Whiteface Mountain Olympic Site

  • 646 Whiteface Mountain Road, Wilmington

Yes, the Olympic Mountain is a premier ski resort offering the largest vertical drop in the east. But there's plenty more to Whiteface!

Veterans’ Memorial Highway

A historic eight-mile highway to the top of the only Adirondack peak accessible by car. At the top, visitors can explore a castle built of local stone, dine at the Castle’s 4610’ Grill, find a souvenir at the Castle Gift Shop, and take a short hike to the rocky summit of Whiteface, or alternatively, ride a fully accessible elevator carved deep inside the mountain. The summit offers 360-degree panoramic views of the Adirondacks, Vermont, and even Canada.  Open: May 20 through October 10, 2022, and accessible daily by car or bicycle from 8:45 am to 5:30 pm. 

Cloudsplitter Gondola

An eight-passenger gondola easily accessible from Base Lodge at Whiteface Mountain. Visitors can ride up the mountain and through its forests to the top of Little Whiteface, where panoramic views of the High Peaks Region include an observation deck and picnic area overlooking Lake Placid, for which the Olympic village is named.  Open: Daily July 1 through September 5, 2022, and September 9 through October 10, 2022, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. For other details, pricing, and operational updates, visit whiteface.com 

Disc Golf

A nine-hole course for tossing frisbee-like discs from basket to basket, similar to golf and accessible for all ages and a wide range of athletic abilities. The course has visitors enjoying the lower portions of the mountain’s many favorite ski trails.  Open: Daily July 1 through September 5, 2022, and September 9 through October 10, 2022, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. For other details, pricing, and operational updates, visit whiteface.com.

Guided Hiking Tours

A 1.5-hour hike led by experienced staff along the West Branch of the AuSable River and down the scenic Stag Brook Falls trail. Open: Daily at 10:30 am, July 1 through September 5, 2022, and September 9 through October 10, 2022. For other details, pricing, and operational updates, visit whiteface.com.

Dining Options 

The highest dining option in New York State, the 4610’ Grill features rustic American fare and is situated at the top of Whiteface Mountain’s Veteran’s Memorial Highway.  Open: Daily on the same schedule as the Veteran’s Memorial Highway, May 20 through October 10, 2022, from 8:45 am to 5:30 pm.

At the Whiteface Mountain Base Lodge, visitors can also enjoy pub-style fare and a full-service lounge at the Cloudspin Bar & Grill.  Open: Daily on the same schedule as the Cloudsplitter Gondola, July 1 through September 5, 2022, and September 9 through October 10, 2022, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Contact