Meetings & events, Naturally 

 

The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle is a beautiful meeting and event destination in central Pennsylvania. As part of the DCNR Pennsylvania state park system, the inn offers a unique alternative to the larger conference centers found in towns and urban settings across the Commonwealth. Here at the Nature Inn, we offer state-of-the-art facilities at an environmentally responsible, LEED Gold-certified venue for meetings, social gatherings, weddings, and other events. 


The inn offers two event spaces that are suitable for groups ranging in size from two to 50. With 16 overnight guest rooms, we can comfortably accommodate guests for overnight gatherings or multi-day retreats. We offer expansive views overlooking FJ Sayers Reservoir, walk-out connections to Bald Eagle State Park’s natural resources, exceptional in-house meals, and catering all at affordable prices. Our dedicated staff of event planners are available and look forward to working with you to make your upcoming event an unqualified success.

The Great room

 

Our largest room is both stunning and versatile, as we are able to configure this space to suit each group’s unique needs. Seating configurations vary by event type with maximum capacity being just more than 50. With two walls of windows overlooking scenic FJ Sayers Reservoir, a soaring cathedral ceiling with exposed beams, and a two-story stone fireplace, the setting is sure to make your event memorable.


This space is immediately adjacent to our covered porches and lobby which allows for overflow seating, additional food displays, or a bar setup. The Great Room also features wireless internet, conference call capabilities, and state-of-the-art AV resources all of which add to the overall versatility of this room.

 

Library boardroom

 

Perched above the Nature Inn’s lobby with a direct view of the signature Bald Eagle stained glass mural is an intimate reading library and interpretive resource center. Perfectly proportioned and laid out for board-style meetings of up to 18 guests, the room can be closed off to the lobby below, with sliding glass privacy panels. While the library’s nest-like setting is truly unique, it features all the same high-tech AV capabilities as the multi-purpose room.

 

Full-Service Catering 

 

The Nature Inn is a full-service catering operation with a skilled culinary staff responsible for menu development and who will oversee all aspects of food preparation for your meeting, event, or gathering. Our menus range from light appetizers and hors d’oeuvres to casual lunches, barbecues, and full-dinner options. Our event planners will be happy to discuss your ideas and suggest items for a personalized menu perfectly suited to your group.

Conversation coves

The Nature Inn has several quiet sitting areas located along the first-floor and second-floor corridors which are ideal for small breakout sessions and private conversations.  Adjacent spaces allow for tailored break service as well.

 

Covered Wrap around porch

Enjoy unspoiled views of Bald Eagle Mountain and the Sayers Lake from these porches. Open for use by meeting attendees or private event guests, the porches provide a quiet, shaded retreat for small group activities, casual social time, or a smaller group meal.

 

outdoor patio, grill & fire ring

 

Book the entire inn for your meeting or event, and you'll enjoy exclusive use of our outdoor spaces which are among the most memorable in central Pennsylvania. With views overlooking the lake, our patio draws guests looking to unwind after a full day. 
Enjoy an evening meal prepared on our professional-grade gas grills or allow our culinary staff to do the grilling for you. Our communal fire ring is an evening focal point throughout much of the year. We provide seasoned wood, starter materials, and marshmallow sticks.
Gatherings often include lively conversation shared over s’mores or an evening cocktail. During colder months, gatherings move indoors around the large stone fireplace in our great room.

Meetings & Trainings

The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle offers corporate, state agency, non-profit and higher education entities with a unique alternative to the larger conference centers found in towns and urban settings across the Commonwealth.  We offer state of the art meeting facilities at an environmentally responsible, LEED Gold certified facility.

Corporate Retreats

The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle includes two meeting spaces suitable for groups ranging in size from 2 to 50, along with multiple small group breakout areas.  With sixteen (16) overnight guest rooms and our excellent in-house catering services, we can comfortably accommodate multi-day, all-inclusive retreats and conferences.

Social Events

The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle is an exciting event destination and venue in Central Pennsylvania.  From baby showers to birthday celebrations, graduation to retirement parties, bridal showers to anniversary dinners, life presents endless occasions to celebrate and the Nature Inn offers state of the art event facilities with exceptional in-house catering all at affordable prices.  

Weddings

The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle is a unique destination wedding venue specializing in all-inclusive weekend wedding packages for up to 150 guests.  As a weekend wedding destination, you and your guests will enjoy exclusive use of our lakeside lodge for your gathering and celebration.

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Thank you so much for your interest in hosting your next event at The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle! Please take a few minutes to fill out the form below and we'll send you a response within 1 business day.

Kashia Quay, Event Coordinator 

phone | 814.625.2879

interests | traveling, exploring the National Parks, hiking, kayaking, playing with my puppy & spending time with family in my hometown of Bellefonte, PA

The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle

201 Warbler Way, Howard, Pennsylvania 16841 | 814.625.2879

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