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Fall at Big Mac

Went to pick up my ski pass. Snowed a few inches. Winter is very close. Best deal in town. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Hartford, New York
Took the chairlift for the views in August...

WOW.... $6 well spent! Loved this little gem in old forge. Great views, but I am told to come back... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Syracuse, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to pick up my ski pass. Snowed a few inches. Winter is very close. Best deal in town. Very reasonable prices. Ski chalet was updated last year. Very well done. Challenging ski trail and runs. When there is enough snow the glades and tree...More

Thank markdX7300CF
Reviewed 2 September 2018

WOW.... $6 well spent! Loved this little gem in old forge. Great views, but I am told to come back in the fall for the autumn foliage... so we will! You can ride up and hike the trails down if you choose. Great way to...More

1  Thank PorkDiddy98
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The lift and view are nice, even if the weather isn't cooperating. It was raining all day when we went, but fortunately we made it to the top before a downpour. There was a small gazebo we waited in until the weather cleared and then...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Some may think of McCauley Mountain as a small, local mountain. It is. But it is so much more. Great place to learn to ski and a great place to be challenged by runs if you've been skiing black diamonds for decades. And you can...More

Thank aluweho
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Took the chairlift up to the top of the mountain, what an amazing view. Takes about 10 minutes to get to the top or you can walk up. The tickets were reasonable, $6 for adults, and$ 5.00 for seniors. The gentleman at the start was...More

Thank SusanRVer
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Crazy Fridays are a super deal! Easy rentals. Nice variety of runs. We are a family who skiis rarely and this was perfect fit.

1  Thank mobay67
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with my family here. The staff was informative and so down to earth, they made the experience run smoothly. The instructors were kind and patient with both of my children. My kids were confident after the hour lesson and had nothing...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We took the ski lift ride up McCauley Mountain on a beautiful sunny day and was well worth the money. :-) it is only $6 for a senior and $7 for an adult under 65 The issue I had with them was that they only...More

Thank hotterod
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The McCauley Mountain chairlift should be a stop for anyone in the area. The chairlift is open year round and gives a spectacular view so the area any time of year. There are views from every direction at the top of the mountain and there...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our ride up the chairlift. A must do if you are in Old Forge. Inexpensive entertainment. Great views. Staff was friendly.

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December K
15 October 2017|
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Response from CindyLuWho | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what their schedule is for fall weekends.
14 October 2016|
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Response from 542jerryz | Reviewed this property |
Five Corners Cafe is very good as is Billy's (Italian). We like Keys Pancake House for breakfast.
14 October 2016|
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Response from Gromx83 | Reviewed this property |
O was there today and it's closed. :-(