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Wanna make your next event memorable? We have got the destination for you! Click the button below, and check it out!

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Bring your group for a whole day, or a half-day experience. We can help you create memories that will last a lifetime, and adventures that will create unbreakable relationships.


Whether your retreat is for a weekend, or a full week; We have everything that you’ll need to keep your group excited, and comfortable. Your event is fully customizable, just click the button below, and start planning your retreat today!


Our facility has everything you will need to run a successful conference including full A/V equipment, and live-streaming capabilities. The Conference Center seats 1000 people, and has an adaptable stage to fit your theme. So, “pack the house!” you won’t have to worry about a thing.

Sleeping accommodations for up 400 people/ Auditorium seating for up to 1000 people

Booking your event has never been easier.

Gateway Retreat Center is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina less than 60 miles west of Asheville. From an intimate retreat setting for small groups to a high-impact adventure week for groups of up to 300, our facilities can accommodate your needs. Take advantage of our custom reservation system and choose the facilities you will utilize during your stay. For large conferences, we have a fully equipped 1000 seat auditorium. If you are planning a retreat for a large group, we have 5 climate controlled bunkhouses with modern amenities. We also offer a double-wide home for chaperones, or families, and campsites with full RV hookups.

We tailor your experience to be exactly what you are looking for with per/person and per/activity price points. This way you know exactly how to plan for your group, no matter the ebb and flow of attendees.

Contact us and let’s get started.

  • meeting rooms
  • gym
  • 350 + seat cafeteria
  • dorm rooms
  • hotel style rooms
  • commercial kitchen
  • conference area
  • zip line
  • climbing wall
  • super swing
  • catwalk
  • putt putt
  • hiking trails
  • soccer field
  • swimming pool
  • playground
  • horseshoes and more!

Owned and operated by Western North Carolina Church of God.