Old Forge

Old Forge is a village in the Adirondacks.


Old Forge souvenir village in 1973

Old Forge (population 1580) is a formerly-incorporated village in the southwestern corner of Adirondack Park, serving as point of entry to the park from a large area of Central New York. An Adirondack ski resort known for its lake-effect snow, the tiny village holds one of the records for the lowest winter temperatures in New York, at -52 °F (-46 °C) on February 17, 1979.

Get in

From Herkimer, take NY 28 northbound. To pick up NY 28 from Utica-Rome use NY 12 northbound (from Utica and I-90) or NY 365 (Rome).

Get around

A car would be the best way to get around, but there are scenic railroad rides and cruises for seeing the area in depth.

By boat

By train

By snowmobile









Go next

Routes through Old Forge

Oneonta Herkimer  S  E  Warrensburg END

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