Take in the great outdoors

Explore the region's scenic mountain vistas and relaxing riversides this summer. In the Whiteface Region, the outdoors are literally at your doorstep. With immediate access to outdoor recreation, simply choose your adventure and within minutes you'll be engulfed in nature. This season, bring your sense of fun and adventure to the Whiteface Region.

What is the Whiteface Region known for?

The Adirondacks boast over 2,000 miles of designated hiking trails, and the Whiteface Region offers immediate access to many of them. For all-season biking and scenic walks, check out the Flume Trail System in Wilmington. It includes approximately 8 miles of trails for four-season recreational activities including mountain biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing in the winter.

Fly fishermen and women will be thrilled with some of the best fly fishing waters in the east. Fly fishing in the Ausable River is world-renowned, and our local fishing guides have the information you need to find fishing holes filled with brook trout. 

Whiteface Mountain offers outstanding skiing and riding in the cold months, and is the backdrop of many activities in the area year-round. In addition, the town of Wilmington boasts a full-on Mountain Bike Park. Here, you can use the pump track, dirt jumps, and a skills park, all of which are both a fun way to get outside, and a chance to refine your mountain bike prowess in preparation for the areas numerous mountain bike trails. Looking for unique terrain but don't want to venture into mountain biking territory? Enjoy a network of gravel cycling routes throughout the region, testing your tact as a rider and taking you through stunning scenery. 

You'll also find a variety of other activities nearby, including paddling, golf, and historic walking trails, and more!

Frequently Asked Questions
Can I request a local guide service?

Yes! Not only can you reserve an expert of the region to take you on your next adventure, you can also get your hands on the Whiteface Region Visitor's Guide to ensure you're prepared for your trip.

Is there anywhere around to purchase gear?

There are a number of gear shops and outfitters in the region to get you prepped and ready for the trails. Click here to explore the options!

Are dogs allowed on the trails?

Dogs are allowed on hiking trails around the region. Make sure that your furry friends are leashed and come prepared with doggy bags so we can keep our trails clean for future use. 

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Fly Fishing Best Practices

Let’s face it: if you want to fly fish in the Adirondacks, the Ausable River is the place to be, and fishing responsibly is a huge part of the equation. Learn some tips and best practices before heading out!

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Cycling in Wilmington: Beyond the Ironman Loop

Check out these three cycling routes in Wilmington that go beyond the Lake Placid Ironman Loop.

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Climb, stay, and dine in the Whiteface Region

Crags in the Whiteface Region offer world-class trad climbing, and some sport climbing to boot. This is an experienced climber and beginner trad climbers' paradise.

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Summer Events Roundup: It's Race Season!

Summer brings with it a plentiful events calendar boasting outdoor music festivals, races up Whiteface Mountain, and more!


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