Top Places for Sledding, tubing and skiing

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

top winter fun sport spots

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. 


Thomas Bull Memorial Park. 211 State Rte. 416, Montgomery, 12549. Open Mon- Fri 9 am- 5 pm. 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 new for 2015 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.  Open daily from 8am-4:30pm.  845-351-5907.

Juckas Stables.  1204 NY-302, Pine Bush. Lessons are available to both new and experienced riders alike, who can enjoy the winding trails of Orange County on horseback and visit the barnyard animals.  845-361-1429.

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 our website. 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.


Catamount78 Catamount Road, Hillsdale NY 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.

Pine Grove Ranch and Family Resort. 30 Cherrytown Rd., Kerhonkson, 12446. Open Mon.-Sun. 10am-4pm. Snow tubing, ice skating, skiing, laser tag, ping pong, and more fun. 800-600-0859

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. 


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 Center356 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.

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

Bowdoin Park. 85 Sheafe Rd., Wappingers Falls, 12590. Mon-Fri 9 am - 4:30 pm. Park office is closed on All Dutchess Country observed holidays. Sledding on the main hill, portable ice skating rink and hot chocolate and coffee at the vending machine pavilion. 845-298-4600.

Clarence Fahnstock State Park: 1498 Route 301, Caramel, 10512. Enjoy sledding and snowshoeing trails. (845) 225-7207

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

Burger Hill "Scenic Hudson Valley". 3137 9G, Rhinebeck, 12572. Open year round, daily at 9am-8:30pm. Enjoy cross country skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing. 845-876-4213.

Mount Beacon:788 Wolcott Ave BeaconNY 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. 845-889-8851

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

Other great sledding hills in Dutchess are:
Lakeside Park, Pawling
Memorial Park, Beacon
Thomas J. Boyce Park, Wingdale
And just outside of Dutchess is 
Clermont State Historic Site

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