Discover the Adirondacks year-round

It’s always the right time to enjoy outdoor activities in Lake Placid! Each season offers unique opportunities to discover the beauty and ruggedness that is purely Adirondack.

Summer and fall

Winter and spring

  • Ski and snowboard on the slopes of Whiteface Mountain and in the expansive Adirondack backcountry.
  • Cross-country ski or snowshoe the miles of scenic trails in and around the area.
  • Ice skate on the historic Olympic Oval or enjoy a friendly game of hockey on Mirror Lake.
  • Ice climb using crampons and ice axes, or watch climbers from around the region scale the frozen rocks.
  • Explore the area's vast ice fishing paradise.