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Great Camp Sagamore

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

We found our tour of this"Great Camp" very comprehensive and helpful in learning about the influential and wealthy who vacationed here years ago. Understanding the lure of the Adirondacks to these privileged families and seeing what they considered to be "camping", as compared to that...More

2  Thank TouringTwoTimers
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stayed here as part of a Road Scholar program. This is a very historic property that is maintained with its historical past in mind. Six people sharing ONE bathroom in the main lodge was a bit of a stretch, but we managed. There is...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Great Camp Sagamore is one of the Adirondack Great Camps designed by William West Durant, and the inspiration of many of the great camp style buildings in the Western US. National Parks. Sagamore was owned by the Vanderbilt family, and was a self sufficient hamlet...More

9  Thank Q. C
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Perfect for couples, families, or groups with a range of expectations and interests. Can't go from wrong for everyone from history buffs to outdoor enthusiasts to a person just looking for a weekend away from it all. It's a one-of-a-kind experience to stay at what...More

1  Thank Drew W
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Driving the four mile dirt road to the gated bridge entrance to Sagamore was like being transported into another world. Great Camp Sagamore was built on a peninsula on Sagamore Lake and WW Durant outdid himself with so much attention to detail in the construction...More

5  Thank Joe L
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wolfejdc
16 June 2017|
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Response from Joanne U | Property representative |
There are many hiking trails in the area near Great Camp Sagamore, including a 3.5 mile marked trail that travels around Sagamore Lake. You can leave your vehicle in our tour parking lot while enjoying a 10 am or 1:30 pm... More
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Barbara S
11 February 2017|
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Response from Joanne U | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately, like much of the Adirondacks, there is no practical way to get to Great Camp Sagamore without a car. We occasionally have guests who fly to Albany or Syracuse and then either rent a car or have a limo... More
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"The various cabins don't have wifi or cell service, however the main room in the large central cabin has..."
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"ask for Wigwam lodge. It's very quiet."
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"We stayed in Wigwam which was originally bachelor quarters. Shared bath with two rooms. Other rooms in other..."
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"Wigwam has the best rooms, Main lodge not as good"
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