Category Archives: Recreation

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 […]

Johnsburg Holiday Traditions

The Town of Johnsburg is a close-knit community with many families having lived in the region for generations. But, whether you’re a longtime Johnsburg resident, a more recent transplant, or a seasonal visitor, there are plenty of holiday traditions and activities to enjoy during the winter months. We checked in with locals to learn more […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]