Category Archives: The Outdoors

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 […]

Swimming in Gore Region

The Black Hole at Mill Creek

Gore Region offers plenty of year-round outdoor recreation, but there’s a finite window for enjoying a dip in one of the area’s naturally-occurring swimming spots each year. Luckily, we’re in the heart of summertime in the North Country. Hot, humid August days are perfect for exploring the numerous swimming holes, waterfalls, lakes, and riverbeds located […]

What is Forest Bathing?

Sunshine in the woods

Many of us intuitively recognize that time spent outdoors, relaxing in a natural environment, can be restorative and calming. Often, if we’re under pressure in our personal or professional lives, or we just aren’t feeling all that well, we’re instinctively drawn to going outside. We take a walk in the woods or sit quietly in […]