New York Snowboarding is a guide to ski and snowboard areas in New York.

Ski Areas in New York


Bristol Mountain Ski Resort

Bristol Mountain Ski Resort located in Canandaigua, N.Y., boasts the tallest vertical rise in the region. With 30+ trails covering 160 skiable acres, and 1,200 vertical feet, Bristol offers something for every level of skier. The six lifts will swiftly carry skiers to the top of the mountain, which offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Bristol Hills. The Main Lodge offers cafeteria style food service, day lockers, Satellite Lounge and the Bristol Ski and Sport retail…

Cortina Mountain Resort

Soon to be the snowboarding capital of the world! (Skiers allowed.) New Mountain Terrain Park, including hips, rails, and jumps. Enjoy a four lane snowtubing park, snow much fun for everyone! Mom, dads, teens, couples, and singles welcome. (Minimum height requirement 42"). Cortina Mountain Resort is proud to announce the official opening of their "Snow Skate Park". Offering lots of decks available to rent or buy, thanks to the friends at "Premier Snow Skates" and a park that rivals…

Mt. Pisgah Ski Area

A 329 foot (100.5meters) altitude change doesn’t seem like much, but with all of its' wonderful attributes Mt. Pisgah makes up for it. It has 5 ski runs, snowboarding terrain park and 550 foot, 2 lane tubing hill. Every ski season the area receives 7 feet of snow, the trails are well groomed and kept covered with this wonderful snow. With skiable land of 15 acres, it's more of a cozy style ski mountain. You could be into big or small mountain skiing or snowboarding, or both, it doesn't…

Dry Hill Ski Area

Dry Hill offers tubing and downhill riding on a nice hill with great snow! Bring the family up for a day of fun that can't be beat. Enjoy local events as well as on-mountain fun!

Sawkill Family Ski Center

Sawkill provides a complete ski and snowboard center with rentals, instructions, snowmaking and more. This recreation facility is located in the Catskill Mountain range near Woodstock and Kingston New York and is designed specifically for snowboarders, beginner skiers and snow tubers. The ski shop is fully equipped to suit your snowboarding, skiing and tubing needs and the ski and snowboard instructors are ready to help you learn. The snow making facility maintains snow on the slopes…

Kissing Bridge

Kissing Bridge is located in western New York's famous Colden Snowbelt and gets an average annual snowfall of approximately 180 inches. 38 snow-covered slopes that measure a full 1-1/4 miles wide, encompassing 778 acres of terrain, and served by 10 lifts provide enough variety for all levels of skiers. Kissing Bridge has a fleet of professionally trained instructors, and offers a comprehensive Learn-to-Ski Program for first-timers and beginners. Intermediate skiers may take group…

Four Seasons Ski Center

Adventures Begin Here! Four Seasons Golf & Ski Center has everything you and your family need to have great family fun this winteràthe slopes, the lifts, the equipment and the know-how. They even supply the snow, because they make our own! The Four Seasons Snow Cat helps groom the trails and slopes to perfection. If skiing is not for you then try their snow tubing hill, they pull you up the hill and you zoom back down on your snow tube! Four Seasons Golf and Ski Center…

HoliMont Ski Area

HoliMont is North Americas largest private ski area. HoliMont is open to non-members, Monday - Fridays except on Christmas week. Weekends are reserved for members and their invited guests. Just one hour from Buffalo or Erie and three hours from Toronto, HoliMont is first rate and affordable skiing. Discover HoliMont Ski area, the best-kept secret in Western New York. HoliMont’s eight lifts service 50 slopes, trails, half pipe and terrain park. Snow is guaranteed, with 700 vertical…

Willard Mountain Ski Area

At Willard Mountain they are dedicated to making your day (or night) on the snow memorable, whether you're a beginner or an expert. With a full list of services, a great lesson program, and accommodations for your special event Willard Mountain has everything you need right here at the area. Willard Mountain has a full service Rental Shop with everything you need to enjoy a great day on the snow. Skis, Snowboards and much more. Willard also have Demo Skis available from the retail shop so…

