Big Boulder has been ranked as one of the “Top 5 Parks in the East” by Transworld Snowboarding. With its over 400 feet of drop, array of trails and multiple terrain parks, it is a crowd pleaser. In fact, Big Boulder devotes 50 percent of its acreage to freestyle terrain. The resort is located Pocono country, and the ski area's sister is Jack Frost.
The ski resort is 45 minutes from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and 30 minutes from Lehighton, Pennsylvania. There are many small airports that serve the surrounding areas, including Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport.
The base elevation is 1,700 feet, and the summit is 2,175 feet. You will find 15 slopes and trails, serviced by 8 lifts. The terrain is pretty evenly divided: 4 beginner, 3 intermediate and 3 advanced. There are five terrain parks. The Mountain Dew Terrain Park and halfpipe cater to snowboarders. Snowtubing is available, and there are two 600-foot conveyor carpets to get snow tubers up to the top.
The SnowMonsters Program is designed to teach children ages 3 to 12 years old how to ski and snowboard. There are also adult ski and board lessons available. There are events on the resort throughout the year.