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The Best Snow Tubing Near NYC for Families

The Best Snow Tubing Near NYC for Families

These snow tubing parks near NYC offer downhill thrills that are a little more exciting than the neighborhood sledding spot.


If your kids love sledding on neighborhood hills but want more of a thrill, head to one of these snow tubing parks near NYC for a day of downhill fun! It’s the perfect way to experience the thrills of skiing or snowboarding if your kids haven’t learned how to ski or snowboard yet. What’s more, many of these snow tubing locations near NYC are within a 2-hour drive, which makes them the perfect winter day trip destination! So grab your snow pants, coats, boots, hats, and mittens, and head to one of these family-friendly snow tubing parks for a day of fun.

Snow Tubing in Southeast New York

Holiday Mountain Ski and Fun Park
99 Holiday Mountain Road, Monticello
845-796-3161
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 1-hour, 45-minute car ride
Slide down a mountain at this local resort that has a dedicated tubing facility in addition to ski slopes and trails. Riders must be at least 44 inches tall. Call to check availability and book a time, as snow tubing sessions sell out quickly. Sessions are available in 2-hour time slots.
What you should know: Face masks/coverings are required. Within the cafeteria, guests may not share tables. Those who arrive together may sit together. Check the website for more COVID-19 safety guidelines and operational updates.

Hunter Mountain
64 Klein Ave., Hunter
518-263-4223
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 2½-hour car ride
Experience tubing lanes that are nearly 1,000 feet long. There is a carpet lift to get riders back to the top of the hill so they can slide more and walk less.
What you should know: Please note that opening day for tubing is pending. At the resort, face masks/coverings are required and social distancing is enforced at all times when in public spaces and interacting with those who are not in your party. Check the website for more information regarding COVID-19 safety guidelines and operational updates.

Mount Peter
51 Old Mt. Peter Road, Warwick
845-986-4940
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 1½-hour car ride
The resort features a speedy, multi-lane, 600-foot tubing run that is equipped with a carpet lift to bring riders back to the top of the hill. Riders must be 42 inches or taller to ride single. Tubers 36-48 inches may ride in tandem with a paying adult. There is a winter wonderland complete with a kid-size tubing hill for children under 42 inches tall. Supervision is required.
What you should know: 2020-2021 season opening information and pricing is pending. The resort is following all New York state guidelines for limiting capacity and social distancing.

Plattekill Mountain
469 Plattekill Mountain Road, Roxbury
607-326-3500
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 3-hour car ride
Lift-service snow tubing open in 2-hour sessions on weekends and holidays; children must be at least 3 feet tall. Tubing season passes are available for $79. All tubing tickets must be purchased online.
What you should know: Check the website for information regarding COVID-19 safety guidelines and operational updates.

Rocking Horse Ranch
600 Route 44/55, Highland
GPS address: 13 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland
800-647-2624
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 1-hour, 45-minute car ride
Snow isn't always required to go tubing, proven here at this family resort that includes mountain tubing all year round. On select nights, guests can enjoy Cosmic Night Mountain Tubing that features a tube ride under flashing LED lights (available on select dates only).
What you should know: Face masks/coverings are required indoors. Capacity is limited to preserve social distance. Check the website for more information regarding COVID-19 safety guidelines and operational updates.

Windham Mountain
19 Resort Drive, Windham
800-754-9463
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 2½-hour car ride
The ski resort boasts six lanes of exhilarating snow tubing serviced by a conveyor lift, kids' snowmobiles, and cozy lounge. There are no height or age limits for tubing as long as riders are tall enough to get in and out and sit up in the tube. Tubing season passes are available for both individuals and families.
What you should know: Face masks are required at all times, and social distancing is enforced. Some amenities are not available. Check the website for a complete list of COVID-19-related changes and operational updates.



Snow Tubing in Upstate New York

The North Creek Ski Bowl and Hudson Chair at Gore
793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek
518-251-2411
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 4-hour car ride
The Gore Mountain interconnect with the historic North Creek Ski Bowl offers a winter fun park that includes skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. The Little Gore Tubing Hill offers a thrill as riders glide down an 800-foot chute. Children must be 36 inches or taller for lift-serviced tubing.
What you should know: Confirm business hours in advance. Check the website for information about COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Snow Tubing in Bergen County, NJ

American Dream Big SNOW
1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
973-864-6600
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 30-minute car ride
Every day is a snow day at this indoor ski resort that offers a Sno-Go Bike rental package. While it's not tubing, skiing, or sledding, Sno-Go gives riders a chance to experience the snow from a different perspective. The package includes Sno-Go rental, outerwear (gloves not included), helmet rental, snowboard boot rental, 2-hour slope-access ticket, locker rental, and introductory lesson for $68.99-79.99 plus tax. All riders must be 12 years and older and be at least 5 feet (60 inches) tall.
What you should know: Face masks/coverings required at all times. Gloves and face coverings required for all guests entering the snow. Social distancing is enforced. Check the website for more information about COVID-19 safety precautions guidelines.

Mountain Creek Resort
200 Route 94, Vernon
973-827-2000
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 1-hour, 30-minute car ride
The resort has a tubing park that spans 5 acres and features a magic carpet lift that brings riders back to the top of the hill after they slide down. All riders must be at least 42 inches tall and 5 years old. One person per tube. Snow tubing tickets are available online and on-site based upon availability.
What you should know: Face masks/coverings are required at all times, and social distancing is enforced. Check the website for more information about COVID-19 safety guidelines and operational updates.

Campgaw Mountain
200 Campgaw Road, Mahwah
201-327-7800
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 1-hour car ride
Close to New York City and about an hour from Long Island, this local park offers snow tubing every day. Tubes are provided and a surface lift is available for guests to ride up the hill. Choose between different runs with varied levels of rollers and pitch. No experience or special equipment is needed. All riders must be at least 42 inches tall with a maximum weight of 300 pounds. One person per tube. 2020/2021 season passes are now available.
What you should know: Call for information about COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Snow Tubing in Connecticut

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area
46 Great Hollow Road, Cornwall
860-672-6100
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 2-hour car ride
Mohawk is known for its skiing area, but it also offers snow tubing. There is no age restriction, but all riders must be 42 inches and taller to enter the tubing area.
What you should know: Sessions are available in 2-hour time slots. Check the website for information about COVID-19 safety guidelines and operational updates.

Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort
99 Powder Hill Road, Middlefield
866-860-0208
Distance from NYC: Approximately a 2-hour car ride
No gear is needed to go tubing at the park. They supply the tubes and helmets for all riders. Select nights feature neon lighting and music. Tubing passes are available online.
What you should know: Face masks/coverings are mandatory indoors and outdoors, and social distancing is enforced. Check the website for more information about COVID-19 safety guidelines and updates.


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