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Whiteface Mountain - Hiking

Adirondacks, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Whiteface Mountain ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Whiteface Mountain?

The Whiteface Mountain is located in the Adirondack Park in upstate New York. At 4,867 feet, it is the fifth highest mountain in the state. The mountain is known for its dramatic views, and for its challenging trails. The most popular route to the summit is the Whiteface Memorial Highway, a 5.2-mile road that climbs 2,000 feet. The highway is open from late May to early October. There are also several hiking trails on the mountain, including the strenuous 3.4-mile Lake Placid Trail. The summit of Whiteface Mountain offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
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44.3658804

What are the coordinates and address of Whiteface Mountain?

Whiteface Mountain
Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington, NY 12997, USA

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Whiteface Mountain can be accessed from the Wilmington town in New York.

Why visit Whiteface Mountain

The Whiteface Mountain is located in the Adirondack Park in upstate New York. The mountain is part of the High Peaks region, which has 46 mountains that are over 4,000 feet high. The Whiteface Mountain is the fifth highest mountain in New York and offers stunning views from the summit. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers, climbers, and skiers. The summit can be reached by hiking the 4,867-foot climb from the bottom or by taking the aerial tramway.

Is Whiteface Mountain in New York a good place for the whole family?

Whiteface Mountain is a great place for the whole family. There are activities for all ages and abilities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Whiteface Mountain in New York are hiking, biking, and skiing.

Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, and camping. Whiteface Mountain is located in the heart of the Adirondack Park, which is the largest park in the United States. There are endless opportunities for outdoor recreation in the park.

Where to eat?

1. The Wildflower Cafe in Wilmington, NY. This cafe is located in a beautiful spot near the Ausable River and serves fresh, local food.

2. The View at Whiteface in Wilmington, NY. This restaurant is located at the summit of Whiteface Mountain and offers stunning views of the surrounding area.

3. The Hungry Trout in Lake Placid, NY. This restaurant is located on the banks of Mirror Lake and specializes in fresh seafood.

4. The Pancake House in Lake Placid, NY. This diner is famous for its delicious pancakes and is a must-visit for breakfast or lunch.

5. The Olympic Lodge in Lake Placid, NY. This restaurant is located in the Olympic Village and offers a unique dining experience with stunning views of the mountains.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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