Trinity Retreat Center is a tranquil, welcoming ministry of the world-renowned Episcopal Church, Trinity Wall Street New York
The Center offers an environment of gracious hospitality and peaceful refuge. It has recently been superbly renovated, and it provides comfortable, beautiful accommodation in a setting that adjoins more than seven hundred acres of conservation trust and state forest. The retreat compound includes an historic stone chapel, a monastic garden, an orchard and working farm, a small donkey sanctuary, and extensive hiking trails—all on the banks of the Housatonic River.
Trinity Retreat Center
79 Lower River Road,
West Cornwall, CT 06796
Traveling FROM N.Y.C. by TRAIN
Trains to and from Metro North’s Wassaic train station run regularly out of Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
Wassaic train station is about 16 miles (30 minute drive) from Trinity Retreat Center. You have two options:
SHUTTLE from station to retreat center
The retreat center offers a courtesy shuttle bus for guests who need to be picked up and dropped off at the Wassaic station. Shuttle times vary by season, retreat and train schedule. Let us know if you need shuttle service when you register.
TAXI from station to retreat center
If you miss the free shuttle bus or prefer to take a taxi from the Wassaic station, several taxi companies as well as Uber offer service. Taxi fare is $40 from Wassaic to West Cornwall.
Taxis are usually lined up and waiting with each train arrival. But if you can’t find one, contact any of the following:
Taxi Man: 845.789.1242
Tony’s Taxi: 845.677.5560
Emerald Express 518.592.1074
Traveling FROM N.Y.C. by CAR
Depending on traffic, driving the 100 miles from NYC to TRC typically takes 2 hours and 20 minutes, with the last part of the journey winding through the beautiful New England hills. You know you’re close when you arrive at the historic West Cornwall covered bridge that takes motorists and bicyclists across the Housatonic River to Lower River Road.
Traveling FROM BOSTON by CAR
The retreat center is 2 hours 48 minutes (145 miles) via I-84 East and I-90 East southwest of Boston.
Traveling FROM HARTFORD by CAR
If you’re flying into Hartford, the retreat center is about 47 miles (1 hour 15 minutes) to the west.