Lake Clear Lodge Blog
Check out the latest at the Lodge and in the area. Featuring local adventures, history, stories, and more.
Upcoming Summer Experiences to Celebrate 136 Years
This summer, join us as we celebrate our 136th year! We have a variety of experiences planned that are new and timeless. Come for our Taste of Germany Experience Dinner, a Stagecoach & Old World Dinner, a Pioneer Wagon Ride & Pub Dinner, a History of Adirondack Food Tasting Experience, and more.
Wellness Dates posted for 2022! Tell your friends and Save the date!!
The Adirondacks have always been called the “Healing Woods”! Add to this a unique opportunity to take a look at wellness from 9 different “dimensions”. Each program is uniquely designed to offer a different aspect and approach to your multidimensional self.
🎵 "You Better Watch Out--" for Those Holiday "Spirits!"
Excited about the holiday spirit? Well, we certainly are into the “spirits!” But shh! We can’t tell you about them, because, you know, it’s a different kind of “spirits,” and it’s the 1920s Prohibition theme. Plus, we wouldn’t want anyone mistaking our library for a Speakeasy...
Why do leaves change color?
Why Fall Leaves Change Color & An Experiment For You! Okay, give me 3 reasons why leaves change color in the fall? C’mon, real quick and no Googling it!
8th Annual Statewide Lighting of the NYS Fire Towers
Saturday night of Labor Day weekend, September 4th, the Friends of St Regis Mountain Fire Tower will participate in the 8th annual statewide Lighting of the NYS Fire Towers. Volunteers, carrying various lights to the mountain summit, will light the tower from 9 to 9:30 PM.
A Celebration of Summer Great Camp Experiences Await You!
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.
Summer 2021 - we created diverse, new - as well timeless - experiences for you!
Lake Clear Lodge Sneak Peak Summer 2021
Winter 2021: Updates & Frequently Asked Questions
Check out this page for the most up-to-date information on the experiences being offered in the Winter of 2020/2021 at the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat!
Why was Our Area an Adirondack Stagecoach Center?
In 1886, the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat began as a stagecoach inn, livery, post office, and trading post. Built by the Otis family, when Lake Clear was known as Otisville, our area became America’s first prominent nature-based tourist destination.
135 Years Later: Stagecoach Rides Return to the Lake Clear Lodge!
Your own private stagecoach ride at sunset…Ride to our picturesque beach as the sun nestles over the St. Regis Mountain range, and then gallop back to an authentic Adirondack pioneering dinner. But what's the history behind it?