Directions to the Gainey Conference Center

The Gainey Conference Center is located an hour south from the Twin Cities and 40 minutes west of Rochester. Major airline service at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport brings the Center within easy reach of all parts of the country. The Owatonna airport (4,500 feet of paved runway) is available for conference participants who wish to fly-in on their own or by company aircraft.

Directions from Mpls./St. Paul Airport

Take West 494 to I-35W South (I-35W becomes I-35). Follow I-35 South to Albert Lea/Owatonna, take Exit #40 onto Highway 14 East. Take the first exit off of Highway 14 East onto County Road 45. The Gainey Conference Center entrance is at the top of the exit -- cross County Road 45 and enter the main gate.

Directions from the West (Mankato)

Take Highway 14 East to Owatonna. Take the I-35 South Exit off of Highway 14 East. Follow I-35 South for approximately 3 miles (I-35 meets with Highway 14 East again at Exit #40). Take Exit #40 onto Highway 14 East. Take the first exit off of Highway 14 East onto County Road 45. The Gainey Conference Center entrance is at the top of the exit -- cross County Road 45 and enter the main gate.

Directions from the South (from Iowa)

Take I-35 North to Exit #40 onto Highway 14 East. Take the first exit off of Highway 14 East onto County Road 45. The Gainey Conference Center entrance is at the top of the exit -- cross County Road 45 and enter the main gate.

Directions from the East (Rochester)

Take Highway 14 West to Owatonna. Take the County Road 45 Exit. At the stop sign at the top of the exit turn left onto County Road 45. Follow County Road 45 over the bridge. The Gainey Conference Center entrance will be the first drive on your right after the bridge.