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Mount Southington Ski Area

396 Mount Vernon Rd, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-1241
+1 860-628-0954
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Good skiing nice atmosphere

Took kids for lessons - staff was outstanding, food was average. Overall experience was great and... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Steven W
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Southington, Connecticut
Family Fun Close to Home!

Great little ski area with an excellent ski school. Most of the instructors are friendly and very... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Bebbszook
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Just minutes from Exit 30 on Route 84. Mount Southington offers a full range of slopes and terrain for beginners and experts to enjoy! Four chairlifts provide easy access to our varied trails, including our Drop Zone terrain park with new and challenging features. State-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming make every run a great run - all across the mountain. Just starting out? Our ski and boarding lessons and weekly children's programs provide a fun and nurturing environment, giving kids (and adults) the skills they need to progress quickly and safely! We've got racing teams, afterschool programs, night skiing, affordable packages and more. There are so many ways to bring the delight of skiing and riding into your winter. We've been doing it for over 50 years!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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396 Mount Vernon Rd, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-1241
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+1 860-628-0954
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Took kids for lessons - staff was outstanding, food was average. Overall experience was great and couldn't ask for better conditions! Even fake snow was outstanding!

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great little ski area with an excellent ski school. Most of the instructors are friendly and very passionate about teaching people of all ages to enjoy the sport of skiing. Definitely a go to place for families to enjoy a winter day or evening together....More

Thank Bebbszook
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Been skiing here for years. Both of my children learned to ski at mt Southington. Just a great little mountain with lots to give!

Thank Mario B
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Our kids have now done a couple lessons here and it has been great. Instructors are kind and patient. Facilities are fine for what it is, a small local mountain. Don't complain that it's small or that it's not Killington in terms of conditions, this...More

Thank BTEFan
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Mixed feelings. Not their fault, but we just don't get enough snow around here. They try hard, and I'm sure, spend a small fortune on grooming and machines, but if you want GOOD conditions, you need to head North.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Mount Southington is a great local mountain for the family. We like to go night skiing after work. It's small but better then powder ridge. Check it out

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were looking for a ski area that was good for beginners and intermediate skiers. This location had both. The view of the mountain from the lodge was nice to watch my kids from inside as i warmed up. All staff members were super helpful...More

Thank MarieannD1215
Michelle S, Manager at Mount Southington Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Hi Marieann and thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. A great skiing and riding experience for the entire familiy is what we strive to offer. We're thrilled that your family had a wonderful experience and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a small local ski area that does what it does very well. Even though there has been no natural snow and until about a week ago little cold weather, they were 100% open with very good conditions. This is a local ski area,...More

2  Thank Bill_102010
Reviewed 28 December 2015

It is awesome to have a local ski area that is nice & taken care of. the slopes are great for beginners and the lodge area is nice & clean. when your in the area and don't want to spend a ton of money, this...More

Thank tb8986
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This mountain is a downright awful place to go if you are anything except for a beginner. And by beginner, I don't mean a "skiing greens and blues in Vermont" type beginner. I mean a never stepped foot in skis, no idea what I'm doing...More

Thank Ryan L
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