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Address: Wilmington, NY 12997
Phone Number: 15189467175

Whiteface may have made its name in winter, it has the highest vertical...

Whiteface may have made its name in winter, it has the highest vertical drop in the east, after all but it does summer pretty well too. The warmer months make Whiteface a natural setting for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels and ages, whether you're looking for an adrenaline rush or just an afternoon of beautiful views with your family. Take a hike along the Stag Brook Falls trail or Bear Den Mountain, play a round of Disc Golf and check out the area's most exhilarating, challenging Mountain Biking terrain. Or gather the family for an afternoon of taking it all in with a Scenic Cloudsplitter Gondola Ride to the summit of Little Whiteface. Drive the Whiteface Veteran's Memorial Highway to the summit, and lean into the Adirondack breeze as you marvel at the world below you.This well-known mountain offers exciting and scenic runs for skiers of all levels: Beginners do well on Easy Acres, which features its own ski school, novices and intermediates enjoy Little Whiteface, while experts head to the heart-pounding summit.

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Worth the journey even without the view.

We paid to he $23 toll at the start of the road and enjoyed the drive up stopping on the way to take some photos. This was just as well as visibility was limited due to cloud... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Tonia v
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We paid to he $23 toll at the start of the road and enjoyed the drive up stopping on the way to take some photos. This was just as well as visibility was limited due to cloud cover at the top. I took the lift to the very top and this was a most interesting experience. I enjoyed talking with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent the day at whiteface and rode the gondola to the top and then drove to the top. Both were well worth the money and time to see.

Thank Colleen D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time ever gone on the top of Whiteface Mt got to learn about it and see all of the mountains loved it will go again next year

Columbia, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Drove to the top and went through some clouds. Still beautiful experience. Elevator to castle out of order but you can walk up stone steps to the very top....about 1/5 mile. Stones were steep and my knees didn't feel up to it so I only went half way....still worth the trip. Nice gift shop and cafe. It does cost admission... More 

Thank sambits1022
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing view. Well worth the drive. A little pricy on the toll at $15 for driver and passenger and 8 each additional.

Thank Obie B
Rochester, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were able to purchase tickets for the gondola ride, and get on immediately. We had our own gondola, and the ride up was beautiful, and the view from the top was amazing. The estimation of 45 minutes total for round trip (plus the stop at the top) seemed accurate. There are tables at the top if you want to... More 

Thank ninjagenie
Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The drive up Whiteface Mountain is a very scenic drive. Lots of places to pull over and enjoy the scenery and surroundings. When arriving at the "castle" (as far as you could drive up), we got out and looked at the views. There were stairs you could go up to the very top, but we were not able to climb... More 

Thank diw0lff
Youngstown, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Drove up the mountain which costs $18.00 on a sunny day. Views of the area are impressive. Could see all the way to Montreal. The elevator to the top was broken so you had to hike up many uneven stone steps to the top which is 275 ft. from the parking lot. Good workout. Cool and windy at the top... More 

Thank DWathenYoungstown_OH
Woodbury, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving up the mountain is easy. Along the way there are picnic tables where you can eat and enjoy the view. Going up to the very peak of the mountain is quite a hike. There are sections that there are steps but mostly you have to step on big rocks to get to the top. At the top, the panoramic... More 

Thank Minibelle4
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the drive up the mountain and hiked the last little bit. They views all the way up the mountain were just spectacular. Once we got to the top they were even better. The climb isn't to bad. There are some uneven rocks that can be slippery but as long as you take your time it's good.

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