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Experience Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding Near Clifton Park, NY

Clifton Park is located near many downhill ski centers that are perfect for a day or evening on the slopes. Most resorts offer rental equipment and lessons to help you master downhill skiing or snowboarding, regardless of your age and experience level. Visit one of these regional ski resorts below and prepare to hit the slopes this season.

downhill skiers on snowy mountain side

Hit the Slopes at These Regional Ski Resorts

West Mountain in Queensbury

West Mountain is a perfect mountain for families, featuring mild-to-moderate terrain and a bunny hill for beginners. West also offers a tubing park and lighted night skiing on certain trails.

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Gore Mountain in North Creek

Gore Mountain is home to more than 100 alpine trails with difficulty levels ranging from beginner to expert. Ski and ride 9 sides of 4 unique peaks during your visit to this premier Adirondack ski resort. They even have cross-country and snowshoe trails at the Nordic Center.

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McCauley Mountain Ski Area in Old Forge

McCauley Mountain is located in the western Adirondacks and features top-notch grooming, double black diamond runs, easy trails from the summit, and plenty of winter fun. Ski and snowboard rentals are available, as well as other equipment.

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Willard Mountain in Greenwich

Willard Mountain has a fully-stocked rental shop with a wide selection of equipment, plus an expanded terrain park and tubing area. Rates are reasonable, and you can try night skiing and riding for a unique outdoor winter experience.

Maple Ski Ridge in Schenectady

Maple Ski Ridge is a family-friendly ski resort that has something to offer for all ages and abilities. Explore 60 skiable acres, 8 day skiing trails, and 7 night skiing trails.

Royal Mountain Ski Area in Johnstown

Royal Mountain Ski Area has a nice mix of beginner, intermediate, and expert level trails. The mountain has a vertical drop of 575 feet, and there are 12 alpine trails and 5 glades.

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