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Things To Do In The Gore Mountain Region

The Adirondacks' Gore Mountain Region is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. From skiing and snowboarding to hiking and biking, there is something for everyone in every season. Aside from the popular whitewater rafting and skiing guides and outfitters, there are also several museums, golf courses, shops and restaurants scattered around the region. Browse the options below, and start planning your next adventure!

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Macomb Mountain
North Hudson, NY
Macomb Mountain stands at 4,405 feet, making it the 21st tallest Adirondack High Peak. Located in the Dix Range, Macomb Mountain can be hiked on its own, or as part of completing the Dix Range.
mountains on a cloudy day
Hough Peak
North Hudson, NY
Hough Peak is part of the Dix Range in the Adirondack High Peaks. Its elevation is 4400 feet making it the 23rd tallest High Peak.
people maneuvering through an aerial course in the trees
ARO Adventures - Adirondack River Outfitters: Adventure Center
North River, NY
The Adirondack Adventure Center located at ARO Adventures in North River offers a number of thrilling recreational opportunities that will ensure you'll want to come back again and again, including ziplining, a ropes course, paintball, and more.
large group of whitewater rafters on a yellow raft
ARO Adventures - Adirondack River Outfitters: Whitewater Rafting
North River, NY
Looking for a summer adventure? Visit ARO Adventures (Adirondack River Outfitters), New York State’s leading whitewater rafting company providing experienced, personable guided rafting tours in North River, Watertown, and Old Forge, NY!
a long rack of skis
Beaver Brook Outfitters
Wevertown, NY
If you love skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing but don't own any equipment, then visit Beaver Brook Outfitters in the Southern Adirondacks this winter. Their rental shop offers gear to keep you warm and single-day, multi-day, and seasonal rentals.
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South Dix Mountain
North Hudson, NY
South Dix Mountain is the 37th-highest of New York's High Peaks, with an elevation of 4,060 ft.
waterfall with several small drops winding through the woods
Blue Ridge Falls
North Hudson, NY
Blue Ridge Falls features several small, turbulent drops, and is located on a stretch of The Branch, which eventually empties into the Schroon River.
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Nippletop Mountain
North Hudson, NY
Nippletop Mountain is the 13th highest mountain in New York State with an elevation of 4,620 ft.
waterfall dropping into a pool with photo credit to carl heilman ii
Dug Mountain Brook Falls
Indian Lake, NY
The best way to reach Dug Mountain Brook Falls is by canoe from the DEC Indian Lake Islands boat launch.
Square Falls
Johnsburg, NY
Square Falls has a fairly flat plateau of bedrock at its top and a deep pool that is great for swimming at its base.
waterfall in fall
Dunkley Falls
Johnsburg, NY
Dunkley Falls has a large boulder at the base. Picnic facilities are on the premises and the Black Hole swimming area is near by.
view from a mountain summit on a sunny day
Sawyer Mountain
Indian Lake, NY
Sawyer Mountain is located on Route 28 between the towns of Blue Mountain Lake and Indian Lake. The hike is 2.2 miles round trip and the summit can be reached in about an hour.
crane mountain and surrounding trees
Crane Mountain
Johnsburg, NY
Crane Mountain is located in the southern Adirondacks, and although it has steep and difficult sections, it is generally regarded as manageable for kids.
Garnet Lake Falls
Johnsburg, NY
This natural waterfall was enhanced by a concrete culvert that was built at the outlet of Garnet Lake.
Squaw Brook Falls
Indian Lake, NY
Squaw Brook Falls are small waterfalls by a roadside located in a rocky gorge by Squaw Brook. They're on private property.
two men holding a fish
Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Beaver Brook Outfitters offers various guided trips along the waters of the Adirondacks, including fishing! Throughout most of the year, you can plan a fun day or overnight fly fishing trip with their expert guides.
group of people whitewater rafting on a blue raft
Wild Waters Outdoor Center - Whitewater Rafting
Warrensburg, NY
Located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake George New York, our whitewater rafting trips on The Hudson and Sacandaga rivers as well as our kayak programs are unmatched.
cross country skiers in a race
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain features a wide range of well-designed trails for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the historic North Creek Ski Bowl. Trails range in difficulty from beginner and family-friendly to expert level!
colorful foliage on a mountain's summit
Grace Peak (formerly known as East Dix)
North Hudson, NY
Grace Peak, formerly known as East Dix, is one of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks. Located in North Hudson, the mountain has an elevation of 4,012 feet.
waterfall rushing off a cliff
OK Slip Falls
Indian Lake, NY
OK Slip Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in the Adirondacks featuring a 200 foot drop, was unable to be seen by the public until the land was purchased by the state in 2013. In 2014, an official trail to the falls was opened.
group of people whitewater rafting in a purple raft
Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Ready for an outdoor adventure in the Adirondacks? Beaver Brook Outfitters offers a wide range of services at their four bases, including guided whitewater rafting trips, canoe and kayak rentals, and a winter sports rental shop.
handicap-accessible wooden bridge crossing a creek
Dean Farm Heritage Trail - Handicap Accessible
Stony Creek, NY
Dean Farm Heritage Trail is handicap accessible and is located in Stony Creek, NY.
two skiers in red jackets skiing under a chairlift
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
Person cross country skiing along a path in the woods
Garnet Hill Lodge & Outdoor Center
North River, NY
Nationally known for our terrain, snowfall and facilities, Garnet Hill Lodge is a one of an elite group of cross country ski resorts ! However, we are also a four season resort with unique lodging and fantastic dining.
