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McCauley Mountain

Old Forge, NY
+1 315-369-3225
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First Fall day out with my babe, Kelly.

Such a romantic place to visit if you are in love. The views for the lift and the top of mountain... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Alonzo L
via mobile
Incredible views of the Fulton Chain of Lakes

Worth the ride for the incredible views! Spectacular especially when fall colors the valley in... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Julie D
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“ski lift” (11 reviews)
Old Forge, NY
+1 315-369-3225
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Such a romantic place to visit if you are in love. The views for the lift and the top of mountain are breath taking.

Thank Alonzo L
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Worth the ride for the incredible views! Spectacular especially when fall colors the valley in autumn.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Very very old school. Operated by friendly locals. No place to get a soda or snack. Not even sure where the bathrooms might be. Parking is in fields, narrow windy roads but to be expected. Deer hang out along the road as trees line either...More

Thank wendyf483
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The view atop McCauley Mountain is breathtaking, The staff is very accommodating and the cost is minimal

Thank didi790
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The experience was great. We were a little hesitant because of the height, we had small children along, but all was worth it. The view at the top was amazing. You could see the many lakes and mountains all around. We hiked a little on...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A summertime review. A short ride from the middle of Old Forge. $5.00 for seniors and children and worth it. Only takes about 5 min. for the chairlift to reach the top. Spectacular views of the chain of lakes and even the high peaks. My...More

Thank Jerry Z
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Took a summer chairlift ride. Very inexpensive with beautiful views. Super friendly staff as well. Will definitely do it again.

Thank fenwayfan75
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Drop my kids off at the nearby waterpark and decided to go up the mountain for a ski lift chair a ride up the mountain for some spectacular views. Too bad it was overcast and very hazy on this particular day I went but the...More

Thank Maridale2013
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I went up this as a kid -- took my son here 10 years ago and ago now that he's 17. The people that work the lift are very, very nice -- patient, funny, and talkative. The trip up and back is really fun, and...More

Thank Carrie W
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is the place to see the fall colors. Take the ski lift to the top and be amazed. Every color for miles and miles. The view of the many lakes is amazing as well. Don't miss it.

Thank Kirk H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Also where are the best places to eat?
13 October 2016|
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Response from Jerry Z | Reviewed this property |
Five Corners Cafe is very good as is Billy's (Italian). We like Keys Pancake House for breakfast.
Going to old forge this weekend 10/15-10/16 will the chair lift be open?
13 October 2016|
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Response from Gromx83 | Reviewed this property |
O was there today and it's closed. :-(
Is the ski lift open on Columbus Day and I'd so what are the prices
11 October 2015|
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Response from Marcy O | Reviewed this property |
Think the tickets are $ 6 adults, 5 for kids and seniors