Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Dec. 31, 2020
Mar. 15, 2022
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Central Index Key 0001854964    
Entity Registrant Name NewLake Capital Partners, Inc.    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 000-56327    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code MD    
Entity Tax Identification Number 83-4400045    
Entity Address, Address Line One 27 Pine Street, Suite 50    
Entity Address, City or Town New Canaan    
Entity Address, State or Province CT    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 06840    
City Area Code 203    
Local Phone Number 594-1402    
Title of 12(g) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding     21,238,916
Auditor Location Denver, CO Vancouver, Canada  
Auditor Firm ID 243 731