No Man Is An Island.

But That Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Have A Shoreline

…And an 18-hole Nicklaus Design golf course, and a boat dock, and wildlife observation stations, and fishing in the rivers where fly-fishing was invented, and all of the other amenities you deserve for you and your family to escape and enjoy life. Enjoy privacy and luxury at the same time at Lost Lake Resort, a gated master-planned residential resort community located 90 miles northwest of New York City at the foot of the Catskills in Sullivan County. And because we’re including membership privileges at our nearby Eagle Rock Resort while Lost lake Resort is being developed, you can plan your escape even sooner.

One of the 75 “Last Great Places” throughout the United States, Latin America and the Pacific.The Nature Conservancy

Located adjacent to Lost Lake Resort is the Neversink River is a pristine ecological jewel — 60 miles of rushing waters brimming with an outstanding array of life. Theodore Gordon, considered the father of modern American fly fishing, perfected his dry-fly techniques here in the 1800s. Along this spectacular river lies the Neversink River Preserve which includes one of the most outstanding examples of a large intact floodplain forest in New York. 

Before Sullivan County became famous for its large number of premium hotels in the “Borscht Belt” of the 20th century, it was heavily promoted as a 19th century sportsman’s destination. The opening of the Monticello and Port Jervis Railroad in 1870 made the area accessible by a direct two hour trip from New York City. The line ran from Piermont, NY, through Port Jervis and on to Lake Erie and passed directly through Forestburgh. Articles praising Sullivan County as a sportsman’s paradise appeared in the New York Times in 1870’s.

Numerous private clubs were formed from the mid-1870’s through the early twenties by New York City residents who could afford to buy exclusive access to some of the finest hunting and fishing spots in the nation.

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