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Barefoot Republic Retreat Center

Take a break from the world and recharge with a fun and relaxing retreat experience.

The breathtaking beauty of nature, at your doorstep

Barefoot Republic Camp & Retreat Center sits on 110 beautiful acres by Barren River Lake, just an hour outside of Nashville in Scottsville, Kentucky. We welcome all those who seek to get away and enjoy a place of beauty, refreshment and reflection. 


The camp is available for weekend retreats and week-long activities. Barefoot Republic is perfect for:


  • Corporate retreats

  • Church groups

  • Youth camps

  • Sports retreats

  • Social groups & clubs

Turner Lodge

Newly constructed in 2021

14 suite-style bedrooms

Private bathrooms

Large group meeting spaces

Cafeteria seating for 300

Perfect for adult leaders, etc.

Treehouse Villages

Four villages of three treehouses each

Each treehouse sleeps 18


Bathrooms and showers in each

Perfect for youth or college retreats

Multipurpose Building Accommodations

A cafeteria that seats 300

Additional cafeteria that seats 125

Gymnasium that can become banquet style seating for 250

Stage with full sound system

Conference rooms

Lakeview Lodge

5 bedrooms

5 full baths and 2 half baths

Full kitchen & laundry

3 pullout sofas

Great for family gatherings and young adult retreats


Nearby boat ramp

10,000 acre lake


Meeting Facilities

Barefoot Republic is equipped with multiple meeting facilities and breakout areas that are perfect for groups and corporate events.

Multipurpose Building

  • Fully equipped commercial kitchen

  • Cafeteria-style seating for 300 

  • Corporate meeting space

  • Recording studio



  • 6,000 sq. ft  with seating for 300 

  • Stage & sound equipment

  • Can be converted into banquet-style seating with tables and chairs for 250


Outdoor Amphitheater

If more meeting areas are needed, we also offer large open deck areas under the treehouse cabins and two tents (30’x30’ and 40’x60’).


Amenities & Recreation

Barefoot Republic provides a number of standard amenities along with  additional add-on experiences you won't want to miss.


Standard Amenities

Our standard amenities are available for your group to use anytime during your stay, completely free of charge.

  • Hiking Trails

  • Canoes

  • 9-hole Disc Golf Course 

  • Football and Soccer Field 

  • Whiffle-ball Field 

  • Full Basketball Court

  • Sand Volleyball 

  • 9 Square In The Air 

  • Tetherball

  • Carpet-ball 

  • Bouldering Wall 

  • Skate Park 

  • Gaga Ball

  • Pickleball

  • Corn Hole

You are also free to explore our many lush woods, spring-fed creek, open fields, and the serene beauty of our cove on Barren River Lake.


Additional Experiences

Additional Experiences require either special equipment or a Barefoot Republic staff member for training/oversight. Because of this, they require an additional cost and need to be scheduled before your visit.

  • Horseback Riding:

    • $125/hr/facilitator Free Ride &

  • Low Ropes Course:

    • $150/hr for every 10-12 people in group

  • Paintball:

    • $20/gun for 2 hours and $45/case of paintballs

  • Recreational Lake:

    • $500 for 2-hr block(2hr min)

  • Nashville Predators Zip Line:

    • $200/hr (approx. 20-25 people/hour)

  • Gnash’s Giant Swing:

    • $200/hr (approx. 10-12 people/hour)

  • Climbing & Rappelling Wall:

    • $200/hr (approx. 10-12 people/hr)

  • Zero Gravity Drop:

    • $200/hr (approx. 20 people/hr)

  • Leap of Faith:

    • $200/hr (approx. 20 people/hr)

  • Tree Climbing:

    • $200/hr

  • Pontoon:

    • $350/hr, tubes included (12 people), $175 each additional hour

  • Inflatable Slide:

    • $250/day

  • Dunking Booth:

    • $250/day

  • Meeting Tents:

    • 60’x 40’ tent for $750, 30’x 30 tent for $500

  • School Bus:

    • $600 one-way from Nashville. Extra mileage charges for groups outside of Nashville.


Meals: $10/person for breakfast, lunch or dinner
Menu: Selected by chef daily, each meal consists of an entree and side items.

*Meal times are determined on the first retreat to book a weekend. Your group will have separate meal times in the cafeteria, if possible. Along with entrees and sides, each breakfast consists of a fruit and cereal bar, and each lunch and dinner consists of a salad bar and dessert.


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Do you have any questions about booking Barefoot Republic for a retreat? We’d be happy to talk with you! 



P: 615.599.9683

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