Additional Retreat Facilities
Black Rock Retreat offers many different amenities to our overnight retreat guests in addition to our main recreational facilities. The picture gallery below will show you the various offerings of dining areas, lounges, seating areas, pavilions, and more that are available for use by your group. (Please note that some areas are only opened seasonally, may require booking in advance, and additional charges may apply).
The Maranatha Retreat Center is the first building you’ll see on the right-hand side when you enter Black Rock Retreat.
The retreat center gift shop offers books, cards, souvenirs, and our famous Black Rock cookbook! Did you know you can shop our online store here?
Our beautiful lounge is a great place to connect with friends and fellow retreat or conference guests.
This lounge area includes an authentic wood fireplace.
Maranatha Dining Hall
Maranatha Dining Hall seats 250 people, plus deck seating.
Deck seating is available for meals, with umbrellas to provide shade.
Pavilions & Amphitheater
Oakwood Pavilion - Outside
Oakwood pavilion is our largest pavilion.
Oakwood Pavilion - Inside
View of the fireplace inside Oakwood Pavilion.
Hilltop Pavilion - Outside
Hilltop Pavilion is next to the Maranatha Retreat Center and across from the pool and sand volleyball court.
Hilltop Pavilion - Inside
Inside of Hilltop Pavilion. Lots of picnic tables!
Hiawatha is our newest pavilion and features a fire pit with exhaust system in the center, surrounded by tables and benches.
The Laurelside Amphitheater is a beautiful outdoor site for your retreat and is perfect for worship, drama, teaching, a campfire, etc.
Rocky Mountain Overlook
Rocky Mountain Overlook is perched above the Octoraro Creek and is excellent for individual/group prayer, reflection, or Bible study.
Oakwood Dining Hall
Oakwood Dining Hall & Chapel
The lower level is Oakwood Dining Hall. The upper level is Oakwood Chapel.
The Oakwood Chapel can seat up to 400 people.
Oakwood Dining Hall - Inside
The Oakwood Dining Hall can seat up to 300 people.
This white gazebo has space to comfortably accommodate 8-10 people.
Azalea Hall Seating
Azalea Hall outdoor seating is a comfortable place for small groups.
Nature Center Fireplace Lounge
Nature Center Fireplace Lounge is a great place to meet indoors when the weather is cold or wet.
Nature Center Deck
The Nature Center Deck has seating and a bird feeding station.