Winter is upon us, and soon, the Upstate New York ski resorts near Lake George will re-open for another exhilarating season! Choose The Lodges at Cresthaven as your base camp and access several fantastic ski areas less than an hour from our resort. From family-friendly runs to expert terrain, there is a ski area for every skill level in the Lake George area!

Gore Mountain

Gore Mountain is New York’s largest ski resort, just over 25 miles away from Lake George! Ride the unique terrain of all seven mountain areas, ranging from easy to expert. 

  • Enjoy 453 acres of skiable terrain, 115 trails, and a vertical drop of 2,5337 feet. 
  • When the sunsets, your ticket includes access to the historic North Creek Ski Bowl, where you can enjoy skiing on lighted slopes!
  • Gore Mountain is a fantastic place to learn skiing or snowboarding for the first time. Sign up for ski and snowboarding lessons

West Mountain

West Mountain is approximately 12 miles from Lake George and is an excellent Upstate New York ski resort for families visiting the area! 

  • Enjoy 125 acres of skiable terrain and 31 trails for all ability levels. Purchase your lift tickets to ride the slopes of West Mountain this winter. 
  • Enjoy exhilarating fun for the whole family at Tubing Park, offering 4-6 upper chutes and 6-8 lower chutes.
  • Learn to ski or snowboard at West Mountain with their lessons and programs!

Hickory Ski Center

Hickory Ski Center is a historic ski area just nine miles from Lake George. Enjoy 225 skiable acres on 18 trails. If you are looking for a vintage ski experience, Hickory Ski Center is the place for you!

Dynamite Hill Recreation Area

Twenty miles from Lake George, Dynamite Hill Recreation Area is a smaller ski area with only one slope. Other winter activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, downhill tubing, and ice skating. 

Book Your Winter Getaway in Lake George Today!

After a day of winter fun at our Upstate New York ski resorts, The Lodges at Cresthaven offers the perfect respite away from the cold. Cozy up in your Lake George vacation rental, offering a private fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, and entertainment centers. Save on your getaway with our winter specials and experience some of New York’s best skiing this season!