Teddy Roosevelt

It’s easy to picture Theodore Roosevelt on horseback riding through the western plains or atop an elephant on Safari in Africa, but did you know he also had an affinity for The Adirondack Mountains? In fact, it was at the North Creek Train Depot where he found out that President McKinley had died from an […]

River Rafting in Gore Region

The Gore Region loves river rafting! People of all ages can enjoy a fun time on the river in the Southern Adirondacks courtesy of the educated guides that work in the region’s premier river rafting companies.  North Creek Rafting Company is located in the heart of downtown North Creek. They offer rafting day trips, rafting […]

Maple Sugar Season in Gore Region

March in upstate New York marks the start of maple sugar season! Boasting the largest crop of tappable maple trees in the United States, New York is a top producer of maple syrup and other maple products. In fact, the maple sugar industry is so valuable to New York State that the sugar maple tree […]

Interview with Our Town Theatre Group

The arts are very much alive in the Gore Region! The Town of Johnsburg’s passion for performing was evident when we spoke to Dennis Wilson, the president of Our Town Theatre Group, a community theatre that performs out of the Lyle Auditorium in Tannery Pond Community Center. Visit Gore Region: Dennis, can you tell a […]

Gore Region Natural Resources

One of the most fascinating aspects of the Gore Region is that its history is still alive today. The natural resources here are vast, rich and abundant. When you visit, it’s all around you in plain sight.  In 1788, years before the Town of Johnsburg was founded, a wealthy merchant named John Thurman purchased a […]

Gore Region Comfort Food

Baked goods at Cafe Sarah

Nothing beats a delicious, hearty meal or a sweet treat after a long day spent enjoying everything the great outdoors has to offer in the Town of Johnsburg. After wrapping up an early morning of snowshoeing over backcountry trails or an afternoon of downhill skiing on Gore Mountain, head to one of Gore Region’s many […]

Thomas Clark Durant

North Creek Depot Museum

The rail line that runs from Saratoga Springs to North Creek played a vital role in the expansion of industry in Adirondack Park and more specifically, The Gore Region. Thomas Clark Durant was at the helm of the railroad company during this time of growth.  Thomas C. Durant was an American financier and railroad promoter […]

The North Creek Ski Bowl

The North Creek Ski Bowl has been a winter recreation hot spot since the first snow train packed with skiers arrived in 1934. The idea for a winter sports destination in the Southern Adirondacks came from Vincent Schaefer, a meteorologist, and Schenectady, New York native. Schaefer attended the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid and was […]

Valentine’s Day Date Night Itinerary

The Gore Region is the sweet spot of The Adirondacks. We’ve rounded up some of the top locations to visit with your Valentine. Whether they are your significant other, best friend, kids or dog – The Gore Region has something for everyone! Barkeater Chocolates   You can’t have Valentine’s Day without chocolate and Barkeater Chocolates […]