Welcome to Covewood

Nestled among balsam firs, spruce and cedar trees on the shores of Big Moose Lake, Covewood Lodge is a Great Camp-style inn, including a historic main lodge and 19 cottages.

Owned and operated by the Bowes family since 1951, Covewood provides rustic and comfortable accommodations for approximately 100 guests from May through October. Many families have been coming for three or more generations and have formed life-long friendships with the owners, other guests, and staff. We hope you will join us and start or continue your own Covewood tradition!

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Lodging options at Covewood include housekeeping cottages in a variety of sizes, and apartments and rooms in the Main Lodge. All cottages and apartments have fully equipped kitchens, including microwaves, toasters, and coffee makers. Covewood does not serve any meals. All cottages are fully heated and firewood is supplied. Guests must supply sheets, towels, pillowcases, and dish towels.

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Covewood is a non-smoking facility, and does not allow pets or jet skis.

Covewood is a Great Camp–style lodge located on Big Moose Lake in the south central Adirondacks.

Built in the 1920s, Covewood boasts a wide range of activities. With limited access to technology (there are no TVs, phones, or cell phone reception), it's the ideal place to reconnect with family and escape from the fast pace of the real world. 

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Covewood offers a wide variety of fun activities for all members of your family, from a daily children's program to water- and land-based sports and games.

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Hill

Accommodates up to 6
Hill was built in 1993 and renovated in 2020. The cottage is located on the large lawn behind the Main Lodge. Hill features an open living room and eat-in kitchen, two bedrooms, and one bath with combination

Spruce

Accommodates up to 8
Spruce was built shortly after Mr. Covey finished the construction of the Lodge. It is virtually an identical twin to its neighbor, Birch. Spruce has a living room, newly renovated eat-in kitchen, four

Beaver

Accommodates up to 7
Beaver was purchased by Covewood in 2015 and features three bedrooms, a modern kitchen, and a private dock and driveway. The downstairs has two bedrooms, one with one queen bed and one with two queen beds;

Main Lodge: Room Three

Accommodates 2 people
Lakeview (picture window), 2 twin beds, bath with claw-foot tub and European shower, heated.
Linens provided; fresh linens available upon request, but daily maid service is NOT available for the summer of