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North Babylon, New York, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is the greatest place to get away from civilization. Rustic no Media distractions but nature galore. Scenic views of the river and woods. The owners are down to earth, friendly people who make you feel right at home. The lodge has all the basic necessities warm showers, bathrooms in every room, clean and a fireplace to relax by. They...

1Thank Linda C
Coshocton, Ohio
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Packbasket Adventures Lodge is the only lodging in the Wanakena area of upstate NY. It's a wonderful, peaceful oasis in the midst of the beauty of the "Forever Wild" Adirondack State Park. Owners Angie Oliver and Rick Kovacs have created a beautiful retreat in this historic very small village. Upon arriving at the Lodge, we were cheerily greeted by Angie...

1Thank BuckeyeCpl
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This place and the owners are great. Anyone that likes to hike, ski, hunt, or fish won't find a better (& less traveled) place in the north country. It's right on the Oswegatchie. We love coming here: clean, quiet, great food and rooms. I can't say enough about the place, the owners Rick & Angie, and the area in general.

2Thank steve s
Naples, NY
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a great place! Excellent gormet meals, beautiful comfortable lodging, great value. Rick and Angie are very knowledge and helped us plan a snowmobile trip picnic. So much fun! We will be back!

2Thank Sonja B
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Loved it! My daughter Maggie and I stayed at the Packbasket in early November and was very happy and comfortable. The owners, Angie and Rick (and the pup Irish), are exceptionally nice and accommodating. Rick, a Ranger alum, was a great resource for my daughter to chat with since we were up in Wanakena to tour the Ranger school's campus....

2Thank SpotsyMom4
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We had a great week at Packbasket in Sept. Rick & Angie went out of their way to make everything perfect. Great food. Great advice on where to hike. Great place to stay and we will be back! Jim/Debbie

Thank Jim E
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We spent a wonderful 3 days at Packbasket. We wanted to feel really remote, while hiking and paddling and exploring the Adirondacks. Packbasket delivered all that and more! I've never heard such quiet, and on our hikes and walks we had the woods to ourselves. Rick and Angie pointed us to good places to hike and paddle (and staged the...

Thank Mary A
Tarrytown, New York
Reviewed 30 August 2014

This is lovely newish B&B in a rustic Adirondack style. It's in a charming location. We were there in late August. The bedrooms are great (we had Bear). The common areas are very nice. The Wifi is very good. The breakfast room is excellent, and Rick makes an excellent breakfast. The building was well designed. One plus is that none...

1Thank henry024
Webster, New York
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

An veritable Oasis in the rugged and beautiful Adirondacks. Situated in the cute and friendly hamlet of Wanakena....your room is a perfect mountain refuge....meals and service custom and personal AND gourmet! You will not be disappointed!

Thank Steve C
Albany, New York
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Wonderful up-to-date, yet rustic lodge in Wanakena. Great food (our group is definitely "foodies"), attentive and knowledgeable staff. Bedrooms and common areas were roomy and well-appointed. Computer available for those who must be connected. If you like backcountry skiing, snowshoeing and relaxing with friends this is the place for you.

Thank KW57

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small Eco-Lodge located in the beautiful Cranberry Lake region of the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. Log constructed and furnished lodge includes 4 bedrooms (each with its own bath), great room with fireplace, screened porch, study with telephone and internet and riverside dining room. Adjacent cabin sleeps 4 also available. Rates include full breakfast. Paddling, hiking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing out the door on 95,000 acres of State wilderness. Guiding available for canoe trips, day trips and fly fishing. Open year round by reservation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Packbasket Adventures

Address: 8 Reed Road, P.O. Box 136, Wanakena, NY 13695
Region: United States > New York > St. Lawrence County > Wanakena
Price Range: $159 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Packbasket Adventures Hotel Wanakena
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“All rooms are very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles BuckeyeCpl, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Crack a window and let the river put you to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles steves867, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs is a bit nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles henry024, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms seemd good.”
 of 5 bubbles KW57, 29 Mar 2014 | Read review
“All four rooms are great. The two upstairs are described as a little larger so we chose one of them, but we would have been happy in any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles 365richardm, 28 Sep 2013 | Read review
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