SFI’s rustic lodge and sprawling lawns are set against a backdrop of towering trees and mountain peaks – creating the perfect setting for an outdoor wedding surrounded by nature’s splendor. Our venue offers multiple outdoor spaces including beautiful grounds, a covered picnic pavilion, and grand front porch overlooking a sweeping view of the Illinois Valley. Inside, our main lodge offers a full kitchen, great room, and private rooms for lodging or wedding party preparations. Additional accommodations are available for guests if desired, including two yurts, tent camping space, and full bathhouse with heated showers.
We would love to offer you a tour of our facilities, please call our office any time to schedule a visit.
Wedding Day Package $1,300
- Set up time the day prior to event and rehearsal time 2pm-8pm
- Semi-exclusive use of the main living areas of the lodge, the bathhouse, and the grounds from 9am-10pm on the day of the event
- 2-private rooms for the Bridal Party to access for getting ready from 9 am-10 pm on the day of the event.
Wedding Overnight and Camping Package $2,300
- Set up and rehearsal time the day prior to event from 2pm-8pm
- Day of semi-exclusive access to the main lodge, 2 private rooms,
- Day of semi-exclusive access to both yurts, private tent camping, bath house, pavilion, and the grounds from day of event at 9 am to the day following event at 12pm.
Please allow for set-up and tear down time
Description of Facility Included
Pavilion & Bathhouse
Pavilion & Bathhouse
Lodge Kitchen, great room, classroom
Lodge Kitchen, great room OR classroom
Semi-Exclusive use of entire facility
Lodging & Camping
Camp site in tent, car, RV, or camp trailer (No hook-ups) with access to bathhouse and pavilion.
Small (sleeps 12) or large yurt (sleeps 18)
Private room with double occupancy
Private room, SFI student participating in a field course
Additional guest in private room
Day use and overnight (only) parking fee
**Clean-up/rental equipment must be attended to by 12pm the day following event to receive security deposit refund.