Retreat Facilities

Homestead Retreat in Summer

Wanakee Staff

Homestead Retreat

Wanakee offers a variety of retreat facilities.

Homestead Retreat

Capacity: 21 people.

Available year-round.

This "cabin" in the woods was a modern log house. Gather on comfy couches around a large fireplace. Sleep in two rooms upstairs and a main-level area. Both bathrooms have a shower. Piano provided. Fully equipped kitchen. Eat at large dining table. Screened-in porch opens onto deck.

Recreation Hall

Rec Hall

Philip M. Polehmus

Recreation Hall

Capacity: 25 people

Available: May, June, September, October

Once a basic resort and horse camp lodge, this rustic building contains eleven upstairs rooms, all double occupancy. One first-floor handicapped accessible room is available. Three bathrooms with showers.

Congregate around fireplace or piano in large meeting area. Microwave provided.


Farmhouse front

Philip M. Polehmus

Wanakee Farmhouse

Capacity: 27 people

Available: May, June, September, October

Relax back in time two centuries. Sing around large fireplace under hand-hewn beams.

The kitchen has been recently renovated and is now a completely modern kitchen and dining area.

Cabins and Yurts

Cabin Site 2 Upper

Philip M. Polehmus

Upper cabin in Site 2

Yurt Site 9 Upper

Philip M. Polehmus

Upper yurt in Site 9

16 cabins and 3 yurts

Capacity: 8 people each

Available: May, June and September.

Get back to nature in rustic cabins in the woods with screened windows. Or sleep in a yurt, a unique round canvas building. Walk to shower house.

Bring your stove, cook over the fire, or schedule food service in the dining hall.

Our Food Service

Our delicious family style food is all-you-can-eat. Minimum number of people required. Advance arrangements must be made.