Skiing & Snowboarding

You'll Love Winter in the Laurel Highlands! 

The Laurel Highlands is Pennsylvania's premier skiing, snowboarding and winter sports destination. With the state's largest average snowfall and highest elevation, you'll find great skiing conditions and plenty of opportunities to get into the snow at four resorts, whether you’re looking for some serious downhill thrills or fun activities with no skills required.


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Ski Resorts | Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding | Terrain Parks | Snow Tubing |Snowshoe Tours | Cross-Country Skiing | Sleigh Rides |  Dog Sledding | Snowmobile Tours | Ski Lessons

Ski Resorts

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Seven Springs

Downhill and Uphill Skiing, Snowboarding, Snow Tubing, Terrain Parks, Snowmobile Tours, and Ski Lessons
Resort Highlights
  • 33 slopes and trails accessed by 10 chairlifts
  • 285 skiable areas
  • Seven terrain parks, including a superpipe
  • The largest snow tubing park in the region
  • Rental and equipment shops
  • An indoor pool
  • A bowling alley
  • Miniature golf
  • Bear Trap Fun Zone game room
  • Roller skating
  • Trillium Spa
  • Multiple restaurants with different dining experiences
  • Year-round special events
  • Accommodations from comfortable guest rooms to slopeside townhomes

Hidden Valley Resort

Hidden Valley Resort
Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding, Terrain Park and Ski Lessons
Resort Highlights
  • 26 slopes and trails served by nine lifts
  • 110 skiable acres
  • Terrain parks of varying difficulty
  • Overnight stays at The Inn or vacation rentals
  • Ski shop
  • Live music
  • Trillium Spa


The Peak at Nemacolin

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding, Snow Tubing, Snowshoe Tours, Terrain Park, Snow Bikes, Cross-Country Skiing, Dog Sledding and Ski Lessons
Ski Resort Highlights
  • 25 acres of fun, short lines, friendly trails and experienced instructors
  • Downhill skiing and snowboarding on six slopes served by three lifts
  • 300 foot vertical drop
  • Rental shop
  • An 800-foot snow tubing park
  • Woodlands Spa
  • Lodging packages
  • Award-winning restaurants
Highlands Season Pass

Seven Springs, Hidden Valley and Laurel Mountain offer a fantastic deal with their Highlands Season Pass. With this incredible deal, you’ll get unlimited skiing and snowboarding at all three skiing areas!

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

Best Skiing in the Mid-Atlantic

The Laurel Highlands boasts four great ski area where you can enjoy the winding trails and challenging slopes. Whether it's on ski or a snowboard, you'll find the perfect conditions for shredding the slopes in the Laurel Highlands.

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Seven Springs sits in the heart of the state's largest cumulative snowfall area, making it the place for unlimited winter fun! At an elevation of 2,994 feet, the resort features 285 acres of skiable terrain, including 33 slopes and trails of varying difficulty served by more than 10 charlifts and four surface lifts.

Laurel Mountain

Laurel Mountain is an iconic skier's' mountain with a rich history boasts incredible features, including the highest vertical drop as well as the steepest slope in the state. The double diamond Lower Wildcat Slope averages at a 60% slope. Laurel Mountain has 20 slopes and trails served by a quad chairlift that will get you get you back to the summit in no time.

Hidden Valley Resort

With slopes and trails for every ski level, explore gradual meandering trails and work your way up to a more difficult descent at Hidden Valley Resort. With 26 slopes and trail in a comfortable environment, Hidden Valley is the perfect place to find a fantastic winter adventure for the entire family. Hidden Valley has a 470-foot vertical drop, 110 skiable acres, nine chairlifts and two surface lifts to get you all over the mountain for a fun-filled day. 


Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin has 25 acres of downhill skiing and snowboarding on six slopes ranging in difficulty from beginner to expert. The slopes are served by three chair lifts and are 100% illuminated, making night skiing a great experience.

