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? Per their site, hours and pricing for the 2020-21 season are TBA.

Location: 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025
Season: Hours and pricing for the 2020-21 season are TBA
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? Per their site, hours and pricing for the 2020-21 season are TBA.

Location: 1000 Snow Valley Rd, Zanesfield, OH 43360
Season: Hours and pricing for the 2020-21 season are TBA
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? Per their site, hours and pricing for the 2020-21 season are TBA.

Location: 2798 West County Road 25 South; Paoli, IN 47454
Season: Hours and pricing for the 2020-21 season are TBA
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? They do recommend booking online. Per their FAQ section, online reservations are required for tubing because tickets do sell-out. Tubing tickets go on-sale beginning every Monday by 11AM through the following two weekends.

Location: 3100 Possum Run Road, Mansfield, Ohio 44903
Season: December – March, weather permitting
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
Season: They hope to open around Christmas, 2020
Snow Report: current conditions found here
Website

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