Swain Ski Resort

Overview

Swain Resort is the oldest continuously operated ski area in New York, having been operated for 64 years. Swain prides itself on providing families with a great skiing and snowboarding experience at affordable rates in a friendly and safe environment. The resort offer 100 acres of skiable terrain on 30 trails with 97% snowmaking capabilities. In addition to downhill skiing and snowboarding, the resort offers a quality terrain park. 

Inside Scoop

Cafeteria, restaurant, and bar at the area. Clubhouse, lessons, rentals, ski shop, nursery, and first aid; nearest hospital 14 miles away. Ninety-five percent snowmaking.

Plan Your Trip

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

25"
15"
10"
5"
0"
0.1"
Nov
10"
Dec
19"
Jan
20"
Feb
12"
Mar
0"
Apr

Terrain Overview

31%
Beginners Runs
37%
Intermediate Runs
31%
Advanced Runs
35
Runs in Total
1 mi
Longest Run
130 ac
Skiable Terrain
80 ac
Night Skiing
90 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 5

3
Quad Chairs
1
Double Chairs
1
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1970'
Summit
650'
Vertical Drop
1320'
Base

Important Dates

December 23, 20232023/12/23
Projected Opening
March 26, 20242024/03/26
Projected Closing
100
Projected Days Open
102
Days Open Last Year
77
Years Open
120"
Average Snowfall
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