If you enjoy sledding down a hill during a snow day, then snow tubing is the winter activity you need to take advantage of this season. It is the one winter activity everyone in the family can enjoy as it requires no experience. Lucky for us, there are many ski resorts nearby that also offer snow tubing. So, whether you are looking to break free from city life for a day or enjoy a weekend vacation with the family, check out the places below to plan your next trip!
Campgaw Mountain– 200 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430
Located in northern Bergen County, Campgaw Mountain is the closest to the New York metro area, offering snow tubing. They provide the option of day and night snow tubing. Enjoy the thrill of riding down a snowy hill with different levels of hills provided. Since this is a very popular activity, advanced online purchases are highly recommended. To check out hours and rate click here.
Mountain Creek – Mountain Creek, Vernon Township, NJ 07462
Mountain Creek is the premier four-season resort in the New York/New Jersey Metro area. It has the largest snow tubing park in the region spanning more than five acres. Online reservations are required as there will be no on-site ticket sales. For tickets and hours of operation click here.
Holiday Mountain Ski and Fun Park – 99 Holiday Mountain Road, Monticello
Located in Sullivan County near the Catskill Mountains, Holiday Mountain provides an opportunity to enjoy snow tubing. Please call 845-796-3161 to check the times and to book your session, as snow tubing sessions sell out quickly. They are closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. Snow tubers must be at least 44″ tall.
Hunter Mountain – 64 Klein Ave, Hunter, NY 12442
Hunter Mountain has one of the biggest hills in New York for you to enjoy snow tubing down. It will give you just the thrill you need as you slide down the mountain. For information on tickets and hours of operations, click here. This resort will make for a great family weekend trip if you’re looking to spend more time outdoors as there are other activities everyone can enjoy.
Mount Peter – 51 Old Mt. Peter Road, Warwick, NY 10990
Located in Orange County, one hour from New York City, Mount Peter is the perfect place for a day trip to get outdoors. Enjoy snow tubing in its multi-lane 600-foot run, whether in a solo or tandem tube. There is also a kid’s size tubing hill allowing your kids to have the thrill they are looking for this season. For hours of operations and to get your tickets online, click here.
Plattekill Mountain – 469 Plattekill Rd, Roxbury, NY 12474
Located in the Catskills, Plattekill Mountain is a family-owned mountain offering snow tubing. You can enjoy sliding down with your kids as they provide tandem tubes here. Due to the popularity of snow tubing, tickets must be purchased in advance. You can find out more information on ticket costs and hours here.
Windham Mountain – 19 Resort Dr, Windham, NY 12496
The Windham Mountain Tubing Park offers day and nighttime family fun during the winter season. You can enjoy six lanes of exciting snow tubing serviced by a conveyor lift. The tubing park is weather-dependent, so always check for information and updates in advance. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended, so click here for tickets and hours of operation.
Camelback Mountain Resort – 301 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA 18372
Camelback Mountain is a perfect choice if you’re planning a family vacation with relaxation and adventure. Located in the Poconos, you can enjoy snow tubing at Camelback Mountain, the largest snow tubing park in the United States. This mountain has over 40 lanes to choose from, and you’ll have a blast all day and all night if you choose to. Snowtubing sessions are two hours long, and they start every hour on the hour. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area – 401 Hollow Rd, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Located right outside East Stroudsburg in the Pocono Mountains, Shawnee Mountain Resort is another excellent spot for a weekend getaway. The snow tubing park features single tubes and adult & children’s tandem tubes perfect for a family outing. Tickets are sold online only so click here for more information.
Before heading out to go snow tubing, make sure you dress in warm layers that can be removed if needed. Having waterproof boots, snow pants, a warm parka, gloves, and a hat will make snow tubing a comfortable experience. Having goggles or sunglasses is also recommended to protect you from sun and glare. It is essential to follow safety rules and be aware of the height requirement for snow tubing. For most places, snow tubers must be 44” tall but always check in for the site you choose height requirements.