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A must do if traveling to the adk!

This is a great activity for all ages especially if it’s a clear day. We all enjoyed it. Babies-60... read more

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Great views when the weather cooperates

The drive up Whiteface Mountain was included as part of the Olympic Passport package. Otherwise it... read more

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Geneseo, New York, United States
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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...more
Wilmington, NY 12997
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great activity for all ages especially if it’s a clear day. We all enjoyed it. Babies-60 something’s. We all made it to the top despite the broken elevator. Tevas or sneakers or hiking shoes are best. The rocks are slippery in spots....More

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Reviewed yesterday

The drive up Whiteface Mountain was included as part of the Olympic Passport package. Otherwise it can be a pricey drive, depending on how many passengers you have in your vehicle. Unfortunately, we had to use our pass on a day when the weather was...More

Thank 653dougm
Reviewed 2 days ago

From the 4 corner stop in Wilmington, it’s about 8 miles to the top; an unending rise of about 8% all the way to the top. Great for cyclists except for the fact that you must pay $10 for the privilege of suffering the final...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this adventure! The drive was crazy scenic, but my favorite part was walking the last 1/5 mile to the top

Thank 502bbb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Your olympic site passport covers the cost of admission to drive to the summit of Whiteface Mountain. From the parking area, its a relatively steep hike to the summit. Although there are some steps, it is very rocky so good shoes are a must. I...More

Thank Tribe93
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family is staying in Lake Placid this summer. We drove to the top of Whiteface on a beautiful 90mile visibility day. The incline up was about 8 degrees and was a comfortable drive. The way down was OK in low gear, no problems with...More

Thank papafish1
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had purchased the Olympic Passports and a visit to Whiteface was included. It's a little bit of a drive out of town, but definitely worth it. We took the gondola ride up to the top of Little Whiteface and the views were absolutely incredible....More

Thank Tinker2004
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared for a toll (kids under 5 are free) and a short but interesting walk up the mountain for. Beautiful view. There are families, older adults that go up the path but be warned there are places you must walk on top of large...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anyone who wants to touch heaven should get to the top of Whiteface Mountain lookout!! The road up is signifacantly improved over the past couple years. This is not the ski resort LOL. Great trip up on a motorcycle, the views are incredible. The cafe...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delightful drive up to the Castle area, followed by a climb up the last 287 steps to the summit.The elevator is closed for renovations so not great for the physically challenged. Much cooler up there so beware on a cool day.Small gift...More

Thank Maxine B
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1 July 2018|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
There is a trolley from town during the winter, not in the summer, though.
1 July 2018|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry they wont let me post the link here. Just google whiteface mountain and directions.
1 March 2018|
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Response from NancyMiddletown | Reviewed this property |
A lady was (very annoyingly) talking to her work on her cell the whole time we were at the top. So I assume it was good.