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Snow Valley

Running Springs, CA 92382
+1 909-867-2751
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Great local mountain skiing

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark L
Lake Arrowhead, California, United States
Snow Boarding

My family and I were attending to go to Snow Summit but ended up at Snow Valley so confusing the... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Shanna L
Houston, Texas
via mobile
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Popular ski/resort area that receives the most natural snowfall in Southern California.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Running Springs, CA 92382
+1 909-867-2751
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank Shanna L
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

3  Thank Holly T
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

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

1  Thank drnkwine1
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I'm reviewing the Snow Drift Tubing Park in running springs. Well, it seems they nickel and dime you. $5 for parking and pay for tubing per hour! $60/hr for a family of 4...PER HOUR!! They don't allow food inside and there's only port-a-potties. No actual...More

Thank Brandi M
Reviewed 16 February 2016

my kids (7 & 5 yrs old) are tired of riding tubing. so we decided to try skiing this year. enrolled both of them in learning center. both of them liked it. however the little one (5 yrs old) wanted to ride with parent on...More

Thank Gyuhong L
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Its good as only a short drive to get to if you local but always check for snow chain advisories but if you stuck some of they guys will let use and bring back for a fee of course at side of road where they...More

1  Thank Steven M
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Had the best day skiing yesterday with my daughter! Easily drove up to this fun, charming ski resort from one of the beach cities in Orange County in less than two hours. Beautiful sunny warm day. Slopes were well groomed, staff very friendly and organized...More

1  Thank Yana K
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Sofia M
20 January 2017|
Response from Holly T | 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!