Shawnee Ski Resort

With 23 slopes and trails, 2 terrain parks and a snow tubing park, Shawnee Ski Resort offers plenty to do. Shawnee Mountain is located in the eastern most part of the Poconos which means if you're traveling from New Jersey or New York, you'll shave some time off the drive versus traveling to some of the other Pocono ski resorts.

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Shawnee Ski Resort Details

Slopes23Alpine SkiingYes
TerrainB 25%, I 50%, E 25% Cross CountryNo
Longest Run5100 feet mileLessonsYes
Base Elevation650 ft.Childrens ProgramYes
Summit Elevation1350 ft.SnowboardingYes
Vertical Drop700 ft.Night SkiingYes
SnowmakingYes 100%Terrain ParkYes, 2
Lifts1HSQ, 1Q, 4D, 4CHalf PipeYes
Equipment RentalYesSnow TubingYes

Learn to Ski at Shawnee

Shawnee Ski Resort This is a great place to learn to ski and snowboard as there are over 150 instructors teaching here. With a variety of private and group lessons for all ability levels, Shawnee ski resort is recognized as one of the largest winter sports schools in the East. About 25% of Shawnee's trails are geared toward beginning skiers and the whole resort is very beginner and family-friendly.

The children's ski program has a great reputation and is quite extensive. Three hour kids ski sessions are offered every morning and afternoon in season. Children as young as 4 years old can learn to ski in the SKIwee program. The children's program offers instruction for kids up to age 15.

Also, if you're visiting with kids who aren't into skiing, Shawnee offers in season babysitting for kids 18 months and older.

New for the 2010/2011 Season

Shawnee Mountain is introducing a new, high speed detachable quad. This will be Shawnee's flagship lifted located along the Tomahawk Trail. Riders will be whisked 3100 feet up to the summit in just 3 minutes. As those who regularly ski Shawnee know, this is a very welcome addition!

Renovations have been made to the Summit Lodge, both inside and out. New outdoor decks overlook mountain trails and provide a great place to relax. Inside, common areas have been upgraded with new flooring, a new fireplace and a brand new bar.

Snowmaking at Shawnee gets a boost this season as well with the installation of additional automated snowmaking for the Kittattiny and Bennekill trails.

Ski Shawnee Discounts and Deals

Shawnee offers a variety of learn-to-ski and lift ticket combination passes. Discounted lift tickets are available to those between the ages of 60-69 and those over age 70 ski free! Show your active military ID and you will also receive discounted lift tickets.

Shawnee Mountain Lodging

If you want plenty of room for your ski and snowboard gear or if you're bringing a crowd, consider a Shawnee rental home. Many of the available rentals are directly across the street from Shawnee Mountain and offer access to amenities at the Shawnee Inn, including the indoor pool. Just click on a photo to learn more about the rental.

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The Shawnee Inn is the closest Pocono Resort to Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. It offers 3 restaurants and a full service spa along with reasonable rates. If you're traveling without children, Caesars Pocono Palace is also worth considering.

The Shawnee Inn
The Shawnee Inn
Shawnee on Delaware, PA

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Caesars Pocono Palace
Caesars Pocono Palace Resort
Marshalls Creek, PA

Approximately two miles to Shawnee Mountain

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Things to Know - Shawnee Ski Resort

Ski Shawnee Snowboarding

  • Snow tubers should head to Pocono Plunge - Shawnee's tubing park. Both single tubes and tandems (adult & child) are used. Tubing sessions are offered in 2 and 4 hour increments. There are a limited number of tickets per session and they are sold on a first come basis. Get there early on the weekends!

  • There are two terrain parks - Bushkill Park and Incubator Park. Of the two, Bushkill Terrain Park is the more challenging.

  • Ski Shawnee trail & slope breakdown - 25% beginner, 50% intermediate and 25% expert

  • Insider Tip: As with most Pocono ski resorts, weekends tend to be much more crowded than weekdays, so try to plan your trip accordingly if you're bothered by long lines at the lifts.

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