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RAQUETTE LAKE, NEW YORK

Hiking and Paddling at Great Camp Sagamore: Adirondack Nature and History

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Equipment Requirements
You may choose to bring your own paddle, PFD, spray skirt, etc., or use the ones provided.

Itinerary for Aug 3 — Aug 8, 2014

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Type: Lodge

Description: Sagamore’s authentic buildings dating from 1897 are situated on a peninsula jutting into pristine and picturesque Sagamore Lake. The Adirondack Forest Preserve surrounds the entire 27-building Sagamore estate owned by the Alfred Vanderbilt family from 1901-1954. A National Historic Landmark, its wood and stone buildings are the vernacular rustic architecture on which many National Park lodges were modeled. Sagamore’s remote location removed from the normal hubbub will allow your full concentration on learning, the camaraderie of the people at hand, the extraordinary beauty of the land, and the history that envelops you.

Contact info:
Sagamore Road
Po Box 40
Raquette Lake, NY 13436 USA
phone: 315-354-5311
web: www.greatcampsagamore.org

Room amenities: All rooms are historic, and steps away from views of beautiful Sagamore lake or its bucolic outlet stream. We do not have telephones or televisions in any rooms. Internet access is available in our common Reading Room for those with laptop computers.

Facility amenities: As a guest at Sagamore, you will be accommodated in our historic buildings, dating from the late-19th and early-20th century. Guests at Sagamore are housed in (mostly) double-occupancy rooms with twin beds and bathrooms, many with footed tubs, in the hallway. Most of our guests are housed in one of our three lodges, each sleeping 20. There are no telephones in rooms, no cell service, and no TV so your relaxation is assured. Our chef will carefully prepare buffet meals from which you will make your selections. The buffet is served in our paneled dining room with splendid views of Sagamore Lake. Everyone is called to meals by the bell. One of the highlights of our dining experience is our excellent water. Please do not bring bottled water with you. You may purchase beer and wine to accompany your meal. The dining hall seats 84. During free time many of our guests enjoy our 20 miles of hiking trails, playing giant lawn games, and canoeing. Sagamore also recommends its history-based DVDs. Porch-sitting is also highly recommended. All guests are given a free pass to our award-winning guided tour. We also recommend a cruise aboard the W.W. Durant on Raquette Lake, a trip to the “Smithsonian of the Adirondacks,” the Adirondack Museum, or a visit to the Wild Center, the natural history museum of the Adirondack region. Great Camp Sagamore is located on Sagamore Lake, with an established swim area in season. Two of the lodges have a lounge area with working fireplaces. There is an outdoor campfire area at our lean-to and access to 15 miles of hiking trails on state land. Sagamore also has a unique open-air bowling alley, which is available for guests to use at select times.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are shared and in the hall, much like a Bed & Breakfast. Some have claw foot tubs instead of showers. Sagamore has a limited number of private baths available for an additional charge, depending on the program.

Additional nights before: $99 per person per night
It is sometimes possible to add a night before or after your program begins, depending on availability. Additional nights are $99/person/night and include dinner and breakfast. Please call in advance of your program to make arrangements.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, August 03 - Arrival, Check-in & Registration, Welcome Dinner,...
Arrival, Check-in & Registration, Welcome Dinner, Introducing Great Camp Sagamore

Afternoon: CHECK IN: Available from 4:00pm.

PROGRAM REGISTRATION: When you check in, you will also register with the Program Staff and receive an arrival packet containing your name tag, up-to-date schedule, and other important information we will review during Orientation this evening. You will have the rest of the afternoon free to settle in, relax, or walk around the grounds before dinner.

Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to weather and other local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Dinner: Dinner is at 6:00pm. The chef will carefully prepare buffet meals provided in our paneled dining room with splendid views of Sagamore Lake. Dinners typically include selections such as a hot entrée, like creamed chicken over biscuits, veggie lasagna, pot roast, spaghetti/meat balls, roasted turkey, stuffed pork loin, or ham; salads, along with several dressing choices; potatoes, rice or pasta; a vegetable choice; bread or rolls; milk or juice. Coffee and tea are always available. Beer and wine are available for purchase. Sagamore's water is pure and delicious. Please do not bring bottled water.

