Massanutten Ski Resort

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Overview

Massanutten ski resort is a four-season Virginia resort, providing visitors with spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounding valley. It offers multiple lodging options and numerous ski chalets located on and around the mountain.

Where Is Massanutten Ski Resort Located?

Massanutten ski resort is located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, approximately 15 miles from downtown Harrisonburg. The nearest airport is the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, and it is a 30-minute drive from the resort.

Hotel, condominiums and time-share rentals are all available on-site.

Restaurants

Breakfast

  • Before heading to the mountain, make a pit stop at Thunderbird Cafe, and fill up on breakfast. 42 Island Ford Rd, McGaheysville, VA 22840

Lunch

  • If you are craving a taste of down-home southern barbecue, visit Virginia Barbeque & Pizza Co.! From our very own custom-built smoker, we offer mouthwatering wood-smoked chicken, pork, and ribs accompanied by delicious, traditional southern sides. 1822 Resort Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840

Dinner

  • Ciro’s Italian Eatery is the perfect place to head to for happy hour and dinner. This long-time favorite offers everything from fresh salads to tasty pasta. 101 Downey Knolls Dr, Elkton, VA 22827

Apres/Nightlife

  • Enjoy some nightlife and an amazing patio at Base Camp. If you’re hungry, get a dozen wings: veggie, boneless and bone-in. 4614 Massanutten Dr, Massanutten, VA 22840

Terrain

Terrain

Skiers and riders have access to 1,100 vertical feet of drop and a well-maintained terrain park. The mountain’s 14 runs are serviced by 7 lifts. The resort’s 70 skiable acres are home to wide groomed trails, a dedicated learner’s area and night skiing. The resort offers everything from snow tubing and ice-skating during the winter and golf, mountain biking and an indoor waterpark during the summer.

Massanutten Resort has terrain suitable for all ability types form the beginner to the advanced skier or snowboarder. The ski area features beginner (30%), intermediate (35%) and advanced (35%) trails. Beginners are serviced by their own learner’s area and lifts. From the summit, advanced riders will find steep lines that will get the heart pumping and legs burning.

The top elevation is 2,925 feet, and bottom elevation is 1,770 feet. The longest run is 0.77 miles. There is a 100% snowmaking since snowfall varies depending on the year.

Inside Scoop

Massanutten Resort is a year-round destination that offers an award-winning indoor/outdoor water park, golf courses, recreation centers, spa, zip-lines, and an ice-skating rink. Take your kids to the snow tubing park during the season for some more fun. There are also plenty of groomed and partially groomed trails at the resort.

The resort itself is over 6,000 acres. New activities are being added all the time, including night golfing, escape rooms, and e-mountain bikes.

Plan Your Trip

Massanutten Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

9"
6"
4"
2"
0"
0.1"
Nov
0.4"
Dec
7"
Jan
6"
Feb
7"
Mar
0"
Apr

Terrain Overview

39%
Beginners Runs
39%
Intermediate Runs
22%
Advanced Runs
18
Runs in Total
0.8 mi
Longest Run
70 ac
Skiable Terrain
70 ac
Night Skiing
70 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 7

3
Quad Chairs
1
Triple Chairs
3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

2925'
Summit
1110'
Vertical Drop
1750'
Base

Important Dates

December 17, 20222022/12/17
Projected Opening
March 19, 20232023/03/19
Projected Closing
97
Projected Days Open
98
Days Open Last Year
50
Years Open
36"
Average Snowfall
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