Get Close

Summer is here

And we’re excited! Sure, we’ll miss skiing and snowboarding at Whiteface Mountain, but there’s other fun to be had in the Whiteface Region. Did you know we’re home to the best mountain biking trails in the Adirondacks? From beginner-friendly forest paths to steep technical terrain, our ever-expanding trail networks will ease novices into the sport and challenge seasoned riders. Hit up the Flume Trails, the Craig Wood Trails, or grab a shuttle bus to the Poor Man’s Downhill and get in on this thriving new scene! 

Nature lovers will love getting close to the raging waterfalls at High Falls Gorge. The walkways, railings, and bridges make this dramatic landscape safely accessible while providing unique views of a wild chasm— check it out!

Adirondack animals are fun for all ages to see, and there’s no better way to get close than with a tour of the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, a place dedicated to the rehabilitation of sick or injured animals.

From the refuge’s property, you might catch a glimpse of Whiteface Mountain as it towers over the valley. Take a hike, bike, or drive up the scenic Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway for a sweeping vista from 4,867 feet. 

The view from on high

The panorama from Whiteface is a breathtaking overview of the region — just imagine the things you can do here! The mountains and forests are filled with opportunities for hiking to peaks and ponds and camping under the starry sky. And the mountain streams that feed those ponds are a draw for fishing. Want to fish like a local? Read our insider tips on the hidden sweet spots for fishing and get expert advice from our professional guides and fly shops.

Combine all of this with live music, exciting races, great food, quiet lodging, and Whiteface Mountain’s Adventure Zone and gondola ride, and you’ll feel close to adventure — and the Adirondacks!

Plan ahead — your adventure awaits!

Start planning your getaway — browse Whiteface Region lodging and book a reservation today! 

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