The Lodge at Glendorn, PA

Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

The Lodge at Glendorn, PA

Overview

Ensconced in more than 1,500 acres bordering the Allegheny National Forest in northwestern Pennsylvania, The Lodge at Glendorn, designed in the style of the grand family camps of yore, has been a fly-fishing destination since 1929. Adventure is in our nature. Explore miles of private brooks and ponds on property, or venture nearby to float the Clarion or Allegheny Rivers in a drift boat. You’ll be served only the best of shore lunches on a secluded river island. With a recent property acquisition—home to Spring Creek, designated as a Class ‘A’ Wild Trout Stream by the state of Pennsylvania—we have expanded our fly-fishing offering. This exquisite section of stream has been left in its natural state: pure and pristine. The stream has been blessed with populations of wild brown trout and brook trout. Seldom seen, these trout have grown to be wary and will humble even the most skilled fly angler. Take a short jaunt to the famed tributaries of Lake Erie to tackle tens of steelhead in a day, knowing that when you arrive back at Glendorn to your private cabin or suite, our staff will be ready to serve you gourmet cuisine, paired with fine wines. Award-winning culinary. The Forest Spa. Fuller Brook Outfitters. Top it all off with the very best fly fishing, shotgun sports, hunting, and exploring, and it’s no wonder Glendorn is such a lure for groups, families and individuals, who return again and again to rejuvenate in a truly unique environment. Member of Relais & Chateaux. AAA Four Diamond Award.

Date Range

Open year around.

What is Provided to Customer

All necessary equipment is provided; including rods, reels & line, waders, flies and ALL gear.

Region/Terrain Where You Fish

Allegheny Mountain Region of Northwestern Pennsylvania. Five miles of privately managed brooks and streams including two miles of Class "A" Wild Trout Stream. Three stillwater lakes on site and access to the Allegheny Tailwaters and Clarion River for drift boat excursions. We are the only licensed full-service outfitter permitted in the 800 square mile Allegheny National Forest.

Typical Weather by Season

Bradford has a humid continental climate with long, snowy winters and warm, sometimes humid summers. Late fall/early winter is especially snowy due to heavy amounts of lake effect snow from Lake Erie, and to a lesser extent, Lake Ontario. Lake effect snow during cold snaps in early spring also helps bring snowfall totals up.

Winter
November 42 | 30, December 34 | 16, January 30 | 11, February 32 | 13, March 40 | 21

Spring
April 50 | 33, May 62 | 40

Summer
June 72 | 51, July 78 | 55, August 77 | 53

Fall
September 69 | 49, October 57 | 36

Itinerary

Glendorn strives to make every stay at our luxury lodge an experience to remember. We work on your needs, so our typical day starts when you would like to start or when the fishing is going to be the best. The same goes for when the day ends. Sometimes if you want to catch the evening hatch we’ll start late and end late. Your fishing day can be customized to your needs. We look forward to showing you the best fishing that North Western Pennsylvania has to offer.

Sample of Typical Itinerary

In Advance of Stay: Finalize details with guide and reservationist; Brief agenda submitted prior to arrival.

Activities

On-site Activities

Hiking, mountain biking, road biking, walking, geo-caching, trap & skeet, basketball, shuffleboard, tennis, fly-fishing, bonfires & s’mores, carriage rides, horseback riding, seasonal hunting, Jeep tours, billiards tables, Par Puzzles, board games, movie viewing, kayaking, pedal boating, canoeing, swimming (60ft. pool heated to 80° ), croquet, Bocce ball, insect/creature hunting/catching, hammocking, reading by a lake or stream, fitness center, spa services, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice-skating, curling, ice-fishing, MATTRACKS tours, billiards tables, video games, reading by the fireplace, sledding, spa services, upland bird hunts, and endless opportunities for exploring.

Off-site Activities

Golfing, driftboat trips, lakeboat trips, jetboat trips, wade fishing, sporting clays, hot air ballooning, Allegheny National Forest excursions, rodeos, Zippo Museum, canoeing, kayaking, antiquing, downhill skiing, tubing, and much more.

Lodging

Lodging, Meals, and Accommodations


Balcony Room
Accented with antique Kindel furniture and decorated with black Toile fabric, the Balcony Room is located on the second floor of the main lodge. The Balcony Room features a single king-sized bed, private bathroom, desk, and small sitting area. A balcony with sofa and small library overlooks the Great Hall of the main lodge. Comfortably sleeps one or two guests. Rate includes breakfast for two guests and unlimited access to all non-guided resort activities, amenities, and equipment.

Redwood Room
With walls finished completely in warm Redwood, and a carved Redwood sunburst effect on the ceiling, the Redwood Room is located on the first floor of the main lodge. The Redwood Room features a single king-sized bed, private bathroom, desk, and small sitting area. Comfortably sleeps one or two guests. Rate includes breakfast for two guests and unlimited access to all non-guided resort activities, amenities, and equipment.

Dorn Suite
Glendorn’s largest suite, boasting a gentleman’s study with fireplace, sun porch, and master bedroom with fireplace, the Dorn Suite is located on the second floor of the main lodge. The Dorn Suite features ample space, a single king-sized bed, large private bathroom, library in study, sitting space on sunporch, and two fireplaces. Comfortably sleeps one or two guests. Rate includes breakfast for two guests and unlimited access to all non-guided resort activities, amenities, and equipment.

