Snowshoe Mountain

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Even at the peak of summer, visitors at Snowshoe Mountain may find it handy to wear a sweater or jacket.

Capping one of the highest peaks in the Allegheny Mountains, the resort village at Snowshoe Mountain enjoys some of the most reliably wintry conditions south of New England.  Its situation at the top of 57 slopes, rather than at their bases, ensures incredible après-ski sunsets.

About Snowshoe Mountain

Snowshoe Mountain features two terrain parks and 57 downhill slopes, including a 1,600-foot vertical drop over a 1.5 mile run. Eleven slopes and a terrain park are open for night skiing. Cross-country trails, a snow-tubing park, and an indoor water park guarantee wintry fun in the midst of three vacation villages. Shops, restaurants, and conference facilities abound across the mountain.  

Map showing Snowshoe Mountain


Snowshoe Mountain is located in Pocahontas County in the Allegheny Highlands Region of eastern West Virginia. The resort is located a drive of approximately 75 miles north of Interstate 64 at , a drive of about 1.5 hours, and approximately 55 miles south of the US-33/250 expressway at , a drive of about 1.25 hours. The nearest community to the mountain is , a drive of 35 miles or 45 minutes south of the resort. All drive times cited here are approximate and vary with weather conditions.

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