Note: Sagamore's buffet line is bountiful and varied. If you do not think that you can choose the foods you need for your special diet from the buffet, please supplement with your own that may be stored for your convenience in our walk-in cooler and/or cooked in an available microwave.

Evening: ORIENTATION: After dinner, you'll have an informative overview of the program plus an opportunity to meet the program staff and your fellow participants during an introductory get-acquainted session. We’ll review the updated schedule, cover responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have. Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

PRESENTATION: Great Camp Sagamore's history, programs, and preservation. Sagamore Institute of the Adirondacks is the steward of Great Camp Sagamore and is dedicated to its use for education and interpretation. Our mission is to foster understanding, care, and respect for nature, people, and their critical interdependence. Great Camp Sagamore strives to be a place where broad and diverse audiences gather to use these unique buildings and natural setting to explore and understand Adirondack culture, the region's natural environment, and our relationship to both.

Lodging: Great Camp Sagamore

Meals Included: Dinner

Type: Lodge

Description: Sagamore’s authentic buildings dating from 1897 are situated on a peninsula jutting into pristine and picturesque Sagamore Lake. The Adirondack Forest Preserve surrounds the entire 27-building Sagamore estate owned by the Alfred Vanderbilt family from 1901-1954. A National Historic Landmark, its wood and stone buildings are the vernacular rustic architecture on which many National Park lodges were modeled. Sagamore’s remote location removed from the normal hubbub will allow your full concentration on learning, the camaraderie of the people at hand, the extraordinary beauty of the land, and the history that envelops you.

Contact info:
Sagamore Road
Po Box 40
Raquette Lake, NY 13436 USA
phone: 315-354-5311
web: www.greatcampsagamore.org

Room amenities: All rooms are historic, and steps away from views of beautiful Sagamore lake or its bucolic outlet stream. We do not have telephones or televisions in any rooms. Internet access is available in our common Reading Room for those with laptop computers.

Facility amenities: As a guest at Sagamore, you will be accommodated in our historic buildings, dating from the late-19th and early-20th century. Guests at Sagamore are housed in (mostly) double-occupancy rooms with twin beds and bathrooms, many with footed tubs, in the hallway. Most of our guests are housed in one of our three lodges, each sleeping 20. There are no telephones in rooms, no cell service, and no TV so your relaxation is assured. Our chef will carefully prepare buffet meals from which you will make your selections. The buffet is served in our paneled dining room with splendid views of Sagamore Lake. Everyone is called to meals by the bell. One of the highlights of our dining experience is our excellent water. Please do not bring bottled water with you. You may purchase beer and wine to accompany your meal. The dining hall seats 84. During free time many of our guests enjoy our 20 miles of hiking trails, playing giant lawn games, and canoeing. Sagamore also recommends its history-based DVDs. Porch-sitting is also highly recommended. All guests are given a free pass to our award-winning guided tour. We also recommend a cruise aboard the W.W. Durant on Raquette Lake, a trip to the “Smithsonian of the Adirondacks,” the Adirondack Museum, or a visit to the Wild Center, the natural history museum of the Adirondack region. Great Camp Sagamore is located on Sagamore Lake, with an established swim area in season. Two of the lodges have a lounge area with working fireplaces. There is an outdoor campfire area at our lean-to and access to 15 miles of hiking trails on state land. Sagamore also has a unique open-air bowling alley, which is available for guests to use at select times.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are shared and in the hall, much like a Bed & Breakfast. Some have claw foot tubs instead of showers. Sagamore has a limited number of private baths available for an additional charge, depending on the program.

Additional nights before: $99 per person per night
It is sometimes possible to add a night before or after your program begins, depending on availability. Additional nights are $99/person/night and include dinner and breakfast. Please call in advance of your program to make arrangements.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, August 04 - Sagamore Lake Paddle, Camp Orientation Excursion
Breakfast: 8:00am: Breakfasts are in the Vanderbilt dining hall with lovely views of the sun rising over the mountains of the Blue Ridge Wilderness Area. Choices typically include a hot entrée (varying dishes such as blueberry pancakes, French toast, egg strata or scrambled eggs); hot and cold cereal; milk; a variety of bagels, doughnuts, pastries; and juices. Coffee, tea, and pure Sagamore water are always available.

