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McCauley Mountain

Address: Old Forge, NY
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Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Old Forge
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
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liverpool, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We went with another couple and it was such a fun time. It was fall so all the leaves were turning and the view of the water was just breath taking. My friend even brought a bottle of wine so when we got to the top we all got to toast together with a beautiful view.

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Montour Falls, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

For $6.00, you need to ride the ski lift just to go to the top of the mountain and sit and enjoy the view. Even the ride from Old Forge up the mountain was nice.

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Canastota, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The ride to the top of the mountain is a thrilling experience! I try not to look down because I'm afraid of heights but the view is just spectacular! At the top you can sit in various Adirondack chairs spread in various areas with awesome views and just enjoy the scenery and the foliage. It's a great place to visit.... More 

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Chittenango, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The chair lift was a wonderful trip up, for outstanding views for many miles around, and at $6 it was a real bargain.

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Whitesboro, New York, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We went her for the first time with our two sons (ages 14 and 11). Price was reasonable $6 for adults and $5 for children. Nice ride up with beautiful views of the area. Once you get to the top there is a 20 minute trail walk that was enjoyable. Also there are look-out points at the top of the... More 

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Pittsford, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great little mountain! Skiied there with family a couple times, and visited in Summer for first time this year. Beautiful views from Chairlift, and a nice hike down.

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Lacona, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We took the summer chair lift ride to the top of McCauley Mountain. It was a very warm, windy day and the view was clear and beautiful. With the cost of $5 to ride up and back, it was a bargain!

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holland patent, NY
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I have lived in this area for 30 years and had never been to this attraction until last weekend. We had visitors over from the UK and wanted to show them the difference between New York City (which they had visited earlier in their vacation) and New York Adirondacks. We had a spectacularly nice day, low humidity... More 

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Buffalo,NY
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ski center in winter with special events(winter fest). Nice chair lift in 3 seasons, especially beautiful in fall. Value priced

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Herkimer, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Every year we take the ride to the top of McCauley Mountain. We simply cannot get enough of this place! You can clearly see the beauty of the Adirondack Mountains from this location!

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