Off-grid is a state of mind as much as, or more than, a way of getting your water and energy.
The Northwest US has many destinations for spiritual retreats, and we have listed 40 of the best on the next page. We will build up a retreat directory for the whole of N America and Europe shortly, so please write to us with your recommendations.
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(Note: Be sure to call ahead. Many book up well in advance.)
ABC Mountain Retreat, Weston, 541-566-2505, www.abcmountainretreat.com
Breitenbush Hot Springs, Detroit, 503-854-3321, www.breitenbush.com
Buckhorn Springs, Ashland, 541-488-2200, www.buckhornsprings.org
Cedar Ridge, Vernonia, 503-885-2820, www.visitcedarridge.com
Eckhart Tolle’s Findhorn Retreat : Stillness Amidst the World
Christian Renewal Center, Silverton, 503-873-6743, www.christianrenewalcenter.org
Dharmalaya, Eugene, 541-342-7621, www.dharmalaya.org
Fireside Retreat Center, Corbett, 503-695-2418, www.firesideretreat.com
Great Vow Zen Monastery, Clatskanie, 503-728-0654, www.greatvow.org
Lake Bradley Christian Retreat, Bandon, 541-347-2021, www.applegatefellowship.org
Langlois Mountain Retreats, Langlois, 541-348-2288, www.retreatsonline.net/langmtnret/
Menucha Retreat, Corbett, 503-695-2243, www.menucha.org
Molalla Retreat, Molalla, 503-829-9653, www.molallaretreat.com
Mount Angel Abbey Retreat House, St. Benedict, 503-845-3025, www.mtangel.edu/
Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey, Carlton, 800-294-0105, www.trappistabbey.org
Shalom Prayer Center, Mount Angel, 503-845-6773, www.open.org/ \UNSTRIPshalom/
St. Benedict Lodge, McKenzie Bridge, 541-822-3572, www.sblodge.org
Tilikum Retreat Center, Newberg, 503-538-2763, www.georgefox.edu/ offices/tilikum/
Blue Mountain Farm, Acme, 360-595-2114, www.bluemountainfarm.com .
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center, Castle Rock, 1-888-465-9118, www.cloudmountain.org
Earth Sanctuary, Whidbey Island, 425-637-8777, www.earthsanctuary.org
Frog Creek Retreat Center, Gig Harbor, 253-884-3188, www.frogcreeklodge.com
Holden Village, Chelan, www.holdenvillage.org
Marsh House, Whidbey Island, 360-579-7774, www.marshhouse.com
Sahale Retreat, Seattle, 206-323-6782, www.goodenough.org/ Sahale.htm
The Woods, Washougal, 360-837-2031, www.cometothewoods.com
Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America, Granite Falls, 360-691-6389, www.tsubakishrine.com
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