As beautiful as High Falls Gorge is in the summer, its winter season is even more spectacular. High Falls Gorge offers things to do in the winter near Lake Placid, NY. Enjoy winter hiking with Yaktrax traction devices or snowshoeing through our nature trails. You will gasp at the spectacular ice formations on four stunning waterfalls. Modern bridges with glass platforms and groomed winter hiking trails allow you to enjoy a self-guided tour in a winter wonderland to view the beautiful waterfalls, dark pools and one of New York's largest pot holes. Informational signs will inform you about the ancient rock, climax forest, and history of the river. It is a truly unforgettable part of the Adirondack experience.