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Huts and Campground

Keene Hut, Cabin and Campground in the Adirondacks

Keene Hut is located within the Adirondack Forest Reserve near Keene in northern New York State, USA, 160 km from Montreal, approximately 60 km southwest of the city of Plattsburgh. This 105 acre property of meadow and woodland provides both camping facilities and a large cabin that accommodates up to 32 people. There is a water well on the property

The two-story log cabin, situated on a small pine knoll overlooking the Ausable Valley, is open year-round, with wood stoves for heating, propane gas for cooking and solar panels for illumination. There is an entry and front porch, a large fully equipped kitchen (no refrigerator), an eating/sitting area and two large sleeping rooms upstairs with foam mattresses.

The meadow is suitable for camping with picnic tables and a central fire pit. Nearby there is a large open-sided shelter for cooking, eating, or escaping from inclement weather.

You may read an excellent article on the history of Keene Hut (Keene Farm).

Activities around Keene Hut

Being located in the Adirondacks, Keene Hut offers many nearby rock climbing areas and an extensive system of trails for day hiking, backpacking, biking and canoeing.

In the winter, the Adirondacks is a prime location for good ice climbing, winter mountaineering, snowshoeing as well as downhill, backcountry and cross-country skiing.

Some of our club outings start directly from Keene Hut.

Map Keene Farm

Here is a map of Keene Farm. The map contains the trails, buildings and services offered on the property. You also map to travel to the Amazon Crag climbing school wall.

National Huts & Facilities

Members also have access to the national hut system and other sections facilities.