Dry Island

Lake Saranac, Adirondack Park, New York

If you are looking for rustic luxury surrounded by raw natural beauty, Dry Island is a truly unique option. A half-mile off the north shore of Lake Saranac in the Adirondack wilderness, this 12-acre private island has accommodations in two cozy cabins for up to 10 guests. Rental rates include all meals and all beverages, as well as use of the camp’s 14 boats — canoes, kayaks, small sailboats and larger boats including a beautiful Hackercraft cruiser. Staffed by chef, boatman and housekeeper.


  • 12-acre private island
  • Rustic luxury in two cabins
  • Staff including chef
  • 14 boats for guest use
14 Boats
5 Bedrooms plus Treehouse
3 Staff including Cook, Boatsman, Housekeeper

Location and Surroundings:

Dry Island is a half-mile off the north shore of Lake Saranac, often referred to as the crown jewel of the Adirondack lakes. Adirondack Regional Airport, served by Cape Air, is 15 minutes from the Lake. Once at our mainland dock, we will take you straightaway to the Island. For Dry Island guests looking to enjoy the attractions surrounding the Lake, there is a wide array of restaurants, art museums, art galleries and craft fairs.


There are two cozy log cabins on the Island with a total of five bedrooms. The main house has a large living room with fireplace, screened-in porch, large wraparound deck, state-of-the-art kitchen, and three ensuite bedrooms. The smaller cabin, less than two minutes away by foot, has two additional bedrooms and a spacious living room. For the REAL camper, there is a two-bedroom Tree House.

Experience and Activities:

Dry Island is all about lake activities. The Boathouse is the hub of daytime activity, with 14 boats for guest enjoyment: canoes, kayaks, small boats, small sailboats, and a beautifully crafted cruiser captained by the resident boatman. There is a sandy beach for easy swimming, as well as for evening bonfires. For walkers and hikers, there are trails criss-crossing the Island. There’s a family-size hot tub on the main house deck.

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