Justin Trails Resort is a stunning location to host special events, yoga retreats, family reunions, group tours, business retreats and more. We have meeting and gathering spaces in The Studio, The Lodge, and outdoors in our beautiful gardens and patios.

We are open all year with pet friendly Wisconsin lodging and outdoor activities including disc golf, hiking, birding, cross country skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, skijoring and more. Contact us today to start planning your next event or retreat!


Finding a Story in Field Notes

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Do you carry a pen and paper when you take a walk? Maybe that sounds like too much trouble, but keeping field notes can help improve our observation skills and make us better naturalists. Nature writer Doreen Pfost will discuss tools and techniques for taking notes in the field and will offer tips on how to organize and use those notes. Brief readings from her recent book will illustrate how field notes can become part of a published work. After the program, join an optional nature walk and try out your note-taking skills.

Admission: $10 per person (includes cup of chili) or $25 for families (without chili)

Doreen Pfost is a writer and communications consultant who lives in Elroy, Wisconsin. She is the author of This River Beneath the Sky: A Year on the Platte (2016), a book that weaves field notes, natural history, and human history into a series of interconnected essays about Nebraska’s Platte River, where a half-million sandhill cranes stop over each year on their spring migration.

Copies of This River Beneath the Sky will be available for purchase after the program.

To register for the event call 608-269-4522 or email donna@justintrails.com.

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Group Retreats

Donna Justin will host your group with stories of her centennial farm, homesteaded by the family in 1914, including a tour of the revitalized 1919 barn, handcrafted log cabins, gardens, and a discussion on the benefits of growing organic food.

Afterwards enjoy a farm to table lunch served in the geothermal air conditioned and heated studio.

Fill out our Request for Information or contact Donna Justin at donna@justintrails.com or call 608-269-4522 to schedule your retreat!


Earth Day 5k Cross Country Race

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Join us for a day of outdoor fun on our organic farm with a Health & Wellness Expo and our 5th annual Lung Bustin’ Justin 5K Trail Race.

Let nature be your guide with beautiful trails winding through Justin Trail Resort, panoramic views and challenging terrain includes steep inclines, sharp corners and serious downhills. There will be local vendors on-site and an awards ceremony after the events.

Event Schedule:

7:30 – 8:45 – Check-in
8:45 – Participants meeting
9:00 – 5k Lung Bustin’ Justin Trail Race
10:00 – Yoga Demo by Rachel Frazee

Registration is $15 payable on April 22nd the day of the race. Event will be held regardless of weather conditions. First 15 people to register get a free t-shirt!

To register email dawn@justintrails.com or register the morning of the event.

Book Online to stay before or after the race. Sooth your muscles with a relaxing soak in a Whirlpool Tub or hang out on a deck of one of our cottages and enjoy the sunset.

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Sound Healing, Meditation & Painting

TBD June 2017

We will go on a meditation journey, led by Akhilanka, and “travel” with the assistance of his mastery of Tibetan singing bowls and explore our creative side with paint!

Akhil is a renowned painter, a meditation master and sound healer from India. This retreat is limited to reserved and prepaid registrants only.

The cost of retreat is $375, which includes art supplies, accommodations and meals.

Space is limited, please contact Laura Haberstroh of Touch of Light Healing at 262-844-9213 or lastroh1227@gmail.com to register.

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12th Annual Disc Golf Open Tournament

Saturday September 23, 2017

Join us for the annual Justin Trails Open Disc Golf Tournament.

This Wisconsin PDGA B-Tier tournament gives you a chance to qualify for the Tour Finale. There will be great players’ pack, lunch and beverages on site and black coveted disc!

Book your lodging and campsites today! Special tournament camping price $20/adult.

Farm Safari Tour

$50 per tour

Take a safari, Wisconsin style! Owner Don Justin will take you on a guided tour of Justin Trails Resort, a third generation 200 acre homestead farm. Learn more about the history of the property and the area while riding in the Ranger. Can seat up to 2 passengers! Tour lasts roughly one hour.

Available for lodging guests.

Call 608-269-4522 to book! Available May-October, weather permitting.

Farm Tour & Lunch

$75 per tour and lunch for 2 people

Experience Flavors of the Driftless Region

Includes a farm tour with Donna and a home cooked meal of seasonal soup, roasted organic veggies, brown rice, dessert of the day (Donna’s famous stout fudge bars or seasonal fruit crisp), coffee, water, fresh squeezed apple cider or Gatorade.

Available for lodging guests weather permitting. Beer, wine and hard cider are available for purchase on site.

Add to your room reservation when booking online or contact Donna Justin at donna@justintrails.com or call 608-269-4522 to schedule your visit!

Farm Tour & Dessert

$15 per person

Includes the tour with Donna weather permitting and Donna’s famous brownies, coffee and lemonade.

Justin Trails Resort is located 5.5 miles off I-90 at Sparta exit 25, and offers easy access and parking for motor coaches and buses. There are public, handicap accessible bathrooms on-site for tour guests.

Contact Donna Justin at donna@justintrails.com or call 608-269-4522 to schedule your visit!