Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat

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Something secluded, fun and authentic Adirondack? Do you dream of breathtaking mountain-lake sunsets on a private beach? Where you can choose your own personal lodging style from upscale Adirondack cabins to lake-view suites where your neighbor is 25 acres of…space? Discover a vanishing Adirondack lodge and Great Camp experience highlighted by an iconic main lodge:

  • One of the last of its kind in the midst of NYS only wilderness canoe regions. Paddle, bike, hike and swim on our private beach on pristine Lake Clear. Minutes away from Lake Placid (or Saranac Lake) (or Tupper Lake) and a timeless world apart.
  • Savor History of Adirondack Food tastings,
  • Old World Kitchen cooking demos
  • History of Beer Workshops in our USA TODAY featured Beer Cellar
  • Adirondack Alps dining

Where “Keeping a sense of place” won a National Geographic Traveler award and you can stay in 1 of 7 North American Audubon International “Platinum” Green Hotels.

Choose your own Style of Adirondack lodging

In the Great Camp tradition of offering diverse lodging experiences where your front door is Adirondack green spaces and a pristine mountain lake where Einstein relaxed. Create your own experience:

  • Adirondack cabins: miniature great camps with fireplaces in the midst of our nature trails.
  • Lake-view suites with bubbling Jacuzzi’s on our 3-acre Great Camp lake lawn.
  • Snuggle in a B&B room with private bath within an iconic main Adirondack lodge.

Adirondack Discovery Packages

Discount your lodging stay with a host of Adirondack Discovery packages. From paddles and bikes and Old World Cooking demos, to History of Adirondack Food events, guided family fireside chats and History of Beer Workshops, throw away the keys to discover our nature and re-connect with yours.

Feel the Inspiration of 4 Generations of Family

All inspired by our families Great Camp artisan traditions. Each lodging has a story to tell honored by the legacy of family craftsmanship - and stewardship.

Over time we have culled a unique artisan style: luxurious without pretension, imaginative within natural subtly and personalize character personified in our inclusion in “Adirondack Style Great Camps & Lodges” and New York State’s Romantic Inns.

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6319 State Route 30
Lake Clear, 12945
(518) 891-1489

Upcoming Events

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
Self-Serve Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar The Mimosa Bar features fresh fruit juices, fruit purees, and freshly cut fruit. The Bloody Mary Bar offerings include many Bloody mixes, different varieties...
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
Celebrate Earth Day! This event includes presentations, exhibits, music, an art show and kid-friendly activities. Speakers include: Curt Stager, Lance Clark, Richard Brandt, Dave Gibson and...

Recent Blog Posts...

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
Submitted by guest blogger: Tyler Merriam As the snow finishes melting and we take guesses at when the ice will go out, our thoughts often turn to our summer paddling plans. On June 1, we...
Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Of course, when it comes to getting away, "girls" can be any age. Because no matter how accomplished a woman is, she will always enjoy a time away from her responsibilities. The greater the...
Fly to Saranac Lake via Cape Air The Adirondack Regional Airport, your "Gateway to the Adirondacks," provides quick and convenient access to and from Logan International in Boston, MA. Daily flights are provided...
Woods and Water Defined by nature, recreation, heritage, learning, creativity, and cuisine, we invite you to explore our historic routes and waterway connections.
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