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Garnet Hill Lodge

39 Garnet Hill Road, North River, NY 12856
+1 518-251-2150
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Wonderful Getaway

We eat at Garnet Hill often and the food has been wonderful. The wait staff is friendly and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judith B
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North River, New York
spring skiing

Garnet Hill is a delightful place to spend a day or several at the lodge. The trails are groomed... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Mary L
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Norwich, Connecticut, United States
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Winter arrives early to the Adirondacks. It is not unusual to be cross country skiing at Garnet Hill by Thanksgiving. Early season storms quickly transform the Adirondack wilderness into a beautiful world of white mountain vistas and snowy woodland scenes. Come up to the magic world of winter! Discover snowy forest trails and the winter scenery of the New York Adirondack Mountains. Garnet Hill is a true mountain resort where you can discover all the fun and adventure of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Enjoy miles of scenic groomed trails. Take a ski lesson! Watch your kids ski. Enjoy a backcountry ski journey. At day’s end find the warmth of friends and good cheer by The Log House fireplace. At Garnet Hill you will find: • 55km trails, groomed daily, set tracks & skating lanes • Complete ski shop – rentals, sales, & repairs • PSIA certified ski school with lessons daily • Kids! Ski program, weekends and holiday weeks • Unique “ski down – ride back” shuttle bus – the longest ski lift around! • Full moon night skiing • Center, Lodge and Restaurant open daily
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  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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39 Garnet Hill Road, North River, NY 12856
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+1 518-251-2150
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat at Garnet Hill often and the food has been wonderful. The wait staff is friendly and the Lodge is beautiful. The Lodge has gone through many upgrades in the last year and the improvements show. There is a lot of love put into...More

Thank Judith B
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Caroline H, Public Relations Manager at Garnet Hill Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and also for being such a loyal customer. We are glad you enjoy the Lodge as much as we do and look forward to seeing you soon!

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Garnet Hill is a delightful place to spend a day or several at the lodge. The trails are groomed the staff is friendly and the food is delicious. Recenetly skied to the Sugar Hut and had great pastries and tea before a ski down to...More

Thank Mary L
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

If you are looking for miles and miles of groomed cross country skiing on a variety of terrain through beautiful woods, make Garnet Hill your first stop. Pick up your trail pass and map (and ski rentals, if you need) at the ski shop and...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

My family and I used to go here when I was young and I have very fond memories. I just returned for the first time in at least 15 years and it is just as great as I remember. Though it is cross country skiing,...More

Thank Jake A
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This lodge captures the backwoods spirit of the Adirondacks. If you're looking for solitude--and a home-cooked breakfast--then look no further. We visited for the better part of a week in January in order to pack in some cross-country skiing. I'm basically a beginner so I...More

Thank Jennifer G
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Dinner tonight was seriously disappointing. Everything was super salty, chef forgot to include things in the “signature salads”. Instead of a nice family dinner everybody was complaining. Maybe the chef had the day off?

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Reading the other reviews, I have a different take on the separate building, The Birches. My husband uses a walker and often quaint and charming lodges and Inns have too many barriers for us. The Birches room allowed us to enjoy this beautiful place and...More

Thank KathyF51
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous beautiful day of the trails here with the new snow. Not too crowded, we were the first to use some trails. Lunch was really tasty, we had the corned beef and the crepes looked good too.More

Thank Becky N
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GarnetHillLodge-NY, General Manager at Garnet Hill Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Dear Becky, We were all blessed with the additional 2 feet of snow, making for great skiing, as well. We are very happy that you were able to join us to enjoy the skiing, trails and food, and hope we will see you again. Thank...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stayed at Garnet Hill Lodge 2/17 and 2/18 2017. We arrived and were told we would be staying at an alternate building, about 200 feet down the road from the lodge. The cost would be the same, about 420.00 per night since we had...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Wether it is a night in the Adirondacks or in the day time, Garnet Hill lodge is the place to be. It's quit peacefull siroundings, clear fresh air and beautiful picture of mountains and lake leaves you felling one with nature.

Thank John S
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