The Adirondacks have so much to offer, but an absolute must-see is the High Falls Gorge. An easy, 15-minute drive from your room at Whiteface Lodge and located at the base of Whiteface Mountain, High Falls Gorge, will undoubtedly be a vacation highlight. So, strap on those hiking boots in preparation for a day filled with beautiful waterfalls, mountains, rivers, and forests.

Summer at High Falls Gorge

Picture of waterfalls at High Falls GorgeHigh Falls Gorge, NY, makes for an excellent summer destination. Stretching across 22 acres of the Adirondacks, this wondrous private nature park is packed with several spectacles. Venture under the shadow of Whiteface Mountain to see magnificent Adirondacks waterfalls and some of the largest potholes in New York. During the summer months, wildflowers along hiking trails are in full bloom, so your hikes will be filled with vibrant color. 

Rates & Logistics

High Falls Gorge provides free parking on-site, and they have a picnic area located in their River View Courtyard. You’re welcome to bring your own food, or you can order from their River View Cafe. As for rates to enter the park, it’s $13.00 per adult and $10.00 per child. However, they offer group rates if you’re planning on sharing this marvelous experience with at least 20 other people. They are open year-round but do recognize some holidays. Overall, High Falls Gorge is an open and accessible natural area that you should definitely take advantage of while staying at your Lake Placid resort. 

Your Day Trip Made Easy at Whiteface Lodge

With their carefully maintained trails and accessible boardwalks, a day trip to High Falls, NY  is perfect for your stay at Whiteface Lodge. Consider booking a Mother’s Day or Father’s Day weekend with us to show appreciation to those wonderful people in your life. Our ideal location in Lake Placid, NY, makes several attractions available to you during your Adirondacks getaway. For more information about High Falls Gorge or our luxury suites, please feel free to give us a call at 518-523-0505.