Go Skiing, Snowboarding or SnowTubing at Local Area Ski Slopes

Get the kids on the skis! Winter sports are exhilarating. Did you know 4th & 5th graders can get a SnowPass to Ski PA? Listed here are some great nearby family friendly ski areas. Most offer a mix of skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing and ice skating nearby. Some offer free lessons for little ones, childcare, and special theme days and festivals for the entire family. Make it a day, or a family getaway! Check for lodging on premises or nearby.

New Jersey Ski Slopes

Campgaw Mountain

Skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing, Great friendly mountain for the little ones. Plus expanding terrain park. Mahwah, NJ. 201-327-7800

Mountain Creek

Skiing, snowtubing, and snowboarding. Terrain Park. 44 trails and 9 lifts. Group lessons ages 7+. Kids Kamp age 5-6. Waterpark & Lodging. Vernon, NJ. 973-827-2000

PA and Poconos Ski Slopes and Resorts

Blue Mountain Resort

Great mountain for little ones! 39 trails, 16 lifts. 21 lanes of tubing. 1660 Blue Mountain Dr, Palmerton, PA 610-826-7700

Bear Creek

Winter skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. 23 trails and 6 lifts. Lessons for kids and adults. Lodging on premise. Lehigh Valley, PA, 866-754-2822

Camelback Mountain

Skiing, snowboarding, and 20 lane snowtubing. CamelCare Center: non-skiing child care for children ages 1 to 6 years. Tannersville, PA, 570-629-1661

Hidden Valley Resort

Family friendly resort with 26 slopes and trails. 2 terrain parks. Snow tubing available. Hidden Valley, PA, 814-443-8000

Jack Frost Big Boulder

Skiing, snow tubing, ski lessons. Lake Harmony, PA . 570-443-8425.

Shawnee Mountain

Skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. 23 trails, 2 Terrain Parks. Ski lessons forages 3+. Children 46” tall & under FREE with paying adult. Lodging. East Stroudsburg, PA. 570-421-7231

New York Ski Slopes

Belleayre Mountain Ski Center

Known for being a kids and family friendly ski mountain. 51 trails, 8 lifts. Many events. Offers Ski and snowboard lessons and kids camp. Cross country trails too. Lodging nearby. Highmount, NY. 845-254-5600

Hunter Mountain

Families and beginners will enjoy the trails of Hunter, each specially designated for learning and comfort while on the slopes! Great intermediates trails, and challenging expert trails. 58 trails, 12 lifts. Chutes of Snow tubing, each nearly 1,000 feet long. Hunter, NY. 800-486-8376

Mount Peter Ski Area

Known as “The Friendly One”, offers skiing and snowboarding. 14 trails, 5 lifts. Terrain Park. FREE Beginner Ski and Snowboard Lessons on weekends and holidays for first time skiers or boarders (age 5+). Tiny Tots Program too. Warwick, NY. 845-986-4940

Windham Mountain Resort

Skiing, snowtubing, and ice skating. 54 trails with 12 lifts. Lodging on premise. Windham, NY. 800-754-9463