Ausable Chasm

Ausable Chasm

Get ready for true adventure in the Adirondacks as you raft or tube down the “Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks”—a two-mile sandstone gorge traversed by Ausable River! At Ausable chasm, activities include walking trails, tubing, rock climbing, mountain biking and a museum. In the winter, to view gigantic icicles that tower 150′ above the Ausable River and a chasm blanketed in snow (as conditions allow), or descend into the depths of the chasm to explore the rock and ice formations along the popular Inner Sanctum Trail.

Ausable Chasm has thrilled and amazed all who have come to explore its beauty since 1870! As one of the earliest and oldest attractions in the U.S., Ausable Chasm has developed a history filled with adventures, disasters, and many famous visitors.More than 10 million visitors have witnessed what mother nature has provided: a uniquely-carved, vertical-walled canyon made of 500 million-year-old rock.

“We arrived and were welcomed to a little piece of paradise in upper Adirondack Mountains . The cabin was incredible! Clean as a whistle! The only smell was the enjoyable fragrance of the cedar logs forming the walls.”

—freebird1296, Fort Meyers, FL

Take Amtrak to Ausable Chasm

Experience true adventure at Ausable Chasm via Amtrak to Port Kent Station in the Adirondacks—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount!

New York by Rail