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Great Camp Sagamore National Historic Landmark

Constructed between 1895 and 1897, Great Camp Sagamore is considered one of the most architecturally sophisticated and influential Adirondack camps.

Photo Courtesy of Great Camp Sagamore National Historic Landmark


The Camp is a National Historic Site in the Adirondack Wilderness. Operated by the Sagamore Institute, the beauty of its location and quality of its programs combine to foster understanding, care, and respect for the connection of nature and humans. The Sagamore Institute aims to inspire in visitors the individual responsibility to nature and community.

Visit and Tour

The camp is arranged in two complexes a half-mile apart, the Upper, or worker’s complex, and the Lower, or guest complex. As a National Historic Landmark, Great Camp Sagamore functions as an education institution dedicated to preservation.


May 25 – June 9: Saturdays & Sundays at 1:30 P.M.

June 15 – September 2: daily at 10:00 A.M. and 1:30 P.M.

September 3 – October 14: daily at 1:30 P.M.

Tours consist of a walking tour of the key buildings in the upper complex and lower complex, for a full length of about two hours. You will see the worker’s village, the iconic landmark buildings, and peek inside a piece of living history. Reserve your spot on a tour.


Great Camp Sagamore offers a variety of programs, most of which occur as weekend getaways.

Upcoming Programs

America’s Treasures: Three Adirondack Great Camps of the Gilded Age  to 

Art In The Adirondacks: Painting Workshop 

Arts & Healing Weekend 

Women In The Woods 

Stay at Great Camp Sagamore

The Camp welcomes visitors to stay on the beautiful property though weekend-long stays. These all-inclusive weekends include two nights of lodging, all meals, free tour, water sports, lawn games, activities. Beer and wine is for sale.


$185 per adult per night
$100 per person under 12 years old per night

“We took the 3 hour tour this weekend. What a beautiful place full of great history. Hope to get the opportunity to stay there in the future. Our tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable about all of the history.”

—NicoleC532, TripAdvisor

Take Amtrak to Great Camp Sagamore National Historic Landmark

Experience Great Camp Sagamore National Historic Landmark via Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Station—Don’t forget to use Amtrak’s See New York and Save 15% discount!

Get picked up from Fort Edward-Glens Falls Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Plattsburgh office today at: 518-566-0190.