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Get to know the Sites

Lake Placid has had the privilege of hosting two Olympic Winter Games, first in 1932, and again in 1980. The venues used for the Games are collectively known as the Lake Placid Legacy Sites, and include: Olympic Center, Olympic Jumping Complex, Mt. Van Hoevenberg, and Whiteface Mountain.

Today, these venues continue to host visitors, events, and serve as a unique training ground for many sports. They have undergone the biggest improvement projects to date, as they head into hosting the 2023 Winter World University Games. Scroll down, explore, and let this page be your one-stop shop to plan your next visit to the Lake Placid Legacy Sites.

1980 Arena Seats Are On Sale Now!


Imagine having your own tangible piece of the “Miracle” which became one of the greatest moments in sports history. The Lake Placid 1980 Arena seats are now on sale. Lake Placid 1980 Arena, where sports fans watched team captain Mike Eruzione fire home “the shot heard round the world” during game three against Russia and where Robbie McClanahan got a goal from a pass by Mark Johnson to win the final game against Finland.
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3 runners on the trails at Mt Van Hoevenberg.
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Skeleton athlete pushing sled with spectators at Mt Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, NY.
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Exterior view of the Olympic Center and the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena early evening with LED lights from the James C. Sheffield Speed Skating Oval
The Olympic Jumping Complex in Fall
Female figure skater kneels on ice looking upward with hands in the air during a performance, at the Lake Placid Olympic Center
ski jumping fills much of the frame as he soars through the air high above the fall foliage in the background at the Olympic Jumping Complex.
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