Two Percheron draft horses from Lucky Clover Sleigh Rides provide guests with a winter sleigh ride on the nature trails at the Lake Clear Lodge & Resort as fresh snow falls.
A fire roaring in the immense fireplace of the 1920s Speakeasy.
Guests and their families pose with two Percheron draft horses from Lucky Clover Sleigh Rides during the winter at the 1886 Main Lodge.
The 1886 Stagecoach Dining room decorated with a winter Speakeasy theme.
A horse-drawn sleigh ride traveling through a snowy forest approaches a kerosene lantern.
Two Percheron draft horses, Jasper and Fly, standing in front of the 1886 Main Lodge Gazebo during the winter.
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Lantern-lit Adirondack Sleigh Rides

The only lantern-lit trail sleigh rides in the Adirondacks! Meander over nature trails and to the shores of serene Lake Clear, lit by real kerosene lanterns. Plus, relive history with a unique 1920s Speakeasy Dinner Experience.

Imagine When Sleighs Were a Lifeblood of Winter

Ride with a local farm on a beautiful wooden sleigh as it journeys through the Lodge's lantern-lit wooded trails while the stars show the way to the lake. Step back in time to when the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat operated in the Prohibition days, where they transported both people and the "spirits" of the woods via sleigh!

The Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat's partners with a local farm to offers sleigh rides 25-minutes from Lake Placid and 15-minutes from Saranac Lake.

Booking for 2023/24 is now online!

Check below to book your experience today. Looking to complete the experience? Click here to view our Winter Stay, Speakeasy, & Sleigh Ride Getaway!

A winter sleigh ride with Percheron Draft horses through a kerosene lantern-lit forest.
A group sleigh ride passes a kerosene lantern as they travel through snowy nature trails on a two-horse open sleigh.

Group Sleigh Ride Only

Enjoy an Adirondack sleigh ride from a local farm through our Adirondack woods! Group experiences are approximately 30 minutes long and are shared with other guests.

  • Adults (Age 10+): $42
  • Children (Age 4 - 9): $25
  • Infants (Age 3 & Under): $10

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Private Sleigh Rides

Looking to book out the sleigh for a special occasion? Book a private ride and enjoy the jingling bells and serene Adirondack woods to yourself!

  • Private Sleigh Starting At $420
  • Private Sleigh Ride + Speakeasy Dinner (Two Guests) Starting At $530

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Add On to the Fun!

Add to your experience with our nightly workshops and demonstrations.

History of Beer Workshop & Tasting

A 30-minute workshop that takes you through the History of Beer! While you learn, sample 6 different craft import brews from around the world and travel through time through the three revolutions of beer. Must be 21 years of age or older with ID to participate.

Reserve Your Experience

Choose your experience below to book online now! Please keep in mind that our winter experiences are limited and require reservations. You can view our current schedule below.

Group Sleigh Ride

Ride through the woods with Percheron draft horses from Lucky Clover Sleigh Rides. Group experiences are approximately 30 minutes long and are shared with other guests.

$42/Adult (Age 10+)

$25/Child (Age 4 – 9)

$10/Infant (Age 3 & Under)

What's included

  • 25 minute journey through the woods and to the shores of Lake Clear, lit by kerosene lanterns.1
  • Horse-drawn lantern-lit sleigh ride shared with other guests.2
  • Opportunity to meet the Percheron Draft Horses and take photos with them.

Private Sleigh Ride

Looking to book out the sleigh for a special occasion? Book a private ride and enjoy the jingling bells and serene Adirondack woods to yourself! Choose to add-on the Speakeasy Dinner to complete your experience.

$420+/Sleigh Only

$530+/Sleigh + Dinner (Two Guests)

What's included

  • 25 minute journey through the woods and to the shores of Lake Clear, lit by kerosene lanterns.1
  • Private horse-drawn lantern-lit sleigh ride reserved for your party.2
  • Opportunity to meet the Percheron Draft Horses and take photos with them.
  • Request a special stop to propose, make an announcement, and more.

1. Ride length and route is approximate and may vary due to trail conditions, live animals, and other factors.

2. In the event of adverse weather conditions where the runners are not suitable, the farm may use a hand-crafted wagon in place of the sleigh.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please Note...

  • Our limited experiences require a full deposit at the time of booking and are non-refundable.
  • We strongly urge you to consider travel insurance, which may cover your trip and/or booking cost should you need to cancel.
  • Incidentals and extras such as, but not limited to drinks, appetizers, desserts, and workshops are not included.