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Ausable Chasm

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“adventure trail”(79 reviews)
“inner sanctum”(47 reviews)
“classic tour”(35 reviews)
Ausable Chasm, open since 1870, is the oldest and largest natural attraction in the Adirondacks. More than 10 million visitors have explored the chasm on the well-maintained scenic nature trails. Scenic vistas, bridges and stairs throughout provide...more
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2144 Route 9, Keeseville, NY 12911
+1 518-834-7454
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am traveling for work and have been here a few times for the trails! Today I did the Adventure Trail with Ernest as our guide! Such an adrenaline fun time! Ernest was a blast and made the trip! I will go back over and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 159tiffanyf
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very beautiful. However we should all be outraged this isn’t owned by the state or national government. This is privately owned going back hundreds of years which is a disgrace. The wait is long to get in. The staff selling tickets downright...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank travelinstylewhynot
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3 or so hours we spent here in the classic tour option were well worth the time and ok for the price of $30/person. The chasm is beautiful and our yellow trail hike was very calm and scenic. There was a really long wait...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DesiMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Basically a very commercialized hiking trail. We did the basic hike around the chasm which was on well maintained trails and the scenery was beautiful. But they do offer the adventure trail and floating as an option, which looked fun if we would have had...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank PeteandChelly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bummer that they charge $18 to just walk down to see a closer look. They say "it includes 5 miles of trails" for that price. Well...we just want to see the main attraction and sucks to be charged to see this beauty. We just enjoyed...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank christinev805
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the adventure trail with our 9 yr old today. He loved it and I loved that we all got out in one piece 😁 it was way more challenging than I thought it would be - 4 times across the canyon holding steel...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank elizricke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area is stunning, but way over priced and rated for the rafting/river float. The line is super long to get in line to purchase. You have to wait to get in line. The more than a mile hike is beautiful but much longer in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank D B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trying to travel on a fixed budget, we chose to explore Ausable Chasm on the foot trail. It’s still pretty pricey, though, for just walking on the paths. No discounts for AAA or AARP. The pathways are well maintained for an easy walk. Be sure...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jbach1021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views along yellow or green (easiest trail)... and the float trip is exactly that... but on a hot day, lots of fun! be sure to wear bathing suit or shorts ... something' that won't freak you out if they get a tiny splash. Light...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TigerSouthCarolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the adeventure trail which was not correctly described in words or pictures on their website in my opinion. It is physically challenging and mentally frightening!!! Tightrope walks across the chasm and scaling the walls for over an hour non stop. I only made...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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February 4, 2019|
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Response from CocoMali | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours would be plenty.
August 13, 2018|
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Response from dfranco52006 | Reviewed this property |
I would not take a baby on a raft. There is a very small part where you do go thru a rapid. The other part is the life jacket, baby should not wear a life jacket that they have. My daughter is 40 lbs and that was a good size... More
August 6, 2018|
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Response from D_PN | Reviewed this property |
Cost depends on what you want to do. The plain entry just let's you walk the gorge trail which ends with a short ride on the river and that's not too pricey. For the trips with ropes and stuff where you zig zag over the... More