It's All About the Experience

ex·​pe·​ri·​ence     |     /ˌikˈspirēəns/     |     noun
Definition:

Meaningful, engaging, connecting, exploring. Those seeking spontaneous discovery, space to creatively imagine, the hilarious, curious and contemplative.

Stay, Discover, & Reset at an Original Adirondack Lodge

25-acres of meandering spaces secluded artisan lodgings amid playful "Healing Woods" with serene beach and clear waters. Naturally luxurious with four-generations of authenticity. Where simmering stocks with nourishing foods from the heart continue in a family built 1886 Main Lodge with Stagecoach dining room and 1920s Speakeasy. A destination of magical experiences where traveling is equal parts rejuvenation and discovery for adventurers, romantics, and families.

Winter Stay, Speakeasy, & Sleigh Ride

You’ll need a password to get in and we may be raided by a Prohibition Copper! Lantern-lit sleigh rides, warming fires in family built lodgings, and soul-warming foods.

Summer Stay, Sunset Swim, & Experience

Experience the beauty and serenity of one of the last Adirondack Great Camps. Relax in your own artisan lodging, enjoy a five-course Adirondack Tasting Experience, ride in an authentic Stagecoach, or take a sunset swim in pristine Lake Clear.

Fall Foliage & Old World Octoberfest

25-acres of foliage trails, lodgings spread apart in the iconic Great Camp Tradition, Stagecoach rides to a mesmerizing mountain-lake sunset, and Great Camp Dinners with an Old World flair await you.

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Limited artisan lodgings dispersed over 25-acres in the Great Camp tradition. Hand-crafted by three-generations of our family. Perfect for couples, small groups, and families. Our family welcomes you.

Immerse in the Adirondacks

Let the "Healing Woods" surround you. You don't have to go anywhere; you can canoe/kayak, hike, bike, and experience unique activities right on our property, from History of Beer Workshops and Cooking Classes to Sunset Stagecoach Rides. Enjoy spectacular sunsets and a crackling fire in your artisan lodging.

Our strategic location between Saranac Lake/Lake Placid and Tupper Lake makes it effortless to explore some of the Adirondack's best activities. Within a short drive you can visit The Wild Center, a historic downtown, the Olympic Village, and so much more.

Let us be your Adirondack Guide.

Percheron Draft Horses Jasper and Fly from Lucky Clover Farm pull the 1850s Henderson Stagecoach at the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat during beautiful Fall foliage.

Adirondack Alps Food Experiences

Great Camp Experience Dinners, Gourmet Takeout, and an Old World Food Hub highlight our Adirondack Alps Cuisine. Begin in the 1920s Speakeasy, then meander to our 1886 hand-hewn Stagecoach dining room. The last of the lore of Great Camp dining awaits you.

Upcoming Events

An Adirondack Alps Sampler Platter with Apple Strudel, Red Cabbage, Sauerbraten, Chicken Schnitzel, and Old World Wursts (sausages).
Culinary
Oct
9

History of Oktoberfest Food Tasting Event

Through this unique tasting dinner, experience Oktoberfest cooking demos, presentations, and foods from different regions of Germany. Add on a History & Myths of Oktoberfest Beer Workshop or a Sunset Stagecoach Ride!

Wellness
Oct
19

Wellness Getaway Week for Practitioners & Caregivers

You can only be effective for others when you take care of you. Gather yourself for a week or a few days being Nurtured so you can return stronger. ReCharge your batteries, eat nourishing foods, nurture in Nature and regain your resolve

Percheron Draft Horses with a Wood Wagon in the Woods at the Lake Clear Lodge
Family Fun
Oct
21
Oct
22

Wagon Ride to a Haunted Woods Walk + Halloween Tasting Dinner 2022

Take a lantern-lit wagon ride through the woods, but beware, you may have to find your way back through the haunted trail! If you make it back to the Lodge, a warming fire and Ghoulish foods await.

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Fall Oktoberfest Offerings

By
Ernest Hohmeyer
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September 26, 2022

Offering Oktoberfest dinners, Wagon Rides, Haunted Woods Event

From Our Guestbook

Superb!

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Steve, Mark, Melany
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9/17/22
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Delicious Delicious.

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Unknown
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9/16/22
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41st anniversary!! Always a pleasure!

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Linda + Larry
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9/16/22
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Great experience!!!

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Terry
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9/16/22
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70th birthday - great!

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Gary
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9/9/22
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So cool!

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Rich + Marissa
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9/3/22
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Happy to be back!

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Amy + Sara
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8/3/22
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Fantastic evening with great food & wonderful entertainment.

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Kevin + Karen
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7/30/22
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Amazing dinner + dessert. Love the atmosphere. Thank you

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The Leon's/The Stevens
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7/27/22
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What a lovely experience for our family. Delicious food and a wonderful time! Thank you.

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Chrobocinksy Family
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7/20/22
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