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Lake Junaluska Retreat Conference

91 N. Lakeshore Drive
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
ph. 828-452-2881


Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center is ideally situated close to two of the southeast's premiere ski areas. Both Cataloochee Ski Area and Wolf Ridge Ski Resort have state-of-the art snow making equipment to insure optimal ski and snowboarding conditions all season long.

Cataloochee Ski and Snowboard Area 

Great skiing is what Cataloochee Ski Area is all about! For 45 years, skiers have enjoyed the exciting slopes of this North Carolina ski area, located approximately12 miles from Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center.  Lake Junaluska is proud to partner with Cataloochee to offer ski packages that include lodging, meals and a great ski experience, all for one low price. An added bonus – Junaluska Pavilion at Cataloochee Ski Area is reserved exclusively for groups booking a package through Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center. For more information on Lake Junaluska Youth Ski Packages call a member of our Reservations Team today – 1-800-222-4930! 

Cataloochee Facts:


Wolf Ridge Ski Resort 

Located just north of Mars Hill, NC, Wolf Ridge Ski Resort has 16 trails and slopes, accommodating beginners and experienced skiers. Lake Junaluska and Wolf Ridge are again working together to offer outstanding lodging, meal and ski packages for groups of 10 or more. Reserve today by calling 1-800-222-4930.

Wolf Ridge Facts: 


Coming from East (from Asheville-25 miles):
From I-40, take exit 27 onto US 19-23.
Drive 3-4 miles.
Do not take exit 104 -- it is easy to get lost.
Take exit 103 and drive about 1 mile until you see Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center front entrance gates on the right.
Bear right and follow the main road to the Bethea Welcome Center.

Coming from West (from Knoxville- 92 miles):
From I-40, take exit 20 toward "Lake Junaluska, Maggie Valley".
Bear right on the ramp.
Drive 7 miles until you come to the stop light.
Turn left at the light and drive 3 more miles until you pass the
second stop light.
The Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center front gates
will be on your left shortly after.
Turn left and follow the main road to the Bethea Welcome Center.

Coming from Atlanta- 172 miles from Midtown:
I-85 North to I-985 North. At Gainesville, GA take 365 North to 441 North into NC. Just past Dillsboro, NC, 441 merges with US 74 which will turn into 23/74. Take Hwy 23/74 North Lake Junaluska/Maggie Valley Exit (102-B). Travel two miles then turn right on US 19. The entrance to Lake Junaluska is approximately ¼ mile on left.
Turn left and follow the main road to the Bethea Welcome Center.

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