Snow tubing in NJ is an exhilarating outdoor activity to do with the fam—ski resorts pump in snow for easy slides down wide lanes, there are conveyor belts to get back up a hill fast, and comfy inner tubes for a cushy ride (no plastic discs here). Plus, it doesn’t require a skill set like skiing does, and parents can hop in to ride with littles. Read on to find a hill near you to go snow tubing in NJ and nearby. And if you are looking to ski or snowboard, check out our where to ski around NJ.
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11 places to go snow tubing in NJ and nearby
This snow tubing in NJ destination will have the whole fam tubing down their lanes, which vary with different roller levels and pitches. Sessions are 1-2 hours, and it is recommended to purchase them online in advance (you can buy tickets up to 6 days ahead).
200 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430
This resort is perfect for snow tubing in NJ, it sits on more than five acres, this is one of the largest in the area. While the minimum age requirement is 5, older kids (and you too) can partake in the adrenaline-fueled rides with a magic carpet that takes you up the hill. And since there are no on-spot ticket sales, you’ll need to make a reservation and buy ahead.
200 Route 94, Vernon Township, NJ 07462
This vast park has over 40 lanes to slide down, and if you don’t want to ride during the day, they light up the course, and you can go Galactic Night Tubing after dark. Sessions are two hours long, and they recommend you buy tickets online and in advance. While littles can’t go solo, they can ride in a double tube, or you can chain with them. If you need to fuel up after all that activity, there’s a bunch of food options to choose from.
193 Resort Drive, Tannersville, PA 18372
Blue Mountain Resort
With 46 lanes, three lifts, and three-hour long tube sessions, you’re sure to get a lot of ride time. Plus, with snow tubing lanes over 1000 ft long, you’ll zip down the hills more than you’ll be in line for the lifts. You can purchase tickets online, and they recommend that you get to the resort an hour early to have enough time to park and pick up your tickets. Your kiddos must be 36″ tall to ride, and the resort has double tubes so you can ride with them.
1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton, PA 18071
Ride down by yourself or take a tandem tube with the kids (they have to be under 46″ tall). Snow tubing tickets are being sold online only, and they tend to sell out days in advance, so plan accordingly.
401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Montage Mountain Resort
Depending on where you live, this mountain resort may require a whole day trip, but snow tubing sessions are 2-4 hours. If you’re looking to hang for a while after an excellent sledding session, rent one of their Midland tents near the lodge to have a home base, get warm and take in the sights.
1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton, PA 18507
Go fast at this family mountain resort where there’s something for all ages. Big kids can whiz down 600-foot lanes, and littles will love spending time in the Little Tikes Tubing area (adult supervision required), a smaller, kid-sized hill especially for them. Snow tubing sessions are limited to 1.5 hours, and reservations are encouraged.
51 Old Mt. Peter Road, Warwick, NY 10990
White Lighting Tubing at Fernwood
When the temperature drops, so do the tubes at White Lighting. Take a ride down the mountain from late December through March. All riders must be four years old or older and 40 inches tall. Single riders only, and the last ticket of the day is sold one hour before closing.
124 Golf Drive #2, East Stroudsburg, PA 18302
“No skills” are needed to snow tube down 1000 feet of fluffy snow at Hunter Mountain. Located at the base of Hunter Mountain, glide down a hill and then take “the Magic Carpet” back up to the top in standard size or double size tubes. You must purchase snow tubing tickets 48 hours before your intended arrival time.
64 Klein Avenue, Hunter, NY 12442
Jack Frost Big Boulder
Take a trip over to Big Boulder for a snow tube run. With summits of 2,000 feet or higher, Jack Frost Mountain and Big Boulder Mountain pride themselves in being the first to open the season and the last to close in the spring, so you have plenty of time to experience lots of winter fun.
357 Big Boulder Drive, Lake Harmony, PA 18624
Whitetail Mountain Resort
Come for a two-hour session of snow tubing fun. All riders must be 42 inches tall to ride the large run, and children 41 inches can ride on the “Kiddie Tubing” runs. Tickets for Adventure Snow Tubing must be purchased in advance online and will be first-come, first-serve.
13805 Blairs Valley Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236