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Ausable Chasm

2144 Route 9, Keeseville, NY 12911
+1 518-834-7454
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So Beautiful and Fun for the Whole Family

My family of four took the classic tour of Ausable Chasm (mom, dad and two kids ages 15 and 10... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pemberton, New Jersey
Beautiful scenery

My family of 5 (mom, dad, and 3 kids 12, 10, 9) visited Ausable Chasm for the first time. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wolcott, Connecticut
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Ausable Chasm, open since 1870, is the oldest and largest natural attraction in the Adirondacks. More than 10 million visitors have explored the chasm on the well-maintained scenic nature trails. Scenic vistas, bridges and stairs throughout provide stunning views of the chasm and amazing waterfalls. More tours and adventures than any other Adirondack natural attraction including: float tours (via raft), tubing, rappelling, rock climbing, lantern tours and the all new Adventure Trail (via feratta/cable course). Great options for families of all ages as well as for the more adventurous! Cafe, gift shop, campground, cabins & motel on-site.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“inner sanctum” (35 reviews)
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2144 Route 9, Keeseville, NY 12911
+1 518-834-7454

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Reviewed yesterday

My family of four took the classic tour of Ausable Chasm (mom, dad and two kids ages 15 and 10). We had a blast. This natural wonder is beautiful, breathtaking and may even make your heart beat a little faster if you are like me...More

Thank _krissyp42
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family of 5 (mom, dad, and 3 kids 12, 10, 9) visited Ausable Chasm for the first time. The falls and chasm were beautiful. We hiked all the trials, including the Inner Sanctum twice! The hiking was pretty easy, as long as you can...More

Thank Momto3Cs
Reviewed 3 days ago

After 5 decades of traveling, we are wary of commercial outdoor attraction that have gaudy signs. However, the promise of a good walk with interesting geology convinced us to overcome our apprehensions, and we are VERY glad we did. This river chasm has been a...More

Thank OtterDaughter
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed the sights and overall experience. Our family did the adventure trail and premium package. The rope course/adventure trail was lots of fun but the waiting an hour to be in a raft that doesn't really do anything more than the tubes was a bummer.

Thank Christina E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice excursions with young kids! Easy to walk and not too long! Very impressive to see the elephant head walking down the river!

Thank Reno V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved the two mile hike!!! The views were spectacular and sureal. Explored every inch I could. We did the raft ride, and as much as I wanted to do the tubes, I was glad I did due to the guides. They provide info u...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Drove up from Lake Placid to explore the chasm with our kids. We have one over 4' and one under 4', so we were limited in the options we could partake in together. We did the River Walk (new this season), raft float, and the...More

1  Thank tuftsgrad
Reviewed 1 week ago

So I have mixed feelings about this place. On one hand the waterfalls are beautiful (which you can see from the road), the trails are nice, lots of stairs like they say, the raft ride was 20mins (pretty quick), once at the raft the staff...More

Thank Billiejo S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first advice is to wear sneakers or a good pair of walking shoes.Your going to want to take the more difficult path around the chasm.Beautiful scenery.All paths have secure railings and steps so you never feel in danger.My daughter who is afraid of heights...More

Thank Chemorn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a beautiful sight to see, and will take you about 3 hours. I thought the attraction was larger, but it's only 2 miles long. We camped at the campground and walked down the street to the chasm. We wore our swimsuits with clothes...More

Thank Kate P
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Tina F
20 August 2017|
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Response from Kenneth M | Reviewed this property |
There is quite a bit of walking involved.
17 August 2017|
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Response from Catalin_Ivan | Reviewed this property |
You can take the rim walk for the 3-year old. The stairs walk requires more coordination. We went there when our twins were 6 and took the stairs and bridges walk (lower walk) and they did great. The rim walk is a walk... More
6 August 2017|
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Response from Rob H | Reviewed this property |
We had changed in the bathroom of the center before and after a bus ride to the start. A waterproof bag w a towel (and a beer) would've been a great addition. Esp since you're in line for a bit before getting on the river.

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