Keene Farm Hut and Camping

Keene Farm Reservation (hut or camping), are only permitted to members in good standing.
We reserve the right to verify the validity of the membership of each person present on the site.

You need now to bring your on dishes and cutlery Only pots and pans are furnished

***starting on December 10th 2021***
Reservations can no longer be canceled, amounts paid can no longer be refunded.

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. Il se trouve plus précisément à 160 km de Montréal, ou environ 60 km au sud-ouest de la ville de Plattsburgh. This 105 acres 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 and propane gas for cooking and illumination. There is an entry and front porch, a large fully equipped kitchen, 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 can read an excellet article 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.

Keene Farm map

Here is a Keene Farm map 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.

Keene Farm map including Amazon Crag – climbing school wall

National hut system and other sections facilities

Member also have access to National Hut system and other facilities.

** Keene Farm site located in New-York State is not integrated with the National reservation system. It is own and operate by the Montreal Section

Rates (CDN/US $)

COST PER NIGHT Decembre 1 2022 @ November 30 2023

Member *
Adult Regular $25 $15
Child (16 and less included into a Family Membership) Free Free
Guest *
Adult $30 $20
Child (16 years & less) $15 $10

Member (*) : Canadian Alpine Club (CAC) Section Montréal , American Alpine Club (AAC) , Union Internationale des Associations d’Alpinisme (UIAA). Membership card should be presented to the custodian.

Guest (*) A member can invite a none-member / guest
– For a maximum of 2 at the time and no more than twice a season (summer / winter)
– The member is responsible to make the payment while making his own reservation

Group: >: Group reservations must be pre-approved For a maximum of 15 persons in the hut.

University Group: For University group reservations, please

CAC others (*) : Others Alpine Club of Canada Section