This relaxing retreat was built to view the sun, the moon, wildlife, and the trees. Nestled in a mature, private pine forest, this well cared for property boasts abundant wildlife and a network of walking and skiing trails which take you past wetlands, cliffs and a variety of forest types. Private and secluded, yet centrally located, Camp Hatteras is located near Paul Smiths College. You’ll be in one of the most varied wilderness areas of the park. We’re located in the middle of some of the Adirondack’s most dependable snow for cross-country skiing, with abundant groomed and backcountry trails nearby. You’ll be 20 minutes to Titus Mountain Ski Center, Saranac Lake or Malone; 35 minutes to Lake Placid and its Olympic venues; 50 minutes to Whiteface Mountain. The Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks is 40 minutes away. Camp Hatteras has three bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 people. Two of the bedrooms have two twin beds each and a third bedroom has a queen. An open loft has a futon, which can be folded open for another person or two. Two bathrooms with showers make sure that no one is waiting.
There is a complete laundry room for those making longer stays. There are toys for younger children to discover, and a high chair and “potty” for toddlers. A wrap-around deck has a propane grill and picnic table in a screened porch. Bring some water jugs with you, as this 500’ deep well delivers the freshest, tastiest mountain water that you could ever want. You’ll want to take some home. There is a nice campfire spot for summer/winter time marshmallow roasts or quiet fire gazing. The glass front woodstove sheds a warming glow across the great-room’s hardwood floors in the winter. The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave, electric oven and range, a dishwasher, and all of the things that make cooking healthy, hearty meals possible. Firewood is supplied for our winter guest’s heating comfort, and a reasonable amount of campfire wood is available in the summer as well. The driveway travels about 200 yards in from the main road and is well plowed with plenty of parking. If you’d rather not heat with a woodstove, the electric baseboard heat is always there to keep you warm. In the warmer months, there are nearby trails which are excellent for mountain biking with both backcountry roads and single-track.
Designated horseback riding trailheads are less than a mile away. A “Wild and Scenic Study River,” the Osgood, flows nearby with put-in and take-outs within a couple of miles of your driveway. Drop-off and pick-up arrangements can be made. This is a “must paddle” for those interested in wildlife and scenery. Many have spotted the Bald Eagle who has a nest at the river’s edge. We are surrounded by many great fishing spots. Your hosts, Bob and Sheila, are a former professional wilderness guide, and a life-long resident of the Paul Smith’s area. Between the two of them, good advice—connecting you to great experiences and unique destinations—is as close to a “sure thing” as you can get. The temporary use of their brains is complimentary!
Washer & Dryer. If you want to escape from it all, and have an electronic free week/end, just let us know and the wireless internet and/or TV can 'disappear'; you might be very grateful :) With the exception of your groceries, everything's pretty much here: spices, dish towels, olive oil, tp, paper towel, firewood, laundry detergent, dish soap... we've covered most everything, you just have to remember to bring your family & friends!
|-||Nightly rate||Weekly rate||Monthly rate||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|Rate summary||$171 - $300||$1,100 - $1,400||-||2 Nights||-|
|Franklin County Occupancy Tax||Required||5%||One time|
|Refundable Security Depost||Required||$500||One time|
About The Delarm Eckert Family
Bob, Hannah, Luke & Sheila enjoy traveling, but they love the Adirondacks and can't imagine living anywhere else. This property was built by family & friends for Bob's parents and is now rented out as it truly is a gift to be shared.
Why The Delarm Eckert Family chose Adirondacks
Your hosts, Bob and Sheila, are a former professional wilderness guide, and a life-long resident of the Paul Smith’s area. Between the two of them, good advice—connecting you to great experiences and unique destinations—is as close to a “sure thing” as you can get. The temporary use of their brains is complimentary!
What makes this chalet unique
This place is more than a vacation rental to us, it truly is part of the family. At Camp Hatteras you'll notice that it feels like home and is well taken care of, as you will be as our guests during your stay...
We stayed here for five nights over Christmas Break and it was amazing! Me, my wife, our two kids, and my parents picked the Adirondack park for our vacation this year and while I was searching for places to stay this cabin caught my attention. I wish we could have spent more time at Camp Hatteras. The property is beautiful and the owners were extremely accommodating. They were helpful, approachable, and attentive to our needs. We will definitely be staying at this cabin the next time we visit the Adirondack park. I was very impressed with how well this property could fit into anyone's vision for a vacation. Either by just staying in the cabin to relax, exploring the property and all it has to offer, or visiting local attractions. It was secluded just enough to have a feeling of privacy, but not so much as to make it a hassle to get out and see what all the park has to offer.
Stayed December, 2018
Sheila is the sweetest host ever! When arriving to the cabin we were blown away by the beauty of not only the house but the property. The trails on the property are gorgeous. Something that was extremely neat was the fire pit that had a tarp over the wood, a lighter, and a paper with lighting instructions for guests who dont know how to start a fire! The homemade syrup was delicious! This place really felt like home. Sheila provides so many magazines about what there is to do in the adirondacks. She also made a binder of her favorite places to go whether it be hikes or restaurants... this was so helpful. It is close driving to so many activities. We drove 50 minutes to the high falls gorge, 10 minutes to The Vic which has some awesome hikes. 30 minutes to Azure another beautiful hike. The town of saranac lake is very cute and very close as well. I cant wait to come back!!
