Canoe Island News and Updates

May at the Lake

Things really get moving at the Lodge in May.  Opening day this year is May 31, and we will use every single one of the days leading up to that point to get ready.  Spring-cleaning is the name of the game this month.   Getting the Lodge prepared for opening is like having 25 vacation houses […]

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April

April is a tough month in the Adirondacks.  The winter has ended, and all of our thoughts move to spring, and warm sunny days.  Unfortunately, the weather most often times does not cooperate.  There is almost always snow during the first week of April.   All we want to do is get outside and start the […]

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Winter at Lake George

Winter arrived early at Lake George this year.  December was a very cold month with a couple of good snowstorms as well.  The Lake froze over in late December, almost a month earlier than normal!  A number of good snowstorms gave us a great early season snowpack.  We even woke up on Christmas morning to […]

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Photos at Canoe Island Lodge

The tradition of a photographer at Canoe Island Lodge goes back many years.  I remember Bob Edwards taking pictures of my family in the 80’s.  There is a pile about two feet thick of CIL photos in my house,  separated by folders and marked by year. Liz is our current house photographer.   She has […]

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The start to the summer season!

June 19th started our official summer season. We welcomed Marc and Mary Hilderbrand for their 55th year at Canoe Island Lodge! After the Americade Motorcycle week, a few nice conferences and some beautiful lakeside weddings it is always great to get back into our regular summer activities, including meals, boating, and kids activities. The end […]

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Private Island

Our private Canoe Island, located ¾ mile off-shore from our main Lake George resorts, is a special treasure. While the island is a quiet getaway, we also have the beach on the mainland as well as many activities for the whole family. For your convenience, our private resort shuttle boats make scheduled trips back and […]

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