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Description
The village of Lake Placid lies on the shores of Mirror Lake and Lake Placid; the former provides a backdrop for the Main Street commercial district. Host of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics, the area boasts downhill skiing at Whiteface Mountain, 8 miles north in Wilmington , as well as other competitive and recreational sports activities at both state-operated and private facilities.
Summer recreational facilities include foot and bicycle paths, private and public beaches, tennis courts, six golf courses, hiking trails and the indoor Olympic Arena for summer ice skating. Boats can be rented at either lake. Whiteface Mountain provides gondola rides over grassy ski slopes, and the Whiteface Mountain Veterans' Memorial Highway runs almost to the summit.
The United States Olympic Training Center, 196 Old Military Rd., offers guided tours of its facilities Mon.-Fri. at 3; phone (518) 523-2600. The Uihlein Sugar Maple Field Station at 157 Bear Cub Lane contains maple sugar exhibits and demonstrations; phone (518) 523-9337.
Visitor Info
Lake Placid Convention and Visitors Bureau 2608 Main St. LAKE PLACID, NY 12946. Phone:(518)523-2445 or (800)447-5224
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