Johns Brook Lean-tos


The Adirondack Mountain Club’s lean-tos in the Johns Brook Valley offer privacy and tranquility in the backcountry. During the summer months (June – September) guests can borrow bear resistant food canisters from the Johns Brook Lodge. Also, during this time potable water can be obtained from the nearby Johns Brook Lodge.

  • 3.5 mile hike into the backcountry
  • Outhouses, no showers
  • Carry In, Carry Out
  • No fires
  • Located at the base of the Great Range

To see the property layout please check out our property map.

Ready to go? Then book now through our online portal or call 518-523-3441. For general inquires or additional information email or call 518-523-3441.

**The Garden Parking lot trailhead is closed this spring and summer due to construction on Johns Brook Bridge.  Guests will have access via a shuttle offered by the Town of Keene (please see the town’s website for the current shuttle schedule).  On days when the town shuttle is not running, ADK will provide a van shuttle for ADK guests at set times.  Please contact the reservations office at 518-523-3441 for more information. 

Johns Brook Lean-to Rates

Summer: $30-$35 for two people*
Winter: $25 for two people*

*6 people allowed per site, $5 per person over two person base rate.

ADK members receive a 10% discount on all rates.