Event Planning

Offsites & Retreats

Picture collaborating with your team amidst panoramic views of the stunning Fourth Lake and New York’s pristine Adirondack Mountains, then breaking off into smaller groups for curated experiences that help you grow—together and individually. With options to include all meals; cozy, rustically modern accommodations for every guest; and available tech-enabled amenities to cover every organization’s need, Great Pines is the ultimate place for your successful offsite retreat.
Collaborative & Inspiring

Event Spaces

Great Pines by Weekender has multiple event spaces to choose from: indoor and outdoor; large and small; lakeside, fireside, or both! View available meeting spaces below, then meet with our event coordinator to share the vision you have for your offsite or retreat; together, we’ll decide which areas best fit your needs.

The Lodge Great Room

The Great Room is spacious and perfect for meetings that include the whole team. It features lakefront views, large monitors and other tech amenities, and space for up to 100 people!

The Lodge Fireplace Room

Perfect for smaller groups, the Fireplace Room offers a cozy, intimate feel with a fireplace, reception, lounge, and private bar. Great for groups up to 75 people.

Lantern Room

If mid-size, rustic, and productive is the feel you’re looking for, the Lantern Room is a great fit. It offers a conference table with monitors, a speaker system, and space for 30 attendees.

Lean-To Restaurant & Bar

Enjoy casual meetings over dinner at our on-site restaurant and bar, with space for up to 75 guests. (Great Pines also offers full meal packages for offsite retreats, including any necessary boxed lunches for adventure days).

Outlook Deck

If outdoor collaboration is more your style, enjoy fresh mountain air and a view of the lake on our Outlook Deck.

Open Docks

Another great outdoor space for casual team-building meetings and activities, our open docks give you a place to relax, connect, and create together.
Collaborate & Connect

Technology that Inspires

Don’t let our rustic charm fool you—Great Pines also offers the tech amenities you need for a productive and successful offsite retreat, including but not limited to:

  • Lightning-fast fiber optic WiFi property-wide

  • Multiple large monitors and wireless keyboard & mouse

  • Ability to remote-in those that cannot attend in-person

  • Projector & mobile draw-down screen

  • Speaker & microphone system

  • Karaoke set up

No request is too large, no detail is too small—ask our events coordinator about your specific needs!

Team-building in the Adirondacks

Customized Experiences & Activities

Not only will the lakeside setting inspire creativity in your meetings, but Great Pines also provides year-round curated experiences to help make your event memorable for both you and your guests, because when you connect outside the office, you awaken a world of creativity and collaboration.

  • Group activities may include:

  • Local musical talent

  • Yoga on our dock

  • Guided boat ride

  • Guided outdoor adventures

  • World-class hiking

  • Mountain biking

  • Skiing and snowmobiling

  • Paddleboarding

  • Canoeing, kayaking, and boating

In addition, Great Pines offers activities that are intentionally designed to engage, entertain, and empower your team members through our partnership with Team Quest. Their trained facilitation staff help your group process the experience and apply the knowledge gained not only to the current setting but also to more specific situations and challenges they might encounter within your organization.

All this to say, no matter what you envision for your offsite or retreat, Great Pines is here to make it a reality. Reach out to our event coordinator today!

Accommodations & Amenities

For Your Entire Team

With spaces for 10-80 guests, and options for additional accommodations with one of our partner properties if more space is needed, Great Pines makes it possible for your entire team to collaborate, connect, play, and stay, all in the same place. Enjoy a tasteful, rustic feel, partnered with modern conveniences and a planet-friendly focus. Some of our guests’ favorite amenities include:

  • On-site restaurant & bar (All meals can be included, including boxed lunches to take on area hikes and breakfast meeting spaces)

  • Fire pits

  • Kayaks, SUP boards & canoes (included)

  • Lightning-fast WiFi across property

  • Tesla charging stations

  • Sauna with view of the lake

  • Bicycles for touring the area

  • Adventure shed with gear to equip you and your group for area adventures

Coordinated Event Planning

Empower Your Team

At Great Pines by Weekender, we do everything we can to help you empower your team with purposeful time spent together. Download and save the PDF below to share our info with your event planning team, then reach out to us to help coordinate all of the details. We look forward to making your ideal offsite or retreat a reality!
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4920 State Route 28
Old Forge, NY 13420
Phone: (315) 369-6777
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