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January 12. 2012 1:54AM

Waterville Valley


1 Ski Area Road - Waterville Valley
Phone: 800-468-2553

Located just two hours from Boston, Waterville Valley provides plenty of activities for families. On the mountain guests will find gentle learning areas, wide intermediate trails, and black diamond bump runs. Exhibition Park and Little Slammer feature halfpipes, lots of terrain features, and rails. In the resort village, you can walk from inns and condominiums to the classic Town Square, home to shops, restaurants, a cross country skiing & snowshoeing center, an indoor ice skating rink, sleigh rides, and a sports center with indoor tennis and swimming pool. Ski & Stay specials take place all winter; many include free skiing for kids, extra-late checkouts on Sundays, and early check-in on Fridays. Ski and stay packages, daily snow reports and videos can be found on New "South Street" Park for snowboarders and skiers opened in 2011.

Alpine Skiing

Vertical DropSkiable Terrain# of TrailsNoviceInter-
ExpertGlades# of Lifts
2020 ft.220 acres5220%60%20%Yes, 512
Services: Learn to ski or snowboard packages, group & private lessons, kids and adaptive ski programs, child care, and ski & snowboard rentals, Nordic Center.

Snowboard Park

Halfpipe1/4 PipeTerrain ParksInformation
YesNoExhibition Park; Psyched Park; Burton Progression Park; South Street Park; Lil' Grom Park; Mini PipeThe Terrain Parks feature pipes, rails, jumps, tabletops, hips, rollers and obstacles of all sorts. We've even got a timed boardercross course. What's even better, is that it's all serviced by a lift. South Street Park, the newest addition to the parks, located above Valley Run, is packed with small to medium jib features with some gap on to rails and boxes along with a couple jumps. The Burton Progression Park was designed and built for entry-level park users. The features in the Burton Progression Park include ride-on boxes and rails, along with rollers and small jumps. Located below Upper Bobby's, Psyched Park is a medium park designed for the intermediate park user looking to progress his or her riding to the next level. This park contain variety of upper level boxes, rails, jibs and jumps that all flow. Psyched Park is a great warm up on the way down to Exhibition. Exhibition is stacked with large jumps, jibs, hips, rails, boxes, bonks along with any and all things shredable. Oh yeah! Exhibition has it's own park dedicated Poma lift. 18 brand-new features for 2011/12 season.

Cross Country Skiing

Total KilometersKilometers TrackedKilometers Skate GroomedKilometers BackcountrySnowmaking Coverage


Total KilometersInformation
105Our Snowshoeing trails are designed to accommodate all skill levels and the emphasis is on having fun while learning to snowshoe.

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