Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Chapel available for weddings / marriage blessing ceremonies?
Yes. For information on scheduling weddings at the chapel, please visit our Wedding Page above.

Is the Chapel open for visitors?
Yes. The Chapel is open to visitors Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm, weather permitting. On some national holidays the Chapel may be closed. Please be sure to check for updates.

Question: Is camping allowed on the property?
No overnight use is permitted on the property; however camp grounds are located nearby.

Is hiking allowed on the property?
No hiking use is currently permitted. Although with the upcoming renovations, there will be a new St. John Paul II memorial trail that individuals can walk.

Is the retreat center going to be rebuilt?
The Archdiocese of Denver’s new retreat center is Annunciation Heights, 7400 State Highway 7, Estes Park, CO 80517. For more information, please visit

What about continuing renovations?
We have been unable, so far, to obtain any permits for either additional parking or roads. The ADA ramp has been deferred. St William building renovations are complete including bridal and groom suites/bathrooms. The gift shop is also now open. The museum space is complete but not yet displaying exhibits.

Are dogs allowed at Camp St. Malo?
Dogs are not allowed inside of St. Catherine’s Chapel or St. William’s Lodge, unless they are service dogs with express permission from camp staff.  All dogs outside on property must remain on leash.

What is the status on the restoration?
The renovation/restoration is complete, and we are open Tuesday – Sunday from 10 AM – 4 PM unless we have a private celebration such as a wedding.

How can I help restore Camp St. Malo?
You can help restore and preserve the beauty and history of Camp St. Malo by making a donation online or calling 720-476-7488.

Where can I park?
Yes, there is sufficient parking outside chapel. The “lot” outside the gate is uneven dirt, ands we have not yet obtained a permit to resurface it.  At the present time, there are no additional lots expected, however limited parking near St. William Lodge or parallel parking on the property access road is available.

Are there bathrooms available?
Yes, bathrooms are located inside St William Lodge only.