Green Suite
Featuring an outdoor terrace and bedside fireplace adorned with 18th century Dutch tiles, the Green Suite is located on the first floor of the main lodge. The Green Suite features a single king-sized bed tucked into an alcove alongside the fireplace, large private bathroom, wet bar, large dressing area, sofa, desk and small sitting area. Comfortably sleeps one or two guests. Rate includes breakfast for two guests and unlimited access to all non-guided resort activities, amenities, and equipment.

Dale’s Cabin
Decorated with a collection of antique glass medicine bottles with an ideal location near the swimming pool, Dale’s Cabin is a comfortable and elegant single-bedroom option with amazing outdoor space situated with Fuller Brook at its front. Dale’s Cabin features a full wet bar with refrigerator, small sitting area with fireplace, king-sized bed, large private bathroom, large dressing area, and close proximity to the main lodge. Comfortably sleeps one or two guests. Rate includes breakfast for two guests and unlimited access to all non-guided resort activities, amenities, and equipment.

Overlook Cabin
Completely refurbished in 2010 and outfitted in traditional Glendorn style, the Overlook Cabin sits at the gateway of Glendorn’s northern trail system. The Overlook Cabin features a single king-sized bed, ample sitting area, small dining/game table, kitchenette with small refrigerator, generous bathroom with jetted tub, master bedroom fireplace, patio with firepit, and deck offering sweeping views. Comfortably sleeps one or two guests. Rate includes breakfast for two guests and unlimited access to all non-guided resort activities, amenities, and equipment.

Forest Hideout
Sitting high atop Hideout Hill deep in Glendorn’s forest, the Forest Hideout offers unprecedented privacy. The Forest Hideout features a single king-sized bed, private bathroom, warm and comfortable living room with fireplace, small kitchen complete with antique oven and refrigerator, incredible outdoor space offering a large fireplace, and a classic shooting gallery replete with rifles and ammunition. Comfortably sleeps one or two guests. Rate includes breakfast for two guests and unlimited access to all non-guided resort activities, amenities, and equipment.

Miller Cabin
Built in the 1930s, meticulously maintained, and ideally situated with Fuller Brook Falls at its front door, Miller Cabin is located directly across from the main lodge. Miller Cabin features a single king-sized bed.

Species

Species You Fish for by Season

Great Lakes steelhead (spring and fall), brown, brook and rainbow trout (year around), muskellunge, northern pike and smallmouth bass (spring, summer and fall) native brook trout (spring, summer and fall).

Gear

What Should Customers Bring?

Sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, sturdy shoes, appropriate clothing for season, and wet-weather gear.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

For driving directions, availability, current fishing conditions, any requisite gear, suggested flies or any other questions, please phone us directly at 814-362-6511.

Reviews

The Lodge at Glendorn, PA is rated 4.9762 out of 5 by 42.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Trout Fishing, Beautiful Lodge The facilities are top notch. The service is excellent. The fishing was great! Thank you Shane and Damon!. This is a trip my son and I will never forget. We will be back soon to sample your fall fishing!!!
Date published: 2015-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Skeet Shooting Had a great time skeet shooting at Glendorn with Todd,our guide.
Date published: 2015-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic fishing, food, and fun We had a wonderful time enjoying some of the best fishing and cuisine we have had. The setting and grounds are gorgeous. The Lodge is striking, and there was an abundance of fine fly fishing for Rainbow and Brown triout
Date published: 2015-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Orvis Experience Ever! My husband and I try to stay at an Orvis endorsed lodge at least once a year and without hesitation, I can say Glendorn topped every experience we've ever had. We fished for four days on-property and didn't come close to fishing all the hot spots. Our last day at Glendorn, my husband had his best day of fly fishing ever -- catching over 30 fish in just two and a half hours! Damon and Shane are the best guides we've ever had and we can't wait to fish with them again! The rest of the Glendorn staff are equally as wonderful. We have stayed all over the world and never had such personalized service. They remember your names, the beer you like to drink, how you like your eggs.... nothing is left to chance. And the food!! Incredible. Everyone in our area talks about the food at Blackberry Farm, but I can honestly say Glendorn surpasses it. We can't wait to go back!
Date published: 2015-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First Class An outstanding facility - great fishing and shooting, super guides, fantastic food and wonderful service. A wonderful and first class experience!!
Date published: 2015-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First Time Visitors When I first met my husband he was a frequent fly fisherman. He tied his own flies and taught our three children to tie flies too. As things often go with young families life got busy and the FlyFishing moved to the back burner. Now it's just the two of us again and I wanted to do something special for his birthday. Glendorn is special. A beautiful, well cared for property with a welcoming and attentive staff. The guided fishing, the fishing on our own with a picnic lunch, the spa massage, and best of all the feeling of privacy made for a very relaxing stay. We hope to visit again....maybe in the fall to shoot a few birds.
Date published: 2015-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beautiful Place First time visitors - had the great time we read about. Lots of fish, almost more enjoyable to watch them than cast. Shooting guide is a man of great experience, patience and friendliness.
Date published: 2015-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shazam!!! WOW! Glendorn was recommended by our friend Adam at the Orvis shop in Williamsville NY...he suggested it was a great getaway that I would enjoy with a multitude of activities...what I found with Glendorn is an adult outdoorsman's Disney World....non-stop entertainment for the fly angler as well as the novice/experienced hunter!!! And the food; oh boy! What a treat this place is...I would recommend this to every one of my friends and colleagues and I can't wait to return! Exceptional staff and caring personalities! A++
Date published: 2015-04-26
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The Lodge at Glendorn
Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge
1000 Glendorn Drive
Bradford, PA 16701
814-362-6511
800-843-8568

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