read below for available options.
Let us help you plan the perfect event. Whether you want to utilize our facilities, or you want help with designing a custom retreat, we’re here for you. We can provide customized programming to make any event memorable.
Ready to elevate your next company retreat? We’ve got the event space and the programming to help you and your colleagues bond over a shared retreat experience. We can provide leadership and team-building courses, and help your group interact better together.
Family Reunions and Parties
With ample lodging, facility, and programming options, hosting your next family reunion or party at Mountain Shepherd is bound to make you the most popular person in your family or friend group. We can provide any of our day pack course options for your group so you can maximize your time in our beautiful area.
An outdoor wedding venue, with an inclement weather indoor option available built-in, yes please! We can host weddings for up to 100 people indoors, and up to 200 people outside. Check out our lodging and facility options below to make it a fun-filled wedding weekend. Camping is also available for folks looking for a more adventurous lodging option.
We love youth and school groups! Whether you want your students to learn about wilderness survival, the natural world, backpacking, or help your students get field experience in science and ecology, we’ve got something for you. Check out our Experiential Education page for more information.
With over 100-acres of forested property, a 4,000 square foot lodge, a commercial kitchen and large pub space, and an outdoor stage, Mountain Shepherd is the perfect place to host a private event.
Main Lodge Conference Room
On the second floor of our main lodge is a large conference room perfect for hosting meetings, corporate retreats, and workshops. Also doubles as a good indoor space option in case of inclement weather for small weddings. This room can hold up to 50 people, has a large TV that doubles as a computer monitor with A/V hookups, and a cozy fireplace available for winter events.
Pitchwood Pub and Commercial Kitchen
Adjacent to the lodge is the Pitchwood Pub, complete with a large commercial kitchen. This gathering space is perfect for informal gatherings, happy hours, and dining space, with space to seat 100 people. Events can also have an indoor/outdoor vibe with immediate access to our garden patio and screened-in porch for additional seating and hang out space.
Garden Patio and Screened-In Porch
Another option for meeting and event space is to utilize our garden patio and screened-in porch. Both have a gorgeous view of our surrounding mountains and custom-made tables, and additional seating options. The screened-in porch also boasts a wood-burning stove, a cornhole bean bag game, and a shuffleboard table!
Looking to host a concert, speaking engagement, or get married outside? Mountain Shepherd’s 23′ x 16′ outdoor stage is the perfect option! With built-in lighting and fans, and built-in ramp for easy access and loading, the stage is well-designed to serve your needs. The lawn easily has space for 200+ guests to enjoy the great acoustics of this space. Also a great covered space option for small group sessions, yoga classes, or whatever else your group needs!
Who doesn’t love coming together around a fire? Our campfire patio area is a great place to unwind and reconnect before, during, or after your big event. We can also provide the s’mores!
We can comfortable sleep 54 people if you book both our Lodge and our Cabin, with more lodging options available soon.
Accommodations in the Lodge include rooms that sleep 4, 8, or 10 people each, and private bathrooms, for a total of to 46 people. To book a private room (sleeps 1-4) or a bunk room (sleeps 8 or 10) in the Lodge, check out our AirBnB listing here.
The Cabin sleeps up to 7-8 people total, with 2-3 in the common area, up to 2 in the master bedroom, and 3 in the loft. For more information and to book your stay in the Cabin, check out our AirBnB listing here.
We can cater events of up to 100 people, with indoor and outdoor dining options available. Alternatively, you can reserve our Pitchwood Pub and commercial kitchen to cook your own meals, or bring in your own caterer.
We specialize in being able to serve a variety of food preferences including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Let us design a menu that will wow your group!
While hosting your event, make sure you make the most of your time here at Mountain Shepherd, and enjoy our beautiful 100-acre property. We have over 3 miles of hiking trails you can hike while enjoying our quiet forest and small mountain streams. Our pond is currently undergoing a renovation so that we will have swimming and paddling options available in 2023, and a beautiful campfire pit overlooking the pond.
During your stay, try your hand at one of our newly designed scavenger hunts where you can learn about Leave No Trace and the 7 priorities of wilderness survival while hiking around our scenic property.
Also new for 2023 is our disc golf course, that will take you on a 2 mile hike around the property. Stay tuned!