When Elk Pond House advertised lodging in 1875 meals were a scant affair provisioned by canned foods and an occasional fish caught in the lake.... more

It was another great June weekend of fishing on Elk Lake's Branch River, according to Vinny McClelland of the The Mountaineer, who organizes the camps... more

Having lived and worked at Elk Lake since 2000, I've been fortunate enough not only to hike all forty miles of hiking trails, but to have spent many... more

The Elk Lake Preserve represents one of the few remaining areas in New York State that sustains a robust wild Brook Trout population. Brook Trout are... more

Since 2004 my staff and I have been given the privilege of conducting research at the Elk Lake Preserve. The forested mountains that surround Elk Lake... more

Elk Lake is noted for its dedicated and gracious staff. This year Linda Walters, our top chef for over 10 years, has retired. She inspired us all to... more

Yoshiyuki Miyazawa lives in Tokyo, Japan and has been coming over the last few years to Elk Lake Lodge for three-week visits. His connection began from... more

In 1889 Reverend Timothy Grenville Darling purchased ten acres on the shores of Elk Lake and built a two story log cabin for a summer retreat. Darling... more

“Set amid more than 12,000 acres in a 'spectacular' 'Adirondack location', this 'lovely, low-key' lakeside resort (circa 1904) offers charming 'individual cabins' as well as rooms in its main lodge; it's 'great for quiet boating and hiking', as well as fishing, swimming and canoeing surrounded by beautiful mountains; guests have speedboat-free Elk Lake and Clear Pond entirely to themselves and can enjoy 45 miles of pristine trails; the room rate includes three meals and it's an easy five-hour drive from New York or Boston, so most find it's a great 'family or romantic' getaway; N.B. it's open May-October.”
- Zagat Survey
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1106 Elk Lake Road, North Hudson, NY 12855