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Sleeping Bear Retreat in French Lick


Posted on 10/22/2019 by Visit French Lick West Baden

Are you looking for a unique experience? How about sleeping in teepee’s, a zombie hunt, and a haunted PsychoPath, is that unique enough? Sleeping Bear Retreat is located on 50 beautifully wooded acres only 10 minutes from French Lick Resort!

There’s nothing quite like spending the night in a teepee, check out the amenities available at Sleeping Bear Retreat with their teepee rental. Check out their website to see a virtual teepee tour!


  • 4 cots in each teepee
  • Picnic tables and a shelter house with a grill
  • Firewood available


Also available to enjoy during your stay at Sleeping Bear Retreat

  • Hiking and biking trails
  • Fishing (catch & release)
  • Giant checkers & chess
  • Bird watching
  • Paint ball
  • Disc golf
  • Fossil digging



October Activities at Sleeping Bear Retreat


Run for your life or at least feel like it during PsychoPath, every weekend in October. Be chased by monsters, zombies, and all your “favorite” ghouls! Psycho~Path is not recommended for children or the faint of heart, you will be running through the woods, with big hills and an obstacle course. Also, available during October, the Dead-End Maze and a Paintball Zombie Hunt! Live out your fantasy of shooting zombies during the zombie apocalypse right in French Lick! Combo tickets available.


For the young monster lovers in your life, checkout Little Psycho~Path. For kids age 5 – 10, play carnival games, run a maze and shoot zombies from a barrel train!




After the excitement of Halloween is over stop by Sleeping Bear Retreat in November for the 2nd Annual Chili Cook Off! Prizes will be awarded to winning cooks and drawings for tasters.




Whether you love the tranquility of nature and solitude of sleeping in a teepee or want to enjoy an adrenaline packed night of running through the woods Sleeping Bear Retreat has it! Be sure to include us in the fun by tagging all your photos with #MyFrenchLick!