Orenda Landscape

What is Orenda?

Orenda is an all-inclusive Authentic Adirondack Outdoor Retreat. Nestled amongst 40 acres of lush backcountry, rolling hills and along a pristine mountain brook, guests are given the access to enjoy nature at its most spectacular; the Adirondack Mountains, the mighty Hudson River, and the pristine waters of the Lake region while in high comfort for the backcountry. A rustic oasis, Orenda is an ideal getaway for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels, families, couples and those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and re-connect with nature.

At our private and secure family owned 40-acre mountain property, you will have total access to beautiful mountain vistas, rivers, lakes and the rugged Adirondack Mountains. The retreat’s accommodations feature five unique and spacious private canvas cabins, each in their own unique setting, outfitted with highest quality camping amenities.

Orenda works with each guest to develop customized itineraries based on their activity preferences and provides a variety of options including hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, rock-climbing, white-water rafting, and fun activities for kids such as arts & crafts, guided nature walks and tye-dying.  In addition, guest will enjoy savory fireside meals served daily and stargazing at night.

Located in the stunning Adirondack State Park, Orenda is nestled on a mountainside in Johnsburg, New York, along the shore of Mill Creek, and a few minutes from beautiful Garnet Lake. The retreat is just a quick drive to Gore Mountain ski area, the Hudson River, North Creek, an authentic ski-town and the many activities of the popular Lake George Region. Orenda is accessible by car and is just a 4-6 hour drive from most metropolitan areas along the East coast.

Rain or shine, we are looking forward to creating an unforgettable Adirondack adventure for you and your family.