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Attractions

Whiteface Mountain Ski and Mountain Biking Center
Whiteface Mountain, which featured the 1980 Winter Olympic downhill ski competition, has blossomed into a 3-season attraction. Whiteface offers the finest skiing in the East. Whiteface was voted Number 1 in the East by SKI Magazine and a top 10 favorite for a family resort by CHILD Magazine. During summer and fall, take in a Gondola Ride to the top of Little Whiteface, visit the Mountain Bike center and gain access to scenic trails, or spend the day on the Stag Brook Falls Hiking Trail.

Whiteface Region
"Where the Mountain & River meet," this is the Whiteface Region of Wilmington & Jay, NY. Come to our nature's playground which offers year-round outdoor recreation and adventure. Hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and snowboarding, not to mention kayaking and canoing, are just minutes from our doorstep.

High Falls Gorge
Here, under the shadows of Whiteface Mountain, you can capture the Ausable River as it explodes into deep crevices in its 700-foot journey through ancient granite cliffs, formed over a billion years ago by the forces of ice, water and wind. Modern bridges, walkways and groomed paths provide safe access for all ages to breathtaking views and photographic vantage points.

Tubing at Mount Pisgah
Two banked 500-foot parallel runs with a handle tow lift for an easy ride up. Nite tubing on fridays.
518-891-0970

Au Sable River Fly Fishing
East and West branches of the legendary Au Sable River offers the finest trout fly-fishing in the East and features a five-mile special "No-Kill" section. This region also offers fishing for salmon, pike and bass in nearby streams and lakes. Be sure to stop by our local full-service fly fishing tackle shops; The Hungry Trout Fly Shop,  Fran Betters' Adirondack Sport Shop and the Ausable River two fly shop which is an authorized Hardy dealer. For guided fishing trips with Rich Garfield checkout Fly fish the Adirondacks.

Whiteface Memorial Veteran's Memorial Highway
A scenic 8-mile drive to the summit of Whiteface Mountain, the Veteran's Memorial Highway is open May through October. On a clear day, the summit offers 90-mile views of Lake Placid, the Adirondack High Peaks, Vermont & Canada.

Santa's Workshop
A family tradition for 50+ years, where Christmas dreams come true whether you're 1 or 92! A family oriented theme park since 1949 featuring story book characters, shows, child-friendly rides, arcade, activities, christmas themed giftshops, live reindeer and of course, Santa Claus!!

AuSable Chasm
1 3/4 miles of breathtaking beauty sculpted by nature 500 million years ago! Massive stone formations tower hundreds of feet; experience the canyon's grandeur from atop the Grand Flume Bridge! Professionally-guided raft-rides for all ages & self-guided tube-rides.

Adirondack Loj
Go hiking, canoeing, Kayaking, snow shoeing or cross country skiing on 20 kilometers of marked trails. There's a wide practice slope and a warming station for skiiers. High Peaks trailhead parking. Maps, guidebooks and food available.

Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Centers
Marked nature trails, wildlife and ecological information, presentations and interactive displays. Free snowshoes to borrow for park trails only. Dogs not allowed in the winter.

Wild Center
The Wild Center is a natural history museum of the Adirondacks.  The Museum is set on a 31-acre campus with trails that serve as outdoor exhibits. There are theaters with high definition films, plenty of hands-on nature, and hundreds of live animals from rare native trout, to river otters, to turtles the size of walnuts and many other often hard-to-see residents of the woods and waters....Come explore the Wild Outdoors.

Emerald Springs Ranch
Small family style Quarter Horse ranch and cater to small family groups wishing to enjoy an hour or so of relaxing trail riding.

Bark Eater Inn, Horseback riding & Sleigh rides
20 km of XC and snowshoeing trails through thte meadows and woodlands of a former working farm. This former stagecoach stop has been restored as a country inn with food and lodging. Horseback riding all  year long. 

Cascade Cross Country Ski Center
20 km of groomed trails, connecting to the Verizon Sports Complex and Jackrabbit Trail systems. Rentals: snowshoes, backcountry and telemark skis. Full Moon Parties with Entertainment.

Dewey Mountain XC Ski Center
15 km of groomed cross-country ski trails with some snowshoe trails. 5 km of night skiing, warming cabin, lessons, self-guided nature walks, family races. Dogs allowed on Mondays.

Lake Placid Snowmobiling
12- mile scenic snowmobile tours. Ride through tree farms and pine forests. Dinner rides, groups, families.

Snow Tours
One to six-hour tours. All rides tailored to fit your ability and desires from a slow scenic tour in the woods to a more aggressive ride on groomed trails. Group tours available. Reservations required.

Adirondack Flying Service
Tour the wilderness by air. 20-minute scenic flights over the High Peaks & Whiteface Mountain.

Adirondack Rock and River Guide Service
Guiding/Instruction: rock/ice climbing, winter mountaineering and hiking. On-site facilities: indoor 30-foor-high rock chimnet made of stone and a 40-foot-high outdoor ice wall with ice lines, fire ring, viewing benches and night lights.

Adirondack Adventures
Guiding/instruction: rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering,  and backcountry skiing.

Fort Ticonderoga
Site of strategic battles during the French and Indian War and American Revolution. On-site interpreters, fife-and-drum corps, cannon fire, musket demonstrations, historical re-enactments and an outstanding museum.


Olympic Attractions

Whiteface Mountain
Whiteface Base Lodge
Easy Acres Family Center
Cloudspliter scenic Gondola Ride
Mountain Bike Center

Ski Jumping Complex
Olympic Ski Jumps
Kodak Sports Park
Freestyle Aerial Skiing

Olympic Center
USA Rink
1980 Rink Herb Brooks Arena
1932 Rink Jack Shea Arena
Sheffield Speedskating Oval
1932 and 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

Verizon Sports Complex
Summer/Winter Bobsled Rides
Winter Luge Rides
Cross Country Ski Center
Biathlon Range
Mountain Bike Center

 

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