Au Sable River Fly Fishing
East and West branches of the legendary Au Sable River offers the finest trout fly-fishing in the East and features a five-mile special "No-Kill" section. This region also offers fishing for salmon, pike and bass in nearby streams and lakes. Be sure to stop by our local full-service fly fishing tackle shops; The Hungry Trout Fly Shop and the AuSable River Two Fly Shop. For guided fishing trips with Rich Garfield checkout Fly fish the Adirondacks.
Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center
Protecting wildlife through rehabilitation, education and collaboration. See wild creatures up close, as you've never seen them before. From wolves and foxes to vultures and bald eagles it's a walk-in-the-woods like you've never taken before!
A family tradition for 50+ years, where Christmas dreams come true whether you're 1 or 92! A family oriented theme park since 1949 featuring story book characters, shows, child-friendly rides, arcade, activities, christmas themed gift shops, live reindeer and of course, Santa Claus!!
High Falls Gorge
Here, under the shadows of Whiteface Mountain, you can capture the Ausable River as it explodes into deep crevices in its 700-foot journey through ancient granite cliffs, formed over a billion years ago by the forces of ice, water and wind. Modern bridges, walkways and groomed paths provide safe access for all ages to breathtaking views and photographic vantage points.
Whiteface Mountain Ski and Mountain Biking Center
Whiteface Mountain, which featured the 1980 Winter Olympic downhill ski competition, has blossomed into a 3-season attraction. Whiteface offers the finest skiing in the East. Whiteface was voted Number 1 in the East by SKI Magazine and a top 10 favorite for a family resort by CHILD Magazine. During summer and fall, take in a Gondola Ride to the top of Little Whiteface, visit the Mountain Bike center and gain access to scenic trails, or spend the day on the Stag Brook Falls Hiking Trail.
1 3/4 miles of breathtaking beauty sculpted by nature 500 million years ago! Massive stone formations tower hundreds of feet; experience the canyon's grandeur from atop the Grand Flume Bridge! Professionally-guided raft-rides for all ages & self-guided tube-rides.
Whiteface Memorial Veteran's Memorial Highway
A scenic 8-mile drive to the summit of Whiteface Mountain, the Veteran's Memorial Highway is open May through October. On a clear day, the summit offers 90-mile views of Lake Placid, the Adirondack High Peaks, Vermont & Canada.
Cascade Cross Country Ski Center
20 km of groomed trails, connecting to the Verizon Sports Complex and Jackrabbit Trail systems. Rentals: snowshoes, backcountry and telemark skis. Full Moon Parties with Entertainment.
One to six-hour tours. All rides tailored to fit your ability and desires from a slow scenic tour in the woods to a more aggressive ride on groomed trails. Group tours available. Reservations required.
Adirondack Flying Service
Tour the wilderness by air. 20-minute scenic flights over the High Peaks & Whiteface Mountain.
Adirondack Rock and River Guide Service
Guiding/Instruction: rock/ice climbing, winter mountaineering and hiking. On-site facilities: indoor 30-foor-high rock made of stone and a 40-foot-high outdoor ice wall with ice lines, fire ring, viewing benches and night lights.
Guiding/instruction rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering, and backcountry skiing.
Site of strategic battles during the French and Indian War and American Revolution. On-site interpreters, fife-and-drum corps, cannon fire, musket demonstrations, historical re-enactments and an outstanding museum.
"Where the Mountain & River meet," this is the Whiteface Region of Wilmington & Jay, NY. Come to our nature's playground which offers year-round outdoor recreation and adventure. Hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and snowboarding, not to mention kayaking and canoeing, are just minutes from our doorstep.