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Whiteface Mountain Veterans' Memorial Highway to Open for the Season
By Joe Gullo
WILMINGTON, N.Y. - Whiteface Mountain Veterans' Memorial Highway will open for the season on Saturday, May 17.
A press release says the eight mile highway is under repair over the next two years. The repairs will make for a smoother ride and culverts will be repaired to replaced to improve drainage.
Starting this week through June 30, the highway will be open Saturdays and Sundays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The highway will also be open from 9 to 5:30 p.m. on Memorial Day.
Beginning on July 1, the highway will be open seven days a week from 9 to 5:30 p.m. That will continue until September 6 when Saturday and Sunday operations begin until October 5. The highway will be open between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. during that time period.
The cost to visit the highway is $10 for vehicle and driver and $7 for each additional passenger. The cost for cyclists is $6.