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About Mirror Lake Retreat

Mirror Lake Retreat has a long history in the Hudson Valley… and now, a bright future as well. Founded by the Church of the Nazarene as The Taconic Retreat and Conference Center, the property has recently undergone a full scale renovation and is now positioned as the Hudson Valley’s premier camping resort.

We invite you to learn more about our campground’s storied history and our dedicated team who help families, friends, and groups make unforgettable memories on our property.

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64 White Drive, Milan, NY 12571
Weekdays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
When guests are here: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Our Team

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Ron Pankey

Camp Director

Becky Cavey

Becky Cavey

Director of Finance

Jake Gray

Jake Gray

Director of Activities

Our Mission

Our mission at Mirror Lake is to serve our greater community by providing a safe and enjoyable environment for fellowship, fun, and renewal

Our History

Frequently Asked Questions

I used to visit Taconic Retreat. Is this the same place?

Yes! It’s the same physical place and has the same ownership; however, Mirror Lake Retreat has been fully renovated and reimagined as a family campground rather than a conference center. While we honor our history, we also look toward the future with the goal of introducing this beautiful corner of the Hudson Valley to a broader subset of people.

I see that Mirror Lake Retreat is a ministry partnership of the Metro New York District Church of the Nazarene. Do I need to be a church member to stay at Mirror Lake Retreat?

No, Mirror Lake Retreat welcomes guests of all faiths and beliefs.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check-in is at 3:00 p.m. and check-out is at 11:00 a.m.
Please contact us if you need to check in or out between 9pm and 7am.

What is your pet policy?

Pets are only allowed onsite with a non-refundable $100 fee. Outside of accommodations, pets must be leashed and accompanied by their owner at all times. Guests must provide proof of up-to-date vaccinations upon check-in. All pet droppings are the responsibility of the pet owner and must be properly disposed of immediately in a tied or zip locked plastic bag and placed in a trash receptacle. Any pet that is intimidating, destructive, dangerous, or noisy will be asked to leave, along with their owners. Please let us know in your booking if you plan to bring pets and contact us if you wish to see our full policy.

What’s your smoking policy?

Mirror Lake Retreat is a family-friendly environment and wishes to promote the health and safety of all guests. Smoking is only permitted at guests’ rented campsites and butts must be disposed of properly. Smoking is not permitted inside buildings or in public areas on property.

What is your alcohol policy?

Mirror Lake Retreat does not sell or serve alcohol anywhere on the campground property. Alcohol consumption is only permitted in private areas such as your guest room, lake house, or rented campsite. Alcohol consumption in any public area of the camp is not permitted.

Does Mirror Lake Retreat have quiet hours?

Yes, our quiet hours are from 10pm-7am.

Francis Diangelo

Instructor

Adam Wachovsky

Instructor

Cory Taylor

Entertainment performer