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Whether you're on 2 wheels or 4, this scenic route is sure to please.


Starting at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, head north on Route 86 to Wilmington. At the four corners in Wilmington, turn right. Turn right on to Springfield Road. Bike or drive on Springfield Road to Upper Jay for approximately 5.5 miles, then turn north on Route 9N to Jay. Continue 4 miles alongside the East Branch of the Ausable River, then turn left heading west on Route 86 back to Wilmington.


Start at the easy landmark of the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, and explore the back roads of the stunning Jay area. Don't miss the Jay Rapids and the famous covered bridge!

Length: 20 mile loop with side trips.

Scenic Drive

Enjoy open views of the Ausable River and the Jay Range on this river trip.

5021 NYS Route 86
New York
(518) 946-2255
Visit Web Site info@whitefaceregion.com
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