Morning: PADDLE: Sagamore Lake. After some basic instructions, we'll head out onto the water for a guided circumnavigation of Sagamore Lake, the small (184-acre) wilderness lake on which Great Camp Sagamore is located. Once owned in its entirety by the Vanderbilt family, the lake shore is totally undeveloped except for the camp itself at the lake's southwestern end. This morning paddle will allow us to 1) get comfortable in our craft and 2) learn about the natural features of the area from the perspective of the water. We'll also be on the edge of the 40,000-acre Blue Ridge Wilderness. Be on the lookout for wildlife that frequent the lake and lakeshore such as loons, beaver, otters, mink, fisher, perhaps even a moose or bald eagle, all of which have been seen at various times.

Lunch: Noon: In the Dining Hall. Lunches typically include a hot entrée (such as macaroni and cheese or soup); sandwich meats, cheeses, breads and condiments; salads (such as cole slaw or potato salad); cookies or granola bars; fresh fruit; milk and juices or lemonade. Coffee, tea, and refreshing Sagamore water are always available.

Afternoon: WALKING EXCURSION: We begin with a short slideshow and consider the lives of the Gilded Age owners and guests who enjoyed Sagamore, as well as the army of servants and caretakers required to maintain the camp. We will then take a leisurely walk through the complex. Sagamore's 27 remaining structures — there were originally more that 60! — include a blacksmith's shop, carpenter's shop, ice houses, along with guest cottages, a laundry, a barn and a unique open-air bowling alley.

Dinner: 6:00pm: Dinner in the wood-paneled Dining Hall. Enjoy the chef's tasty preparations from the extensive buffet.

Evening: PRESENTATION: Tonight we'll enjoy a presentation on some aspect of the Adirondacks: its history, protection, wildlife, composition, politics or ecology.

Lodging: Great Camp Sagamore

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Lodge

Description: Sagamore’s authentic buildings dating from 1897 are situated on a peninsula jutting into pristine and picturesque Sagamore Lake. The Adirondack Forest Preserve surrounds the entire 27-building Sagamore estate owned by the Alfred Vanderbilt family from 1901-1954. A National Historic Landmark, its wood and stone buildings are the vernacular rustic architecture on which many National Park lodges were modeled. Sagamore’s remote location removed from the normal hubbub will allow your full concentration on learning, the camaraderie of the people at hand, the extraordinary beauty of the land, and the history that envelops you.

Contact info:
Sagamore Road
Po Box 40
Raquette Lake, NY 13436 USA
phone: 315-354-5311
web: www.greatcampsagamore.org

Room amenities: All rooms are historic, and steps away from views of beautiful Sagamore lake or its bucolic outlet stream. We do not have telephones or televisions in any rooms. Internet access is available in our common Reading Room for those with laptop computers.

Facility amenities: As a guest at Sagamore, you will be accommodated in our historic buildings, dating from the late-19th and early-20th century. Guests at Sagamore are housed in (mostly) double-occupancy rooms with twin beds and bathrooms, many with footed tubs, in the hallway. Most of our guests are housed in one of our three lodges, each sleeping 20. There are no telephones in rooms, no cell service, and no TV so your relaxation is assured. Our chef will carefully prepare buffet meals from which you will make your selections. The buffet is served in our paneled dining room with splendid views of Sagamore Lake. Everyone is called to meals by the bell. One of the highlights of our dining experience is our excellent water. Please do not bring bottled water with you. You may purchase beer and wine to accompany your meal. The dining hall seats 84. During free time many of our guests enjoy our 20 miles of hiking trails, playing giant lawn games, and canoeing. Sagamore also recommends its history-based DVDs. Porch-sitting is also highly recommended. All guests are given a free pass to our award-winning guided tour. We also recommend a cruise aboard the W.W. Durant on Raquette Lake, a trip to the “Smithsonian of the Adirondacks,” the Adirondack Museum, or a visit to the Wild Center, the natural history museum of the Adirondack region. Great Camp Sagamore is located on Sagamore Lake, with an established swim area in season. Two of the lodges have a lounge area with working fireplaces. There is an outdoor campfire area at our lean-to and access to 15 miles of hiking trails on state land. Sagamore also has a unique open-air bowling alley, which is available for guests to use at select times.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are shared and in the hall, much like a Bed & Breakfast. Some have claw foot tubs instead of showers. Sagamore has a limited number of private baths available for an additional charge, depending on the program.

