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Great value

I took my 10 year old girls here on a recent weekend after their first taste of skiing at Mt Baldy... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Claremont, California
Great local mountain skiing

Snow Valley is an iconic classic in the San Bernardino Mountains. Old alpine style lodge and... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Mark L
Lake Arrowhead, California, United States
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Popular ski/resort area that receives the most natural snowfall in Southern California.
Running Springs, CA 92382
+1 909-867-2751
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We just took the lift up to the top to enjoy the view. Next time we'll take a picnic. Some hiking areas.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I took my 10 year old girls here on a recent weekend after their first taste of skiing at Mt Baldy because they had a great deal (for a ski resort) on a lift and rental package with instruction, unlike Mountain High and Big Bear.The...More

3  Thank britladd
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The best thing about Snow Valley Ski resort is that it is overlooked by many Southern Californian skiers and boarders. Most riders pass up the resort and go to big bear. But little do they know that only the bottom third of the mountain is...More

3  Thank George K
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We took our children for their first time on skis today. My son (9) is HOOKED! Daughter (6) is getting there but our experience was great. Hubs and I both took lessons too (he skied, I boarded). I’m extremely sore but had a blast! Rates...More

2  Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Snow Valley is an iconic classic in the San Bernardino Mountains. Old alpine style lodge and updated lifts. great snow after a fresh storm, and good snow making equipment. Best prices around and very favorable to locals - both skiers and snowboarders can have a...More

1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I were attending to go to Snow Summit but ended up at Snow Valley so confusing the names. This is a small family mountain that doesn't have many runs as the budget mountain we liked the run that we did then headed...More

1  Thank greenieyed
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We went to Snow Valley in between Christmas and New Years so it was really crowded. We got there at about 4:30 the day before we wanted to ski. I wanted to get the rentals and lift tickets then so I wouldn't have to hassle...More

6  Thank hollyt402
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Due to Christmas traffic we spent 4 hours on the road (just from the foothills till Running Springs). We did not proceed to Big bear as we were frustrated so instead stopped at Snow Valley. Snow chains were needed and there were installers to help...More

1  Thank SPKarnik
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

You can find more challenging slopes in Southern California. Both Mountain High and Big Bear feature longer expert runs and more terrain features for the dare devil sportsmen among us. But Snow Valley has two great advantages over these resorts, especially for us intermediate skiers....More

1  Thank FritzCrestlineCA
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We wanted our child to see snow, and of course the weekend we booked in arrowhead was 60... so we went to Snow Valley to take her sledding. It was great sledding, very easy, ride the lift up, very long sledding hill down, very worthwhile....More

2  Thank drnkwine1
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Sofia M
20 January 2017|
Response from hollyt402 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's supposed to snow all day the day before so my guess is yes. The website for Lake Arrowhead and Snow Valley will have accurate updates that morning but I would plan on it. It hasn't snowed in a few days when... More
Yaser E
6 January 2015|
Response from JimOCotodeCaza_Ca | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of any hotels in Running Springs. Either Big Bear or Lake Arrowhead would be the closest that I am aware of. They are both approximately 10-12 miles from Running Springs!