Enjoy all the advantages of Adirondack life while staying at The Haven. Nestled on 40 wooded acres in Star Lake, NY. We offer affordable cottages that fit anyone’s budget. By renting several cottages, it provides an ideal venue for large families to vacation together and still enjoy their privacy. The Haven enjoys 300 feet of shoreline on the crystal clear waters of Star Lake with a sandy beach that is ideal for swimming or simply relaxing and taking in the view and fresh air. Bring your canoe, kayak or rowboat or use one of ours to wander through the coves and discover the unique features of our spring-fed mountain lake. There is plenty to do while you are at The Haven: fishing, hiking on our marked trails, volleyball, outdoor games on our field. Not every day is sunny so we have a recreation building available to our visitors that provide indoor games and WiFi. We are within walking distance to community services that include: a beautiful and challenging public golf course, ball fields, local stores and the smallest hospital in the state of New York!
The Adirondack Park is a treasure to be discovered and The Haven provides a great staging area. We are surrounded by the wild beauty of The Five Ponds Wilderness Area which comprises one of the largest wilderness tracts in the Northeastern USA, containing 50,000 acres of old-growth timber that provide visitors with a glimpse of what the forests looked like in pre-colonial times.There are miles of marked hiking trails waiting to be walked within a 15 mile radius of The Haven. Bring your bicycles and venture out on local excursions into the peaceful countryside. If canoeing or overnight camping is your thing, checkout the Oswegatchie River which provides wilderness canoeing and kayaking. Public access to the river is only a couple miles away.
Expanding outward, within a short drive you can visit the high peaks region where you’ll find some of the most scenic trails anywhere in the country. The new Wild Center Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks in Tupper Lake is just 45 minutes away, and the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake is 1.5 hours away. You might also visit Lake Placid, home of the 1932 and 1980 winter Olympics, as well as Saranac Lake. They are an hour and 20 minutes to the east. For the truly adventuresome, some of the best white water rafting in the country is found on the Black River 1 and 1/2 hours to the West. Don’t forget to experience the beauty of the Thousand Islands and enjoy an excursion on the St. Lawrence River from Alexandria Bay, only an hour away. Whatever suits your fancy, you’ll find it in the Adirondacks.