Historic Watres Lodge at Lacawac Sanctuary

94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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Guest capacity 35 to 150
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About Historic Watres Lodge at Lacawac Sanctuary

Historic Watres Lodge at Lacawac Sanctuary is a wedding venue located in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania. Charming and historic, this incredible rustic venue is the ideal setting for your perfect country wedding. From thick wooden beams to original hardwood, the Historic Watres Lodge at Lacawac Sanctuary provides a vintage aesthetic complimented by the simplicity of natural beauty. Plan a unique wedding inspired by nature at the Sanctuary, tucked away amidst 500 forested acres. Stunning views will set the backdrop for the rustic wedding of your dreams at this historic nature preserve!

Facilities and Capacity
The Historic Watres Lodge at Lacawac Sanctuary is proud to offer a one-of-a-kind wedding venue for your special day. Choose the ceremony location that best suits your needs, whether you are hosting a small gathering or a vibrant party.

The Watres Lodge is perfect for an intimate sit down dinner of up to 40 people. Or, utilize the space for a lively cocktail party or reception for up to 150 standing guests, with a candlelit ambiance and access to both the living and dining room. Enjoy stunning, scenic views from the dining room of the Sanctuary’s natural landscape while you enjoy the most special day of your life.

The Carriage House and Barn instantly transports you back in time with a rustic downstairs event space with capacity for up to 65 wedding guests.

The Lawn offers an outdoor option with large open space. With a capacity for up to 150 people, this venue option is perfect for showcasing the natural beauty of Pennsylvania.

Lodging is available on-site for friends, family members, and wedding parties to relax in before or after the celebration.

Lacawac Sanctuary is a nature center, environmental education facility, ecological research station and historic venue located in the heart of the Northern Poconos on the shore of Lake Wallenpaupack. The rental of Lacawac Sanctuary's Historic Lodge for your special day benefits Lacawac’s mission to preserve and protect our natural and historic heritage, which protects open spaces, educates the public on our natural resources, and historic places like the Watres Lodge.

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3 Reviews for Historic Watres Lodge at Lacawac Sanctuary

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5.0 out of 5.0
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  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Mark · Married on 08/19/2017

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    What an amazing venue! It was beautiful, clean, well cared for, and the staff was exceptional throughout the process. We had a truly incredible experience hosting our wedding at Lacawac, and cannot say enough good things about it.

    Sent on 03/20/2018
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    Craig · Married on 05/13/2017

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    A beautiful property, historic and rustic.

    Sent on 04/11/2017

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Historic Watres Lodge at Lacawac Sanctuary FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 3750.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 3750.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    150
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    35
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Barn
    Historic Building
    Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
    Tents
    Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October

Professional Network & Endorsements

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  • Fox Hill Farm Barn & Farm Weddings

    As a wedding floral designer, I've had the pleasure and honor to work at the Lacawac Sanctuary's Historic Waters Lodge. It is a beautiful combination of history, simple elegance, and the outdoors. I would recommend it to any couple looking for a unique venue in northeast PA.

  • Michelle Lee Photography Wedding Photographers

    I have shot a couple of weddings at Watres Lodge at Lacawac Sanctuary, each one more stunning and unique than the other! It is an amazing place and the woods, the ferns, THAT LAKE!! Spectacular and so affordable and accommodating for couples! Definitely check this venue out if you are looking for fabulous photo ops!

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  • 94 Sanctuary Road Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, 18436 See on map
    570-354-0699 (Phone number)
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