Bear Creek Ski Resort





Located just outside of Allentown in Macungie, PA, Bear Creek Ski Resort is a hidden gem for beginner and intermediate skiers. Many visitors find that Bear Creek skiing is a bit more convenient and provides a less crowded experience when compared to some of the ski resorts located in the Poconos (Bear Creek is about 45 minutes south of the Pocono Mountains). In fact, if you are able to ski Bear Creek mid-week during daytime hours, you may be surprised how light the crowds tend to be.

Bear Creek Ski Resort Details

Trails21Alpine SkiingYes
TerrainB 30%, I 40%, E 30% Cross CountryNo
Longest Run7900 feetLessonsYes
Base Elevation600 ft.Childrens ProgramYes
Summit Elevation1100 ft.SnowboardingYes
Vertical Drop510 ft.Night SkiingYes
SnowmakingYes 100%Terrain ParkYes, 2
Lifts3Q, 1TC, 2CHalf PipeYes
Equipment RentalYesSnow TubingYes


Insider Tip: Snowtubing is a popular activity at Bear Creek Ski Resort. Snowtubing tickets go on sale when the resort opens each morning. They are on a first come, first served basis and often sell out on weekends and holidays, so be sure to purchase your snowtubing tickets as soon as you get to the resort.

Ski Bear Creek Discounts


Bear Creek Ski Resort The resort offers a variety of ski discounts with the best ones being reserved for the very young and senior citizens. Children ages 5 and under and senior citizens over 70 years old ski free every day at Bear Creek. Also, group rates are offered to parties of 15 or more.

A military discount is offered to both retired and active service personnel and certain family members. Police, fire department and EMS personnel also receive a discount. Note that there are several blackout dates for these particular discounts.

On non-holiday Mondays, college students with a valid ID can purchase extended day lift tickets for just $20.


Insider Tip: Bear Creek makes it easy for parents of young children to enjoy some time on the slopes. The resort offers childcare for children ages 6 months to 6 years old. Space is limited and reservations are required. Book early if you're planning to use childcare services on weekends or holidays.

Bear Creek Ski Resort Lodging

There is much more to Bear Creek Resort than just skiing and snowboarding and many visitors opt to stay overnight to take advantage of everything the resort has to offer.

Bear Creek Skiing

There is much more to Bear Creek Resort than just skiing and snowboarding. Many visitors opt to stay overnight to take advantage of everything the resort has to offer. There are indoor and outdoor heated pools along with outdoor hot tubs that provide a great view of the mountain. Overnight guests are welcome to use the fitness center. Our favorite amenity at this resort is the Spa at Bear Creek with a full menu of massage, skincare and salon treatments. Bear Creek often offers great overnight rates during ski season.

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Bear Creek skiing features and policies subject to change. Please verify features directly with the ski area.