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Whiteface Mountain

Wilmington, NY 12997
+1 518-946-7175
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A Mountain Top Experience Even Better Than I Remembered!

I brought my kids back to one of my favorite vacation destinations as a child. The hike to the top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Binghamton, New York
An Absolute Must Do!!!

We drove the Veterans Memorial Highway up the mountain and pulled over many times to look at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holbrook, New York
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Whiteface may have made its name in winter, it has the highest vertical drop in the east, after all but it does summer pretty well too. The warmer months make Whiteface a natural setting for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels and ages, whether you're looking for an adrenaline rush or just an afternoon of beautiful views with your family. Take a hike along the Stag Brook Falls trail or Bear Den Mountain, play a round of Disc Golf and check out the area's most exhilarating, challenging Mountain Biking terrain. Or gather the family for an afternoon of taking it all in with a Scenic Cloudsplitter Gondola Ride to the summit of Little Whiteface. Drive the Whiteface Veteran's Memorial Highway to the summit, and lean into the Adirondack breeze as you marvel at the world below you.This well-known mountain offers exciting and scenic runs for skiers of all levels: Beginners do well on Easy Acres, which features its own ski school, novices and intermediates enjoy Little Whiteface, while experts head to the heart-pounding summit.
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Wilmington, NY 12997
+1 518-946-7175
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my kids back to one of my favorite vacation destinations as a child. The hike to the top of the mountain was easy and the view absolutely spectacular!

Thank NYLadyDi2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove the Veterans Memorial Highway up the mountain and pulled over many times to look at the breathtaking views. After driving to the top, we hiked the rest of the way to the summit of Whiteface Mountain. It was absolutely incredible!! The views are...More

1  Thank Phyllis10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove up on a clear day. The views are beautiful all the way up. The elevator was broken so we walked the 1/5 mile to the top. The path is not smooth. It has boulders and uneven ground you have to traverse at times....More

Thank Eve K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whiteface is one of the 46 mountains in Adirondack park that is almost 5,000 ft and more. Probably one of the most spectacular and easiest to reach to the top. You can drive your car up to 4,610 ft and hike the rest to 4,867...More

Thank Nick V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must! Not many places you can drive up a mountain of this size and walk a planned out path with railings. Stunning!

Thank JenniferLink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove the very scenic 5 mile Veterans Memorial Highway (tollroad) up the mountain. This road ends at the Whiteface Castle, nearly 300 feet from the summit. You can either get to the summit by an in-mountain elevator ride or hiking a footpath up about...More

Thank Vickie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the gondola up to little whiteface. Beautiful!!! It was well worth the cost. It's very cold at the top. A 10 degrees difference than the bottom. Dress warmly! If you leave in 20 degrees at the bottom...you'll be cold on top!

Thank lmargaret1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had an amazing time on the Labour Day Saturday. Perfect weather and a must see stop if you are in Wilmington or the Lake Placid area. The Veterans Highway is very special to me being a Canadian Gulf War Veteran myself. I...More

Thank Douglas S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit disappointed elevator not working it was a great experience the drive up a bit nerve wrecking and view was breathtaking very helpful staff I highly recommend you visit

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views . Bring the family. Expensive but worth it. Food was good trip to the top was great. Make sure you visit the trails at the top.

Thank Todd M
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Samantha B
21 September 2017|
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Response from Nick V | Reviewed this property |
I believe highway is closed after October 9th as well. We were surprised, but this is true. The same information posted on website. Was trying to attach the link, but it is against the rules here
Elisha W
13 September 2017|
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Response from lizzitish2 | Reviewed this property |
Lots of info already given. If I wasn't driving, I would call to see if taxi service was available. Looking down from the top, I wouldn't recommend skiing or hiking from the summit to the gondola. And I agree with Kurt F... More
Parsu G
15 June 2017|
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