Top Places for Sledding, tubing and skiing



Skiing, Sledding, and Tubing... oh my! Hudson Valley Families gearing up for outdoor winter fun.

Kids having fun in the snow

When snowfall is heavy and the ground turns white, the sky is clear and so very bright. What can your family find to do all day and night? How about sledding, skiing, skating, or tubing. Your family will thank you so here’s some places for the choosing.

Grab your snow sled and hit the hills! There are many places throughout the Hudson Valley for playing in the snow! Whether you are looking for a mountain with a tubing hill and skiis or a sledding hill for your play-at-your-own-risk fun we've got you covered!


ORANGE COUNTY

Thomas Bull Memorial Park. 211 State Rte. 416, Montgomery, 12549. Open Sat. 10am-8pm Sun. 10am-5pm. MLK Day & Presidents Day 10am-5pm. Enjoy a variety of things to do including snow tubing, sledding, cross country skiing, and ice skating. Conditions permitting. 845-457-4949.

Mount Peter Ski & Ride. 51 Old Mt. Peter Rd., Warwick, 10990. Hours depend on passes and weather conditions check site for more details. Enjoy ski hills, ski rentals, lifts, ski lessons and tubing! 845-986-4940.

Friends of Sterling Forest. 116 Old Forge Rd., Tuxedo, 10987.  Visit sites such as Southfields Furnace, the Sterling Furnace, and the Sterling Forge, and learn about the group's special outdoor hikes. Also enjoy snowshoeing trails and ice fishing. Open daily from 8am-4:30pm.  845-351-5907.

Victor Constant Ski Area.  732 Victor Constant Rd., West Point, NY 10996.  Enjoy the slopes skiing and snowboarding for family fun and maybe even have a close encounter with the Army cadets.  Open to the public Mon.-Fri. 3pm-9pm. Season passes available for sale to public starting Nov. 7th. (season passes valid anytime 7 days a week) go to website for more https://westpoint.armymwr.com/programs/victor-constant-ski-area information. 845-938-8810 (active starting Nov 1).

Bear Mountain State Park's Ice Rink. Bear Mountain, 10911.  Enjoy stunning scenery during 90-minute skating sessions throughout the day and evening. See website details for operating hours.  845-786-2701 ex 266.

Dynamite Hill Recreation Area. 3 Dynamite Hill, Chestertown, NY 12817. 4 season recreation area, 133 acres for hiking, single track mountain bike. Rope tow, night skiing, snowmaking. Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, tubing hill, covered skating rink, warming hut. Half-mile, marked nature trail. Seasonal picnic pavilion. 518-494-2722

ULSTER COUNTY

Belleayre: 181 Galli Curci Road, Highmount, 12441. A mountain where anyone can ski or learn to ski. (845) 254-5600. See site for more details.

Hudson Valley Resort & Spa. 400 Granit Rd., Kerhonkson, 12446. Open Sat. and Sun. 10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm. Enjoy the rolling hills of the resort’s snow cover golf course. On-site now making ensures fun without worrying about snow fall and a T-bar lift takes all riders up to the top after each run. 888-9HUDSON.

Minnewaska State Park:  5281 Rte. 44-55, Kerhonkson, 12446. Enjoy cross country skiing and the nature scenic route along the way. (845) 255-0752. See site for more details.

Monhonk Mountain House: 1000 Mountain Rest Rd., New Paltz, 12561. Enjoy food, accommodations, spa treatments, and skiing all in the same place. (855)883-3798. See site for more details. 

Pine Grove Ranch and Family Farm:  30 Cherrytown Rd., Kerhonkson, NY 12446. Open Mon.-Sun. 10am-4pm. Enjoy snow tubing, ice skating, skiing, laser tag, ping pong, and more fun! 800-346-4626


SULLIVAN COUNTY

Holiday Mountain Recreation Area. 99 Holiday Mountain Rd., Monticello, 12701. Offers family tubing, ski lessons, a snowboard club, and a ski club for everyone to enjoy. 845-796-3161.

Villa Roma Resort & Conference Center. 356 Villa Roma Rd., Callicoon, 12723. Open Dec. 2014. Enjoy ice skating, a chair lift, tube run, skiing, food, beverages, and other winter activities. 845-887-4880.


DUTCHESS COUNTY 

Bowdoin Park. 85 Sheafe Rd., Wappingers Falls, 12590. November through February 8am-5pm. Sledding on the main hill, portable ice skating rink and hot chocolate and coffee at the vending machine pavilion. 845-298-4600.

Boyce Park: Rt. 55, Wingdale, 12594. Enjoy cross-country skiing and winter sledding. 845-832-9168.

James Baird State Park. 14 Maintenance Ln., Pleasant Valley, 12569. Open year round. Enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the wintertime. 845-452-1489.

Burger Hill "Scenic Hudson Valley". State Highway 9G, Rhinebeck, 12572. Open year round, daily at 9am-8:30pm. Enjoy cross country skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing. 845-876-4213.

Mills-Norrie State Park: 9 Old Post Rd., Staatsburg, 12580. Enjoy cross-country skiing and snow shoeing. 845-889-4646.

Mount Beacon: Fishkill, 12508. Along with skiing enjoy the beautiful views from the top of the mountain. (845) 765-3262. See site for more details. 

Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills State Park. Old Post Rd., Staatsburg, 12580. Open year round. Various activities include cross country skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing trials. 845-889-4646.

Tymor Park: 8 Tymor Park Rd., LaGrangeville, 12540. Open year round 7 days a week; 7am-dusk. Enjoy cross-country skiing and winter sledding, weather permitting. 845-724-5691.

Wilcox Memorial Park: Rte. 199, Milan (closest GPS address is 1639 Rte. 199, Stanfordville, 12581). Enjoy cross-country skiing in the winter. 845-758-6100.


PUTNAM COUNTY

Thunder Ridge Ski Area: 137 Birch Hill Rd. Patterson, 12563. Enjoy skiing, ski lifts, snow boarding, and other winter activities. (845)878-4100


COLUMBIA COUNTY

Catamount Mountain Resort: 3290 New York 23, Hillsdale, 12529. Choose from skiing or snowboarding with the family and if lessons are needed you can take those too. (518) 325-3200. See site for more details.

Clarence Fahnstock State Park: 1498 New York 301, Caramel, NY 10512. Enjoy sledding and snowshoeing trails. (845) 2257207


Updated February 7, 2019