The Cheley Lodge and Grove is a wedding venue located in Estes Park, Colorado. Originally used as a children’s summer camp, this historically-rich setting provides expansive mountain views, including Longs Peak, Mount Meeker, and the Mummy Range. From romantic elopements to detailed receptions, the onsite team will be ready to turn your dream into a reality.
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With over 800 private acres, The Cheley Lodge and Grove boasts an expansive location while still creating an intimate, secluded aesthetic. The open outdoor field area, known as The Grove, has plenty of space to accommodate up to 200 people. Rustic wood fences surround the space, to celebrate the property’s down-to-earth, country-style ambience. As a pet-friendly venue, your furry companions can enjoy the spacious, pastoral grounds with you during your special day. Their main ceremony space, the Frank H. Cheley Chapel, offers theatre-style bench seating underneath a rustic, natural-wood pavilion. Soon-to-be-weds can enjoy the glorious alpine views from their altar, along with plenty of natural lighting for a photo-ready ambience. Receptions can be held in the Chipeta Hall, a historic mountain lodge which features wood ceiling trusses, traditional chandeliers, and large windows throughout the space. A professional kitchen is available inside for your catering team to use, to prepare your dishes to the highest standards. A dance floor area, full-service bar, and A/V equipment is also present inside, to give you and your guests all that you need. Dressing suites are present on the property, for you and your entourage to prepare for the altar in style. Parking is available onsite, with wheelchair accessibility to accommodate your guest’s personal needs.
The onsite team will handle setup and tear-down of your event, while you spend time getting ready and enjoying time with your loved ones. Tables, chairs, and tent rentals are available, and can be arranged into any arrangement you prefer. You will be free to choose any outside vendors to complete your vision, and the team will happily connect you with their list of recommendations. From your rehearsal dinner to your romantic send-off, the team’s event manager will be ready to assist you throughout your life-changing celebration.
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Brooke graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder in 1996 with a Bachler's degree in Communication. She joined the family business in 1998 and is passionate about the Cheley Experience. She has three girls and loves spending time with her family, doing anything outside, and dancing.
Other than being a Camp Director, Brooke is always up for a good time especially when it comes to the dance floor. Providing joyful memories for people is something she enjoys. Being able to share this beautiful location for a couple's special day is very exciting to her.
She is a team player and always strives to provide the best experience.
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