& Retreats

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Joy Ranch, Outlaw Ranch and NeSoDak are open for usage all year long. Rent space for a business meeting or church retreat, attend our workshops and programs, or your idea. We are here to suit your needs.


Joy Ranch

Joy Ranch is an 1880's prairie town design, complete with "old west" facades, contrasts with modern high comfort facilities. Situated on a quiet lake nestled into the rolling prairie hills, Joy Ranch is a special place set apart.

Retreat Room Lodging
Rooms hold up to 4 people; two queen-sized beds
Linens are included.
Retreat room cost includes a light continental breakfast, or a hot breakfast is available at an
additional cost.

Bunk House Lodging
Each bunk house has 15 bunks and a shared restroom.
Please provide your own linens; linens are not included.
Breakfast is available; price does not include breakfast.

Food Service
Joy Ranch provides wonderful, made-from-scratch meals. You will be able to select your menu. Joy Ranch’s commercial kitchen may only be used by Joy Ranch staff. The large dining room can seat 240 for a meal. The small dining room can seat an additional 40 people.

Learn more about Weddings at Joy Ranch.


NeSoDak, located in the heart of northeast South Dakota’s glacial lakes area, is an ideal setting for retreats and gatherings. Multiple lodging facilities are available May-November for families, sportspeople, crafting groups, youth groups and catered events.

The Retreat Center (NEW)
Sleeps 32 guests in 8 private bedrooms with private bathrooms
Two full-kitchens for guest usage; laundry facilities
Climate conditioned; WIFI; Common Rooms
Deck for Outdoor Gatherings: patio with BBQ Grill

Sleeps up to 27 in 12 bedrooms with 2 sets of shared bathrooms
Fireside Room, Dining Hall, several small group meeting spaces
Heated/air conditioned

The Anchor
Multipurpose (set up to meet your needs, seating for groups up to 250)
Sound system, LCD projector
Restroom and Kitchenette facilities
Heated/air conditioned

10 heated/air-conditioned cabins sleeping 12 each
Bath-house located in between cabins

All meals provided by experienced cook
Coffee, tea, hot chocolate always available

Outlaw Ranch

Outlaw Ranch, just Outside Custer, offers a beautiful and intimate environment ideal for spiritual and corporate retreats, personal growth workshops, family gatherings and group meetings.

Two Modern Lodges/Retreat Centers
6 rooms, twins
10 rooms, 1 queen, 2 twins

15 Cabins
Sleeps 7-10 each
Use of bathhouse nearby

Seats 150

Dining Hall
Seats 150
All meals provided by experienced cook
Coffee, tea, hot chocolate always available

Welcome Center
Business conference room
Long-term volunteer housing

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