The hamlet of North Creek is also home to Gore Mountain where visitors can find world class skiing, snowboarding, telemark and tubing. Many people who used to make the pilgrimage to Vermont to see the foliage have discovered that the Gore Mountain Region boasts fall foliage every bit as good as Vermont's, without the crowds. Not only are you not overrun, but the locals wave at you and willingly share some of the best locations to see this natural site. View the majestic colors from a scenic train along the Hudson River or view from a moving raft with one of many white water rafting companies in the area. Peak color occurs in the majority of the area are in the last two weeks of September, and the first two weeks of October. Spring and Summer in North Creek NY bring their own very special experiences. This Gore Mountain region of the Adirondacks has long been a mecca for weary city dwellers looking to find relief in the clean, cool, crystalline waters of our mountain-fed lakes, rivers and ponds. Fishing and boating of all varieties offer vacationers and residents alike a chance to reawaken the natural spirit within that is so often overlooked in our busy lives.
The best known place for white water rafting would have to be North Creek, NY. Every year in the Spring, the Hudson River White Water Rafting Derby pulls in thousands of people to brave the rapids of the Hudson River.