Wedding in the center lawn with historic Copper Creek Lodge in the background.
Wedding on the lawn, near the creek
Reception area under the covered porch of Forest Retreat.
Unique table decor provided by the bride and groom
Dream Weaver is often the cabin that couples choose for themselves
The first dance at the Forest Retreat reception area
The traditional cake cutting
Ah. . .
Beautiful backdrop for your service.
The trail to the Forest Amphitheater is a beautiful winding woodland path.
We provide the tables, chairs, white linens. You provide the personal touches.
Each couple bring their own decor to make your day unique.
Getting ready at Muir Cabin
Copper Creek makes the BEST pie!
Have pie instead of a cake!
Beautiful woodland setting for your ceremony
Tents are provided with your event fee.
Reception can be catered
A campfire finishes the evening.
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Historic Copper Creek Inn, Cabins and Lodge, located 2 miles from the Nisqually entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park, provides a unique wedding venue. The secluded 6.5 acre property is a beautiful setting hugged by Copper Creek on the east border. Your overnight guests enjoy cabins with hot tubs, solitude along the creek and trails through the woods, and the relaxed natural environment.
The Forest Amphitheater is a beautiful natural woodland setting with a raised stage area and massive rock steps. Your guests are seated on cedar slab benches. You are surrounded by a beautiful forest.
"Catharine and Phil—You two are The Best. Jeremy and I had a wonderful wedding, everything perfect. The food delicious and the grounds beautiful. Thank you so much for making this 5 day wedding bonanza so easy and fun. You welcomed us like family and your smiles greeted us every moment we saw you. Thank Thank Thank you a million times."
Lots of Love, Leigh and Jeremy
The large open floor plan of Forest Retreat accommodates a group for a casual appetizer party, a small wedding, or up to 40 for sit down dining.
Large, well equipped kitchen with a gas range and full sized refrigerator
Two large hickory tables that can seat up to 20. Folding tables and chairs can be added to accommodate an additional 20 guests.
All dishes are included
Loft queen bedroom to accommodate a couple of your guests
Receptions & Celebrations
The covered porch of Forest Retreat provides a wonderful outdoor setting for receptions, parties, reunions. Pop up tents are added to expand the space for larger groups.
Copper Creek Restaurant offers a varied catering menu, complete with serving staff.
We provide the following:
A beautiful natural setting
No curfews. The party can go as long as you like.
Maple folding chairs
Clear glass dishes including Mt Rainier etched champagne, wine and beer glasses
Pop up tents
One propane heater
Use of the grounds
Staff to set up the tables, chairs, pop up tents, etc
Referrals for service providers such as officiator, photographers, musicians, etc.
Personalized table decorations
Additional decorative lighting, if you like
Any other decor to make your reception unique
Family and friends to share your wedding celebration!
Fresh Air, Fresh Thinking
Team Building, Seminars and Retreats: The Forest Retreat's unparalleled location, high in the towering trees, inspires fresh thinking and new ideas.
Space in the great room for 40
Big deck tucked under the trees with views of Osborn Mountain in the distance
Cabins and suites to accommodate participants
Catering available from Copper Creek Restaurant. Delicious meals can be delivered to the outdoor dining area, or right to the great room of Forest Retreat. Menus are customizable to suit you tastes.
750 feet of Copper Creek frontage
Big front lawn
Trails right on the property
Cabins and suites accommodate participants. Take over the entire property for total privacy. Roam the grounds or take hikes at Mt. Rainier National Park between meetings for "Fresh Air" to inspire "Fresh Thinking."
A large cabin designed to accommodate groups for family reunions, church retreats, school groups, art groups, quilters, workshops, etc. The open floor plan of the upstairs room provides room for meetings, gathering and dining for about 40 people. The large covered porch has room to accommodate up to 80 for dining, projects, and meeting.