Welcome to Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat and Conference Center

Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat is an upscale lodging destination for family getaways, family reunions, corporate events, able to accommodate groups up to 160 people with our on-site restaurant and conference center. The Itasca Conference Center, has audio video equipment, is equipped with a full sound booth, electric piano, drop down screen and projector for conferences & meetings.
We are conveniently located in northwest Minnesota, 9 miles west of Park Rapids and 25 east of Detroit Lakes on State Hwy 34 near the town of Osage. In this unspoiled landscape you can play, relax, hike, and so much more with friends and family.
With a choice of 17 uniquely themed cabins that range in accommodating 1 to 14 people, there is sure to be one to fit your needs. We have wireless internet access in the conference center and the restaurant, private baths, TVs w/ DVD players, air conditioning, mini refrigerators, microwave, and coffee pot, a queen bed, and a set of bunk beds. Our two room suites also have a living area with a futon, recliner and set of dishes.
For your enjoyment and family time we have a game room, movie theater, hot tub/sauna , bon fire pits, lawn games, 1/2 basketball court, volleyball court, 2 regulation horseshoe pits, children's train, walking and ATV trails, coffee shop, gift shop, & laundry facilites. We offer Sunday brunch throughout the summer and catering is available for all groups year-round through Lush Lola's.

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