Johns Brook Lodge
Johns Brook Lodge is a backcountry lodge located in the heart of the Adirondack High Peaks outside of Keene Valley, NY. It is a 3.5-mile hike in from the Garden Parking Area in Keene Valley. The lodge sleeps 28 people in co-ed bunk rooms. During July and August rates include breakfast, lunch, and dinner. From Labor Day to late-June the lodge operates under caretaker service. This means guests provide and cook their own food and have full access to the JBL kitchen. Built in 1925 with a rich and colorful history, Johns Brook Lodge is the only backcountry lodge in the Adirondacks.
- 3.5 mile hike into the backcountry
- Shared, co-ed bunkrooms
- Vault toilets, no showers
- Caretaker Season (September – late June), guest access to kitchen
- Full Service Season (late June – Labor Day), three meals per day
- Carry In, Carry Out
- Seasonal Education programs
- Located at the base of the Great Range
To see the property layout please check out our property map.
**The Garden Parking lot trailhead is closed this spring and summer due to construction on Johns Brook Bridge. Guests will have access via a shuttle offered by the Town of Keene (please see the town’s website for the current shuttle schedule). On days when the town shuttle is not running, ADK will provide a van shuttle for ADK guests at set times. Please contact the reservations office at 518-523-3441 for more information.
Johns Brook Lodge Rates
Full Service $75-$88 per person (all meals included)
Caretaker Service $35-$60 per person
Full Service $80-$94 per person (all meals included)
Caretaker Service $40-$65 per person
ADK members receive a 10% discount on all rates