"In the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of New York"

Indian Lake NY Camping

Posted on Sep 8, 2013

Indian Lake NY Camping

Camping at Indian Lake NY is awesome!  Many of our guests at Burkes Cottages make their rental cottage a base camp and spend nights outdoors under the stars!  Several things to keep in mind while camping in the Adirondack Mountains:

Firewood Restriction Map || (PDF file, 1.1 MB) View map showing 50-mile radius from which untreated firewood may be moved to this campground. For more information see firewood restrictions.

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Adirondack Guides and Outfitters

Posted on Aug 10, 2013

Adirondack Guides and Outfitters

 

An Adirondack Guide

The old-time Adirondack Guide, an endangered species, could kindle a fire, climb a tree, cook a dinner, shoot a deer, hook a trout, or scent an animal quicker than any other man; could get a greenhorn to where he wanted to go, prepare a tasty and nourishing meal along the trail, provide a guide boat for crossing the mountain lakes,

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Adirondack Mountain Rentals at Burkes Cottages on Indian Lake

Posted on Aug 1, 2013

Adirondack Mountain Rentals … Paradise!

Burke's Cottages on Indian LakeBurkes cottage is nestled under ancient pines and towering maples on 3 acres of perennial gardens and manicured lawns on picturesque Indian Lake in the tiny hamlet of Sabael. Located in the Adirondack Park – one of the last great wilderness areas in the northeast.   Indian Lake’s shoreline is 90% ‘forever wild’ with approximately 10%  privately held property,  providing a pristine wilderness experience.  This wonderful Adirondack style ‘camp’ overlooks Indian Lake and has a fireplace.

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Canoeing on Indian Lake NY

Posted on Jul 25, 2013

Canoeing on Indian Lake NY

Indian Lake NY Canoeing

Tired of camping cheek-to-cheek in noisy, crowded campgrounds? Indian Lake offers a peaceful alternative with widely separated campsites where you can listen to loons, barred owls, and whip-poor-wills calling at night, instead of to neighbors’ televisions. At 14 miles long, narrow and scenic, Indian Lake nestles among the sculpted cliffs and forested hillsides of the Adirondack peaks. Many people come to Indian Lake for week long camping. Consequently, we avoid the lake on the busiest holiday weekends, even though the lake’s great size can accommodate a lot of boat traffic. Under calm or modest wind conditions, the lake offers wonderful paddling opportunities, with many bays, inlets, protected coves, and islands to explore. However,

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Adirondack Mountain Rentals – Indian Lake New York

Posted on Jul 7, 2013

Indian Lake New York

Indian Lake New York

Indian Lake is a town in Hamilton County, New York, United States. The population was 1,352 at the 2010 census. The name is from a large lake partly inside the town. There are no permanent stop lights in the town, much less the county.

Burke’s Cottages are nestled remotely in the “smack dab” middle area surrounding this pristine lake!

The Town of Indian Lake New York is on the east border of the county and is northeast of Utica.  Indian Lake terms itself the “Moose capital of the Northeast.”

Play The Cowsills “Indian Lake” NOW!

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The Adirondack Wild

Posted on Jul 4, 2013

In the Adirondack Wild, public lands comprise 95 percent of the county – spanning one million acres of forest, mountains and lakes. It is one of the only areas in the entire Adirondack Park where you can charter Adirondack float plane rides with a licensed Adirondack guide for a backcountry camping or fishing trip.

In Blue Mountain Lake, the namesake mountain and lake can be seen from The Adirondack Museum’s grounds. Known as the “Smithsonian of the Adirondacks,” the museum spans several manicured acres and boasts multiple buildings filled with historic treasures.

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Happy 4th of July! Adirondack Style!

Posted on Jul 1, 2013

Happy 4th of July!  Adirondack Style!

Indian Lake Celebrates Independence Day on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Activities include:

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – The parade theme is “Summer Fun…Adirondack Style”. All are welcome to participate in the float and classic tractor competition. There will be both classic cars and tractors, floats and much more. Call Vonnie Liddle to join @518-648-5828 or the IL Chamber @ 518-648-5112 or 800-328-LAKE. Chamber hours are Mon.,Tues. 8:30-4; Sat. 8-4.

KIDS FISHING DERBY – Sponsored by the Indian Lake/Blue Mountain Lake Fish and Game association from 8-1:30 at Byron Park, Rt. 29, Indian Lake. This is an annual, FREE fishing derby for kids 15 years of age and younger. Adult supervision is required. There will be a casting contest, free hot dogs, hamburgers, soda & juice. Loner poles will be available and instruction provided.

BYRON PARK – Activities begin 7PM and will include Stephen Gratto and the Gratto boys, stilt walking, balloon sculptor, comedy juggling and a variety show….and FIREWORKS WILL BEGIN AT 9:20pm!

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