Category Archives: Activities

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Fall Fun in Johnsburg

Revolution Rail

Autumn is beautiful in Gore Region, but checking out the changing leaves and mountaintop views is only one of the great fall activities that draws visitors to the area. From family-friendly festivals to riding through the spectacular seasonal foliage on one of Revolution Rail’s railbikes, there’s as much to do in Johnsburg as there is […]

Can’t Miss Artists and Art Galleries: Part Two

The Town of Johnsburg and its surrounding communities are creative hotbeds, producing many notable artists across a variety of media. We’ve got the second installment of our two-part spotlight on Gore Region’s arts community, so get ready to be introduced to more incredibly talented local artists! Jan Palmer Working out of her barn studio in […]

Can’t-Miss Artists and Art Galleries: Part One

The Adirondack region’s beauty and serenity have inspired generations of artists, writers, photographers, and musicians. Artists of all stripes can find abundant source material in the Adirondack wilderness, the charm of the region’s towns, and the character of its residents. As Daphne Taylor, Managing Director of the Tannery Pond Center in North Creek explains, “The […]