10 Best Places To Go Snowtubing Near DC in 2023

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These are the best places to go snowtubing near DC. Locations in MD, PA, VA, and WV!

If you have never been snow tubing before you HAVE to give it a try. It’s a more thrilling version of sledding, without the danger and need for technical expertise of skiing. Really, snow tubing is the perfect winter fun activity for families! If you are looking for a place to go tubing this winter, check out these super fun ideas for snowtubing near DC!

1. Wisp Resort

We have played at Wisp Resort in the warmer months, but really, the Wisp Resort is a ski resort. I am so excited they have snow tubing too! Wisp provides the snow tube and even hauls you up the hill!  I

Wisp offers up to twelve tubing chutes each 750 ft. long, designated helpers, and it’s own snowmaking and grooming, Snow Tubing at the Mountain Park is one winter attraction you don’t want to miss! Plan your Snow Tubing adventure

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2. Roundtop Mountain Resort

Roundtop Mountain Resort Snow Tubing features up to 10 large tubing lanes. The runs are 800′ long and have a vertical drop of 80′. You don’t have to walk up the hill afterwards because Roundtop has a covered Magic Carpet lift that takes you back up to the top of the hill! Roundtop has a snowmaking team that ensures there is plenty of snow for tubing. Guests must be 42″ or taller to tube the main hill.

Kiddie Tubing is a special area for guests 41″tall and under. Smaller child-sized tubes are a great fit for younger tubers. Parents and kids either walk back up, or parents can pull their child back up in the tube. Parent’s are asked not to ride tubes in this area as it is designed with smaller guests in mind.

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3. Massanutten Resort

Massanutten Resort in Virginia is a great destination for winter sports (and they have an indoor water park too!). Snow Tubing is pure, fresh-air fun that nearly everyone can enjoy! They offer both solo snow tubing lanes and lanes where you can link up with friends to ride together, if the conditions allow. The tubing hill features up to 16 lanes that are 900’ in length and offer a drop of 120 vertical feet. Massanutten recently added a second conveyor lift allowing more people to enjoy Snow Tubing with less waiting on busy days.

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4. Liberty Mountain Resort

If you are looking for good old fashioned wintertime fun, head straight to snow tubing at the Bubly Tube Park!

Liberty has a special Kiddie Tubing area for kids under 41″ tall. Tickets are typically for a 2 hour session and it is highly recommended to purchase in advance because they do sell out. 

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5. Heritage Hills Resort in York, PA

Bring the family for a day of laughs and thrills on the hill at AvalancheXpress this winter. Enjoy all-day snow tubing and ice skating (open limited hours) at The Rink at AvalancheXpress. The hill at AvalancheXpress is about 80ft. tall and the number of lanes open varies depending on the conditions of the snow. They also have a lift to take you back up the hill!

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6. Whitetail Resort

Adventure Snow Tubing is sold in 2 hour sessions on a first-come, first-served basis. You can make advance reservations online and it’s highly recommended as Whitetail Snowtubing definitely sells out. 

All Snow Tubing tickets are sold in advance and online ONLY and begin at the top of every hour.

All riders must be at least 42” tall to ride the large runs.  A special “Kiddie” tubing run is available for children 41” tall and under through the purchase of a “Kiddie Tubing” ticket.  

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7. Camelback Snowtubing

Camelback is amazing. They offer over 40 lanes for tubing and even have nighttime snowtubing with glowing snowtubing lanes at Galactic snowtubing. Like many of the other resorts, Camelback offers Magic Carpets to bring you back up to the top of the hill. Snowtubing sessions are two hours long and start every hour on the hour.

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8. Blue Mountain Resort

Another fantastic snowtubing destination in the Poconos. The Blue Mountain Snow Tubing Park is home to the longest AND fastest lanes in PA! Fly down up to 46 lanes each over 1,000 feet long! The park is serviced by 3 lifts so the fun never stops! Choose between a single tube or double the fun and grab a friend to ride together in our new double tubes!

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9. Blackwater Falls State Park Sled Run

Not technically a snow tubing location, but soooo much fun anyway! Blackwater Falls State Park in West Virginia offers the longest sled run on the East Coast. Wow right? And this is definitely a location to go snowtubing near DC because it’s an easy day trip from most of Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia.

Tickets are valid for one two-hour session. The sled run closes for one hour between each session. You must purchase tickets in advance as well. 

More from their website: “The Blackwater Sled Run is more than a perfectly groomed hill. Half the fun is riding to the top on our conveyor belt, the Magic Carpet. Our Magic Carpet is the longest on the east coast and takes riders through a cozy wooded path to the top of the hill right in their sleds. Ride up and sled down – it’s fun both ways! Watch the time-lapse video of ride to the top to get an idea for what it’s like.”

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10. Canaan Valley Resort State Park

Another great snowtubing location in West Virginia, Canaan Valley Resort State Park has a super fun snowtubing park with runs up to 1200 ft long! It is the longest multi-lane snow tubing park in the Mid-Atlantic region. Snowtubing sessions are two hours long and they also have a Magic Carpet to bring tubers back to the top of the hill.

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If you like these ideas for snowtubing Near DC, check out more fun ideas for kids!

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