Additional nights before: $99 per person per night
It is sometimes possible to add a night before or after your program begins, depending on availability. Additional nights are $99/person/night and include dinner and breakfast. Please call in advance of your program to make arrangements.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, August 05 - Adirondack Museum Field Trip, Picnic, Castle Rock...
Adirondack Museum Field Trip, Picnic, Castle Rock Vista Hike, Aspects of the Adirondacks

Breakfast: 8:00am: In the Dining Hall. We will also prepare lunches to take with us on our field trip.

Morning: MUSEUM VISIT: We'll begin our exploration of the region around Sagamore with a trip to the world-class Adirondack Museum in nearby Blue Mountain Lake. Here, we'll get some background information about the region during the Gilded Age. Founded in 1957, the Museum is the premier cultural history repository in the Adirondack Park, with 22 separate exhibition galleries and historic structures.

Lunch: With lunches packed at Sagamore during breakfast, we'll eat at one of several picnic areas available at the Museum. There is also a cafe that offers incredible views of Blue Mountain Lake.

Afternoon: VISTA HIKE: From the Musuem, we'll head to nearby Castle Rock for a moderately-challenging climb to see the same sweeping vista that enchanted so many Gilded Age travelers. This small peak has an open summit that rises 700 feet above Blue Mountain Lake allowing one to see much of the route taken by 19th-century guests coming to Sagamore. Covering approximately 4 miles round-trip, the trail follows a gentle slope except for one steep section just below the summit. Rated moderate, this trail may well provide the best "bang for your buck" of any scenic peak in the entire Park.

Dinner: Dinner is at 6:00pm in the Dining Hall. Share your experiences with new Road Scholar friends.

Evening: PRESENTATION: Tonight we'll enjoy a presentation on some aspect of the Adirondacks: its history, protection, wildlife, composition, politics or ecology.

Lodging: Great Camp Sagamore

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Lodge

Description: Sagamore’s authentic buildings dating from 1897 are situated on a peninsula jutting into pristine and picturesque Sagamore Lake. The Adirondack Forest Preserve surrounds the entire 27-building Sagamore estate owned by the Alfred Vanderbilt family from 1901-1954. A National Historic Landmark, its wood and stone buildings are the vernacular rustic architecture on which many National Park lodges were modeled. Sagamore’s remote location removed from the normal hubbub will allow your full concentration on learning, the camaraderie of the people at hand, the extraordinary beauty of the land, and the history that envelops you.

Contact info:
Sagamore Road
Po Box 40
Raquette Lake, NY 13436 USA
phone: 315-354-5311
web: www.greatcampsagamore.org

Room amenities: All rooms are historic, and steps away from views of beautiful Sagamore lake or its bucolic outlet stream. We do not have telephones or televisions in any rooms. Internet access is available in our common Reading Room for those with laptop computers.

