Elk Mountain Ski Resort
Elk Mountain features 27 trails and 6 lifts. It is NNW of the Poconos north of Scranton PA (add an hour and a half driving time - maybe two). The closest thing to Gun Stock (NH) this far south. If you think you're lost on the way, you're probably almost t
Welcome to Elk Mountain
Closed for the 2014/2015 Season
Technically, Elk Mountain isn't in the Poconos.
But, since its close enough, really good and offers the best skiing in Pennsylvania, you can't blame us for putting it on the list.
If you're practicing, learning or refreshing your skills before you head out to the nation's premiere ski destinations (Vermont, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, etc), this should be your last stop before you board the plane.
Fewer crowds and better snow make Elk the place to go - within reasonable driving distance to the NE metro areas of Philly, NYC, Balto and DC.