Cool Places for Snow Tubing, Snow Boarding, and Skiing near Cincinnati

This is going to be the year for all the outdoor things… even for the winter time! So when the snow starts to hit the fan (literally), pull up this list of all the great snow tubing and skiing spots in and around the Cincinnati area.

All of the snow tubing, snow boarding, and ski resorts mentioned below are within 3 hours of Cincinnati. Entries are listed by distance from Cincinnati.

Perfect North Slopes

skiing the slopes at Perfect North in Indiana
image credit: Perfect North Slopes’ Facebook page

Distance from Cincinnati: about 30 miles / 0.75 hours

Perfect North Slopes offers 23 trails for skiing and snow boarding, 18 snow tubing lanes, 5 Lifts, 6 Carpet Lifts and 2 Tows. Their 1200′ long snow tubing hill includes “super lanes” which allow for your entire family to go down together. Let the Magic Carpet conveyer lift take you back to the top of the hill.

Do I Purchase Tickets in Advance? No but you should get a discount if you buy online.

Location: 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025
2022 Hours: skiing and snowboarding is available 9:30am – 9:30pm; snow tubing is open 1-9:30pm
Snow Report: online here
Website


Mad River Mountain / Avalanche Tubing Park

Snow Tubing at Avalanche Tubing Park
photo credit: Mad River Mountain’s Facebook page

Distance from Cincinnati: about 115 miles / 2 hours

Mad River Mountain claims to be Ohio’s largest ski resort. Part of Mad River Mountain, Avalanche Tubing Park features a long 1000’+ tubing hill with over 15 lanes of snowy fun and 2 lifts. They say they are the “largest tubing park in Ohio”.

Do I Purchase Tickets in Advance? No, you do not need a reservation in 2022.

Location: 1000 Snow Valley Rd, Zanesfield, OH 43360
2022 Hours: weekdays, 3-9pm; weekends and holidays, 10am-5pm (info here)
Snow Report: 1-800-231-SNOW (7669) or online here
Website


Paoli Peaks / Artic Blast Tubing Park

Skiing at Paoli Peaks in Indiana
photo credit: Paoli Peaks’ Facebook page

Distance from Cincinnati: about 140 miles / 2.75 hours

Paoli Peak, located in southern Indiana, offers skiing, snow boarding, and snow tubing. Artic Blast Tubing Park features 10 lanes for snow tubing; each lane is 700′ long. Their 400′ surface-carpet will take you back up the hill.

Do I Purchase Tickets in Advance? Their 2022 policies and ticket sales seem to be in motion. Check out their website (link below) for the most up to date info.

Location: 2798 West County Road 25 South; Paoli, IN 47454
Season: It appears they are just opening for the season on January 13, 2022.
Snow Report: find it online here
Website


Snow Trails

Snow boarding at Snow Trails in Ohio
image credit: Snow Trails’ Facebook page

Distance from Cincinnati: about 170 miles / 2.5 hours

Snow Trails claims to be “Ohio’s premier resort for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing” with “the longest tubing lanes in Ohio”. They have a massive snowmaking system and are typically open from December through March.

Glow Tubing is offered every Thursday – Sunday and Peak Days. All tubing tickets purchased after 6:00PM are for Glow Tubing.

Do I Purchase Tickets in Advance? Tubing reservations are required. Advanced book is required (online) for daily lift tickets (unless you have a season pass). Walkups are not available.

Location: 3100 Possum Run Road, Mansfield, Ohio 44903
Hours: vary, see site for details
Snow Report: 1-800-332-SNOW (7669) or online here
Website


Valley’s Edge Snowtubing

Valley's Edge Snow Tubing hill
photo credit: Valley’s Edge Snow Tubing

Distance from Cincinnati: about 75 miles / 1.5 hours

Valley’s Edge offers snowtubing only.

Location: 8295 St. Rt. 121, New Paris, Ohio 45347
Hours: no info found
Snow Report: no info found
Website

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