Welcome and thank you for your interest in The StarHouse!
For general information about The StarHouse, please go to StarHouse Brochure
For information about Events, please go to Events
For information about Renting The StarHouse, please see Rent the Starhouse
For information about Renting The Retreat Cabin, please see Rent the Retreat Cabin
For Frequently Asked Questions, please click here: FAQs
Map and Directions
The StarHouse is located close to downtown Boulder in beautiful Sunshine Canyon. From the corner of 4th and Mapleton (where you can often find other carpoolers), continue westward up Sunshine Canyon (Mapleton turns into Sunshine Canyon just west of 4th) for 3.5 miles. You will see a dirt driveway on your right with several mailboxes at 3476 Sunshine Canyon. Proceed up this driveway until you reach the crest of the hill. Park in the lot toward your right. You will see our entrance gate and a short pathway down to The StarHouse. Please carpool to all events.
Frequently Asked Questions about The StarHouse
Q: Can I come up and visit any time I want?
A: You are welcome to attend scheduled public events. See our Events listing for information at this link: The StarHouse Events. Members are entitled to visit the land for personal ritual and meditation when available. To become a Member go to this link: StarHouse Membership. Please contact ASC for more information on Sacred Site Tours at 303-245-8452.
Q: How do I find The StarHouse?
A: Follow the directions above and park in the upper parking lot facing east. Walk to the entryway (made with large posts) and follow the path down to The StarHouse. It is about a 5 minute walk downhill so proper footwear is advised.
Q: How do I know if an event is cancelled due to inclement weather?
A: Check The StarHouse website Weather Updates/Announcements at this link: Weather Updates/Announcements for cancellation notification or call the phone line at 303-245-8452 and listen to the recording.
Q: How do I pay for events?
A: Purchasing details for each event are included in the event description at this link: The StarHouse Events. Most events allow one to pay at the door with either cash or checks. Some events have advance ticket options on-line.
Q: Can I rent The StarHouse?
A: Yes, The StarHouse is available to rent for sacred events both public and private. Details are available at this link: Rent The StarHouse.
Q: Does The StarHouse have handicap access?
A: Handicapped persons or those with permission may park in the parking spots to the left of The StarHouse. There is a ramp outside of the west doors. Please notify the event Keeper of any special needs.
Q: Can I rent the Retreat Cabin?
A: Yes, the StarHouse Retreat Cabin is available for rent during the warmer months generally late April through November. Details are available at this link: Stay at the Retreat Cabin.
Q: How can I speak with someone directly?
A: Call the Administrative Director at 303-245-8452. Mary Lynn Neiman is available on a part-time basis mainly mornings Monday-Friday from 8am-1pm.
Q: Can I bike, walk or otherwise use the dirt road?
A: No it is a private road and property. No trespassing except by written permission obtained from email@example.com. Trespassers can be prosecuted pursuant to Colorado statute 18-4-504