Snow Tubing in Boone, NC
While skiing and snowboarding remain the favorite activities of most people coming to visit the High Country, snow tubing is fast growing in popularity. A form of sledding, tubers can run and hop onto an inflatable donut tube and sled down the steep snow lanes. Safe for a all age levels, snow tubing in North Carolina is a great activity for those who do not know how to ski or snowboard. When you reach the bottom of the Snow Tubing in Western NC lanes then most snow tubing resorts have a quick and easy way to get back to the top of the tubing runs. You can hook into a surface lift system that will pull you, as you sit inside your donut, all the way back up to the top of the tubing hill.
Snow Tubing has become hugely popular in Western NC as Hawksnest Resort became the premier Snow Tubing park in North Carolina. Famous for being a local favorite for skiing and boarding, Hawksnest abandoned their skiing business and instead turned their resort into the largest Snow Tubing area on the east coast. Offering four Snow Tubing areas, with 20 lanes of fun some 1,000 feet long, Hawksnest is a place you must visit if you are looking to spend a few hours sledding in the snow. Prices range from 22 to 30 dollars per two hour session, and visitors will get a discount for buying 2 or more sessions. This area is the closest Snow Tubing in Boone NC as well if you are staying in our Cabins in Boone NC.
A lesser known spot for Snow Tubing in Western NC is the Jonas Ridge Snow Tubing Park. As a smaller park, this Family Resort for Snow Tubing is renowned for being family friendly. The staff always keeps safety in mind, and looks out for smaller children. Jonas Ridge is located near Linville, a bit further away from our Log Cabins for Rent in Banner Elk NC, yet still close enough for a day trip to the park.
Winter in the High Country offers something for everyone. If you do not ski or board, you can still enjoy the freshly fallen snow by enjoying Snow Tubing in North Carolina. All of the Ski Resorts in Banner Elk NC offer Snow Tubing in Western NC, and parks like Hawksnest and Jonas Ridge offer tubing exclusively. If you're planning to go Snow Tubing in North Carolina with your group, be sure to take your camera along. Chances are you will be able to get some great action shots to share with others.
- Hawksnest Snow Tubing Park, 2058 Skyland Drive, Seven Devils, NC 28604 - 828-963-6561 or 800-822-4295
- Jonas Ridge Snow Tubing Park, 9472 NC Highway 181, Jonas Ridge, NC 28641 - 828-733-4155