Facility amenities: As a guest at Sagamore, you will be accommodated in our historic buildings, dating from the late-19th and early-20th century. Guests at Sagamore are housed in (mostly) double-occupancy rooms with twin beds and bathrooms, many with footed tubs, in the hallway. Most of our guests are housed in one of our three lodges, each sleeping 20. There are no telephones in rooms, no cell service, and no TV so your relaxation is assured. Our chef will carefully prepare buffet meals from which you will make your selections. The buffet is served in our paneled dining room with splendid views of Sagamore Lake. Everyone is called to meals by the bell. One of the highlights of our dining experience is our excellent water. Please do not bring bottled water with you. You may purchase beer and wine to accompany your meal. The dining hall seats 84. During free time many of our guests enjoy our 20 miles of hiking trails, playing giant lawn games, and canoeing. Sagamore also recommends its history-based DVDs. Porch-sitting is also highly recommended. All guests are given a free pass to our award-winning guided tour. We also recommend a cruise aboard the W.W. Durant on Raquette Lake, a trip to the “Smithsonian of the Adirondacks,” the Adirondack Museum, or a visit to the Wild Center, the natural history museum of the Adirondack region. Great Camp Sagamore is located on Sagamore Lake, with an established swim area in season. Two of the lodges have a lounge area with working fireplaces. There is an outdoor campfire area at our lean-to and access to 15 miles of hiking trails on state land. Sagamore also has a unique open-air bowling alley, which is available for guests to use at select times.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are shared and in the hall, much like a Bed & Breakfast. Some have claw foot tubs instead of showers. Sagamore has a limited number of private baths available for an additional charge, depending on the program.

Additional nights before: $99 per person per night
It is sometimes possible to add a night before or after your program begins, depending on availability. Additional nights are $99/person/night and include dinner and breakfast. Please call in advance of your program to make arrangements.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, August 06 - Morning Hike / Free Afternoon / Evening Video
Breakfast: Breakfast is at 8:00 in the Dining Hall.

Morning: NATURE/CULTURE HISTORY HIKE: This morning, we'll take a hike on some of the trails surrounding Camp Sagamore. Now part of the Blue Ridge Wilderness that we will have seen during our canoe trip on the lake, the 1525 acres that surround the camp were once part of the original Durant/Vanderbilt estate, and remnants, ruins and other evidence of human disturbance both past and present still remain. With a naturalist and an historian as guides, we'll take a close look at the impact of human presence, and mark the progress of an area that is slowly returning to its native condition.

Lunch: Lunch at noon in Sagamore's Dining Hall.

Afternoon: FREE AFTERNOON: Participants will have the afternoon free to explore the area on your own. Museum buffs might want to return to the Adirondack Museum or visit the WILD Center, the natural history museum of the Adirondacks in Tupper Lake. Others may wish to visit Inlet or Old Forge, both quaint, bucolic lakeside villages. Or you may want to simply relax with a good book in one of Sagamore's Adirondack chairs.

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00 in Sagamore's Dining Hall.

Evening: VIDEO: Tonight we will watch a PBS video on the Adirondack Park, one of the most important land-use laboratories in the world.

Lodging: Great Camp Sagamore

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Lodge

Description: Sagamore’s authentic buildings dating from 1897 are situated on a peninsula jutting into pristine and picturesque Sagamore Lake. The Adirondack Forest Preserve surrounds the entire 27-building Sagamore estate owned by the Alfred Vanderbilt family from 1901-1954. A National Historic Landmark, its wood and stone buildings are the vernacular rustic architecture on which many National Park lodges were modeled. Sagamore’s remote location removed from the normal hubbub will allow your full concentration on learning, the camaraderie of the people at hand, the extraordinary beauty of the land, and the history that envelops you.

Contact info:
Sagamore Road
Po Box 40
Raquette Lake, NY 13436 USA
phone: 315-354-5311
web: www.greatcampsagamore.org

Room amenities: All rooms are historic, and steps away from views of beautiful Sagamore lake or its bucolic outlet stream. We do not have telephones or televisions in any rooms. Internet access is available in our common Reading Room for those with laptop computers.

