Activities & Area Resources

Covewood offers a wide variety of fun activities for all members of your family.

Kids Program

The Covewood Kids Program, which runs from late June until Labor Day, provides approximately four hours a day of supervised activities for children five and up. Click here to see a sample schedule. The Kids Program is free for all Covewood guests.

Boat Rentals and Waterskiing

Covewood's boat rentals include sailboats, hydro-bikes, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, motor boats, tubes, and canoes. Hourly, half-day, and full-day water craft rentals are generally available. Covewood also offers water skiing for all levels, from the "never done it before" to the accomplished slalom skier.

Covewood does not allow jetskis.

Click here to see fees for all water activities.

Dry Land

If dry land adventures are more to your liking, the surrounding 1300 acres of the Adirondack Park offers miles and miles of hiking. The north woods treks range from the easy to the very challenging. Detailed maps are available at the front desk.

Covewood also offers a tennis/basketball court, pool and ping pong, horse shoe pits, and the famous Covewood ring game. These activities are all complimentary.

Area Attractions and Resources

Below is information about Big Moose area services, businesses, events, and entertainment convenient to Covewood guests. Whether you're staying for a week or just the weekend, you'll want to know where you can get groceries, service your car, go white-water rafting and get cash from the nearest ATM. This section should help you plan out your stay so you can focus on relaxing at Covewood and enjoying the surrounding Adirondack wilderness.

Attractions

Adirondack Museum

Blue Mountain Lake

(518)352-7311

Arts Center

Old Forge

(315)369-6411

Enchanted Forest / Water Safari Theme Park

Old Forge

(315)369-6145

The Wild Center: Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks

Tupper Lake

(518)359-7800

 

Banks

Adirondack Bank

Old Forge

(315)369-3153

Community Bank

Old Forge

(315)369-2764

ATM at Dan's Big M

Eagle Bay

(315)357-4311 

 

Boat Service

Dunn's Boat Service

Big Moose Lake

(315)357-3532

 

Golf Courses

Thendara Golf Club

Thendara (Old Forge)

(315)369-3136

Inlet Golf Club

Inlet

(315)357-3503

Grocery

Dan's Big M

ATM

Eagle Bay

(315)357-4311

Diorio's IGA

Old Forge

(315)369-3131

EZ-Mart

Inlet

(315)357-4288

Kalil's Grocery

Inlet

(315)357-3603

 

Medical

Dentist - Joseph Rintrona DDS

Old Forge

(315)369-6634

Town of Webb Medical Center

Old Forge

(315)369-6619

 

Pet Boarding

Kliffside Kennels

Rt. 28, Eagle Bay, NY

(315)357-3607

 

Pharmacies

Kinney's Drug Store

Old Forge

(315)369-6044

Restaurants

Big Moose Inn

Big Moose Lake

(315)357-2042

Big Moose Station

Big Moose

(315)357-3525

Glenmore Hotel Bar & Grill

Big Moose Lake

Hard Times Café

Eagle Bay

(315)357-5502

Red Dog Tavern

Inlet

(315)357-5502

Seventh Lake House

(315)357-6028

Tamarack Café (breakfast and lunch only)

Inlet

(315)357-2001

Woods Inn

Inlet

(315)357-5300

 

For a full listing of Old Forge restaurants, visit here

 

Service Stations

Byrne Dairy Mobil

Old Forge

(315)369-6940

Fastrac

Old Forge

(315)369-3020

Theatres

Strand Theatre

Old Forge

(315)369-6703

 

Tourism Offices

Inlet Chamber of Commerce

Inlet

(315)357-5501

Webb Tourist Information

Old Forge

(315)369-6983

 

Wine & Liquor

Dan's Big M

Eagle Bay

(315)357-4311

George's Thing

Old Forge

(315)369-3022

The Wine Shop

Inlet

(315)357-2477

 

Worship

Big Moose Chapel

Big Moose Lake

(315)357-5841

Inlet Community Church

Inlet

(315)357-2291

Niccolls Memorial Church (Pres.)

Old Forge

(315)369-3475

St. Bartholomew's Catholic Church

Old Forge

(315)369-3554

kayak at dock

Excellent fishing is available off the Covewood foot bridge. Rods and reels can be borrowed from the Front Desk.

 

kayak at dock

Covewood's Rec Room provides a great place for rainy day arts and crafts.

 

kayak at dock

Rent a tube and Boston Whaler for a fun afternoon of tubing around the lake.

 

hiking

There is a potluck picnic every other week on the Lodge's main porch.

 

hiking

Diane Bowes giving a waterski lesson.