West Mountain in Queensbury, NY, is a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts seeking convenience, affordability, and a real Adirondack adventure. Visit them in summer and fall and enjoy their aerial adventure park, mountain biking, and more.
Plan Your Visit to West Mountain in Summer & Fall
West Mountain is a top spot for family-friendly downhill skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing in winter, but during summer and fall, visitors can check out a variety of warm weather activities. For the 2023 summer season, West will be open on weekends through July 2 and seven days a week beginning July 3 through September 3, 9:00am-4:00pm. Then, their fall hours will be Labor Day - October 16, with the Adventure Center open weekends from 9:00am-4:00pm. Find out more about their activities below:
The Aerial Treetop Adventure Park
Located at the peak of West Mountain, the five-acre Aerial Treetop Adventure Park consists of six high ropes courses for all ability levels, from beginner to advanced adventurers. The courses include obstacles like rope spider webs, zip lines, log waves, and more. This is a fun yet exhilarating experience that families and friends will love.
Did you know? West Mountain features a Bike Park with over 25 cross-country and downhill trails that are perfect for mountain biking. Riders are welcome to bring their bikes or rent one at West. Scott mountain bike rentals and protective gear packages can be reserved online.
Scenic Chairlift Rides & Hiking
One of the best ways to experience West during summer and fall is with a scenic chairlift ride and hiking adventure. Soak up the stunning views of the area on your way to the top of the mountain, and then explore some of the mixed-use trails. There are many picnic locations to stop at too, so consider ordering a Picnic Package for your trip.
Relax and unwind in nature when you join West Mountain for Mountaintop Yoga, which is presented by Hot Yoga Queensbury on the summit. This 60-minute class is held on Sundays at 10:00am from June 4 - October 15, 2023.
Weekly Summer Camps
West Mountain also hosts weekly Outdoor Adventure Camps for ages 6-15 that will keep your kids active and energized during the summer months. They are offering a three-day and five-day camp option that will feature a mix of activities, including hiking, climbing, organized games, and more. Registration for summer camp is limited, and you can apply online.
Summer Farmer's Market
New for 2023, a Summer Farmer's Market will take place at West on Sundays from 9:00am-12:00pm from June 3 - September 4. Stop by and browse the great selection of products from local specialty vendors.
Mountaintop Picnic Packages
Enjoy a picnic with the family at beautiful West Mountain this year. Their popular Mountaintop Picnic Packages include a complete lunch in a picnic basket, a scenic chairlift ride to the top of the mountain, and access to the mixed-use hiking trails.