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Chasin' waterfalls

Everyone loves new experiences, and the Whiteface Region is perhaps the best place to find something new to do this summer! Check out the tumbling natural history of the Ausable River at High Falls Gorge, try some locally made cheese, meet Santa, or step into history in Jay!

High Falls Gorge is a breathtaking adventure. Sturdy bridges, glass floor walkways, and groomed paths and hiking trail lead you over and around the tumbling waters of the Ausable River, where you'll have awesome views of many waterfalls. In fact, there are four waterfall cascading over rocks into a deep crevices carved a billion years ago. Each one is better than the last. These incredible sights are not just for the extremely fit: some bridges and walkways are accessible to all. The entire family, no matter ability, can soak in the cool, refreshing, misty air at High Falls Gorge!

The other North Pole

For some fairy tale fun, visit Santa's Workshop! A trip to the Whiteface Region wouldn't be complete without a visit to the timeless fantasy village located in the North Pole, NY. Open June through December, Santa's Workshop has been a family tradition since 1949; it's the oldest theme park in the United States. Home to beloved fairy tale and storybook characters, busy elves, live reindeer, and Santa himself, the North Pole experience is one you won't soon forget. 

Jay Covered Bridge

The Covered Bridge in Jay is the last one standing in New York State! The scenic location and rich history make it a really interesting stop the entire family will enjoy. Views of fall foliage are great here, plus there's excellent swimming in the summer months.

Fish our waterways

A fly fisherman casts a line in the Ausable River

For some, the region's best attraction is fishing. Don't miss some of the best fly fishing in North America on the West Branch of the Ausable River

This wooden covered bridge spans 175 feet over the East Branch Ausable River in Jay. It was constructed in 1857, and completely restored in 2007. It's also the last remaining covered bridge in northern New York. It is...
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Jay, New York
  
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High Falls Gorge is the Adirondacks’ most breathtaking, year-round, 30-minute walk. Witness four majestic waterfalls cascading over rocks into a deep crevice carved a billion years ago, learn about all the natural wonders of the...
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Wilmington, New York
  
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A nine-hole course for tossing frisbee-like discs from basket to basket, similar to golf and accessible for all ages and a wide range of athletic abilities. The course has visitors enjoying the lower portions of the mountain’s...
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Wilmington, New York
  
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Challenging 18-hole miniature golf course with Whiteface Mountain overlooking you. There are moving obstacles and a chance to win a free ice cream and free game with a hole in one. Fun for all ages. Located directly on Route 86 at the...
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Wilmington, New York
  
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Open: Daily July 1 through September 5, 2022, and September 9 through October 10, 2022, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. For other details, pricing, and operational updates, visit whiteface.com  The eight-passenger...
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Wilmington, New York
  
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Yes, the Olympic Mountain is a premier ski resort offering the largest vertical drop in the east. But there's plenty more to Whiteface! Veterans’ Memorial Highway A historic eight-mile highway to the top of the only...
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Wilmington, New York
  
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Since 1977. We hand-make our Adirondack Chocolates using the finest, freshest ingredients and all original recipes. Hand crafted daily in small batches . . . always fresh, always delicious.
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Wilmington, New York
  
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Sit on a full motion platform which simulates Sports from the Athletes Point of View on a high definition flat screen. Ski jump, luge, skeleton, bobsled - fun for the entire family!
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Lake Placid, New York
  
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This 50-acre "Wild Kingdom" includes a 1-mile guided, interpretive trail complete with a river, forest, and meadow. See rescued wildlife like hawks, owls, foxes, wolves, and a bobcat! Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
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Wilmington, New York
  
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The oldest natural attraction in the United States (est. 1870), the sights of the chasm are breathtaking. The chasm is formed of sandstone that is 500 million years old from a time geologists call the Cambrian period. Hike the 5+...
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Au Sable Chasm, New York
  
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Blue Mountain Lake, New York
  
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Drive or ride up the historic Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway to reach the top of NY’s fifth-highest peak at 4,867 feet! At the top, be sure to check out the Castle Café and Gift Shop for great views,...
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Wilmington, New York
  
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Santa's Workshop
Santa's Workshop is a timeless fantasy village located in North Pole, NY. Santa’s Workshop has been a family tradition since 1949. It is home to beloved fairytale and storybook characters, busy elves, live reindeer, and...
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Wilmington, New York
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(518) 946-2211
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Adirondac Rafting Company - Whitewater Adventures
  Adirondac Rafting will not be operating for the 2020 season - Please visit our website for more information.  Adirondac Rafting Company invites you to run the wild and scenic Hudson River Gorge. The gorge run...
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Indian Lake, New York
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(518) 523-1635
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Sugar House Creamery
A farmstead creamery nestled in the high peaks of the Adirondacks where the milk from a small herd of Brown Swiss cows in turned into cheese.  Visit our on-site farm store filled with our milk, cheese, & meat ...
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Upper Jay, New York
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Lake Champlain Ferries
Lake Champlain Ferries - Grand Isle VT - Plattsburgh NY 24-7 year round. Burlington VT - Port Kent NY end of may to beginning of Oct. Charlotte VT - Essex NY year round.
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Wilmington, New York
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(802) 864-9804
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Asgaard Farm
The Asgaard Farm & Dairy farm store is now online offering the full range of our farmstead cheeses, grass fed and finished beef, pasture raised poultry and whey-fed pork. In addition, we include offerings from other local farms in...
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Au Sable Forks, New York
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(518) 647-5754
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