It's All About the Experience

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

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

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 Rides

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 "Healing Woods" & Water

For 100+ years, wellness has been our nature, rimmed by a 1,000-acre lake with breathtaking mountain-lake sunsets. Your artisan lodging intentionally set-apart in the iconic Great Camp tradition.

Fall Foliage & Old World Harvest

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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Adirondack Lodgings

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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.

The sunset view from a kayak on Lake Clear at the Lake Clear Lodge.

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.

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 a magical beach sunset with dinner following in our 1886 hand-hewn dining room. The last of the lore of Great Camp dining awaits you, where your table is our iconic 25 acres of woods and water.

Upcoming Events

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Re-Calibrating Your Holistic Wellness Compass in today's environment

Re-calibrating mind, body and spirit for special times. Empower yourself and help others move forward. Be nourished by real foods, explore how emotions create dis-ease, learn to use energetics for balance throughout your day.

Sunset Paddle on Lake Clear with Dad
Family Fun

Father's Day Weekend: Unique Dinner Fun for the Family

Something fun for Dad and something special for the family! History of Beer Workshops, Great Camp Dinners, and more!

An 1886 Henderson Stagecoach at the Lake Clear Lodge's private beach. Two draft horses pull the coach while the sun is setting over the mountain-lake vista in the background.

July 3rd & 4th: Sunset Stagecoach Rides & Lake View Pioneer Dinners

Celebrate the 4th of July with a special horse-drawn Sunset Stagecoach Ride and a Lake View Pioneer Dinner! Hearken back to a time where Stagecoaches were a staple of the Adirondacks.

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What's New On the Lodge Blog

The sun rests on St. Regis Mountain across Lake Clear while beautiful fog roles in over the Lake Clear Lodge's private beach front. Two guests take a quiet paddle in a red double kayak.
Lodge News

A Celebration of Summer Great Camp Experiences Await You!

Ernest Hohmeyer
June 3, 2021

This summer the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat has a host of unique offerings that we're excited to share with you! Online reservations, information, and menus are now available.

From Our Guestbook

Thanks for a great weekend!

The Tart Family

Great fun!

Gerald & Faith


Bob & Melanie


Ryan & Dustin

Love all of it <3

Kim & Rob

Thank you for the delightful experience

Linda & Joel