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 CenterOlympic Jumping ComplexMt. 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 which were just showcased to the world as they hosted 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.

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The Olympic Jumping Complex HS 100 meter and HS 128 meter jumps taken from the end runs below the towers on a bright, partly cloudy winter day with a snow groomer partway up the landing hill.
Female skier in red crouches to gain speed on a trail at Mt Van Hoevenberg with snow falling and pine trees in the background.
A Team USA two person boblsed races around a banked turn at Mt Van Hoevenberg with the Lake Placid logo in the ice under the sled.
Artist's rendering of the new Lake Placid Olympic Museum spaces