Royal Mountain Ski Area

Royal Mountain Ski Area is fast becoming one of the most progressive family ski areas in New York State. Conveinently located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Royal is less than one hour from Albany and Utica. Since 1999, Royal Mountain has installed 3 new chair lifts which are capable of moving over 3,000 skiers per hour up the mountain. Yearly snow making improvements now enable us to cover over 95% of the ski area with snow. Recently more work was done on the gladed…

Brantling Ski Slopes

The staff at Brantling would like to welcome you to another great season of skiing and snowboarding. Brantling, family owned and operated, is a family oriented winter sports center offering skiing and boarding on 10 slopes and trails, serviced by 6 lifts. We are proud to be known for our great family atmosphere. We believe this truly allows children and adults alike from the beginner to the advanced racer to learn and develop their skills becoming lifelong snow enthusiasts. We have truly…

Woods Valley Ski Area

Woods Valley offers great riding for kids of all ages, find great snow all winter long! When it gets too cold, head into a the beautiful base lodge and warm up. Lots to do for everyone, Woods Valley is a great area for a fun getaway for the day.

Hickory Ski Center

Hickory Ski Center is located on 225 of the most scenic Adirondack acres in northeastern New York. It overlooks the junction of the Hudson and Schroon Rivers. Hickory has been entertaining guests of all abilities since the 1940's. Hickory Ski Center offers skiing and snowboarding for all ability levels. Our trails range from easiest to most difficult. The trails marked easiest are flat and groomed to make it easy for beginners. The trails marked most difficult contain moguls and more…

McCauley Mountain

It may not be the largest of ski areas, but it will offer a challenge to the best of skiers. Two Olympic skiers have come from Old Forge, including 1975 world professional alpine ski champion, Hank Kashiwa. McCauley Mountain is known as "the most challenging little mountain in New York". Ski our 633 foot vertical drop, 14 trails, 3,000 to 5,000 feet in length and be zipped back to the top on our double chair lift, T-bar lifts or by a rope tow. Average annual snowfall is 240" and can…

Catamount Ski Area

Catamount Ski Area is located on Route 23 between Hillsdale, N.Y., and South Egremont, Mass. The ski area sits right on the New York and Massachusetts border, with skiing terrain on both the Berkshire Mountains and the Taconic Range. With 130 skiable acres and a northeastern exposure, Catamount holds a special attraction for skiers and riders. The ski area's trails offer a variety of terrain for every level of ability. From the summit of the Ridge Quad, the double diamond trail…

Oak Mountain Ski Center

Oak Mountain Ski Center is the family ski area. Oak Mountain Ski Center has low prices, 14 trails, a quad chair, 2 T-bars, tubing area, night skiing, lessons, ski and snowboard rentals, cafeteria, and a base building with a restaurant and bar, everything you and your family want. There are trails for every level of skier and they all end at the base area so no one can get lost. Oak Mountain Ski Center has a friendly, family atmosphere, no glitz or glamour, just plain fun.

Whiteface Mountain

For 20 years in a row, Lake Placid has been named number one in North America for off-hill activities by Ski Magazine. In fact, Lake Placid has been sited as the model ski resort of the future. Lake Placid isn't just an outdoor mall like some resorts. There are no sprawling developments, no strip malls, no endless lines of traffic. Lake Placid isn't a corporate notion of what a ski resort should be. Lake Placid is a real mountain resort -- with a real mountain. Whiteface Mountain…

Belleayre Mountain

Belleayre Mountain, New York's Winter Snow Park, is operated by the NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority. It is located in the heart of the Catskill Mountain Forest Preserve on land designated as "forever wild." Ski Magazine has selected Belleayre among its TOP TEN choices in the east having "best snow, best value, best weather and best access". Having the highest skiing elevation in the region, and a perfect northeastern exposure, Belleayre boasts the best possible natural snow…

Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center at Sterling Forest

Tuxedo Ridge is located just 35 miles from the George Washington Bridge in Tuxdeo, N.Y., and provides a convenient location to learn to ski, maintain your skills or simply to escape from your daily routine. With eight trails covering 35 skiable acres, this cozy area offers a wide array of ski programs. Snowboarders are welcome on all trails. NASTAR racing is featured each week. Off the slopes, Tuxedo Ridge features a modern base lodge with cafeteria, lounge and a well-stocked rental…

Titus Mountain

Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks, 7 miles south of Malone, New York, Titus Mountain provides skiing fun for the whole family at affordable prices. With 27 Trails, from the beginner to the expert, Titus Mountain has the terrain for all types of skiing. Hungry after your run...come visit one of the lodges. Ski Titus Mountain, and enjoy the majestic beauty of an Adirondack Winter!

Holiday Valley Resort

Holiday Valley Resort is home to great skiing, great times and great friends. 58 slopes spread over 1100 acres on a 750 foot vertical drop give you plenty of variety no matter what kind of skiing or riding you like. 37 slopes are open at for night skiing and riding. 13 lifts carry over 23,850 skiers per hour and 95% snowmaking coverage keeps the slopes white, even when there's no snow in your own back yard. Families love Holiday Valley. There are 5 terrain parks that range in…

Mount Peter Ski Area

Mount Peter is a spectacular NY ski and snowboard mountain located in Warwick, New York, the heart of the Hudson Valley in Orange County, and is just an hour from New York City and even closer to most northern and central NJ towns. Offering so much to experience, like the famous Free Beginner Ski and Snowboard Mountain School for taking ski and snowboard lessons, the great snowmaking and expert grooming, an awesome terrain park, and top-notch alpine racing and skiing development programs.…

Swain Resort

Swain Ski Center is located 55 miles south of Rochester, N.Y., off of Route 390 south. Swain is a family ski area with wide open trails and a 650-foot vertical drop. The area has terrain for all level skiers and snowboarders. Shredders will enjoy a wide trail network, quad lift system and uncrowded slopes. Lessons for adults skiers and snowboarders are available on a daily basis through Swain's Ski School. The area boasts one of the largest base lodges in western New York, which…

Labrador Mountain

One of the largest and friendliest areas in central New York offers skiers a 700-foot vertical. You will find the peacefulness of gentle slopes to the excitement of narrow winding trails, offering something for all levels of skiers. Labrador's ski school offers a multitude of lesson packages for all ages, from 3 to 93. More than 80 percent of the staff are PSIA certified. Skiers can relax in one of three base lodges. The Main Lodge and Mini Lodge offer restrooms and cafeterias, while…

Toggenburg Mountain Winter Sports Center

Toggenburg Mountain Winter Sports Center is located 20 miles south of Syracuse, N.Y. With numerous trails and slopes, five lifts, night skiing and two terrain parks, Toggenburg provides the right mix for all levels of skiers and boarders. This family-oriented ski area features a snow school, offering ski and board lessons to young and old. Toggenburg offers racing programs for juniors and adults. Facilities at Toggenburg include child care, ski rentals, a full-service cafeteria…

West Mountain Ski Area

West Mountain Ski Area is located in the Adirondacks near Glens Falls, N.Y. At the top, the views of the Hudson River Valley, Lake George and the surrounding mountains are breathtaking. New York skiing at its finest is available at West Mountain with 21 trails and a snow tubing park! Trails run down through a mixed northern forest of white pine and hardwoods to two base areas. An excellent Snow Sports School offering snowboarding and downhill skiing lessons for all ages and all…

