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 chalets to lake-view suites where your neighbor is 25 acres of…space? A short drive away and an Adirondack woods and water world apart, 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 where Einstein relaxed. Meander our nature trails.
  • Savor History of Adirondack Food tastings,
  • Old World Kitchen cooking demos
  • History of Beer Workshops in our USA TODAY featured Beer Cellar
  • Adirondack Alps Restaurant

Choose your own Style of Adirondack lodging

In the Great Lodge 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 chalets: miniature great camps with fireplaces in the midst of our nature trails.
  • Lake-view suites with bubbling Jacuzzi’s on our 3-acre Great Lodge 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 Lodge 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

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music. The Village of Saranac Lake's...
Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Every Wednesday enjoy Music on the Green from atop our terrace. Perfect view of the park, delicious food from Campfire Adirondack Grill + Bar, amazing cocktails from Great Hall Bar,...

Recent Blog Posts...

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
My folks were watching my 12-year-old niece Rebecca for the weekend and it seemed like a good idea to have them all come up to Saranac Lake for a visit. We spent a few days exploring the area...
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
The 6ers are what we call the six hike-able mountains that ring the village of Saranac Lake. The Adirondacks are known for its mountain hiking, and it's human nature to create "sets" for...
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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