Skiing and Ski Resorts in the Pocono Mountains
This complete listing of all the ski resorts and areas in and around the Poconos can help you plan your next ski vacation. See what ski packages are available - ski and stay packages. View links to all the Poconos skiing resorts - and several in the neigh
Poconos Skiing and Ski Resorts
The Beginning of a Great Ski Season!
This season is about as perfect as you can imagine. Cold spells and lots of natural snow combined with big improvements in facilities and amenities are making it the best season ever.
Be sure to think of the Poconos for your ski vacation this year - there's lots of new features and amenities that are on the drawing board designed to make next season better than ever.
The Poconos ski resorts are the closest slopes to NYC and Philadelphia; so just think, in as little as two hours you could be up in the mountains enjoying the great outdoors.
Skiing and Ski Resorts
We list all the ski resorts in the Poconos on this site - including the seven major downhill ski resorts in the Poconos and two others near Scranton.
Blue Mountain - open for the season.
Shawnee - open for the season.
Elk Mountain - open for the season.
Camelback - open for the season.
Montage Mountain - open for the season.
Alpine - open for the season.
Jack Frost - open for the season.
Big Boulder - open for the season.
Big Bear - open for the season.
Without question, the best skiing near NYC, Baltimore/WashDC and Philadelphia are the Poconos Mountains and surrounding areas.
All the ski areas are listed here, even the smallest ones, so there's plenty to browse and look at. You're welcome to add comments to any of the pages, so if you have some tips or insight into a particular resort - sharing would be nice.
Other pages of interest are the snowboarding page, cross country skiing and the snow tubing page. Some of the resorts (not ski resorts) have snow tubing on their property and is included in the packages they offer. By the way, tubing is not just for kids. Also, you might want to look at the cross country skiing pages as well - great condition, and the snowmobiling pages.
Bookmark this page for future reference - the season is now underway so check back for frequent updates.
Shawnee Mountain Ski Resort - Shawnee ski resort is the closest Poconos Ski to NYC - just over the border on Interstate 80 from New Jersey. A family favorite it is generally the first to open and last to close its season. View comments, descriptions, rates and ratings, pictures and reviews. - [more]