Terrain Parks

Seven Springs Half Pipe Boarder

Extreme skiers and snowboarders travel to Laurel Highlands ski resorts year after year to get their mountain thrills at the terrain parks. Across three resorts, there is a variety of terrain parks for all skill levels featuring every size and shape of jumps, rails and pipes. Beginners can grow their skills on easier courses, advance to the more difficult features then finally conquer the expert jumps and rails. 

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Seven Springs Mountain Resort, home of the only 22-foot Superpipe in the East, features seven terrain parks guaranteed to challenge every skill level. The Streets gives off an urban vibe with wallrides and handrails, The Alley is more than a half-mile stretch full of boxes, rails, jumps and hips; and the Arctic Blast features freestyle terrain perfect for learning. Can you tackle all seven?

Terrain Parks Perfect for Children

The Laurel Highlands is a great place for your children to learn advanced skills and train on terrain parks geared specifically for them. Fun-based learning, which uses sculpted snow to simulate banked turns and stopping so kids can easily learn control while still having fun and feeling accomplished.

Hidden Valley Resort

Hidden Valley is home to two terrain parks that are specially-designed for kiddos. The jumps and rails in both parks offer a comfortable learning environment for beginners. The Continental Progressive Terrain Park is great for introducing children to terrain parks, and the Jaguar Terrain Park houses a small-to-medium sized trick area.


Nemacolin's terrain park, "The Yeti's Lair," is the perfect place for beginners to learn valuable skills they need to conquer more advanced terrain parks. The park includes features like a 16-foot flat box, 24-foot flat box, 14-foot down flat rail, 16-foot down cannon rail, 24-foot rainbow box and snow-made jumps!

Snow Tubing

Seven Springs Snow Tubing

Seven Springs and Nemacolin features a unique snow tubing park that provides a fun night for the entire family full of laughs and unforgettable memories.

Seven Springs Mountain Resort  

The snow tubing park at Seven Springs is the largest in the region and perfect for a winter family adventure, with 11 tubing lanes and a fast ride back to the top on the Magic Carpet. There is always a glowing bonfire at the bottom of the hill to warm up between runs.


Take your group of loved ones to Nemacolin’s 800-foot tubing park for an action-packed snow day!  After your ride down the hill, the lift will carry you and your tube back to the top so you can enjoy multiple exhilarating rides! Reservations are required, so plan accordingly!

Snowshoe Tours

Snowshoeing Tours at Seven Springs

At Nemacolin, you can rent snowshoeing equipment and set off to explore the resort's beautiful expansive property.

Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

Glide your way around the Laurel Highlands while cross-country skiing to take in the gorgeous views of the surrounding mountainsides. If you need to learn the ropes or brush up on your skills, take a beginner or intermediate lessons.

Dog Sledding

Dog Sledding at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Nemacolin offers the coolest once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, dog sledding! You and a loved one will sit in a cart pulled by Nemacolin's Wildlife Academy very own dog sled team. A Wildlife Academy staff member will accompany your thrilling ride. All you have to do is hold on and enjoy the rush of crisp air on your face and take in the views of the blanketed resort grounds. It's an experience you won't soon forget! The 45-minute adventure also includes the dog sledding ride and a kennel tour. 

  • Available to overnight guests and members

Snowmobile Tours

Snowmobile Tours at Seven Springs

There are a lot of things that make the Laurel Highlands snowmobile trail system unique, including the fact that the 116 miles of groomed trailed in Forbes State Forest wander in and out of state parks, forest lands, and state game lands.

Ski Lessons

Ski School Lesson at Seven Springs

Fine tune your skiing or snowboarding skills at all four Laurel Highlands ski areas: Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Nemacolin, Hidden Valley Resort and Laurel Mountain. Each ski area offers group and private lessons and specialty programs for people of all ages and skill levels, from curious kiddos to snow sports lover looking to sharpen their skills. Seasoned professionals will transform pizza-wedge beginners into a confident downhill expert in no time!