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kilbuck creek

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Kilbuck Creek

Overnight Retreats

We never book more than one group at at time

Kilbuck Lodge

Call for discounts during week days!

Rustic Log Cabin Style home with 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 4 fireplaces, 4 common areas and entertainment room in the basement. The Lodge is wrapped by a large wrap-around deck and has a covered breeze way with a picnic table and bench seating. Includes pool and hot tub rental.

  • Bed Linens and bath/pool towels
  • Kitchen appliances, utensils, pots and pans
  • Two large BBQ grills
  • Use of trails and grounds
  • Swimming pool and hot tub
  • Large TV and DVD player
  • Pool table
Check In / Check Out
  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check Out: 11am on last day
Wake up with breakfast
  • Light Breakfast:
    Continental Style$12 per person
  • Hearty Breakfast:
    Catered$14 per person
Enhance your stay
  • Media Package$75 per booking
  • Coffee Machine$35 per booking
  • Firewood$8 per bundle
  • Photo BoothCall for details
Bring your…
  • Toothbrush, shampoo, and soap
  • Good vibrations!

Gathering Hall

Newly renovated building with 5,000 sq. foot floor area. Uniquely furnished, this building is one of a kind. Includes two bathrooms, small kitchen prep area, tables and chairs, and our hand-built serving counter. The Gathering Hall is big enough to host any kind of event, and the efficient two-level design will keep it organized.

Add room for activities
  • Group worship and communion
  • Banquet style dining
  • Guest speakers or presentations
  • Includes our own tables and chairs

Choose from two time schedules:

  • 7am – 12pm
  • 3pm – 8pm

Maximum group size is 40 persons.
$500 refundable damage deposit is required to hold your scheduled date.

The Indoor Pool

Included with overnight retreats. Contact for additional ways to rent.

Our indoor pool and hot tub is open all year! When you book your Day Escape, make sure to include the pool and hot tub to make the most of your time here. The pool is 3ft in the shallow end and 5ft in the deep end, so it is safe for young people and adults. There will be no lifeguard on duty, so persons who have difficulties swimming or younger than 13 are not advised to swim alone. The pool is open from 6am to 10pm. Extra towels for the pool will be provided.

Book the pool separately for smaller events:
  • Birthday Parties
  • Company Meetings
  • Wedding Showers
  • Baby Showers

Day Retreats

Let Kilbuck Creek be the destination for your next event.

Pick one of our unique settings: The Kilbuck Lodge or The Gathering Hall.

Kilbuck Lodge

With plenty of common areas and a great entertainment room, the Lodge would make a great setting for your next event. Rental of the Lodge includes usage of the grounds, so you can bring your hiking boots for short hikes in the woods, or a ball and mitt for some backyard baseball.

Choose from two time schedules:

  • 7am – 12pm
  • 3pm – 8pm

Or rent the Lodge from 8am – 6pm.
Additional time can be added for an additional fee.

Gathering Hall

The Gathering Hall is a comfortable 5,000 sq. foot seating that is perfect for getting together with people that matter to you. Get away from the office and escape to the quiet in the Gathering Hall for your next business meeting. Or get your church together for worship in the woods. Take it easy by having catered food ready for you when you arrive.

Choose from two time schedules:

  • 7am – 12pm
  • 3pm – 8pm

Additional time can be added for an additional fee.

Pool can be rented for an additional fee

Each setting includes our basic options
  • Our own tables and chairs
  • Kitchen appliances, utensils, pots and pans
  • Two large BBQ grills
  • Use of walking trails and grounds
Enhance your stay
  • Media Package$75 per day
  • Beverage Machine$50 per day
  • Firewood$8 bundle
  • Spa PackageCall for details
  • Photo BoothCall for details

The Kilbuck Lodge

Rustic cabin that feels just like home
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 40 Beds
  • Full Kitchen
  • Entertainment Room
  • Fireplace Atrium
  • Tables and Chairs for Dining

The Gathering Hall

Just the right spot to get everyone together
  • 5,000 Square Feet
  • Food Preparation Area
  • Unique 2-Level Design
  • Two Outdoor Patios
  • Plenty of Tables and Chairs Included


  • Pool Table
  • Large TV and DVD
  • Wireless Internet
  • Three Wood Fireplaces
  • Full Kitchen
  • Groomed Walking Trails

Book your next escape with us!

  • Call us to check availability
  • Place refundable deposit to hold the date
  • Use our handy forms to plan your event!
  • Pay the total remaining bill on day of arrival
  • We will refund your deposit in 30 days

(815) 393-3247


Use this handy worksheet to plan bedroom assignment for your group.
Check out our photo booth for your event.
Refresh your mind and body with a private Yoga class.