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The views are great from the top of Whiteface Mountain, however you decide to get there, along the Oympic Trail through Wilmington and Lake Placid

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Whiteface Mountain Cloudsplitter Gondola

Olympic Byway, State Rt. 86, near Wilmington in Essex County

Enjoy an exciting ride on the Cloudsplitter Gondola to the summit of Little Whiteface while soaking in the awe-inspiring panaroma of the Olympic Region of the Adirondacks.

Ride the newest and most scenic gondola in North America! The new 8-passenger Cloudsplitter Gondola takes you from the base lodge to the top of Little Whiteface in less than fifteen minutes. The ride takes you over ski trails, wooded areas and scenic overlooks with breathtaking views of the Ausable River, the Adirondack High Peaks and the MacKenzie-Intervale Ski Jumping Complex. At the summit of Little Whiteface (3676'), an observation deck and picnic tables await.

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Nearby Communities:Lake Placid
Closest Byway:Olympic Byway
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 86
Best Time:

During fall colors mid-Sept thru early October

Scenic View:

Spectacular view of Lake Placid and the High Peaks

Indoors or Outdoors:both
Admission Fee:yes
ADA Compliance:yes
Restroom Available:yes
Bus Parking:yes
URL:Whiteface Mountain Cloudsplitter Gondola website


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