Stayed October, 2018
Congratulations on finding this amazing cabin. If its free on your dates, book now. There is nothing more Adirondack then staying amongst the pines on 30 acres at a place that has its own sugar shack(meaning they make maple syrup). Not only that the family is well versed in the area, and can easily help point you in the right direction... This is a genuine Adirondack treasure, dont pass this one up!
Stayed October, 2018
This was our 4th year staying at Camp Hatteras and look forward to our next visit. The cabin is always spotless and very neat and comfortable. It’s well stocked with pots, pans, dishes, spices, soaps, etc. All that is needed is for you to just bring some food and beverages.
The owners, Shelia and Bob, are very friendly and easy to work with and are close by if anything is needed. They’re extremely knowledgeable of the area and offer great suggestions whether it’s paddling, mountain climbing, a casual hike, or just about anything you need to know about the Adirondacks! We climbed a couple of mountains in the area during our stay.
They’ve developed a nice map of their 33 acres that includes many marked hiking trails and even a mtn bike loop if you want to stay close to camp and do some exploring. The campfire area, where we’ve enjoyed many fires, is very large with plenty of comfortable Adirondack chairs for seating. There’s also a good supply of firewood available for your campfires.
The camp is a short scenic drive less than 20 minutes from Saranac Lake’s many restaurants and shops. Lake Placid is only slightly further. One of our favorite places to go for a leisurely hike is at Paul Smiths College’s VIC five minutes from Camp Hatteras. It offers some great peaceful hiking trails through woods and around ponds and bogs. It also offers some of the best cross country and snowshoe trails in the Adirondacks.
We always enjoy and look forward to our next visit to Camp Hatteras. Highly recommended!
Stayed September, 2018
My fiance and I had a great time at Camp Hatteras. We enjoyed camp fires most nights of the week, and enjoyed exploring the property. We had many nights of stargazing, and even got up early on Saturday to enjoy the sunrise over the bog where we saw a dozen Canada geese take flight at the crack of dawn. We ventured to the Wild Center in Tupper Lake and hiked Mount Azure which was a quick half hour drive from Camp Hatteras. We had a blast on the go karts down Hobart road, and took our time getting lost in a corn maze after that.
Make sure to take time to check out The Shamrock, an unassuming but awesome bar and restaurant only about 20 minutes away.
The cabin was well equipped and clean upon our arrival. There are plenty of board games to enjoy up in the loft on a rainy day, and a tv although we never bothered to turn it on. Although the cabin is set back in the woods away from the road, there is still quite a bit of "road noise" from traffic going by on route 30. To me, that is the ONLY "minus" to this place.
Sheila was very personable over the phone and by e-mail and was quick to answer any questions we had. We would recommend Camp Hatteras to anyone and hope to stay here again!
Stayed August, 2017
Our family very much enjoyed our vacation here. The house came filled with all your necessary items, except food, which we shopped locally to stock the fridge. They even had kid friendly food bowls, children books, and lots of toys! We all enjoyed sledding and snowshoeing which was all provided for renters to use. Snowmobile trails are close by and my husband took advantage of the fresh snow! Sheila was so accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed. Wonderful family vacation in the beautiful Adirondacks!
Stayed December, 2016
This was our 3rd stay at the Camp. Very private. We really love the quaint, comfortable, relaxing atmosphere of the chalet. You feel right at home from the minute you walk in the door with the Adirondack music playing in the background. Although there was only two of us, there’s plenty of room and accommodations for much larger groups. There are many wonderful features to the Camp, but our favorite is the awesome fire pit. There’s also a screened in porch for use in the warmer weather and a wraparound upper deck to view the property when having your morning coffee. The fire pit is the largest and nicest one that we’ve seen with ample comfortable seating and plenty of firewood. There’s also a large new propane grill on site. The many trails on the property and wildlife make the Camp an adventure in itself.
The location of the Camp is ideal for hiking around the grounds, at Paul Smith’s VIC, nearby mountains, or other trails nearby. The areas numerous ponds are ideal for a paddle, whether it’s in a canoe or kayak. Sheila, the owner, is a lifelong resident and is more than happy to share her knowledge of the area and give suggestions for a mountain climb, hike or a paddle. It’s close proximity to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid is also a plus.
We always enjoy our stay at the Camp and look forward to returning soon.
Stayed September, 2016
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Loved this camp and the serenity surrounding it! Enjoyed the walking trails and the fishing as well as the privacy this camp has to offer! Would definitely come back no matter what time of year! Reasonably priced and hospitality absolutely wonderful! You haven't experienced the Adirondacks until you've stayed at secluded Camp Hatteras! 5 stars!!!!!
Stayed September, 2016
Camp Hatteras is a gorgeous camp in Paul Smith's New York! We arrived with everything we thought we would need for our 4 day get away, we brought too much! The camp had everything except our food and clothes! The privateness was exactly what we were looking for and the wood stove topped it off. We enjoyed exploring, sledding, a bon fire outside, hiking and skiing! We would recommend this camp to everyone looking to experience the Adirondacks and nature at it's finest? Thank you very much Sheila we felt welcomed and at home!!!!
Stayed February, 2016
Sheila and her family were incredibly accommodating and helpful! It is clear that she has a passion for connecting people with the beauty of the Adirondacks and had a lot of insight to offer about skiing/hiking. She also was kind enough to provide our group with a large bottle of maple syrup tapped on her family's property! The only let down was the firm line around only 8 guests being allowed. The home is very big and we were disappointed to hear that only 8 could join so just know that going in. All in all a truly great weekend!
Stayed January, 2016