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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Bayside West

Accommodates up to 4
Bayside West is located on Buzz Point, just a few feet from Big Moose Lake. It has beautiful views of the lake and outlet from every room. Completely renovated for 2018, Bayside West has a large living room

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

Main Lodge: East Apartment

Accommodates up to 6
The Main Lodge's East Apartment is heated and enjoys a lake view from its glassed-in sitting porch. It has a kitchen, two bedrooms, two baths (one with a tub, one with a shower), and a double convertible bed

Forest House

Accommodates up to 10
Forest House is the newest cottage at Covewood. It has a master suite with king bed, private bath with jacuzzi tub and stall shower. A queen bedroom, twin bedroom, and another room with a double and a twin