THE WHITEFACE REGION AND YOU
COLDER TEMPS IN THE MOUNTAINS
There's a special sense of excitement in the air as we bundle up and prepare for colder weather. The flurries are flying, the river is freezing over, and the trees are outlined with frosty artwork. WInter is descending on the Adirondack Mountains and we are open for business!
Right now is a great time to vacation in the Whiteface Region — home to the famous mountain of the same name, winter is what we do best! Want to know more about all your downhill skiing and boarding options? We've got the lowdown!
Snowshoe, cross-country ski, explore: Take a tour of High Falls Gorge, make the short hike to Copperas Pond, or pack up the whole family and hit a backcountry trail — don't forget the thermos of hot chocolate!
The towns of Wilmington and Jay, located in the heart of the Adirondacks, are home to Whiteface Mountain, a year-round attraction for adventurers and sightseers alike. After a day exploring the Adirondacks, relax at one of the region's lounges and recount the day's activities.
Plan ahead — all-season adventures await
TRAIL HIKING, PEAK CLIMBING, FAMILY ADVENTURING
We hike, climb, and trek year-round in this region! Whether you're looking to add a 46er to your resume, or hoping for a quick afternoon hike with a great view, the Whiteface Region has the trail for you. Choose Whiteface Mountain, the 5th largest peak in New York, for a challenge with amazing views - check out of some of our awesome hiking blogs to help you prep your gear. Whatever you choose, don't forget your camera - the Adirondack scenery is worth capturing.
It's no secret that we're a destination for adventure-seeking mountain bikers, and as our locals and visitors will attest, our riding trails are an extensive and ever-expanding network of exciting routes.
DREAM OF SPRING CASTING: FLY FISHING HOT SPOTS
The Whiteface Region is rich with fishing rivers, ponds, and brooks throughout Wilmington and Jay.
Are you Two-Fly? The Ausable Two Fly Challenge is a two-day fly fishing challenge in the rich Ausable river, complete with reception and dinners throughout. Plan now for next spring's event!
WHITEFACE AND YOU!
Get close to all the action! The Whiteface Region of the Adirondacks contains miles of trails where you can hike to scenic mountain ponds, cast your line in the famous Ausable River, or pedal along beautiful backroads. There are plenty of family attractions, so be sure to bring the whole clan.