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Bear Creek Ski & Recreation Area

101 Doe Mountain Ln, Macungie, PA 18062-2052
+1 610-682-7100
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Cheese and garlic festival

Fee $10 dollars. I paid for myself and two other people. A complete waste. There was one table with... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
via mobile
Great local resort

Perfect spot to ski with kids, take a lesson, and enjoy a meal / beverages afterwards. Despite... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Joanne L
Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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Popular with urban skiers from Philadelphia, this area offers 18 trails for skiers and boarders, appealing mostly to novice skill level.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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101 Doe Mountain Ln, Macungie, PA 18062-2052
+1 610-682-7100
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Fee $10 dollars. I paid for myself and two other people. A complete waste. There was one table with garlic. The rest were either nothing interesting, or wine and cheese with crazy lines for tasting. It seems the crowd just go to drink and eat...More

Thank wingeddiamond
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Perfect spot to ski with kids, take a lesson, and enjoy a meal / beverages afterwards. Despite being a small resort, Bear Creek has a lot of terrain to offer, lots of amenities. Great place to learn and/or tune up your skills, or if you're...More

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a great place for a getaway, wedding, reunion!!! Spa right there, dining, drinks.. Beautiful rooms...enjoy!!!

Thank rkwieder
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed the weekend and had a room in the hotel. The ease in renting our equipment and checking into the resort was extremely streamlined. They are very well run.

Thank Cynthia J
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Been skiing there for years. Nice easy mtn. Good facilities, Friendly staff, Easy parking and not too far away from Phila. Must be cold to ensure adequate snow.

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Bear Creek is a smaller mountain and does not have the best vertical, but it is a wonderful place for children and beginner skiers. The facilities are one of the best in the area. They have a hotel with great ski packages. You just need...More

Thank skipowdersandy
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

So, I decided to get a season pass for skiing at Bear Creek, because all I have to do is drive an hour and ski, I tend to burn alot of personal holidays during the winter so I can get out and ski, while the...More

Thank robgX9964HA
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Took my 11 year old daughter snowboarding for the first time. We had many below freezing nights prior to our trip where snow could be made. Trails were open but so much grass and rocks still there. Being new to snowboarding we fell alot and...More

Thank Cj S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

When Bear Creek was remodeled a few years ago - they did it right. The lodge is beautiful and inviting. The ski mountain is fun - small, but fun. With snowboarding rides as well as skiing and a tubing section as well. Throughout the year,...More

Thank SilverSageMag
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Bear Creek Ski area exceeded my expectations. I live in philadelphia, less than an hr and a half from the ski area, which is why I choose to go to Bear Creek. I wanted a nice activity to do the day after Christmas. I like...More

Thank InIt4TheFun
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Catherine H
20 January 2016|
Response from Gregory R | Reviewed this property |
The lodge is situated at the bottom of the mountain. You can walk out and up to the lifts that are maybe 50 yards from the lodge. As for the food, we've eaten in both the cafeteria and the restaurant and the food in both are... More