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.

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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By-Brook

Accommodates up to 7
By-Brook was Mr. Covey's last building here at Big Moose. When he sold Covewood, Covey retained one small parcel of land and built Bybrook for he and his wife. By-Brook is a lovely building, with wonderful

Lakeside

Accommodates up to 12
Lakeside is Covewood's largest cottage, a classic Adirondack summer camp. Its sprawling first floor has an eat-in kitchen, separate dining room, spacious living room, three bedrooms, and three baths.

Black Bear

Accommodates up to 6
Black Bear was built in 2009 and is owned by Doug and Pam Bowes. The cottage features an open living/dining area with a gourmet kitchen, a master suite with a king-sized bed and bathroom with a shower and

Hillside

Accommodates up to 5
Hillside is a two-bedroom cottage located on Buzz Point. It has a living room, eat-in kitchen, a screened-in porch, and one bath. One bedroom has two twin beds, while the other has one queen. One of the sofas