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Retreat Centers and Parks

Retreat Centers Near Nashville

Spirituality Ministry of the Sisters of Mercy

2629 Pennington Bend Road
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
615-885-4041
Coordinator: Sister Suzanne Stalm, RSM; sstalm@mercysc.org

http://www.mercyretreats.org/

Catholic, but open to persons of all faiths.

Distance from Vanderbilt: 14 mi

  • Day Retreats: $20 - with lunch and bedroom, $12 with bedroom only Overnight Retreats: $70 per person per night including up to three meals
  • Day Groups with no meals: $80 for use of grounds, porches, conference rooms, and chapels.
  • Meals per person: $5 – breakfast, $8 – lunch, $12 – supper
  • 20% non-refundable deposit

Joe C. Davis YMCA Outdoor Center

3088 Smith Springs Road
Nashville, TN 37013
615-360-2267

http://www.campwidji.org/retreats-and-events/overnight-retreats

YMCA camp and conference center
Distance from Vanderbilt: 14 mi

Penuel Ridge Retreat Center

1440 Sams Creek Rd
Ashland City, TN 37015-5422
Phone: (615) 792-3734

http://penuelridge.org

Interfaith retreat center
Distance from Vanderbilt: 23mi

  • Individuals: day retreat, $30; overnight, $35
  • Groups: day retreat, $35; overnight, $40
  • $5/hr/person for less than 8 hours.
  • Retreats by reservation only

Rau-Wood Retreat and Conference Center

8687 Old Harding Pk
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 646-3830.

www.lutheransonline.com/rauwood

Lutheran Camp and Retreat center
Distance from Vanderbilt: 23 mi

  • Contact any ELCA Church in Nashville for details

Deer Run Camp and Retreat Center

3845 Perkins Road
Thompson’s Station, TN 37179
615.794.2918
888.794.2918

Contact@DeerRunRetreat.org.

http://deerrunretreat.org

Non-Denominational Christian Camp and Conference Center
Distance from Vanderbilt: 30 mi

St. Mary’s, Sewanee

770 St. Mary's Lane
Sewanee, TN 37375
(931) 598-5342
(800) 728-1659

Episcopalian Retreat Center
http://www.stmaryssewanee.org/reservation

reservations@stmaryssewanee.org

Distance from Vanderbilt: 95 mi

State Parks Near Nashville

Radnor Lake State Park

1160 Otter Creek Road
Nashville, Tennessee 37220
615-373-3467

http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/radnor-lake
http://radnorlake.org/

Distance from Vanderbilt: 7 mi

Long Hunter State Park

2910 Hobson Pike
Hermitage, Tennessee 37076
615-885-2422

http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/long-hunter

Distance from Vanderbilt: 23 mi

Harpeth River State Park

Hwy. 70
Kingston Springs, Tennessee 37887
615-952-2099

http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/harpeth-river

Distance from Vanderbilt:  23 mi

Cedars of Lebanon State Park

328 Cedar Forest Rd.
Lebanon, Tennessee 37090
615-443-2769

http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/cedars-of-lebanon

Distance from Vanderbilt: 34 mi

Bledsoe Creek State Park

400 Zieglers Ford Road
Gallatin, Tennessee 37066
615-452-3706

http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/bledsoe-creek

Distance from Vanderbilt: 38 mi