Category Archives: Recreation

Top 10 Reasons to Explore the Gore Region

The Gore Region has something for every member of your family all-year-round! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons this beautiful area should be on your travel itinerary. Recreation History Dining Shopping Lodging Arts Community Wildlife Walkability Landscape Recreation Outdoor recreation is king in the Gore Region. The evidence of a ski town […]

The Parks of Gore Region

The Gore Region is home to a wide variety of beautifully maintained parks. No matter your taste in outdoor adventure, we’ve got something for you and your family to enjoy this summer and all-year-round! Ski Bowl Park Nestled at the base of Little Gore Mountain, the Ski Bowl Park is home to a vast array […]

Biking in the Gore Region!

Biking is a favorite way to recreate for millions of Americans and there’s no better place to ride than the Gore Region! Whether you’re out for a casual ride with the family, looking for an intense workout or seeking the thrill of mountain biking, we’ve got something for everyone. Please remember to maintain a safe […]

Trout Season in the Gore Region

It’s trout season in the Gore Region! Whether you’re looking for a beautiful secluded pond or you prefer to fish on the banks of the mighty Hudson River, we’ve got the perfect spot for you to catch some brook or rainbow trout while maintaining a safe social distance. Some local favorites can be found at […]

Spring Hiking in the Gore Region

The Gore Region is the perfect place to get outside! Beautiful nature abounds and there is something for everyone’s fitness level. Bring a picnic lunch and make a day out of it. Remember, to check the weather where you’re headed as it can change quickly this time of year. Here are some of our location […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]