Welcome To The Lodge At Oak Creek Ranch
Vision Heritage

The Vision, The Heritage

The Lodge at Oak Creek Ranch has been owned by the Nelson family since 1987. At the time of acquisition, it was
used as a camp by the local Campfire Girls organization. The property had on it a gold mining encampment in the
mid 1800’s. It remains an unspoiled classic example of the California foothills with its rolling oak-covered hills.

The vision of using the property as a high-end retreat facility evolved following our research into the history of some
of the famous historical “camps” created at the turn of the century. In the early 1900’s, some of the titans of industry
created retreats in rustic locations in the Adirondack Mountains using native materials and unique design. This vision
was to combine a rich nature setting, quality facilities and architecture that reflected the natural setting.
(http://www.greatcamps.com/tour.htm). Camp David, the mountain retreat location for the President of the United
States, is such a facility.

The owners of the Oak Creek Ranch have created their own unique and beautiful retreat facility, using the same
philosophy of combining “nature and nurture”.

Escape to nature, the most civilized place of all. watch video

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