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Ausable Chasm

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This is a beautiful location in the Adirondacks known by some as the "Little Grand Canyon of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Syracuse, New York
Amazing views.

Spectacular views from the rim walk along the chasm. Worth the entrance price for about 2 hours of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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“adventure trail”(72 reviews)
“inner sanctum”(45 reviews)
“tube ride”(33 reviews)
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...more
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2144 Route 9, Keeseville, NY 12911
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful location in the Adirondacks known by some as the "Little Grand Canyon of the East" or "Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks." Some of the package options are fairly adventurous include a zip line and rock climbing. We had a great time...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Spectacular views from the rim walk along the chasm. Worth the entrance price for about 2 hours of beautiful scenery. Seniors prices available and walks for all abilities.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CocoMali
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

So happy we visited the Chasm. What breathtaking views. We are left we wonderful memories of the Adirondacks. We will make sure to visit here again the next time we are in the area. The views are not to be missed!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a vigorous 3.5 mile hike through the chasm. The Inner Sanctum trail brings you down into the gorge, with enough up and down to make it a nice workout. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Several additional nature type trails, with a rafting option in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeffn499
Reviewed 4 October 2018

If you like the outdoors and walking, this is a great place to go. Thev vews are fantastic! The trails are well kept and it is not a difficult trek. I had a total knee replacement 4 months prior to our trip And I was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

First-plan to spend a day here. There is so much to see and do and we ran out of time BUT not do to our fault but rather the staff. Three of our group decided to do the adventure tour, while the other three watched...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Q1493GUamyl
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Have always wanted to come her, and glad I did...the walks are not for the faint of heart or people who are afraid of heights...(like I am) but the water ride was worth all of the terror...Love it..

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank lmackanesi
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived 1st thing in the morning and parking was filling up fast. Bought the adventure tickets to do the wire adventure park and tubing. Line up was fairly short. Bathroom line up was outrageous. This place would benefit having change rooms available. Wire adventure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank daniellea16
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Beautiful scenery . we did both upper and lower trails. I like them both The adventurer trail ( paid extra) is fun to do. our guide Ryan was very good. He explained everything clearly.We moved as comfortable pace. The adventure trail was better than I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NANCYD090212
Reviewed 3 September 2018

My family was able to book the 'Ultimate Package' which combined the rappelling, rock climbing, adventure trail and hiking trails this August. I cannot say enough about this experience! The trails and scenery are absolutely beautiful and are a must see if you are in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GlennRobert57
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13 August 2018|
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Response from dfranco52006 | Reviewed this property |
I would not take a baby on a raft. There is a very small part where you do go thru a rapid. The other part is the life jacket, baby should not wear a life jacket that they have. My daughter is 40 lbs and that was a good size... More
6 August 2018|
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Response from D_PN | Reviewed this property |
Cost depends on what you want to do. The plain entry just let's you walk the gorge trail which ends with a short ride on the river and that's not too pricey. For the trips with ropes and stuff where you zig zag over the... More
30 July 2018|
Response from ChasmGM | Property representative |
Tubing is just one of many activities we have here at Ausable Chasm. If tubing swimwear is appropriate attire. Thank You