Best Ski Resorts in Pennsylvania

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  • #1 Tanglewood Ski Area

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    Tafton, PA

    Overlooking Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains, Tanglewood Ski Area has hosted family and novice skiers each for the last 30 years. Locals may remember the resort as Paper Birch Mountain. ...
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    Overlooking Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains, Tanglewood Ski Area has hosted family and novice skiers each for ...

  • #2 Big Boulder - Jack Frost Ski Resort

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    Blakeslee, PA

    With modest plateaus and sporadic snowfall, Pennsylvania’s Pocono region hardly seemed the right place to follow on the heels of the emerging western and New England ski resorts of the 1940s. ...
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    With modest plateaus and sporadic snowfall, Pennsylvania’s Pocono region hardly seemed the right place to follow on the heels ...

  • #3 Montage Mountain Ski Area

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    Scranton, PA

    Montage opened its slopes in 1984 as a private, nonprofit corporation, run by a volunteer board of directors with hopes of building tourism in the region. Years of overwhelming maintenance costs ...
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    Montage opened its slopes in 1984 as a private, nonprofit corporation, run by a volunteer board of directors with hopes of ...

  • #4 Camelback Ski Resort

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    Tannersville, PA

    Big Pocono Ski Area opened way back in 1950–51, running sporadically for four years before hurricanes Connie and Diane shut things down. Millions of gallons of water were dumped on the mountain, ...
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    Big Pocono Ski Area opened way back in 1950–51, running sporadically for four years before hurricanes Connie and Diane shut ...

  • #5 Bear Creek Ski Area

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    Macungie, PA

    Skiing began here in the mid-1960s after several parcels of land were purchased on the low-lying plateau between Allentown and Reading. With just two slopes and a T-bar, the area would eventually ...
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    Skiing began here in the mid-1960s after several parcels of land were purchased on the low-lying plateau between Allentown ...

  • #6 Blue Mountain Ski Area

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    Palmerton, PA

    Local developer Ray Tuthill opened a small mom-and-pop ski area in the mid-1970s that he dubbed Little Gap, later changing the name to Blue Mountain. Over the years, Blue has made significant ...
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    Local developer Ray Tuthill opened a small mom-and-pop ski area in the mid-1970s that he dubbed Little Gap, later changing ...

  • #7 Seven Springs Ski Resort

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    Champion, PA

    Seven Springs started out in 1932 as a series of private vacation cabins owned by Pittsburgh merchant Adolph Dupre. An avid skier, he would capitalize on the Laurel Highland’s snow-filled bounty ...
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    Seven Springs started out in 1932 as a series of private vacation cabins owned by Pittsburgh merchant Adolph Dupre. An avid ...

  • #8 Hidden Valley Ski Resort

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    Hidden Valley, PA

    What began as a mom and pop restaurant and country inn back in 1949 soon became the base location for a new ski area known as Hidden Valley. A rope tow and two slopes would accommodate a growing ...
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    What began as a mom and pop restaurant and country inn back in 1949 soon became the base location for a new ski area known ...

  • #9 Mountain View at Edinboro Ski Area

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    Edinboro, PA

    Formerly known as Mount Pleasant, the small family ski area shut down in 1992 after 20 years of operation. It resurfaced again in 1992 under a group of dedicated skiers and employees that formed ...
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    Formerly known as Mount Pleasant, the small family ski area shut down in 1992 after 20 years of operation. It resurfaced ...

  • #10 Ski Liberty / Liberty Mountain Resort Ski Area

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    Carroll Valley, PA

    Just north of the Maryland border in Carroll Valley lies Pennsylvania’s Liberty Mountain Resort—one of Baltimore and Washington, DC’s closest alpine destinations. The resort was acquired in 1972 ...
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    Just north of the Maryland border in Carroll Valley lies Pennsylvania’s Liberty Mountain Resort—one of Baltimore and Washington, ...

  • #11 Blue Marsh Ski Area and Winter Sports Park

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    Bernville, PA

    Just 10 miles north of Reading, PA, is a learn-to-ski center called Blue Marsh. It sits at an elevation of just 590 feet on gently rolling Pennsylvania countryside. With just 300 vertical feet, ...
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    Just 10 miles north of Reading, PA, is a learn-to-ski center called Blue Marsh. It sits at an elevation of just 590 feet ...

  • #12 Elk Mountain Ski Area

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    Union Dale, PA

    If you’re jonesing for a dose of vertical and long runs, waste no time getting over to Elk. Its 150-plus skiable acres crushes that of most Mid-Atlantic areas, and a strong 1,000 vertical feet ...
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    If you’re jonesing for a dose of vertical and long runs, waste no time getting over to Elk. Its 150-plus skiable acres crushes ...

  • #13 Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

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    Stroudsburg, PA

    Since 1975 Shawnee has been a major player in the busy Pocono Mountain alpine ski scene. Situated just off the Delaware River and the New Jersey border, the ski area was originally developed ...
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    Since 1975 Shawnee has been a major player in the busy Pocono Mountain alpine ski scene. Situated just off the Delaware River ...

  • #14 Mystic Mountain Ski Resort

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    Farmington, PA

    With the considerable snowfall that blankets southwest Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands region, a fourth ski area was bound to emerge. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort opened its slopes in the late ...
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    With the considerable snowfall that blankets southwest Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands region, a fourth ski area was bound ...

  • #15 Spring Mountain Ski Area

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    Spring Mount, PA

    Spring Mountain has operated since 1963 as a cost-effective family ski area for the nearby Philadelphia area. The ski center sits just 528 feet above sea level on a small plateau in Western ...
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    Spring Mountain has operated since 1963 as a cost-effective family ski area for the nearby Philadelphia area. The ski center ...

  • #16 Tussey Mountain Ski Area

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    Boalsburg, PA

    There’s a little-known ski area in Boalsburg that’s been serving local families and students for the last 20 years. Tussey Mountain, just a handful of miles from Penn State’s campus, offers eight ...
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    There’s a little-known ski area in Boalsburg that’s been serving local families and students for the last 20 years. Tussey ...

  • #17 Blue Knob Ski Resort

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    Claysburg, PA

    "Ski Good or Eat Woods—Blue Knob, PA” is the resort’s official unofficial slogan. The Knob is not your typical Mid-Atlantic plateau. It is the Mad River Glen of the south—a classic skier’s mountain ...
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    "Ski Good or Eat Woods—Blue Knob, PA” is the resort’s official unofficial slogan. The Knob is not your typical Mid-Atlantic ...

  • #18 Mount Tone Ski Area

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    Lake Como, PA

    Mount Tone is a unique family ski area and ski camp nestled in the village of Lake Como, just five miles from the New York State border in northeastern PA. The area has operated as a quaint alpine ...
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    Mount Tone is a unique family ski area and ski camp nestled in the village of Lake Como, just five miles from the New York ...

  • #19 Laurel Mountain Ski Area

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    Ligonier, PA

    Long one of Pennsylvania’s best-kept secrets, Laurel was first owned and run by the Mellon family as a private resort for the Rolling Rock Club. Laurel later opened its slopes to the public and ...
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    Long one of Pennsylvania’s best-kept secrets, Laurel was first owned and run by the Mellon family as a private resort for ...

  • #20 Whitetail Ski Area

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    Mercersburg, PA

    Situated 1,800 feet high on Two Top Mountain in south-central Pennsylvania’s Tuscarora Mountain range, Whitetail has served as a necessary alternative to the busy Washington, DC, and Baltimore ...
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    Situated 1,800 feet high on Two Top Mountain in south-central Pennsylvania’s Tuscarora Mountain range, Whitetail has served ...