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Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 May 2015

The Mountain has a gorgeous location, super friendly staff, and healthy delicious food. The accommodations are simple, as befits a camp setting, but perfect if you want to convene with nature and enjoy some much needed quiet r & r. I love it and could spend the entire summer there!

1Thank Beth L
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I was invited to the Mountain at first as a much needed retreat. Then I got drawn into the scene and the folks and it became a wonderful experience. Its is always a blessing to be there. I went back to volunteer and gained an opportunity to work there. It was the greatest experience ever. I know that the staff...

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Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 1 December 2013

The Mountain is my second home. I grew up coming to this retreat center with my family for weekend retreats. Then I started attending summer camp programs every summer. Once I was too old for camp, I worked two summers as a camp counselor. I met my husband during this summer job. Four years later we invited all of our...

4Thank benjerin
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 August 2013

The Mountain, as people call it, continues to draw our family into it's community. We started going 9 years again when my daughter went to a over night camp. We realized that it is not only a camp, but a retreat center, a lodge, and a nurturing community. We came back again for retreats with our Unitarian Universilist community. We...

1Thank vivianC
Reviewed 16 July 2011

The campus of the Mountain Retreat covers the entire top of the mountain. It is fairly primitive and the views are amazing. It offers a number of cabins, a lodge (hotel), meeting rooms, Dining Hall, Playground, volley ball, campfire and fire-tower. This is a non-denominational retreat that offers the seclusion to study, meditate, or just take in the peacefulness the...

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Additional Information about The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center

Address: PO Box 1299, Highlands, NC 28741-1299
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Highlands
Number of rooms: 24
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“This is camp style, with cabins with splendid views for various accommodations, and a lodge with 12 rooms.”
Sparkfly, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The lodge is the most comfortable space and it is most suitable for couples and individuals with mobility issues. Families with children should opt for cabins 1 through 4, or 13 through 20. These are more rustic than the lodge. But each cabin includes at least one bathroom and at least one private room for the adults.”
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benjerin, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Depends what you want. If you have family of 4-10, cabin nice. A couple may prefer the lodge.”
vivianC, 22 Aug 2013 | Read review
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