Lake Placid boasts the distinction of hosting two Olympic Winter Games, initially in 1932 and then again in 1980. These historic venues collectively known as the Lake Placid Legacy Sites comprise the Olympic Center, Olympic Jumping Complex, Mt. Van Hoevenberg, and Whiteface Mountain.

Today, these iconic venues stand as testament to the enduring spirit of the Games, welcoming visitors, hosting events, and serving as premier training grounds for various sports. They have recently undergone substantial enhancement projects, showcased to the world during their hosting of the 2023 Winter World University Games. Explore below to plan your next visit and immerse yourself in the rich legacy of Lake Placid’s Olympic heritage.

Explore the Lake Placid Legacy Sites for an unforgettable winter getaway filled with adventure and excitement. Plan your visit with our online calendar and download our weekly calendar for a snapshot of this week’s events.

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