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Contact High Falls Gorge

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1678
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Physical Address:
4761 NYS Route 86
Wilmington, NY 12997

GPS - Latitude and Longitude:
44°20'53.67"N  73° 52'30.22"W  

Phone: 518-946-2278 (ext. 0 for staff member)
Fax: 518-946-7293
Email: [email protected]


From I-87 (The Northway) Going South:
Take Exit 34 (Ausable Forks). Turn left onto Route 9N heading southbound. In the town of Jay, turn right onto Route 86 West. High Falls Gorge is just 1 mile past Whiteface Ski Center on the right side of the road.

From I-87 (The Northway) Going North:
Take Exit 30 (Keene/Keene Valley). Turn left following Route 73 west towards Lake Placid. Turn right on River Road just before the ski jumps entrance. Turn right onto Route 86 east. High Falls Gorge is 5 miles ahead on the left.

Drive Distances:
Plattsburgh, NY: 40 miles | 1 Hour
Lake George, NY: 78 Miles | 1.5 Hours
Albany, NY: 140 Miles | 2.5 Hours
Montreal, Canada: 150 Miles | 2.5 Hours
New York City, NY: 286 Miles | 5 Hours