Peek'n Peak Resort and Spa

Peek'n Peak Resort and Spa is spread out over 105 acres of skiable terrain, with 52 percent considered intermediate runs. The Peak offers 100% snowmaking capacity and 100% night skiing. The renowned Learning Center offers ski and snowboard lessons for all ages and ability levels. Children enrolled in the Peek'n Kids program learn to ski and board from professional and highly-trained instructors. The Inn at the Peak and Peak condos provide 260+ rooms for guests in a diverse range of…

Hunter Mountain

If you're looking for the Big Mountain experience, look no further. Hunter Mountain is only two hours north of Metropolitan New York in the beautiful northern Catskill Mountains, and boasts trails to impress and accommodate every skier and snowboarder. Whether you are a first timer or a seasoned pro, the Hunter Mountain experience is a match for your skills. With three mountains, Hunter offers many of the traditional snow sports associated with mountain resorts. We've broadened the…

Windham Mountain Resort

Windham Mountain is located in the Catskill Mountains of New York State. This resort is better by design, from the spacious base lodge to the 49 trails and 1600 vertical feet. Windham appeals to skiers of all levels, from the specialty services to the high-speed quad chairlift. World-class snowmaking covers 97 percent of the trails, even if it doesn't snow. Guests return to Windham year after year for the winter vacation experience in New York, like no other. Enjoy skiing,…

Holiday Mountain

Holiday Mountain Ski Area is located in the Catskills about 90 minutes from New York City. With 15 slopes and trails, seven lifts, a 400-foot vertical drop, 100 percent snowmaking and night skiing, Holiday has something for everyone. Snowboarders are welcome and rental equipment is available at the base lodge. Holiday Mountain is a great place to learn to ski. The Ski School's PSIA-certified instructors teach groups or private lessons. Every year Holiday holds it's annual Winter…

Snow Ridge Ski Resort

Snow Ridge lies in the heart of the snow belt east of Lake Ontario, averaging almost 20 feet of snow annually and boasting a season that can stretch from Thanksgiving to April. The "lake effect," which is a phenomenon caused by prevailing westerly winds crossing the warm waters of Lake Ontario (it never freezes over) and then the colder land of the Tug Hill Plateau, virtually ensures a large quantity of snow. Snow Ridge does have 50 percent snowmaking which compliments Lake Ontario's…

Plattekill Mountain

Family owned and operated, Plattekill Mountain nestled in the heart of the Western Catskills, is all about Keeping it Real. What you'll find at Plattekill is a laid back family atmosphere and an unmistakable vibe that somehow makes them, just different. Fiercely independent, they offer a unique small mountain setting, personal appeal and cater to what they know best - a true family mountain experience. Enjoy their 38 trails and top-notch conditions with 175" average annual snowfall and…

Gore Mountain

Located in the quaint southern Adirondack Mountain community of North Creek, Gore Mountain is a destination resort best known as a family mountain that offers a variety of novice, intermediate and expert trails. The Gore Mountain area has a strong skiing tradition dating back to the 1930s. From lift attendants to the ski school, you'll find individuals whose families have passed on the tradition of welcoming guests to their "mountain home." Along with alpine skiing, Gore Mountain…

Greek Peak Mountain Resort

Conveniently located in the picturesque Finger Lakes Region, in Upstate New York, Greek Peak Mountain Resort truly has something for everyone. Our family friendly Indoor Waterpark Resort's central location is just a short drive from many metro areas like NYC, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Harrisburg, Toronto, Rochester and Buffalo, so make your reservation today for your families next vacation getaway experience. At Hope Lake Lodge, no matter what time of year, your family can experience 84…

Song Mountain

Song Mountain is located in upstate New York, 20 minutes south of Syracuse. The ski area features 24 trails on 100 skiable acres and a 700-foot vertical drop. With the majority of trails beginner and intermediate, this is a great place for families and individuals to learn to ski. Song Mountain offers a variety of lessons for all ages and abilities. Kids learn the fundamentals of skiing through fun-oriented games, in their very own learn-to-ski area. Ski rentals and season ski…