• In The Heart Of The Blue Ridge

    Sacred Space

  • Natural Beauty

    Everywhere you turn there is a magical expression of Mother Nature.

  • Open For 2017 Season

    April 1

Hello & Welcome

Thank you for visiting our website. Here you can find more information about our retreat center and upcoming events. Our facility is perfect for workshops, family reunions, weddings, personal retreats and more. Located in Cedar Mountain, in the heart of the Blue Ridge, Terra Nova Center is a place of peace and beauty.  Our property is next door to Dupont Natural Forest with miles of natural trails. Bridal Veil Falls is but a short hike away, as well as many other waterfalls in the area. Brevard, NC is minutes away and Asheville, NC is just an hour over the mountain. Terra Nova is a private facility dedicated to healing, conservation and service to others.

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We are a not for profit 501 3c retreat center. Your support is essential to our survival. Please consider a donation in any amount to help us continue to provide the services, ceremonies and other healing experiences that is so important at this time.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Sunday Service with Frank Walker

    April 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Blessing of The Animals

    April 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Awaken The Spirit ~ Planting The Seeds of Change

    May 12 - May 14

Who We Are

This land serves as a Lighthouse for those seeking a peaceful healing place. We are managed by a small dedicated team who believe that this land is sacred and work together to create a safe place for all.
We are a non profit organization and serve in our community through Food Drives, Children’s Activities, Continuing Education, Non Denominational Ceremony, Ministerial Counseling and more. 

The Mountains Are Calling & I Must Go

Sunday Services

“Keep With Me This Hour”  Every Sunday at 11:00 am we gather in our Sacred Chapel to share in an hour of faith and fellowship. Once a month we host a shared meal following our Services. We welcome everyone of all Faiths and followings to our services.


We are the affordable choice for your wedding. Whether you want to have your special ceremony in our Sacred Chapel or outside in our forest clearing called the Friendship Garden, your day is sure to be special.

Personal Retreats

Terra Nova is the perfect place to get away from it all. If you would like to camp by our lake or stay in our cozy Hideaway Lodge, you will find Terra Nova a place of peace and well being.

We offer Ministerial Counseling and other guided experiences for those seeking to to explore their own personal destiny.


We are blessed to be located here in the land of waterfalls. There are miles of hiking and biking trails connected to Terra Nova center.

Native American Programs

Rev. Patty Young leads the sweat lodges and other Native American programs here at Terra Nova. Utilizing traditional practices such as drums, herbs, horses and prayer we offer many different adventures for those seeking this natural medicine path.

Group Gatherings

We are the perfect location for family reunions, wedding receptions, leadership and development training sessions, workshops and other small groups. Our Hideaway Lodge sleeps 25 people comfortably and we can accommodate up to 20 campsites. Contact us for information about Terra Nova hosting your gathering.

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you. Please contact us with any questions you have or to arrange reservations for your group.

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