Lake Clear Lodge Blog
Check out the latest at the Lodge and in the area. Featuring local adventures, history, stories, and more.
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?
Adirondacks In Phase 3: What Does That Mean for the Lodge?
Our region of New York State has now entered Phase 3 of the 4 stage reopening plan, so here's our update about what's now possible at the Lake Clear Lodge & Adirondack Alps Restaurant!
May 2020: Special Statement
First, our family hopes this finds your family well and safe. We have always treated guests who come to the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat as if they were special friends visiting our home – as for 4 generations - this has been our home.
Cooking & Recipes
Another "Quick Bread" without yeast
Make a quick loaf of bread and use a beer as your yeast. It is denser than "fluffy" bread but very moist. It is great tasted or warm with butter and is great with stews and sautes.