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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Henry Covey

Accommodates up to 7
Henry Covey was the first cottage built at Covewood. Earl Covey, his wife, Frances, and Earl's father, Henry, lived here while the lodge was under construction. Once the main building was complete the Coveys

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

Boathouse

Accommodates up to 4
As the name implies, the first floor of the boathouse is open to the lake, with two boat slips and a private dock. The second floor has a kitchen, bath, enclosed sunroom, and large studio living room with

Main Lodge: Room Four

Accommodates 2 to 4 people
Lake view, 2 twin beds, shower, glassed-in porch with double convertible (can accommodate 2 extra people), and heated (2-4 people).
Linens provided; fresh linens available upon request, but daily maid