One of the best parts of staying at Whiteface Lodge during the autumn months is the fantastic views of the Lake Placid fall foliage. There’s nothing quite like sipping on a hot apple cider or a pumpkin spice latte while admiring golden leaves reflected in a pristine lake. So, remember to pack your favorite flannels, hiking boots, cozy caps, and a camera during your stay at our Whiteface Mountain resort because you’re sure to snap some marvelous photos.  

Take Advantage of the Lake Placid Fall Foliage

Follow the Adirondack fall foliage tracker so that you know the best autumnal locations during your time at our Lake Placid hotel. For those visiting early in the fall season, the High Peaks region is first to show changing colors; some leaves turn as soon as Labor Day. If you’re not able to or interested in hiking trails around our Adirondack resort, you can always embark on a scenic drive

High Falls Gorge

With its picturesque waterfall hike along the AuSable River, High Falls Gorge is the perfect place to view stunning fall foliage. They boast some of the best views in the Adirondacks, so make sure to have your camera ready. High Falls Gorge also features well-manicured trails and wheel-chair accessible paths so that people of all ages and abilities can appreciate the palette of warm colors that graces this side of the Adirondacks. 

The Best Lake Placid Hiking Trails for Fall Colors

Immerse yourself in nature by trekking the best trails for some splendid Lake Placid fall foliage. Those seeking a leisurely walk will appreciate the fiery reds, golden yellows, and rich oranges the Heaven Hill Trail has on display. If you’re seeking a little more elevation, try the paths at Hurricane Mountain, Mount Van Hoevenberg, and Mount Jo. For the best combination of forest, mountain, and waterway sights, see what Indian Head has to offer. Remember to pack some water, a few snacks, and a camera for your delightful Lake Placid fall foliage adventure. 

Your Ideal Autumnal Getaway Starts with Whiteface Lodge

From your cozy bed at our luxurious accommodations to the leaves crackling beneath your boots, get ready for the sensory experience of a lifetime. Wake up each morning to a refreshing cup of coffee to contrast the brisk autumn air. Take in the earthy scent of the changing seasons, and immerse yourself in the brilliant Lake Placid fall foliage. After a day or two spent in the woods, treat yourself to our on-site spa. Take a peek at our exclusive packages to get the most of your Whiteface Mountain retreat. To learn more about making a reservation, please give us a call at 518-523-0505.