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7 Best Places For Snow Tubing In North Carolina

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It’s a great day for snow tubing! Have fun this winter season by going snow tubing together with the whole family and your best buddies. What better place to pick for a snowy adventure than in the beautiful state of North Carolina. Take some fresh mountain air and slide down a slope with these awesome destinations for snow tubing in North Carolina.

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Hawks Nest 

2058 Skyland Drive Seven Devils, NC

Hawks Nest in Seven Devils, NC is the largest snow tubing park in the East Coast. They have four different snow tubing areas and offer over 30 lanes of snow tubing that span from 400 to 1,000 feet long with three moving carpet lifts that bring you back to the top. The park also offers lighting and snowmaking on all of its snow tubing lanes for more action packed fun until night.

Accommodations are not a problem since there are the nearby towns/cities of  Boone,Blowing Rock Jonas Ridge, Burnsville, and Banner Elk that offer inns, cabins and campgrounds perfect for the whole family.

Reminders: Only those 3 years old and up are allowed to go snow tubing at the park and small children( usually 3-8 y/o) should be accompanied by an  adult while snow tubing. Tickets are priced the same for all ages and can be purchased in advance through their official website.

Scaly Mountain

7420 Dillard Road Scaly Mountain, NC

Have a unique and awesome snow tubing experience in Scaly Mountain Outdoor center that is perfect for the whole family. They have snow making equipment that provides all the snow needed for continuous outdoor fun. Moving carpets are also provided to lift you back to the top so you can have an awesome snow tubing ride over and over again.
Please be reminded that only those who are 42 inch or taller, and 4 y/o and above are allowed to ride. Ticket passes for both adults and children are good for two hours. They also offer Group rates available for parties of 20 or more. 

Beech Mountain Resort

1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain, NC

Beech Mountain Resort is one of the newer snow tubing spots in North Carolina. They have built a state-of-the-art tubing park at the base of the slopes adjacent to the Resort Village. The resort offers fun and exhilarating snow tubing experience thanks to their extra long tubing runs and chutes up to 700 feet in length.

Their magic carpet conveyor lifts riders to the top for more awesome and fun rides down the slope. Thanks to its great location you’ll have convenient access to Beech Mountain Brewing Co. where you can have a nice and relaxed time after you’re done enjoying your favorite mountain activities. 

Each session lasts for 1 hour and 45 minutes so make sure you maximize your time by arriving early and getting your tubing tickets. 

Be reminded that only those 42” or taller will be allowed to ride and children are not allowed to ride on their parents lap. Visit their website for more details about their requirements and ticket purchasing.

Sugar Mountain Resort

1009 Sugar Mountain Dr, Sugar Mountain, NC

Sugar Mountain Resort is packed with plenty of fun and exciting activities for all visitors during the winter. From skiing and snowboarding to ice skating and tubing there is always something for everyone to enjoy. Their tubing park is located across the street from the base lodge and offers several 700 ft. long lanes for everyone. After a thrilling ride down the slope ,a magic carpet conveyor is always there to transport riders fast and smoothly back to the top.

There are several session time options you can choose and each session is good for 1 hour and 45 minutes long. One must be 3 y/o and above to ride and Ski boots are not allowed on the tubing runs. For more information you can visit their website

Jonas Ridge

9472 NC-181, Newland, NC

Jonas Ridge offers a variety of fun snow tubing opportunities for you and the whole family. Choose from their 5 snow tube lanes that go from slow to very steep ones for a fast ride perfect for the more thrill seeking riders. Specially made inner tubes are provided for the riders for a safe and exciting ride down the lanes. Riders can hop on their conveyor belt  or “Magic carpet” which  allows for a quick and safe trip back to the top for tubing fun. After a long day of tubing, visitors can relax inside their lodge and sit by the warm and cozy fireplace. Aside from this, you can see and enjoy the breathtaking views via their observation deck. They have snow guns that provide enough snow and lights for those who enjoy night tubing. Safety is their utmost priority so make sure you read their safety and rules guide before hitting the slopes. 

Moonshine Mountain

5865 Willow Rd, Hendersonville, NC

Have an awesome time at Moonshine Mountain, with over 500 ft. of snowy and steep tubing lanes. Have a blast riding solo or sharing the fun by going down the slopes with your family and best buds in a group train( following a few safety rules). Moonshine mountains provide tubes for the riders and also make their own snow. You can go tubing down the slopes as many times as you want within the two-hour time frame. And a lift will bring you back to the top to save your energy and time. 

If hunger hits you, you can grab a bite at their snack area or food truck which has plenty of tasty treats for everyone. If the weather outside gets too cold for you, you can warm up in the lodge, sit by the fireplace and drink some hot chocolate. Make sure you also visit their gift shop before you leave. 

Wolf Ridge Resort

578 Valley View Cir, Mars Hill, NC

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort is nestled in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina and is located just a few minutes away from the city of Asheville. They offer different winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing that everyone in the family can enjoy.  

Their snow tubing area is located separate from the ski slope, featuring a 350 feet long slope that is 60 ft wide at the top and 100 ft wide at the bottom. There are no designated lanes for tubing so riders will have the freedom to ride solo or link up with their favorite tubing buddies. 

For endless fun, they have a magic carpet lift that brings riders all the way to the top with no hassle. The tube run is capable of making their snow and provides all the light you need for some nighttime fun.

They also have a lodge overlooking the slopes with 3 fireplaces where you can warm up and sip some hot cocoa. You’ll also find their cafeteria-style grill that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner options to keep you full and energized from day to night. 

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