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Nestled amid a forest of coastal Redwood and other trees, Westminster Woods offers year-round opportunities for connection, reflection, discovery, and growth. Whether you’re here for a Guest Group Retreat, Camp Ministries program, Outdoor Education or Challenge Course experience, you’ll find The Woods is a special place.

Located along historic Dutch Bill Creek since 1946, our setting includes miles of hiking trails, a one-of-a-kind community playground, and a heated swimming pool. Our kitchen prepares healthy and delicious meals for your group, and we offer deluxe lodging, standard cabins and tent camping to meet your needs.  Our seasoned staff and gorgeous, green surroundings will make your stay memorable.



School Programs

Westminster Woods offers exceptional Environmental Education and Character Development programs for primary and secondary students.

Group Rentals

Westminster Woods is the perfect place for retreats, conferences, or a group getaway. We are proud to serve a variety of organizations including youth groups, high school and college leadership programs, family gatherings, church groups, and many more.

Summer Camp

Westminster Woods invites campers to come and revel in the life-changing gifts of God by being loved unconditionally, laughing uncontrollably and growing unexpectedly. The Woods is the perfect environment to explore and enjoy being young — connecting, reflecting, discovering, and growing.



On Site

A varied offering of on-site activities help you make the most of our 200 acres of gorgeous redwoods, birds, deer, and squirrels amongst nature.

  • State of the Art Challenge/ropes course with certified facilitators (with advance notice)
  • Meditation labyrinth
  • Heated swimming pool (May through October)
  • Volleyball/basketball/softball
  • Campfire areas, large and small
  • Hiking trails … easy, moderate and challenging
  • “Big Green Field” for football, soccer, frisbee
  • Cargo net
  • Large chidren’s playground
  • Treehouse

Off Site Attractions

Our central location offers a variety of short road trips and a rich menu of outings & adventures:

  • Sonoma Coast scenic routes & beaches, ten miles away (as the crow flies)
  • Bodega Bay fishing village, seafood restaurants
  • World Class cycling routes
  • Dining and shopping in historic Occidental
  • Antiquing in Duncan Mills
  • Canoeing & kayaking on the Russian River
  • Wine country tasting & tours
  • Northwood Golf Course in Monte Rio
  • Nearby Osmosis Day Spa massage & facials



Westminster Woods has a variety of lodging options including 3 houses with full amenities, cabins, tent camping, and RV space.


Westminster Woods has 3 deluxe housing options – Bridge House, Hilltop House, and Retreat Houses. These houses offer multiple bedrooms, bathrooms, full kitchen, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

The majority of the housing at The Woods consists of rustic cabins nestled under the redwood and oak trees. Bathrooms and showers are located nearby. Each cabin is furnished with bunk beds and an electric heater. Each cabin accommodates 8 to 12 guests.

The sunlight meadow is available for your tenting or RV needs, with a limited number of RV hookups. A covered patio provides shade or shelter at mealtime while you enjoy the sounds of Dutch Bill Creek.


(707) 874-2426
6510 Bohemian Hwy., Occidental CA, 95465
Accepts Credit Cards
Good for Groups
Bike Parking
Wheelchair Accessible
Food Available
By Reservation Only
Family Friendly
Outdoor facility
Lap Pool
Gay Friendly
RV Hookup
Event Planning Services
Meeting Rooms
AV equipment
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