"Local legend. The White Lodge is a place where the spirits that rule man and nature here reside. There is also a legend of a place called The Black Lodge: the shadow self of The White Lodge, a place of dark forces that pull on this world. A world of nightmares: shamans reduced to crying children; angry spirits pouring from the woods; graves opening like flowers."
- Deputy Hawk
Second season, Episode 11
Agent Cooper, Sheriff Truman, and Deputy Hawk are in the Sheriff's office. Major Briggs has disappeared. Just before vanishing, Briggs asked Cooper if he knew about The Black Lodge. Cooper now mentions this to Hawk and the Sheriff, and Hawk explains...