Additional Facilities

Black Rock Retreat offers many different amenities to our overnight retreat guests in addition to our main recreational facilities. This picture gallery 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).

Maranatha Retreat Center

MRC Entrance

Maranatha Retreat Center

Maranatha Retreat Center Entrance.

Gift Shop

Gift Shop

The retreat center gift shop offers books, cards, souvenirs, and our famous Black Rock cookbook!

MRC Lounge

Maranatha Lounge

Our beautiful lounge is a great place to connect with friends and fellow guests.

MRC Fireplace

Maranatha Fireplace

This lounge area includes an authentic wood fireplace.

MRC Dining Room

Maranatha Dining Hall

Maranatha Dining Hall seats 250 people plus deck seating.

Dining Hall Deck

Deck Seating

Deck seating is available for meals with umbrellas to provide shade.

Pavilions & Amphitheater

Oakwood Pavilion

Oakwood Pavilion - Outside

Oakwood pavilion is our largest pavilion.

Oakwood Pavilion Interior

Oakwood Pavilion - Inside

Inside Oakwood Pavilion with view of fireplace.

Hilltop Pavilion Exterior

Hilltop Pavilion - Outside

Hillside Pavilion is next to the Retreat Center.

Hilltop Pavilion Interior

Hilltop Pavilion - Inside

Inside of Hilltop Pavilion.

Hiawatha Pavilion

Hiawatha Pavilion

Hiawatha is our newest Pavilion and features a fire pit and exhaust system in the center with surrounding tables and benches.


Laurelside Amphitheater

Laurelside Amphitheater is a beautiful outdoor site perfect for worship, drama, teaching, campfire, etc.

Rocky Mountain Overlook

Rocky Mount Overlook

Rocky Mount Overlook is perched above the Octoraro Creek and is excellent for individual/group prayer, reflection, or study.

Oakwood Dining Hall

Oakwood Dining Hall Exterior

Oakwood Dining Hall & Chapel

The lower level is Oakwood Dining Hall. The upper level is Oakwood Chapel.

Oakwood Dining Hall Interior

Oakwood Dining Hall - Inside

Oakwood Dining Hall can seat up to 230 people.

Seating Areas



This white gazebo has space to comfortably accommodate 8-10 people.

Azalea chair circle

Azalea Hall Seating

Azalea Hall outdoor seating is a comfortable place for small groups

Nature Center Fireplace Lounge

Nature Center Fireplace Lounge

Nature Center Fireplace Lounge is a great place to meet when the weather is cold or wet

Nature Center Deck

Nature Center Deck

The Nature Center Deck has seating and a bird feeding station

Seating Area - Oakwood Dining Hall

Seating Area - Oakwood

Seating area outside Oakwood Dining Hall.