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Christian Retreat & Conference Centers

The Nation's Largest Christian Conference Facility

Serving Millions of People Since the Early 1900's
Cultivating experiences, nurturing relationships, impacting lives for God's glory.

In the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina come discover Ridgecrest Conference Center where you can leave your cares at the gate. Ridgecrest's beautiful 1,300 acre campus climbs from valley to mountaintop offering elegant comfort for over 2,000 people. Ridgecrest accommodations range from deluxe hotels to youth housing and various and meeting spaces make this the perfect destination for your next event. Guests can enjoy on-campus recreational opportunities including miniature golf, tennis, basketball, softball, and an abundance of adventure recreation and team building opportunities, as well as easy to moderately difficult hiking trails to stroll around campus or just claim a rocker on legendary Rocking Chair Ridge and get lost in the amazing view. Fine dining and shopping can be found just minutes down the road in nearby Asheville, or one can stroll through the delightful arts and crafts community of neighboring Black Mountain.

Before you even set foot on the campus, Ridgecrest’s staff will be praying for you, your event and its attendees. If you are a Christian meeting planner seeking the ideal location for your next conference or event, a pastor or ministry leader preparing a personal or Staff Retreat, or a family looking for a unique mountain Spiritual Retreat, our mission is simple: Cultivating experiences, nurturing relationships, impacting lives for God’s glory. God can change lives at Ridgecrest. Why not come and experience Ridgecrest for yourself?

Spiritual Retreats At Ridgecrest

Special discounted rates are offered to make it convenient for you to visit Ridgecrest Conference Center. Please understand that our purpose is not to serve as another hotel option in the Asheville, North Carolina area. Our mission is to guide people to a closer relationship with each other, and ultimately Jesus Christ.

During your visit, we understand that you may take full advantage of the many recreation opportunities and area attractions available. More importantly, we ask that you include in your plans to visit, time for God to work in your life. Some may wake early to watch the sun rise from atop Ridgecrest's Royal Gorge Lookout. Others may choose to invest time in quiet reflection in the beautiful Prayer Garden.

Ridgecrest is the perfect location for

  • Conferences & Meetings
  • Staff Retreats
  • School Events
  • Bus Tours
  • Personal & Family Retreats
  • Reunions & Weddings
  • Homeschool Events
  • Team Building

Rate Availability

Ridgecrest is the choice location for some of the largest Christian conferences and meetings in the nation. There are many weeks throughout the year when every room at the Center are reserved for conference guests. However, there are other weeks when rooms are readily available. During these non-conference weeks, Ridgecrest is thrilled to invite; individuals, couples and families to experience a spiritual retreat in picturesque mountain settings.

Making Reservations

To check rates for a specific date, click the online reservations button below and enter the information requested. The system will respond with the lowest spiritual retreat rate (provided rooms are available within your specific date range.) You may also contact our reservations assistants who can assist you in finding open dates at 800.588.7222.

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