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COVERED BRIDGE RETREAT, IN

Photo: COVERED BRIDGE RETREAT
Status: Closed through Thu May 01 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Jan 18 2015   Later Dates
 

Description

This 300 acre vacation / retreat property is an outdoorsman's paradise! Featuring 300 beautiful acres, 4.5 miles of well marked woodland trails, a fishing pond out the front door, equestrian facilities, wildlife viewing galore and even a groomed campground . . . makes this a perfect location for a group retreat or weeklong get away!

Just want to relax away from the hustle and bustle of city life? The main lodge's large wrap-around deck overlooks acres of amazing beauty. Meander around 10 acres of well-kept grounds and keep an eye out for deer or wild turkeys. Add variety by hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding 4.5 miles of multi-use trails. Like to fish? Wet your line in the scenic 1 acre lake, only a stone's throw away from the front porch.

Everywhere you look, Covered Bridge Retreat beckons you to relax with nature. Come . . . your retreat awaits!!

Nearby Attractions:

Parke County Covered Bridges

Turkey Run State Park

Shades State Park

Raccoon Lake State Recreation Area

Rockville restaurants

Sugar Creek Canoeing Turkey Run State Park

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Area Attraction
  • Barbeque, Gas
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Broom / Dust Pan
  • Cable Tv
  • Camping
  • Camping, Equestrian
  • Church
  • Comfort Station
  • Dishes / Tableware
  • Dumpster
  • Emergency Phone
  • Equestrian Area
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Pond
  • Flush Toilets
  • Fridge
  • Grills
  • Group Picnic Area
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hitching Rails
  • Horse Camp Facility
  • Horse Stalls
  • Horse Trails
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kayaking
  • Kitchen
  • Lodge
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Overnight Camping
  • Park Entrance Fee
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Play Field
  • Playground
  • Pots / Pans
  • Privacy
  • RV sites with electric hookups
  • Restrooms
  • Riding Stable
  • Scenery
  • Scenic Driving Routes
  • Security Lights
  • Shower House
  • Sightseeing
  • Special Event Area
  • Stove
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Tent Area
  • Trails
  • Trails, Self-guided
  • Trash Disposal
  • Tubing
  • Walking
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Water Spigot
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Wireless Internet
Within 10 Miles
  • Auto Touring/Scenic Rtes
  • Bridge
  • Culture
  • Dining
  • Guided Interpretive Hikes
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Naturalist
  • Nature Center
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Small Store
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Tourist Attraction
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
  • Trails, Hiking, Moderate
Alerts and Important Information
  • Main Lodge is a fully furnished and equipped 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath, newly updated lodge with all appliances and three levels of living. Bedding, linens and some basic paper goods are provided. Access to 1-acre fishing pond, 6 horse stables and 4.5 miles of woodland trails. No more than 6 horses allowed. Overnight indoor stalls are available at the stable / riding barn. Hitching rail provided at the main lodge. An inventory check list of items in the main lodge must be completed and returned to Turkey Run Inn within 24 hours of arrival.
  • Camping facilities include 21 total campsites, access to a comfort station, open shelter, 4.5 miles of woodland trails and the equestrian facilities. Twelve of the 21 sites are "full sun" electric campsites, complete with 30 amp service and hitching post for each site. Grass campsite and parking pad surfaces. Site dimensions are 74' x 40' each. Parking pads are 58' x 14' each. No more than 2 horses allowed per site. Water spigot located behind site 28. All trash must be carried out. All manure must be placed in manure bin located behind site 26. Nine of the 21 sites are "partial or full shade" irregular-shaped non-electric campsites. Grass campsite surface for each. No more than 2 tents per non-electric campsite. Access to nearby water spigots. No hitching posts on primitive sites.
  • Equestrian facilities include a 75' x 100' indoor riding arena, 34 horse stalls (6 for main lodge and 28 for campers), a 125' x 200' outdoor riding arena. Only 6 stables go with the "main lodge option", and the rest of the equestrian facilities can be utilized with the campground / equestrian area rentals.
  • Upon booking your reservation, a welcome package will be mailed to the address provided, outlining further details about the camping area.
  • 6 night minumum stay, when reservations are made 60 or more days in advance. 3 night minimum stay, when reservations are made less than 60 days in advance.
  • If you book both the main lodge and the campground / equestrian area for the same reservation dates, you will receive a 20% discount on your stay, which will be credited on or after your departure date.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    39.8645, -87.26408
    39°51'52"N, 87°15'51"W

    Directions from Turkey Run State Park:

    From the entrance to Turkey Run State Park, turn right onto IN-47 South. Turn left at the "T" onto IN-41 South. Drive 1.4 miles. Turn right onto Annapolis Rd / County Rd 625 N. Drive 0.8 miles to Annapolis. Road makes 4 sharp turns as you drive through Annapolis. Countinue west out of Annapolis (becomes gravel road). Drive 0.9 miles. Turn right onto County Rd 150 W / County Rd 245 (gravel road). Drive 0.8 miles. Entrance to Covered Bridge Retreat is on the left near wooden sign posts and two white pine trees.

    Directions from Rockville:

    From the intersection of US41 and US36 turn North onto US41. Drive 6.5 miles. Turn left onto Annapolis Rd / County Rd 625 N to Annapolis. Road makes 4 sharp turns as you drive through Annapolis. Continue west out of Annapolis (becomes gravel road). Drive 0.9 miles. Turn right onto County Rd 150 W / County Rd 245 (gravel raod). Drive 0.8 miles. Entrance to Covered Bridge is on the left near wooden sign posts and two white pine trees.


    IMPORTANT NOTE: Mapquest.com does not recognize the address of this property, and instead gives general directions to Bloomingdale. Directions listed above are specific and ARE recognized by the standard iPhone and iPad mapping applications.

    On Google Maps Covered Bridge Retreat may show up as Camp Weepahko.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    COVERED BRIDGE RETREAT
    6762 N County Rd 150 West
    Bloomingdale IN 47831

    Phone Number:

    Information: (812)648-2810