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Whiteface Mountain

2634 Main St, Wilmington, New York 12946 USA

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Reasonable
Closed Now
Opens Fri 8a
  • Pet Friendly
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating
  • No Wifi

“The Olympic Mountain”

When you get to the top of Whiteface Mountain, you'll be at the top of Northeast skiing. No ski mountain in the east reaches higher than ours. Around you, dozens of Adirondack peaks jut into the horizon. The fresh air filling your lungs has just blown over a protected park larger than Yellowstone and Yosemite, combined. And below you lie trails that have led Olympic athletes to glory. American Phil Mahre won silver here in the 1980 Winter Olympics. Andrew Weibrecht, a Lake Placid local who grew up skiing at Whiteface, competed in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and brought home the bronze medal in the Super G. It's your turn. Whiteface opened in 1958 and has earned its place in the annals of big-mountain skiing. It has the greatest vertical drop in the east, which means if pointing the boards downhill is your thing, you'll have plenty of opportunities. We regularly stage major national and international skiing events, yet welcome first-time skiers and riders every day. We have 86 trails (a third of which are rated for expert skiers), 11 lifts including a gondola, terrain parks, adrenaline-pumping glades skiing, and six Whiteface restaurants. Whiteface is the Olympic Mountain, which means not only can you carve the same turns as the world's best racers, you can visit the other Olympic facilities, like the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex and the Olympic Sports Complex, just down the road in Lake Placid. This is a place that has brought the best out of world-class athletes, outdoor enthusiasts, all-mountain skiers and riders and beginners for years. It's your turn. A great place to visit and enjoy tremendously whether its summer or winter!

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Reviewed by
claire0520

  • 4 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0

Loved this place!! There is a charge to drive up to the top however after that unless you want to buy gifts or very pricey drinks/food etc then no other costs. (Car 3 adults 1 child cost about $40) The charge was worth it!
The views as you drive up are amazing. There are stop offs on the way too.
Then the top, really was breathtaking. My husband and son walked to the top via the, at times very small rocky path. Not a fan of heights so I went back and took the lift.

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Reviewed by
amber.imburgia

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March 21, 2016
Rated 5.0

Absolutely love Lake Placid. I would go every year if I had the time! Great hike and clear view from the top!

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Anna Hider

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September 11, 2015
Rated 4.0

There's a toll to get on the highway, but you can spend a whole afternoon driving to the top, checking out the overlooks, touring the castle, walking around the summit, and more. Sometimes you can even see all the way into Canada!

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Whiteface Mountain

2634 Main St
Wilmington, New York
12946 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Pet Friendly
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking
  • Check-In
    • 3pm
  • Check-Out
    • 11am

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