Holiday Fun in Gore Region

People waving from a golf cart in a Christmas parade

Looking for some fun winter holiday events to get you and your family into the seasonal spirit? Gore Region has you covered! Lights on in Johnsburg NY is an annual month-long celebration featuring multiple holiday-themed activities held in the Town of Johnsburg during December. And, the best part is that several of these events are […]

What’s Open In Gore Region in the Winter?

Old photo of skiers at North Creek Ski Bowl, NY

What’s open in wintertime in the Gore Region? The short answer? Just about everything. Johnsburg is a year-round destination, along with being home to approximately 2,400 permanent residents. Unlike some Adirondack towns that go into semi-hibernation in the winter months due to a decrease in tourism, Johnsburg continues to flourish, thanks to cold-weather attractions like […]

What We’re Thankful for in Gore Region

Johnsburg Central School

What are we thankful for in Gore Region? The beauty of the Adirondack Mountains, a close-knit community, loving families and friends, a rich history, lots of opportunities to enjoy fun in the outdoors, a great school system … There’s plenty to be thankful for! In honor of Thanksgiving, and to kick off the winter holiday […]

Mapping History and Culture in Warren County

Finding interesting things to check out in Warren County just got even more convenient! The Warren County History and Culture Mapper was launched last month, and we interviewed Sara Frankenfeld, GIS Administrator for Warren County, to learn more: Q: What is the Warren County History and Culture Mapper? A: The Warren County History and Culture […]

The Adirondack Exposure 2020 Calendar

Adirondack Exposure 2020 is a unique, creative and fun-filled calendar in which Johnsburg community leaders come together and bare all for charity. The calendar is dedicated to the celebratory memory of Jane Castaneda (1925-2017). She was described as a charismatic, fiery and compassionate friend who lived by the adage, “Always give more than you receive.” […]

Johnsburg Has Gone to the Dogs!

While you’re probably aware of many of the great family-friendly activities available in Gore Region, you may not know that the Town of Johnsburg has lots to offer your four-legged friends, too! Recently, Johnsburg demonstrated its devotion to its residents’ furry best friends by opening the new Town of Johnsburg Dog Park. After retiring in […]

Gore Region Haunted Locations and Spooky History

Established in 1805 and with a robust history, it’s no wonder The Town of Johnsburg has its share of spots that inspire ghost stories and campfire tales. With Halloween right around the corner, we’re sharing some of the spookiest places to visit in Gore Region! Barkeater Chocolates This will give “Trick or Treat” a whole […]

Gore Region Halloween Itinerary

North Creek Union Cemetery

Nightmare on Main Street October 26, 2019 2:00 p.m. to midnight 273 Main Street, North Creek, NY Back for its fourth year, North Creek’s Nightmare on Main Street is spooky fun for kids and adults! Wear your costume, bring your appetite and join the carnival taking over downtown North Creek. Family-friendly activities are planned on […]

Touring the Barton Garnet Mine

Child's hand holding garnet stone pieces

All About Barton Mines Mining is an integral part of the Town of Johnsburg’s history, and it’s still a key industry in Gore Region. The area is rich in natural mineral deposits, and is known for its garnet deposits in particular. The historic Barton Mines in Johnsburg boast one of the largest garnet deposits worldwide. […]

Gore Region Leaf Peeping

Fall foliage in North Creek, NY

For everyone who loves a world-class scenic view, it doesn’t get much better than autumn in the Adirondacks. All varieties of deciduous trees in Adirondack Park forests reach peak colors on the same timetable, creating a breathtaking backdrop for fall sightseeing. Check out this Adirondack peak fall foliage viewing times map to help you decide […]