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Covid Details

Get all the COVID-19 information you need to know before you go. All information is provided by the resort and updated regularly as processes and policies change.

Reservations

Resort policies and procedures.

Is a reservation required for lift access
No

Is a reservation required for parking
No

Base Lodge(s)

Are the base lodge(s) open
Yes

Are there rules/restrictions at the base lodge(s)
Yes

Are masks required
Yes

Base Lodge Regulation

Masks are required at all times when not skiing or eating. The lodge is at 50% capacity so please consider your vehicle as your base lodge if possible. Personal belongings may not be left unattended, they must be placed in a locker or back inside a vehicle. Any items left out can be confiscated.

Lift Regulations

Are there COVID-19 rules/restrictions on lifts
Yes

If lift capacity is less than 100%, please specify amount
75%

Dining Regulations

Are there COVID-19 rules/restrictions for on-mountain dining
No

Dining Indoors
Yes

If available at less than 100% capacity, please specify %
50%

Dining Regulations

Masks must be worn while moving about the dining room or when not eating. The dining area is at 50% capacity and seating is spread out to allow for social distancing. 

Ski School

Are there COVID-19 rules/regulations for ski school
Yes

Ski School Regulations

Lessons will be limited in size and students must wear a mask at all times. Instructors will wear masks and must sanitize their hands before and after each lesson. Contact will be limited as must as possible. Children under 6 are required to take private lessons or semi-private lessons with family.

Ski Rental Legend

Are there COVID-19 rules/regulations for ski rentals
Yes

Ski Rental Regulations

All rentals are sanitized and disinfected before and after each use.

Transportation

Are there rules/restrictions on public transportation
No

Lodging Legend

Are there COVID-19 rules/restrictions on lodging
No

Elevation

  • 1970ft
    Summit
  • 650ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 1320ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 5
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    31%

  • Intermediate Runs

    37%

  • Advanced Runs

    31%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    35

  • Terrain Parks

    3

  • Night Skiing

    80 ac

  • Longest Run

    1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    130 ac

  • Snow Making

    90 ac

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. 

More Info

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.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/20/202003/26/2021
  • Days Open Last Year
    102
  • Projected Days Open
    100
  • Years Open
    74
  • Average Snowfall
    120"

Gallery: Swain

Swain Reviews

Danielle Titus
29th January 20192
I started boarding here, used to enjoy it, and love that it's close to home except Everytime I went over the last...Full review
Linda
13th December 20155
I've been skiing Swain since the 80's and I think the staff now are the friendliest you can find. You always feel...Full review
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Contact Info

  • Swain

    P.O. Box 44

    14884 Swain

    New York

    United States


    Phone: (607) 545-6511

    info@swain.com

Current Conditions: Swain

Latest Snowfall

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Current Weather

Apr 23

44°F

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