Are you looking for some outdoor activities to do before winter ends? You are in luck because Syracuse never fails to deliver the snow and cold needed for these activities. Assuming you can leave your house safely, there are many skiing and outdoor activity locations all around Syracuse! Whether you’re a professional, amateur, or beginner; skiing provides a family friendly snowy activity!
Like the idea of sharing the slopes with your family and friends but no idea where to go? We have the scoop on the best places around Syracuse to ski and get outdoors!
Toggenburg Ski Center
Toggenburg Mountain offers everything one might expect at an Upstate NY skiing location. Toggenburg has been one of the favorite family-operated skiing spots for more than 60 years. Opened in 1956, Toggenburg has 21 trails, with lifts and parks. Offering season passes, repair shops, lessons, rentals, and day passes; Toggenburg has it all! They even have The Foggy Goggle Restaurant if you need to reward yourself with hot cocoa after all your hard work.
Located at 1135 Toggenburg Rd, just off NY Rt. 80, 30 minutes from Syracuse or Cortland NY.
Four Seasons Golf & Ski Center
Four Seasons Golf & Ski Center not only features skiing & snowboarding, but snow tubing, and adventure golf, a driving range, soccer, and batting cages in the summer! They offer season passes, as well as camps, private lessons, and party hosting options! Food and drinks available for purchase well.
Located at 8012 E Genesee St, Fayetteville, NY 13066, about 15 minutes from Syracuse
Labrador Mountain Ski Area
Looking for a full day of fun? At Labrador Mountain, you will find 22 trails on 250 skiable acres. Opened in 1957, Labrador has one triple, two doubles, and one surface lift. Snowboarding is welcomed and encouraged. Don’t have time to get to the mountain during the day? Night skiing is very popular at Lab. End a long day out on the slopes at the Last Run bar and restaurant.
Located at 6935 NY-91, Truxton, NY 13158, about 30 minutes from Syracuse.
Song Mountain Resort
Song Mountain is home to 20 plus trails made for skiers and boarders at all levels. Advanced, intermediate or beginners are all welcomed! If you are up for it, night skiing/boarding is always an event at Song Mountain. Season pass holders at Song can also ski or snowboard at Snow Ridge Ski Area- two mountains for the price of one! The Moguls Bar and Grill Restaurant is located at the base of Song Mountain. Get there early to avoid the crowds!
Located at 1 Song Mountain Rd, Tully, NY 13159, about 25 minutes from Syracuse.
Beaver Lake Nature Center
Looking for something a little more casual and relaxed? At Beaver Lake Nature Center, they have 660 acres of snow-filled land made for snowshoeing and skiing! Ski trails accommodate beginners to experienced individuals. Beaver Lake is not only a snowshoe and cross-country skiing spot, but they also feature walking paths, canoe/kayaking routes and a variety of bird species for viewing. Unfortunately, ski rentals are unavailable for those without cross-country skis. Snowshoes/snowshoe rentals are available for $5/hour.
Located at 8477 E Mud Lake Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027 – 15 minutes NW of Syracuse, NY.
And when you’re too tired after a long day of hitting the slopes, order a Plowz & Mowz snowplowing service to ensure a clean driveway for when you get back home!