The Trails Retreat is a beautiful crafter’s paradise. It is nestled in the rugged Saint Croix Valley of Wisconsin, just across the Minnesota border. You will find it a great getaway whether you are a scrapbooker, quilter, beader, stamper or just want to relax. Your weekend retreat does not need to be limited to crafts. Create your own special event, make it a mother/daughter weekend or a Bachelorette party, a seminar and even a girls getaway with massages, manicures, catering, etc. Let us help you make it happen. The retreat is conveniently located close to the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and easily accessible to guests from Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

The Trails Retreat has been a popular and exciting girls getaway since the summer of 2006. Many satisfied groups look forward to returning year after year with some coming more than once a year. In fact more than 5,000 satisfied visitors have joined us. Why not you? 


Bedrooms & Bathrooms

18 high quality twin beds, 4 vanity stations each with a hair dryer, and three full bathrooms, one with a whirlpool, so you can relax after a fun filled day. Our facilities comfortably accommodate up to 18 people. Plan your next getaway retreat with us.


Main-floor studio with your own personal table, light, drink holder and office chair. Studio has built in sound system with mounted TV with streaming capabilities. Studio is also equipped with a refrigerator, various tools, idea books, computer, printer, and WiFi.


Enjoy a fully equipped kitchen including a double-oven.

Dining Room & Outdoor Patio

Our dining room area has seating for all 18 guests plus a spacious outdoor deck with grill.

Lower Level Entertainment Room 

Your destination vacation in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin!

Scenic Location 

We’re situated on 2.7 scenic acres, just minutes from restaurants, local businesses, theatres, and parks. Scenic hiking and biking trails are just out the front door! Whether you like relaxing indoors or with nature, there’s a place for you here.


Located in picturesque Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin and a stones throw from Taylors Falls, Minnesota, The Trails Retreat offers a spacious main floor studio for your creativity with 18 individual tables and 18 comfortable office chairs as well as a host product display room. The studio also has quality lighting, stereo equipment for your favorite music, its own heating and cooling systems, and additional plug-ins with separate circuit breakers for your uninterrupted electrical needs. In addition the studio has a desktop computer with Internet and WiFi service that can be used throughout the house. 

Guests will delight in the beautiful, fully equipped kitchen, including a double oven. The kitchen contains virtually every appliance and utensil that you have in your own home, to make your stay more enjoyable. Curl up in front of the fireplace in the spacious living room, relax in the indoor whirlpool bath. Sit on the back deck, watch the wildlife, enjoy the serenity of the surrounding woods and hike on the Ice Age Trails located just out our front door. When you want to retire for the night, enjoy comfort in one of the 18 adult twin beds with top quality mattresses complete with linens, blankets and pillows. 

Although, The Trails Retreat is a very private setting on several wooded hidden acres, it is actually right in the town of St Croix Falls, WI and surprisingly close to many venues, such as general and unique shopping, restaurants from elegant dining to quick stop, groceries, live theater, movie theater and more. So be sure to allow time to explore the Saint Croix Falls area. 


We’ve been doing this sort of thing for years now and this is truly the best place to go on a retreat! We love the atmosphere and social aspect of the house. It is very comfortable and cozy. 

Thanks so much for creating a first class establishment! 

– Shanna, Tracy & Lisa

What a wonderful, homey place to come for a retreat! I have been to a retreat where it was really roughing it, which is okay, but you have created a palace! … Thank you for being such gracious hosts – I can tell you love this place and having people over. 

– Roberta

Our sixth visit was as enjoyable as ever! Fourteen of us attended, and we all felt like it was one of our most productive weekends! Lots of scrapping got done! We’re hoping to add Thursday AND Monday next year! 

– Heidi

Our fifth September retreat. We just can’t help but come back. This is our absolute favorite retreat home. It is beautifully decorated, spacious, comfortable and perfect in every way. Thank you so much for doing such a wonderful job at your retreat… 

Thanks again. Can’t wait till next year!! 

– Nikki

A great place for our get-together of friends with varied interests. We had bike riders, shoppers & scrapbookers and we all had fun! Wonderful accommodations — 

we will be back next summer! 

– The Jackson, MN Group 

We, the ‘slummin sisters’ quilt group arrived on Wednesday & called right away to see if we could stay all summer! After we were told ‘no’ we set up all our stuff and got to work because we only had 5 days. We thoroughly enjoyed being here as your guests. The facility was wonderful…We had a great time and look forward to adding additional weeks. 

– The ‘Slummin Sisters’ official guild of misfits

Thank you again for sharing the fabulous house! We all commented that it felt like ‘coming home’! We are all so comfortable here and so close to town, trails, restaurants make the whole experience complete. This is the perfect setting for our ‘Sister Get Away’! Thanks much! 

– Lutheran Girls Get Away

Contact Us

We thank you for your interest in our facilities. If you would like to get in contact with us, or if you have any questions or comments, please fill out the form below.

Also, feel free to contact us directly at 715-252-1434 or email us at  info@thetrailsretreat.com