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Whiteface Region

The Whiteface Region is legendary for providing an unparalleled outdoor experience. With towering Whiteface Mountain, a former Olympic venue, at its center, the region boasts some of the best skiing, fishing, and mountain biking in both the Adirondacks and the greater Northeast. Walk, cast, and ride in footsteps of greatness in the Whiteface Region.

Stairs to Whiteface

The Whiteface Region is perhaps best known for its tallest signature feature – Whiteface Mountain – and the incredible skiing and snowboarding it offers. Boasting 86 trails over 300 acres, it’s a thrill seeker’s paradise. Winter sports are far from the only attraction in the region, though. Lakes, rivers, mountains, and wild forests provide plentiful opportunities for year-round recreation. And, with the towns of Wilmington and Lake Placid close by, dining, lodging, and entertainment are only minutes away. Any time of year, Whiteface Region delivers an unparalleled Adirondack experience.

Skiing in the Whiteface Region

The fifth highest mountain in New York State, Whiteface Mountain features the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies. Miles of interconnected trails and multiple lifts make for challenging, adrenaline-filled days on the slopes. Fly down groomed trails, ride moguls courses, and show off hard-won tricks on the Parkway. With 98% snowmaking and impeccable grooming, there’s no such thing as a bad day on the mountain. Not an experienced rider? Whiteface Mountain’s five-star ski and snowboard school will have you cruising down the slopes in no time. After a few runs, warm up with a hot beverage or a warm meal in the Main Lodge.

skiers and boarders at Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Region Fishing

The Ausable River runs through the Whiteface Region, and with it comes a wide variety of fish species. While deep holes and wide sections provide ample opportunity for traditional fishing, fly fishing is where the Ausable earned its reputation. The West Branch is home to the elusive Brown Trout, while landlocked Salmon, lake trout, splake, bass, pike, walleye, perch, and sunfish swim in nearby waterways. There are several outfitters in Wilmington where you can rent or buy the gear you need, and guides are available for those wading into the water for the first time. What will your Whiteface Region fish story be?

man fly fishing on the West Branch of the Ausable River in the Whiteface Region

Whiteface Region Mountain Biking

Nearby, public trail networks give riders the opportunity to explore the lush wilderness surrounding Wilmington. No bike? No problem. Stop by one of Lake Placid’s bike shops – they’ll fit you with a rental so you don’t miss a thing!

mountain biking in the Whiteface Region

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