The Zilis Sacred Mountain Retreat Center seeks to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s wounded, ill or injured Veterans, First Responders, & Gold Star families. We are a catalyst for positive change in the lives of these heroes, we help to eliminate the noise of everyday life and encourage healing through exposure to nature, alternative healing methods, and open communication with our brothers and sisters in arms.
Sacred Mountain Retreat is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization.
“When you come here, to the Sacred Mountain Retreat Center, the only thing that we ask of you is to come with a good attitude, be involved and engaged. Leave your coat of armor at the door. If you can do that while you are here, you will be a much better person.” -Scott C
Our 10,000 square foot facility sits on 65 tranquil wooded acres in the middle of the gorgeous Black Hills of South Dakota. Just the smell of the pine trees and warm sun on the face starts to release any stress a person might have.
We offer week-long equine therapy, blacksmithing, hiking, ATV riding, fishing, campfires, archery, and many other seasonal activities. We also offer yoga, both group and individual, in one of our state of the art Hotworx infrared saunas.
We can’t do this without you. Your support allows us to offer our programs free of charge to wounded, ill or injured veterans, first responders and Gold Star families. Every gift is a blessing to those who selflessly serve us everyday.
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