Cedar River Golf
Indian Lake, NY
9-hole golf course that follows along the flowing Cedar River backed with beautiful Adirondack views. Stay and play at the on-site motel or stop in for lunch at their restaurant. Only one mile from the town of Indian Lake.
North Creek Farmers Market
North Creek, NY
Visit the North Creek Farmers Market at Riverfront Park on Thursday afternoons. The market runs June 25 - September 24, 2020.
North Creek Ride
North Creek, NY isn't just a winter fun destination, it's also the starting point of the 30.7-mile North Creek Ride. Take a spin on this bike path as it winds through the Adirondacks to Olmstedville, NY and then back to North Creek.
Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers' Market
The Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers' Market has been around since 1998 and is "producer only," which means it's limited to only locally-grown foods.
Glen-Athol Ride
The Glen-Athol Ride is a 21.8-mile bike route that begins in Warrensburg, NY, and follows the Hudson River north to The Glen. The rural bike path loops back down to Athol, and then returns to Warrensburg.
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
During Gore Mountain's summer and fall seasons, the popular ski destination transforms into an outdoor adventure park with scenic skyrides, hiking and mountain biking trails, disc golf, and fun adventure activities.
Dean Homestead Museum
Stony Creek, NY
The Dean Homestead Museum is run by the Stony Creek Historical Society and depicts the history of the Dean family and the local area. It is open on select days during the summer.
North Creek Rafting Company
North Creek, NY
North Creek Rafting Company is a rafting company offering daytrips, overnight trips, and inflatable kayaks. They operate various trips on the Hudson River, Moose River, and Boreas River in the Adirondacks.
Warren County, NY 4-H
Warrensburg, NY
4-H in Warren County, NY is a youth organization that teaches essential skills and helps kids and teens ages 5-19 achieve success.
Camp Walden
Diamond Point, NY
Located on Trout Lake in Diamond Point, Camp Walden is a co-ed overnight camp with tons of opportunities for indoor and outdoor fun. Both you and your kids will love Camp Walden's exceptional facilities.
Warrensburg Recreation Field
Warrensburg, NY
The Warrensburg Recreation Field is a year-round park. In summer, the park offers basketball courts, athletic fields, a well-equipped playground, a pavilion, and more. In winter, you can enjoy free ice skating. Facilities are carry-in carry-out.
Warrensburgh Museum of Local History
This year-round museum provides fascinating insights into the Adirondack community of Warrensburg, NY. Open Sundays 1 - 3 pm and Wednesdays 12 to 4 pm. From July through Sept., the museum is also open Saturdays 11 am to 3 pm. Plan your visit today!
Rivers and Lakes Ride
See the waters of the Southeastern Adirondacks on the Rivers and Lakes Ride! This 41.2-mile cycling route begins in Warrensburg, NY, follows the Schroon River, and then passes by Loon Lake, Friends Lake, and the beautiful Hudson River.
Stony Creek Loop
Enjoy fun yet slightly challenging terrain along the Stony Creek Loop in the Lake George Region. The 46.3-mile bike trail begins in Lake George, NY and travels to Warrensburg, Stony Creek, Lake Luzerne, Queensbury, and then ends in Lake George.
Indian Lake Theater
Indian Lake, NY
Located in Hamilton County, the Indian Lake Theater screens new and old movies, hosts concerts, and runs special events.
Camp Echo Lake
Warrensburg, NY
Located in Warrensburg, Camp Echo Lake is a co-ed overnight camp. Throughout the seven weeks, campers are unplugged from their electronics and outside distractions, so they can focus on having fun and making memories.
Garnet Hill Lodge
North River, NY
Visitors at Garnet Hill Lodge can enjoy a wide range of seasonal activities from summer through winter. Their property features hiking and mountain biking trails that become groomed cross-country ski trails in winter.
Hackensack Mountain
Warrensburg, NY
Hackensack Mountain is a small Adirondack mountain located in Warrensbug, NY and rises approximately 1,357 feet.
Indian Lake Ski Hill & Skating Rink
Indian Lake, NY
Located in Indian Lake, NY, the Indian Lake Ski Hill & Skating Rink features a free outdoor skating rink that is great for the whole family, sledding and snow tubing opportunities, and a few downhill skiing trails.
Stony Creek District 4 Schoolhouse Museum
Stony Creek, NY
History of life and industry in historic home in Stony Creek.