The Lake Placid, NY Region is in the northern part of the Adirondacks, and is typically thought to extend from the western shore of Lake Champlain south to Schroon Lake, then west to the highest peaks in New York State, then back north to the historic towns of Saranac Lake, Keene, Jay and Lake Placid.
Olympic Dreams in Lake Placid, NY
Lake Placid was made famous by hosting 2 Winter Olympics, in 1932 and again in 1980. The famed Whiteface Mountain is in Lake Placid. Whiteface Mountain boasts the largest vertical drop of any alpine ski mountain in the East. The town hosts winter carnival and events at the Olympic Center throughout the year.
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What’s in Lake Placid and Surrounding Areas
Lake Placid Junior Senior High School
National Sports Academy
St Agnes School
Lake Placid Elementary School
Mountain Lake Children's Reside
Mountain Lake Academy