Shire in the Woods
McGrath, MN

The beautiful Shire in the Woods is a retreat surrounded by nature that nourishes and rejuvenate the soul. Located just 18 miles east of northern Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota, Shire in the Woods is tucked away at the heart of the Solana State Forest. This secluded wooded retreat offers a variety of lodging options, a community space and library, a screened-in gazebo, a rose garden, a labyrinth, a beaver pond, a frog and turtle pond, tree swings and hammock, outdoor fire pits, indoor fireplaces, a wood burning sauna, miles of hiking trails in the Solana State Forest, and much more.

Travel Arrangements

Shire in the Woods

Located just 18 miles east of northern Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota, Shire in the Woods is located in McGrath, Minnesota. Located less than 2 hours from Minneapolis

Shire in the Woods is located less than 2 hours north of Minneapolis, MN. The following transportation options are suggested:

  • rent a car and follow these GPS directions (located at 14044 220th St, McGrath, MN)
  • arrange a ride with one of your fellow participants through carpooling (after you have registered, email us if you would like to choose this option; a list of others available to carpool will be sent to you separately so that you can contact each other directly to arrange your ride)
No workshops are currently scheduled. For other workshops, please check our events calendar.