Snowshoe Mountain to open for summer season July 2

Snowshoe Mountain to open for summer season July 2
The sun sets over the Allegheny Mountains as seen from Snowshoe Mountain. (Photo: Snowshoe Mountain Resort)

It's finally stopped snowing in the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia—in time for officials at Snowshoe Mountain Resort to unveil a modified schedule of events for summer and fall 2020.


Including its Snowshoe Bike Park, the highland resort perhaps best-known for its ski areas will operate Thursdays through Sundays beginning July 2, according to resort president Patti Duncan, while its Raven Golf Club will open two weeks earlier on June 18.

“We’re excited to get the chairlifts spinning again and to welcome everyone back to the mountain," Duncan said of the opening.

A biker challenges a trail at the Snowshoe Bike Park.

"But at the same time we understand that in order to keep everyone safe, it needs to be done the right way. That’s our top priority right now.”


Snowshoe officials will continue to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and are adhering to health and safety guidelines established by the CDC, NSAA, and the State of West Virginia.

(More information regarding the precautions the resort is taking to protect its staff, community, and guests is available .)


The Raven Golf Club as well as the Raven Grille will be open weekly from Thurs-Sun starting June 18. More information on the course, including information on how to book tee times, may be found .

Mountain Biking

The Snowshoe Bike Park will be open Thursdays through Sundays beginning July 2 with both its Basin and Western Territory areas available for riding. Hours of operation will be 10 a.m.–6 p.m. daily, with the Western Territory closing at 5 p.m. The Basin area will be closed for September 24-27. Bike Park Season Passes will remain at the discounted pre-season rate of $199 for the duration of the season. More information on bike-passes, lift tickets, lessons, and rentals is available .


Resort Village

Snowshoe’s mountaintop village will be open Thursday through Sunday for dining, shopping, and outdoor adventures beginning July 2. This includes the full-service Spa-at-Snowshoe. Lodging will be available daily beginning Wednesday, June 17. However, the Split Rock Pools and the Village Zipline will remain closed until further notice.

Shavers Lake & Scenic Lift Rides

Scenic lift rides to Shavers Lake will be available Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. beginning July 2. The lake will be open for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and paddle-boarding. In order to limit contact, the inflatable obstacle course will not be open. The Boathouse Restaurant will be open Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Summer Schedule of Events

The following schedule of events is subject to change, according to resort officials.

June 18 | Opening Day - Raven Golf Club
July 2 | Opening Day – Bike Park, Lake, Village
July 31–Aug. 1 | Blues, Brews & BBQ
Aug. 1 | Downhill Southeast MTB Race
Aug. 8 | Treasure On The Mountain
Aug. 22 | Pedals & Pints Festival
Sept. 4-7 | Labor Day Celebration
Sept. 18-20 | Pro GRT MTB Race
Sept. 24-25 | GNCC University
Sept. 26-27 | GNCC Racing
Oct. 18 | Closing Day


For more information or to make a Snowshoe lodging reservation, please call 877-441-4386 or visit online at .

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