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Mountain Creek Resort Skiing

Season Start/End: 12/14/2018 - 04/07/2019
440ft - 1480ft
24%|46%| 30%| 0%
Lift Tickets
from US$59.00 to US$74.00
Complete list of prices
Mountain Creek is setup for a long spring season.

Located approximately 50 miles from New York City in the township of Vernon, Mountain Creek is a convenient family ski destination for skiers and riders in and around the New York/New Jersey Metro area. Mountain Creek is New Jersey’s largest ski resort, providing a variety of terrain options suitable for almost all ability levels and interests across its four peaks.

Mountain Creek’s extensive snowmaking system covers 100 percent of the ski resort's terrain with an impressive fleet of more than 1,000 snowmaking guns. Skiers and riders have access to 1,040 feet of vertical via eight lifts and 46 trails on its 167 skiable acres. The mountain's base elevation is 440 feet with its summit topping out at 1,480 feet. The ski area also offers winter snow tubing and a waterpark in the summer. 

Slopeside lodging options include The Appalachian, located at the base of Vernon Peak.  Head to Jack & Ottos for a quick bite after a long day of skiing and riding. 

Mountain Creek is setup for a long spring season.

Mountain Creek Resort is home to a variety of terrain including excellent groomed trails and some of the best terrain parks in the East. The resort has an impressive 1,040 feet vertical drop serviced by a modern lift infrastructure and updated amenities. The ski area has an extensive snow making operation and can cover approximately 100% of skiable terrain. 

Mountain Creek is setup for a long spring season.

The resort originally opened in 1965 as the Great Gorge Resort. In 1971 Great Gorge and Vernon Valley merged to create what is now known as Mountain Creek Resort.



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  • 440ft


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  • Night Skiing

    167 ac

  • Longest Run

    2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    167 ac

  • Snow Making

    167 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 12/14/2018
  • Days Open Last Year: 90
  • Projected Closing: 04/07/2019
  • Projected Days Open: 100
  • Years Open: 53
  • Average Snowfall: 65"

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Mountain Creek Resort - Grate day at MK  - © Depor
Mountain Creek Resort - absolutely awful. many of these trails should NOT be open. dirt and rocks everywhere. 

100% regret coming today. ticket prices were way too high for these conditions and resort report deceptive. 
  - © anonymous
Mountain Creek Resort - A little fresh snow in the morning Tuesday.  Conditions are man made snow over ice (hard pack). Wait until Thursday, they are expecting 6" on Wed night.   - © NJskier
Mountain Creek Resort - Grate Day!!! No ice at all, grate job MTK
They are making a lot ssnow!!!!  - © Depor

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Mountain Creek Resort Reviews

  • mike

    • 1
    19th February 2018

    Full review

      went on a day after snowing and the trails were not groomed at all. very dangerous skiing trails, with ice patches and...
  • Si Si

    • 4
    15th February 2018

    Full review

      I went today (mid-week in February) and had an overall good experience. Go: if you're a snowboarder (apparently they have a very...

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