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High Pastures exists to help individuals foster a connection

with God.

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High Pastures is an interdenominational Christian retreat center located in Burnsville, North Carolina, about 35 miles from Asheville. 

Our 732-acre cove is an ideal space for individuals or groups looking to experience rest and renewal while enjoying the peace and serenity of the mountains of Western North Carolina. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

Our retreat center is located in Burnsville, NC, just 45 minutes from Asheville.

What kind of camp is High Pastures?

High Pastures is a non-denominational, CCCA-affiliated Christian retreat center that functions as a non-profit and has a passion to see Christians deepen their faith and make a difference in the lives around them.

What is there to do?

Our 800 acres provides guests hours of hiking, creekin’ and enjoying the outdoors. Guided hikes are available upon request. A volleyball court is centrally located by the dining hall. High Pastures is a great stepping stone for local attractions like white water rafting, fly fishing, tubing, skiing and much more.

Why do you do what you do?

Our ultimate mission is to change the landscape of the American church by infusing it with leaders with a clear, correct and communicable faith. Through our year-round retreats, we want to help people gain a clear, biblical perspective on real-life issues. More importantly, we want Christians to see Christ and understand the tremendous gift He offers through the Gospel.

Can we cook our own meals?

All facilities come with a fully functioning kitchen where you are welcome to cook meals for your group. However, we would love to keep you out of the kitchen and with your group as much as possible. Let us cook your meals for you and save you the trouble! We offer delicious food through our local catering service.

Is High Pastures open year-round?

Yes! We are open to guests all months of the year!

How long in advance does a group need to book a retreat?

We recommend you book at least three months in advance for school year retreats, and six months in advance for summer. Space is on first-come, first-served basis, so don’t miss out on your retreat! Call or email us today to talk about your next retreat.

Do you allow pets?

For the comfort of all of guests we do not allow pets for overnight stays. If you are coming for a day hike you are welcome to bring your pet if they are kept on a leash.