Category Archives: The Outdoors

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 […]

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 […]

Winter Animals in the Area

All year round, The Adirondack region as a whole is a haven to a diverse cross-section of wildlife. We are focusing on a few of the creatures you may see around The Gore Region during the winter months. If you’re out snowshoeing, ice fishing, sledding or just walking around the community, you may be lucky […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]