Our overnight accommodations include a historic Farmhouse in our heartland; Granny’s, a woodland home a brief, beautiful walk away; and four personal cabins in the forest. Together, these homes and cabins sleep 28 including many shared rooms. Tent camping is also available for additional capacity.
For larger groups, we collaborate with several off-site lodging partners. Many are available within walking distance of Chinook.
Each of our two large houses also includes common living spaces, which can be used as meeting or breakout areas.
The late 19th century Farmhouse is the original home of the Pietila family, the historic owners and caretakers of the homestead, and has been fully restored.
The living room features a hearth and large woodstove, cozy chairs and couches, A/V equipment, and windows with views of the garden, meadows, and forests. The residentially-styled country kitchen comes fully equipped, including coffee and tea, various spices, and chef's equipment. A half bath, phone room, and coat area are also located on the ground floor. A covered front porch, complete with rocking chairs, and sunny stone back patio provide additional spaces in which to relax and converse.
Upstairs, you will find seven bedrooms and two shared full bathrooms. For those who like to explore, ladders will lead you to two meditation lofts in the eaves—great spots for a moment of quiet contemplation.
Apple (1 single)
Dogwood (2 singles)
Locust (2 singles)
Madrone (2 singles)
Plum (1 single)
Vine Maple (1 single)
White Pine (1 queen)
Granny’s, our woodland house, is a short, beautiful walk from the heartland of Chinook, and also accessible by vehicle. Tucked away in the trees with a grassy southern lawn, the entire house was moved to Chinook in its early years as a gift from a neighbor up the hill!
Granny’s has overnight accommodations for 13 people. This country home has two bedrooms and one full bath on the top floor, and three bedrooms and a 3/4 bath on the first floor. With a wood-burning stove, fully equipped kitchen, and in-kitchen dining space, Granny’s is perfect for informal meetings or breakout groups. The much-beloved Owl room, a cozy ladder-accessed loft with a rocking chair between the first and second floors and with views into the forest surroundings, makes the perfect reading nook in a break between sessions.
Rooms, 1st floor:
Coyote (2 singles)
Hawk (5 singles in 2 adjoining rooms)
Salmon (2 singles)
Rooms, 2nd floor:
Eagle (2 singles)
Raven (2 singles)
Located in the forest near Madrone Meadow, our four humble cabins offer a more secluded and tranquil space for your time at Chinook. Each cabin has its unique character and charm. They are a short walk from our shower house/restrooms, as well as a rustic three-season outdoor kitchen space.
BAGEND: Though not shaped like a Hobbit hole, the name is a nod to Bilbo and Frodo’s house in Tolkien’s stories.
This cabin offers two single beds, a small wood stove, stained glass windows, and a meditation loft with a skylight.
HERMITAGE: Located at the edge of the cabin village overlooking the beautiful Madrone Meadow, Hermitage is perfect for those seeking solitude.
Hermitage is furnished with a double bed, bedside table, and a rocker.
HERON: furnished with a single bed, bedside table, desk, and rattan chair, this cabin is ideal for writers seeking a quiet space. It is located close to the outdoor kitchen and Westgarden.
MUSHROOM: This rustic cabin is our seasonal housing for our Community Garden Leadership Training apprentice.
GARBANZO: this shared outdoor kitchen space is open to program participants and used by our garden apprentice. You are welcome to use it for food preparation and storage. Please do not remove items from this space, and be mindful to keep cupboards and doors closed as it is an open kitchen shared with neighboring wildlife. This kitchen is stocked with basic cooking equipment only, for camping-style food preparation.