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$36 per night pp - Retreats, Family Reunions & Private Baths! Kids under 5 free

Bedrooms 9
Half Baths2
Property type lodge


Half Baths

About the property

9 guest rooms, individual beds, Lodge, kitchen, pool, yurt, hiking, & privacy

Private property rental. 36 - 46 Guest!

Our rate of $36 per person per night includes free wifi, a one night minimum stay, early check-in and extended check-out, allows for easy planning and no hassle booking.* Children under 5 years old and are free.

Seven Circles is the perfect location for gatherings and fellowship of up to 37 - 47 guest. For warmer months bring your own tents and add up to 10 or more guests. Many diverse groups have found their place at in this magical place; church groups, multi-family, yoga, spiritual, training, board planning retreats and more…

Make our 24 acre estate with 2.5 acres of developed space your private second home. With a full professionally maintained kitchen (including pantry, freezer, professional refrigerator, griddle, six burner gas range and oven, cooking and dining ware), lodge (equipped with dining, buffet, bathrooms, and reception), private pool for 20+, round house for large group meetings, workshops, yoga, and more…

Enjoy our newly added 10" pillow top twins in our guest rooms.

Catering is available upon request for continental breakfast, deli lunch, and wonderful plated dinners.

Seven Circles Retreat is a nonprofit retreat center in a secluded location in the central Sierra Foothills. Enjoy day trips to Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. Where you will experience a one of a kind wonder, the “General Sherman” Sequoia.

*Includes any required tax and excludes professional cleaning and insurance cost. You may book with less than 15 guest with a booking of $540.00 per night calculated at the minimum of 15 guest.

*Early check-in and extended check-out limited and available upon request.

More Details

Property Manager
Chris and Jim
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, polish, arabic, Thai
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2017

About Chris and Jim

Your Hosts Chris and Jim pay close attention to the details while having a no stress attitude. They garner their experience in the areas of retreat and group facilitation to ensure that your time at Seven Circles is relaxing, rejuvenating and successful.

Chris and Jim purchased this lodge in 2003

Why Chris and Jim chose Kings Canyon

Seven Circles is a private property that allows your group exclusive use of it's 24 acres of sacred and magical space.

What makes this lodge unique

Guest will never forget the unique times in the lodge around the cozy fireplace, meals, pool, hiking paths, unrivaled sunrises and sunsets.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great weekend! We felt very welcome and our hosts made us feel at home. The facilities are clean and comfortable with plenty of available activities for the kids. Can't wait to return this summer.
Apr 2015
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Badger Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 40 people
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En suite private
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En suite private.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , En suite private.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , En suite private.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , En suite private.
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , En suite private.
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , En suite private.
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , En suite private.
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower , En suite private.
    Bathroom 10 - Located inside lodge for all guests.
    Bathroom 11 - Located inside lodge for all guests.
  • All rooms have en suite bathrooms with showers. Lodge has two lavatories for all guests.
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 46
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Accommodates up to 4. Ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Accommodates up to 4. Ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Accommodates up to 4. Ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Accommodates up to 4. Ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 9 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Accommodates up to 4. Ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Accommodates up to 4. Ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Accommodates 4. Ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 8 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Accommodates up to 4. Ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 5 - 5 twin/ single , Accommodates up to 5. Ensuite bathroom.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
Our 24 acres of mixed oak and pine woodland are available for hiking and viewing of wildlife. in addition, our proximity to the National Parks affords numerous opportunities for many outdoor activities. Areas that can accommodate tenting for 10 people (5 or less tents), using common area facilities.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

$36 per night pp - Retreats, Family Reunions & Private Baths! Kids under 5 free
average rating of 4.92 based on 62 reviews

Tulare County Men's Retreat (NA)

  • 5 of 5

Our first time hosting the Tulare County Men's Retreat was phenomenal. 37 guys descended onto the Retreat Center with vision and purpose. They conducted workshops and gatherings around the fire pit as well as BBQ'd up a storm on our new JenAir gas grill. The meals and camaraderie were something to experience. Thank you for your generous cash donation to the Seven Circles Retreat Center as well as your 2018 deposit to reserve next years retreat.

We are looking forward to the Women's retreat, in their fourth year. Such a wonderful outreach the the Central Valley in California.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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san jose

family Chris and Jim were there to assist us in anything we needed it made our trip so fantastic .

  • 5 of 5

What a magnifican place to spent time with family Chris and Jim were there to assist us in anything we needed it made our trip so fantastic . Definitely will come back in the future ..

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

After trying to get all of my family available to get away at the same time, we finally made it. Four children, three spouses, ten grandchildren, father and mother, we have the most fabulous time together at Seven Circles. The accommodations were great. The kids loved being able to have their own space, while still be all together.

The cooking facility was great and we enjoyed cooking our meals together, while the grandkids each had their meals to "clean up" after food was served. They did it with a smile and enjoyed the togetherness.

Celebrating our time together, Christmas for a second time, and a couple of birthdays made the time very special. The fireplace warmth, music played and sung by my grandkids was extremely special. Everyone was saying, "we have to leave already":?

Chris and Jim were absolutely Great. They made all efforts to make sure that our time was enjoyed and we really appreciated their time, assistace and friendship.

This was a time that will not be forgotten by any of us. We have tons of pictures to put together for future memories.

Thank You Chris and Jim and Seven Circles!!!

The Boursalians, The Jacobson's, and The Ripley's

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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PERFECT!!! Wonderful place. Rustic and peaceful. All the comforts without any of the distractions.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place to take your family. You can keep a watchful eye on small children from a central location. Chris and Jim were wonderful hosts. We are so happy with our stay we (7 families) unanimously voted to stay here again next year. We highly recommend the catered breakfast and dinner. Everyone could start our day at the same time, take off and explore and know dinner was waiting. No clean up. We could all enjoy the fire pit with hot coco and put the little ones to bed with eyes on baby monitors and cabin doors. There was plenty for all ages to do and explore.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location for a Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 36 with a half kids and half grown ups and Seven Circles was perfect for our group. The facilities had everything for our college friends' reunion and was the perfect location because it was in the middle of California. We loved that we got to spend time enjoying each other's company and the kids loved swimming. Making and eating large group meals were made easy with the large kitchen. Our campfires at night were very entertaining and the kids were safe to roam around and play. As a group we were reviewing our experience before we left and the only thing we wished we had was another day at Badger, California. Chris and Jim were also great hosts!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rancho Santa Margarita

Awesome Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed at Seven Circles for a family getaway. It was great that every couple had there own room that was spacious and clean. It was a great starting point for Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. The property is huge, and the kitchen was perfect for cooking for large groups. We would definitely stay here again, and highly recommend it for large groups!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A wonderful family group. We appreciate your choosing to stay with us at Seven Circles Retreat Center. It was a pleasure to get to know your family. Thank you for taking care of Seven Circles and making us your choice and home for the weekend. We look forward to hosting you again.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Fresno Yosemite International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Mountain House Restaurant
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Three Rivers Golf Course
Nearest Train
57 Miles
Amtrak Hanford
Nearest Motorway
HWY 245
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sierra Glen Restaurant
Car: necessary

We are justifiably proud of our mountain community… the land, the people and the history. Discover for yourself the essence of authentic mountain living when you visit nearby “eateries” – Pinehurst Lodge, Mountain House, and Sierra Glen. If you’re lucky, you will run into a local who may share fascinating stories of mountain life.


Rates & Availability

Badger Lodge Rental Rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add $36 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Property Damage Protection $59

Rates are based on a booking of 15 guest per night. The standard rate is $540 per night. Children under 5 are free.

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