Enjoy your own private cabin secluded next to a beautiful creek surrounded by the healing power of nature.

Fasting cabin allows you to significantly multiply the healing effects of your fast by also fasting from your old routines and life and therefore re-setting and re-balancing your entire mind-body-soul system!

Be with Nature

Found newborn fawn spring 2017 and 2018.

A Bald Eagle the lives in area.

Found this guy crawling out of the creek.

Water Fasting

You will be uniquely provided "Sparta healing artesian mineral water" for your water fast. In the late 1800's people from eastern states would travel to Sparta to drink of the healing mineral waters and many found cures from their time in Sparta and Sparta became a nationally known health resort. (read more here)

Healing your Stress

Fasting cabin contains several books from the best authors to help you re-connect with your authentic self, dissolve the dysfunctional beliefs causing stress and blocking the healing wisdom of your body.

Supervision and Coaching

Dave Erickson, owner of fasting cabin is a healing coach and author of the book "Heal your body with Superior Nutrition and the Power of your Mind". Coaching is available to help you develop a healing program to take home with you.

Jenny Erickson is a Registered Nurse and is available if you have any health concerns during your stay at fasting cabin.



Fasting Cabin is located just 2 miles south of Sparta,Wisconsin .

How many does the cabin sleep?

The cabin has two single beds--one on the main floor and one in the loft. Cozy cabin is best for singles or possibly couples looking to maximize their healing fast.

Is there a kitchen?

A small refrigerator and coffee pot is in the cabin. We provide coffee, filters and drinking water.

Are linens provided?

Yes, we provide all linens you might need.

Is there a bathroom?

In keeping with the harmony of nature there is only electricity in the cabin. There is a nice clean outhouse next to the cabin with an outside sink and mirror. We provide jugs of water for washing up and brushing your teeth.


No internet or TV. There is cell phone reception. A firepit with chairs and firewood is provided. Enjoy the trails and peaceful sitting spots along the creek. A window air conditioner keeps the cabin cool during the hot summer months.

Bike Trail

Fasting Cabin is located just 1/5 mile from the Elroy-Sparta bike trail so you can easily bike to the trail. Located at about mile 2 from Sparta, it's about 6.5 miles to tunnel #3, the largest tunnel on the trail at 3/4 of a mile long.

Options For Your Retreat

Weekday Retreat


Weekend Retreat


Extended Retreat


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