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L A K E P L A C I D , N E W Y O R K
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Friday, September 24, 2004
Visitors Bureau: Lake Placid - Essex County Visitors Bureau, Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone: 518-523-2445 or 800-44-PLACID (800-447-5224)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am-4:00pm
Population: 2,638 (2000 US Census)
Gender: 48.0% male, 52.0% female
Race: 95.8% White, 0.9% Asian, 0.7% African American, 2.6% Other
Median Income: $43,042
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Located in Adirondack State Park in New York, Lake Placid is a crown jewel of winter sports. The community gained worldwide attention and popularity by hosting the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games. Its winter sporting facilities are world-class and numerous, including 2 ski jumps, 2 ice arenas, bobsled runs, and a multitude of others.
Lake Placid is a small tourist town, overflowing with abundant lodging, shops, and restaurants. Many visitors use Lake Placid as the launching point for a myriad of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, boating, skiing, fishing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and camping.
Come join me, I'm about to start my tour of the village of Lake Placid.
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