Octavia E. Butler Dome

There is nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.

– Octavia E. Butler

The space

The Octavia E. Butler Dome is a geodesic dome atop the hill with cascading views of the of the biodiverse land stretching from woods to meadows and beyond.

  • environmentally friendly compost toilet
  • kitchenette with microwave, coffeemaker, small refrigerator, hot plate, dishes, cookware, linens, blankets, towels, coffee/tea etc.
  • accessible by car with a 35 ft sloped, unpaved walkway and ramp leading to the entrance
  • no wifi
  • no running water
  • temperature can be controlled by heating and cooling units
  • up to 3 beds: 1 full on main level, 1 full in loft area, 1 twin cot can be set up on main level upon request
  • sleeps 1-5 guests

Additional items to bring

Personal toiletries and comfortable clothing, refreshment/food items as desired, and reading/reflection material.  Plus bug spray, sunscreen, walking shoes, swimming gear and beach towel for summer- warm hiking clothes for winter.

Other things to note

We foster a space free from oppression so that we can take steps toward healing.  Our guests help us to do that by caring for the land and the people on it with mutual reverence. Collectively we center Black and Indigenous communities.

Activities + Amenities

Guests also have full access to an eco-trail through the woods, a pond with assorted small boats, a fire pit for bonfires, the 7 circuit labyrinth in the prairie, and all amenities available in the Wellness Center.

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