Facility amenities: As a guest at Sagamore, you will be accommodated in our historic buildings, dating from the late-19th and early-20th century. Guests at Sagamore are housed in (mostly) double-occupancy rooms with twin beds and bathrooms, many with footed tubs, in the hallway. Most of our guests are housed in one of our three lodges, each sleeping 20. There are no telephones in rooms, no cell service, and no TV so your relaxation is assured. Our chef will carefully prepare buffet meals from which you will make your selections. The buffet is served in our paneled dining room with splendid views of Sagamore Lake. Everyone is called to meals by the bell. One of the highlights of our dining experience is our excellent water. Please do not bring bottled water with you. You may purchase beer and wine to accompany your meal. The dining hall seats 84. During free time many of our guests enjoy our 20 miles of hiking trails, playing giant lawn games, and canoeing. Sagamore also recommends its history-based DVDs. Porch-sitting is also highly recommended. All guests are given a free pass to our award-winning guided tour. We also recommend a cruise aboard the W.W. Durant on Raquette Lake, a trip to the “Smithsonian of the Adirondacks,” the Adirondack Museum, or a visit to the Wild Center, the natural history museum of the Adirondack region. Great Camp Sagamore is located on Sagamore Lake, with an established swim area in season. Two of the lodges have a lounge area with working fireplaces. There is an outdoor campfire area at our lean-to and access to 15 miles of hiking trails on state land. Sagamore also has a unique open-air bowling alley, which is available for guests to use at select times.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are shared and in the hall, much like a Bed & Breakfast. Some have claw foot tubs instead of showers. Sagamore has a limited number of private baths available for an additional charge, depending on the program.

Additional nights before: $99 per person per night
It is sometimes possible to add a night before or after your program begins, depending on availability. Additional nights are $99/person/night and include dinner and breakfast. Please call in advance of your program to make arrangements.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, August 07 - Paddle up South Inlet of Raquette Lake / Evening ...
Breakfast: Breakfast is at 8:00 in Sagamore's Dining Hall. We'll pack lunches for today's out-trip.

Morning: LONGER PADDLE: Following breakfast, we'll head out to nearby Raquette Lake, for a paddle up the South Inlet, one of the lake's primary tributaries, and the point of access for reaching Camp Sagamore before the advent of railroads and automobiles. The South Inlet is a meandering stream with a very mild current; we'll paddle approximately two miles upstream to a series of small waterfalls -- dubbed the Cascades -- where earlier visitors would have disembarked for a final, two-mile carriage ride into camp.

Lunch: We'll eat our bag lunches on the shores of the South Inlet, serenaded by the dulcet sounds of the cascading water next to us.

Afternoon: PADDLE: During the two-mile paddle back to Raquette Lake, look for unusual flora and fauna that inhabit the region. The evergreen forest occasionally creeps down to the shore, but bog and marsh always predominate. Wetland flora includes rose pogonia, blue flag, cotton grass, sundew, and pitcher plants. The area is also home to many animals, including beaver, mink, otter, bear, deer, and moose, along with birds including the gray jay and black-backed woodpecker.

Dinner: Dinner in the Sagamore Dining Hall.

Evening: CAMPFIRE. Everyone who has been to camp has a wonderful memory of a campfire. Ours is held at the historic lean-to, overlooking the outlet stream of Sagamore Lake.

Lodging: Great Camp Sagamore

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, August 08 - Good Byes
Breakfast: Breakfast in the Sagamore Dining Hall

Morning: MORNING PADDLE: This morning, enjoy a final paddle on or hike around Sagamore Lake before we finish up the course, perhaps until next year!

Lunch: Lunch today will be either served in the Dining or available as a pack-out, depending on the other groups who are in camp.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Raquette Lake, NY
Adirondack MuseumOften described as the "Smithsonian of the Adirondacks" the Adirondack Museum is a multi-building facility on lovely grounds with views of the Eckford Chain of Lakes. 518 352-7311
For additional information, visit: www.adirondackmuseum.org
The W.W. DurantThe Durant is a dine and cruise boat on Raquette Lake, the largest natural lake in the Adirondacks. Their educational narration will contribute to your understanding of the Gilded Age in the Adirondacks. 315-354-5532
For additional information, visit: www.raquettelakenav.com
The Wild CenterOpened in 2006, the Wild Center is the primary natural history museum of the Adirondack Park, with a variety of indoor and outdoor exhibits highlighting the unique geography and biological diversity of the Adirondack region. 518-359-7800
For additional information, visit: www.wildcenter.org

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