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Address: Running Springs, CA 92382
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+1 909-867-2751
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Popular ski/resort area that receives the most natural snowfall in Southern...

Popular ski/resort area that receives the most natural snowfall in Southern California.

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Crowded but the staff was great

We went to Snow Valley in between Christmas and New Years so it was really crowded. We got there at about 4:30 the day before we wanted to ski. I wanted to get the rentals and... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Holly T
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Santa Clarita, California
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Houston, Texas
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66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I were attending to go to Snow Summit but ended up at Snow Valley so confusing the names. This is a small family mountain that doesn't have many runs as the budget mountain we liked the run that we did then headed out.

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Santa Clarita, California
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We went to Snow Valley in between Christmas and New Years so it was really crowded. We got there at about 4:30 the day before we wanted to ski. I wanted to get the rentals and lift tickets then so I wouldn't have to hassle with it the next day. I was told at the ticket office that it wasn't... More 

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3 Thank Holly T
Orange County, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Due to Christmas traffic we spent 4 hours on the road (just from the foothills till Running Springs). We did not proceed to Big bear as we were frustrated so instead stopped at Snow Valley. Snow chains were needed and there were installers to help out if you are unable to do it. ($40 for installing chains on two tires).... More 

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Crestline CA
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

You can find more challenging slopes in Southern California. Both Mountain High and Big Bear feature longer expert runs and more terrain features for the dare devil sportsmen among us. But Snow Valley has two great advantages over these resorts, especially for us intermediate skiers. One, it's inexpensive. And two it's closer. To which can be added a third: it... More 

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Los Angeles
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61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We wanted our child to see snow, and of course the weekend we booked in arrowhead was 60... so we went to Snow Valley to take her sledding. It was great sledding, very easy, ride the lift up, very long sledding hill down, very worthwhile. Although I will say its super expensive! it was over $30 per person! I was... More 

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1 Thank drnkwine1
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49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

I'm reviewing the Snow Drift Tubing Park in running springs. Well, it seems they nickel and dime you. $5 for parking and pay for tubing per hour! $60/hr for a family of 4...PER HOUR!! They don't allow food inside and there's only port-a-potties. No actual bathrooms. Cash only for parking and entry but there's an ATM on-site. Long line to... More 

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Thank Brandi M
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2016

my kids (7 & 5 yrs old) are tired of riding tubing. so we decided to try skiing this year. enrolled both of them in learning center. both of them liked it. however the little one (5 yrs old) wanted to ride with parent on second day. so we took her out and ski together. overall snow valley seems good... More 

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Thank Gyuhong L
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Its good as only a short drive to get to if you local but always check for snow chain advisories but if you stuck some of they guys will let use and bring back for a fee of course at side of road where they fit them but better than having a wasted trip average fee around $50 total to... More 

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1 Thank Steven M
Southern California
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Had the best day skiing yesterday with my daughter! Easily drove up to this fun, charming ski resort from one of the beach cities in Orange County in less than two hours. Beautiful sunny warm day. Slopes were well groomed, staff very friendly and organized at the ski rental. (Mountain is actually bigger than it looks in the picture as... More 

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1 Thank Yana K
Pasadena, California
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67 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Snow Valley is a family fun place. They offer sledding on one side of the mountain along with an area where little kids can build snowmen and just play in the snow that is completely safe from the ski and snowboarding traffic. The runs are not that challenging and the mountain itself is much smaller than the other two resorts... More 

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