Hemlock Haven Conference Center

Located in the southwest Blue Ridge highlands of Virginia, just north of the town of Marion in Smyth County, Hemlock Haven Conference Center boasts modern meeting and lodging facilities and fantastic catering within the peaceful surroundings of Hungry Mother State Park.


Hemlock Haven is ideal for family reunions, church retreats, overnight conferences, business meetings,  corporate retreats, banquets, company picnics and other special gatherings. With a gazebo overlooking the park’s tranquil 108-acre lake, it’s especially well-suited for indoor-outdoor weddings.


The facility has six meeting rooms ranging from 700 to 3,300 square feet. A business center and a board room, Internet access and audiovisual equipment are also available. This diversity makes the facility perfect for groups from 10 to 1,000.


Hemlock Haven also offers guests a tennis court, basketball court, softball field, volleyball court and horseshoe pits.


Recreational, interpretive and adventure programs at Hungry Mother State Park are available to conference center guests. Seasonal activities include swimming, boating and fishing on Hungry Mother Lake. Picnicking, camping, hiking, nature study and a visitor center are popular as well.

General Info

Conference Center, Lodging with Medium Meeting Space, Meetings, Retreat/Reunion Space, State Parks

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