natural. peaceful. spiritual.
Discover a special place for Spiritual growth...
Nestled on 26 acres in the rural Brighton area, Emrich Retreat Center offers a unique experience for individuals or large groups. Discover the beauty, tranquility and spirituality of nature as you wander the grounds, engage in prayer or simply bask in the breathtaking wonder of creation.
Emrich Retreat Center is a unique place tucked among 5000 acres of state park land. Emrich offers meeting space for small or large groups and overnight accommodations for 75 people in five restored historic buildings.
Emrich offers a rare chance to get away from the pressures and hectic pace of modern life. Accommodations are simple yet comfortable. An onsite caretaker will ensure all of your needs are met, while maintaining your group's privacy.
The spacious, well-tended grounds include a large fire ring, volleyball net, mowed labyrinth, and lots of quiet hiking trails. A large garden provides fresh produce for our kitchen and allows us to give back to those in need in the wider community.
Connected to miles of and miles of state trails, including one that takes you to Bishop Lake, where you can swim during the summer or cross country ski during the winter.
Our onsite chef provides delicious home-cooked meals using fresh, local ingredients can be served buffet style in the dining room or on the patio. Meal options ranging from gluten free to vegan are available.
We know you will fall in love with the beauty and hospitality of Emrich Retreat Center.