Thursday, May 25, 2023

Great Camp Sagamore’s Community Day set for June 11

Great Camp Sagamore

Raquette Lake, NY – Great Camp Sagamore is hosting Community Day on Sunday, June 11, 2023. Guests are welcome to gather for free self-guided walking tours throughout the day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and also for brunch in the camp’s historic Dining Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a fee. Donations are encouraged. The Dining Hall will be available to visitors for brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on a rolling basis and will be served buffet style by Sagamore’s culinary team led by Chef Annie Prizzi.

Self-guided walking tours are free and will be available throughout the day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with stations along the way staffed by Sagamore’s Historic Interpreters. Hiking is also available on
more than 10 miles of trails surrounding Sagamore. Brunch is $19.95 per person, and $12.95 for children 12 and under. Reservations for brunch are requested and can be made online or by calling (315) 354-5311. Visit for more information and for brunch reservations.


About Great Camp Sagamore:
Completed in 1897 on 1,526 acres of remote Adirondack wilderness by William West Durant, Great Camp Sagamore was once the wilderness retreat for the family of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt. It is now a National Historic Landmark managed by a non-profit educational institution in order to inspire others to build connections with history, nature, and culture of the Adirondacks.Great Camp Sagamore provides guided tours and overnight educational programs from May through October. Visit to learn more.

Photo at top: Great Camp Sagamore. Photo provided by Andrew Gillcrist, Great Camp Sagamore Program Director.

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One Response

  1. LeRoy Hogan says:

    I wonder if the APA deemed this place “nonconforming.”

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