Emrich Retreat Center
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. 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.
Your special wedding day deserves the natural beauty and peaceful setting that have brought guests to Emrich for more than 75 years. From intimate gatherings to large celebrations up to 300 guests, your day will receive personalized attention from our seasoned hospitality professionals to make it a day you will cherish forever. Emrich sets the perfect backdrop with its spacious tree-lined grounds and lush green landscape. Host an idyllic outdoor ceremony underneath the trees or under the night skies, then take the reception festivities indoors in one of the five restored, historic buildings.
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.
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 their kitchen and allows them to give back to those in need in the wider community.
Their onsite chef provides delicious home-cooked meals using fresh, local ingredients and can be served buffet style in the dining room or on the patio. Meal options ranging from gluten free to vegan are available.
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