The inside of the Retreat Center at the Lake Clear Lodge & Resort with hand-crafted chairs and a 21st century audio-visual system.

Group Gatherings & Meetings

We welcome your group to our Adirondack Great Camp, where we specialize in Adirondack Discovery experiences. Here, your group venue is more than a room – it is an Adirondack Great Lodge immersion.

The Lake View Retreat Center nestled in the trees during the fall.

Your Group Experience Awaits

Welcome to the lore of an iconic Adirondack Great Camp and the intimacy of three generations of the family as your hosts. The Lake Clear Lodge is the oldest continually operating Great Camp in the Adirondack Park. We have hosted recreationists, travelers, groups, companies, and those seeking rejuvenation for generations. Our area has done this with such distinction it became known as the “Healing Woods.”

Timeless Gathering Spaces

The Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat offers full nature-based destination amenities in an original hand-crafted artisan style.

The 1920s Speakeasy with Adirondack-themed couches and chairs.

1920s Speakeasy Rathskeller

A truly unique reception room with a large stone fireplace that houses the Adirondacks only hand-crafted Wine & Beer Cellar featured in USA TODAY with the Park’s largest selection of craft import beers.

  • Accommodates up to 50 guests.
  • 1,500 sq. ft.
The 1886 Stagecoach Dining Room in the Main Lodge.

Stagecoach Dining Room

The heart and soul of our culinary based experience. The 1886 hand-hewn dining room can accommodate your group needs for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Accommodates up to 50 guests.
  • 1,500 sq. ft.
The interior of the Lake View Retreat Center with rustic Adirondack decor and furniture.

Lake View Retreat Center

Vaulted Great Camp-style ceiling, immense fireplace, stone patio and beautiful mountain lake view. Our Retreat Center overlooks secluded Lake Clear and has 21st Century amenities including an integrated audio and visual system.

  • Accommodates up to 100 guests.
  • 2,500 sq. ft.
The Great Camp Lawn with a lakeside tent.

Lake-side Tents

On one of the most spectacular and secluded bodies of water that serves as the portal to New York State’s only wilderness canoe region are typically part of our nature based experiences and can also be used for larger events.

  • Accommodates up to 125 guests.
  • 2 acres (85,500+ sq. ft.)

Adirondack Alps Cuisine

Hand prepared with simmering vegetable stocks, bone broths, sautés, slow roasts, and iconic Old World desserts from our award-winning Adirondack Alps Restaurant. Our menus call to seasonal offerings, and your group can choose from fun Speakeasy fare to interactive History of Food Tasting Dinners and from Great Camp dining to Tastes of Germany. As part of your catering contract, we develop a personalized savory plan with your group in the seasonal style of our unique Adirondack Alps cuisine.

Hand-crafted Artisan Lodgings

We offer three styles of accommodation, each with their own unique style and layout, and can accommodate up to 50 guests on property.

Lake view suite interior with gas fireplace.

Six Lake View Suites

With fireplaces, sitting decks and incredible lake views. Built back from the shore to protect our lakefront where you will definitely hear the calls of the loons and may see our resident bald eagle, ice fishermen or cross-country skiers on the lake.

Specialty cabin nestled in the woods at the Lake Clear Lodge & Resort during the summer.

Five Specialty Cabins

Designed to be spaciously set apart throughout our 25 acres are largely built from milled wood from our property. Chalets have fireplaces with miniature Adirondack Great Camp feel.

The Birch Room, an 1886 Main Lodge Room, with birch twig accents and king bed.

Main Lodge Rooms

Each with differing motifs and all with individual baths in our 1886 heritage Main Lodge.

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Authentic Adirondack Experiences

Due to their location in the Sylvan woods and on pristine waters, Adirondack Great Camps were iconic for their experiential nature. Guests could immerse themselves in diverse activities, from recreational pursuits to cooking classes, interpretive experiences, and hands-on fun. Offer your group opportunities like no other - both indoor and outdoor!

Executive Chef Cathy Hohmeyer teaches guests how to make Apple Strudel during a group cooking class.

Cooking Classes

From fun cooking demos to signature Nutritional Energetic workshops where you can create a whole meal or learn to incorporate the energetics of foods, we offer unique culinary team-building activities.

Ernest Hohmeyer providing a History of Beer Workshop to a group of guests.

History of Beer Workshops

The Lodge offers special History of Beer Workshops where teams represent different brewing styles or vie for answers to beer history—sample beers from around the World in an interactive workshop and tasting.

Guests ride in an 1800s Stagecoach with two Percheron draft horses along the shores of Lake Clear at sunset.

Stagecoach, Wagon, & Sleigh Rides

A unique way to live Adirondack History. Sunset stagecoach rides to our picturesque beach, fall foliage wagon rides through our nature trails, and snowy lantern-lit forest sleigh rides in winter. An excellent way to revel in group camaraderie.

Executive Chef Cathy Hohmeyer talks about the History of Food during a group History of Food Tasting.

History of Food Tastings

A wonderful way to learn, taste, and compare foods as a group. Interactive topics may include cooking demos, interpretive materials, and trivia, ranging from how Spices changed the World to Medieval Foods and the History of Adirondack Food.

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