Category Archives: Activities

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gore Region Skiing Itinerary

Ski season is in full swing in Gore Region! We’ve gathered details on just a few of the upcoming special events for both downhill and cross-country skiers looking to hit the trails in the Town of Johnsburg. Citizen Nights at the North Creek Ski Bowl The historic North Creek Ski Bowl in North Creek, NY […]

Things To Do Inside

Winter is here with a vengeance! Lots of recent snow makes for great skiing, but the colder temperatures have many of us looking for things to do indoors. If you’re in search of fun activities to keep you busy while keeping warm in the chilly months, the Town Of Johnsburg has you covered! Events at […]

The History of Gore Mountain

It’s no secret that Gore Mountain’s history is deeply entwined with the history of the Town of Johnsburg. We refer to the area as Gore Region for a reason! With ski season in full swing, we thought this would be the perfect time to share some of the background about how Gore Mountain came to […]

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Johnsburg

It’s time to close out the second decade of the new millennium and ring in 2020! If you’re still trying to decide where you’ll be sipping bubbly and belting out Auld Lang Syne this year, why not check out the New Year’s Eve happenings in Gore Region? We’ve rounded up details on some of the […]

Gore Region Ski Trails

Recreation in the Town of Johnsburg

Gore Region takes its name from Gore Mountain, one of the major skiing destinations in the Northeast. Gore offers a plethora of prime downhill skiing routes, but it’s not the only spot in Johnsburg where visitors and locals alike can hit the ski trails. The region offers great options for cross-country skiers and those looking […]