“The creator and the whole of the created universe, human and nonhuman, are integrated in one whole living unity.”

— from The Celtic Way of Prayer by Esther de Waal




The Manitou Land is a 235 acre woodland preserve in Newfane, Vermont.  This land has been lovingly preserved and tended for over 20 years, during which time we have created:


An extensive system of marked trails


Sacred sites and places of energetic alignment



The Hogan, an indoor/outdoor gathering place


An indoor meeting space with library


An outdoor Labyrinth patterned on the 12-century floor of Chartres Cathedral and


The Sweat Lodge