Life in the Adirondacks

In the heart of the High Peaks, the Whiteface Region comes alive in winter. Filled with trails for any fancy, from snowshoeing to the best alpine skiing in the East, winter lovers are sure to never get bored! Surrounded by mountains, dense evergreen forests, and pristine lakes perfect for ice fishing, the Whiteface Region offers outdoor recreation for adventurous hearts of all ages and abilities. But if outdoor adventure isn't your thing or you want to add a more diverse array of activities to your schedule, the Whiteface Region is home to unique attractions, amazing farms (where you can meet the goats!), shops, and plenty of places for family fun.

Watch world-class athletes excel in their sport or experience one of our seasonal festivals. Check out our nearby events to find out what's happening and when. And, of course, it's never too early to start planning your next vacation. However you choose to experience the Whiteface Region, after a day of recreation, check out the region's many restaurants, shops, and attractions.

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Frequently Asked Questions
What accessible activities does the region offer?

From summit views atop Whiteface Mountain to stunning waterfalls at High Falls Gorge and much more, all visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of the Whiteface Region. Find more activities to fit your needs.

Are there any free attractions?

Yes! Many of the region’s outdoor attractions are located on public land where parking and access is free of charge. Lots of local businesses offer complimentary events and activities as well!

What events are happening?

There is always something going on in the Whiteface Region! Check out our calendar of events and sign up for our Insider emails to find out about the big events you can plan a trip around.

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