Ausable Chasm

Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks
PO Box 390, 2144 Route 9 Ausable Chasm, NY 12911 |


Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks! Explore the depths of the chasm on up to five miles of scenic walking/hiking trails, one-of-a-kind float trips via raft, and adventure tours such as the Adventure Trail via ferrata and rock climbing. FAMILY FRIENDLY!

Over 10 million visitors have explored Ausable Chasm, the oldest natural attraction in the USA (est. 1870)! The amazing sights of the chasm will take your breath away. Enjoy walking along the towering cliff walks in the midst of a primeval forest that peers into the chasm from many scenic overlooks and vistas. Descend 150 feet into the depths of the chasm to walk along our famous Inner Sanctum trail that has amazed guests for 146 years! Sturdy walkways, bridges and stairs make this adventure possible - a unique experience that is not to be missed!

Make it a "Classic Tour." After a minimum one-mile walk through the Chasm, sit back and relax while you float the legendary Ausable River with your family in one of our custom rafts or choose an inner tube for a one-of-a-kind adventure.

NOW OPEN: The Adventure Trail.  Strap on a harness and explore a previously inaccessible region of Ausable Chasm!  This professionally guided and extremely unique via ferrata features cable bridges, cargo net climb, edge walks and more.  Crisscross the raging Ausable River and scale the chasm walls all while in an breathtaking and unique environment.  

Available to guests 8+ years old making this a true one-of-a-kind family adventure!

Lantern Tours. Can't make it during the day? Want to view the chasm by lantern light? This is for you! This two-hour guided adventure will showcase the famous Inner Sanctum Trail and includes a marshmallow roast! Tours begin at dusk and online reservations are required:

Stay at the Ausable Chasm Campground & Cabins for the full experience: Reserve online (  or call 518-834-9990.

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