A summer aerial view of the Lake Clear Lodge lakefront and Lake Clear.

Unique Adirondack Lodging Near Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, & Tupper Lake, NY

Escape to A Rare Adirondack Stay Experience

We are one of the last authentic Adirondack Great Camps still open to the public and the only one owned and operated by the family that built it over 137 years ago. Our family welcomes you to our home.

Three Seasons of Unique Adirondack Stays

Your room, our 25-acres with an iconic Great Camp Main Lodge including an authentic 1920s Speakeasy with hidden beer and wine cellar, Adirondack Alps Restaurant, nature trails, spectacular sunset beach, and so much more.

In the Great Camp tradition, our stays always include a unique selection of seasonal culinary adventures, distinctive experiences, and amenities. From tasting your way through the History of Food to a horse-drawn, Lantern-lit Sleigh Ride, an exclusive Adirondack stay awaits.

The bow of a canoe on Lake Clear during a blazing orange summer sunset.

Summer: May - August

Summer Destination Adirondacks Getaway

Breathtaking lake sunsets, a hidden Speakeasy, and artisan lodgings to escape and reconnect. It's all here while you savor the mysteries of the History of Food and re-imagine iconic Great Camp experiences. From Stagecoach Rides and robberies to swims with our family of loons. Discover our nature while you reconnect with yours.

Summer Highlights
  • Adirondack Alps Dinner Experience One Evening
  • Exclusive Destination Adirondacks Discovery Passport
  • Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP Board
  • Password to the 1920s Speakeasy
  • Private Swimming Beach
  • Three-acre Lakefront

Fall: September - October

Fall Foliage Stay & Old World Octoberfest

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.

Fall Highlights
  • Taste of Germany Dinner Experience One Evening
  • Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP Board
  • Password to the 1920s Speakeasy
  • Three-acre Lakefront
  • Scenic Fall Foliage Views
An Adirondack Cabin nestled in the woods with fall foliage colors.
Guests interact with Percheron draft horses before a sleigh ride at the Lake Clear Lodge & Resort during the winter.

Winter: December - March

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.

Winter Highlights
  • 1920s Speakeasy Dinner Experience
  • Lantern-lit Sleigh Ride Ticket
  • Password to the 1920s Speakeasy
  • Cross-country Skis
  • Snowshoes

Hand-crafted Adirondack Lodging

When not taking part in one of our unforgettable experiences, you can relax in your choice of accommodations; each of our 12 lodgings are crafted with unique personality. Our pet-friendly cabins are perfect for those traveling with family, while our rustically luxurious specialty cabins provide a more upscale experience. If you're looking for a breathtaking view, our lake view suites offer stunning views of the sunset over Lake Clear and St. Regis Mountain. Our Main Lodge Rooms provide cozy accommodations with all the modern amenities necessary for a comfortable stay. Whatever accommodation you choose, you can rest easy knowing you'll experience the true rustic elegance of the Adirondacks during your stay.

Primary bedroom of a two-bedroom chalet with king bed and Adirondack decor.

Two Bedroom Chalets

  • Sleeps Four - Six
  • Pet-Friendly
  • 980 – 1100 ft2

Our three family-built artisan chalets were created as mini-Great Camps, ideal to accommodate family and friends. These chalets all boast wood-burning fireplaces, are pet-friendly, have two bedrooms, and kitchenettes.

The Guide's Cabin interior with lake view, wood-burning fireplace, and custom Adirondack Decor.

Specialty Lake View Cabins

  • Sleeps Two
  • Wood-burning Fireplaces
  • 580 – 750 ft2

Our two specialty cabins were built with intimacy in mind, sleeping just two guests. Cozy up to a crackling fire, soak in a Jacuzzi tub or hydro-therapy steam shower, or watch the sunset over Lake Clear in these romantic cabins.

Living area of a lake view suite with antique fireplace with roaring fire.

Sunset Lake View Suites

  • Sleeps Two - Four
  • One or Two Bedrooms
  • 500 – 1200 ft2

These six suites are nestled in our Lake House and Guest House, each with their own story to tell. Choose your style, from romantic one bedroom suites with Jacuzzi tubs to expansive two-bedroom suites with kitchens.

1886 Main Lodge Room with knotty-pine paneling.

Main Lodge Rooms

  • Sleeps Two
  • Private Bath
  • 200 – 300 ft2

Within our 1886 Lodge are three guest rooms, all with private baths and unique personalities. Lovingly named Pine, Birch, and Canopy, they symbolize our unique Old World and Adirondack ambiance.

Great Camp Property Amenities

Your stay is always more than a room, no matter the season. Use our canoes, kayaks, and SUP board for a paddle on Lake Clear during the summer, relax in the 1920s Speakeasy during the fall, or cross-country ski or snowshoe on our nature trails during the winter.

Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP Board

Enjoy a quiet paddle on pristine Lake Clear from our picturesque beach. Life jackets and equipment included.

Cross Country Skis

Glide through our nature trails or the new Adirondack Rail Trail.

Direct Adirondack Rail Trail Access

Connect to the Saint Regis Canoe Area, Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake, and Lake Placid directly from our property. Great for walking and biking.

Hideaway Cabin Takeout

Hiding from those 1920s Coppers?! Order a takeout dinner from our Adirondack Alps Restaurant's à la carte menu.

Interpretive Nature Trails

Sylvan nature trails amid our 25 acres with interpretive signs nestled throughout. Perfect for a short walk, jog, or run.

Mountain Bikes

Experience the shores of Lake Clear to the Saint Regis Wilderness Canoe Area or visit one of the oldest Fish Hatcheries in the Adirondacks!

Onsite CSA Farm Stand

Support local farms and the community while enjoying fresh-from-the-farm vegetables and meats.

Outdoor Picnic Areas

Fire pits with wood provided and barbecue grills to use at your leisure.

Password to the 1920s Speakeasy

Check out the 1920s Speakeasy with Hidden Beer & Wine Cellar (select days only).

Private Swimming Beach

Inspirational sunsets, a legendary mountain range, and a destination lake for families of loons.


Grab a pair of snowshoes and head out on our interpretive nature trails or one of the nearby trails.

Three-acre Lakefront

Take in one of the world's most spectacular sunsets from our lakefront overlooking Lake Clear and the Saint Regis Mountain range.

The Lay of the Land