Ewalu’s main site offers over 500 acres of woodlands and prairies surrounding 2.3 miles of the beautiful Maquoketa River west of Strawberry Point, Iowa. Twelve miles of private trails, additional outdoor facilities, and many activities are included as part of your retreat. Lodges and cabins are located together in the woods, offering an ideal setting for meaningful faith-building retreats, business conferences, family gatherings, and seminars of all sizes.

For more information on each facility, click the image below or call 1-563-933-4700. For cabins and some lodges, guests must provide their own linens. Additional services and activities are available upon request.

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CEDAR LODGE

Sleeps 75 - The main lodge at Ewalu offers you a large, beautiful dining room seating up to 200, with smaller meeting rooms for breakout sessions.

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CHERRY LODGE

Sleeps 20 each cabin - Cherry Lodge and Cabins are perched on a ridge above the Maquoketa River. Completely remodeled in 2014.

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WALNUT CABINS

Sleeps 10 each cabin - Three newly rebuilt Walnut Cabins offer a clean and simple woodsy feel, with modern bunk beds and restroom/shower facilities.

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WALNUT LODGE

4 hotel-style rooms, 2 dormitory rooms - Carpeted meeting room with a wood fireplace, kitchen, sleeping rooms.

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BARRED OWL LODGE

Sleeps 24 - A large central meeting room with a kitchen is a perfect place to cook for your youth group or family reunion weekend.

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HICKORY LODGE

Sleeps 8 - Hickory Lodge is perfect for an individual or family's stay, or as additional lodging during your larger event.

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CREATION CENTER

A multi-purpose building housing conference/worship space, an art room. and meeting spaces

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OTHER FACILITIES

Camping, Reflection Cabin, Chapel