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Shawnee Mountain
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Vertical drop:700 feet
Base elevation:650 feet
Peak elevation:1,350 feet
Skiable acres:125
Longest run:5,100 feet

Shawnee Mountain makes snow - a lot of it - and sometimes claims the earliest Poconos season opening date. The resort is one of the most popular in the Poconos and also has a great reputation as a family resort. As a result of Shawnee’s popularity, expect lift lines on holidays and weekends. Shawnee is located near the New Jersey border.

Beginners and intermediates will feel most at home at Shawnee, with plenty of beginner terrain near the base lodge. Shawnee has a strong Ski School offering a number of programs, including many focused towards kids. Shawnee also features a Snow Tubing Park with 6 lanes, serviced by two carpet lifts.

Snowboarders and freestyle skiers will find two terrain parks at Shawnee. Shawnee was one of the first East Coast resorts to cater to snowboarders.

Shawnee continues to invest in snowmaking modernization, with the majority of its snowmaking system fully automated.

For the 2020-2021 Winter Season, Shawnee Mountain is instituting a number of new protocols in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All guests will be required to wear masks or face coverings when on Shawnee Mountain premises, including both indoor and outdoor spaces, except when eating or drinking. Capacity limitations will be in effect. Tickets, rentals, and beginners’ packages will be available on-line; tubing tickets will only be sold on-line. To view a comprehensive and current list of COVID-19 policies in place at Shawnee Mountain, please visit this web page.

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Key Statistics

Resort Name: Shawnee Mountain
Vertical Drop: 700 feet
Base Altitude: 650 feet
Peak Altitude: 1,350 feet
Trails: 23 Trails:
  • 25% beginner
  • 50% intermediate
  • 25% expert
Skiable Acres: 125
Longest Run: 5,100 feet
Lifts: 10 (1 high-speed quad, 1 quad, 4 doubles and 4 carpets)
Night Skiing: Yes, on 95% of terrain
Terrain Park: Two terrain parks - an Advanced Park and a Beginner Incubator Park.
Tubing Park: 6 chutes, 2 carpet lifts, single and 2-person tandem tubes.
Address: 401 Hollow Road
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Phone: (570) 421-7231 or (800) 233-4218 (snow report)
Social Media: Facebook link Twitter link Instagram link
Webcams: View resort webcams
Web Site:
Directions: Via Google Maps

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 information not available for this resort at this time. Please contact resort directly for additional information.

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Weather near Shawnee Mountain

4:53 pm on July 23 / Mount Pocono, Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport
A Few Clouds
75° F
A Few Clouds
Humidity:42% Visibility:10.00
Wind Speed:8 mph wind_NW Sunrise:5:47 a.m.
Barometer:30.16 in Sunset:8:26 p.m.
Dewpoint:50 °F
Way too warm for snowmaking. No snowmaking
Low: 56°
Mostly Clear
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
High: 83°
Increasing Clouds
Increasing clouds, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Low: 64°
Chance of Showers
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
High: 84°
Chance of Showers then Showers Likely
A chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Weather supplied by the National Weather Service. Errors or reporting delays may be possible.

Snow conditions at Shawnee Mountain

Snow conditions currently unavailable.

Snow conditions supplied by SnoCountry, and may be inaccurate or delayed at times. Please check directly with Shawnee Mountain for the most up-to-date snow and operating conditions.

News about Shawnee Mountain

Indy and Mountain Collective Passes Offer an Alternative
Article thumbnail September 12, 2020 - The Epic and Ikon mega season passes may get a lot of attention, but they’re not the only passes in town. Two other passes worthy of consideration include the Mountain Collective and Indy Passes.
The Mid-Atlantic Ski Season Kicks Off
Article thumbnail December 14, 2017 - The past week saw the arrival of cold temperatures, and the dip in Mercury allowed ski areas to fire up their snowguns. Although lifts have already started running at several resorts, by the end of the December 16-17 weekend nearly every ski resort in the Mid-Atlantic will have kicked off its 2017-2018 winter season. DCSki has the latest opening information here.
Snowpass Program Provides Free Skiing for Fourth and Fifth Graders in Pennsylvania
Article thumbnail November 5, 2017 - For the fourteenth year, the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (PSAA) is offering a Snowpass program that allows fourth and fifth graders to his the slopes free, up to three times each at each participating Pennsylvania resort, with some limitations.
Mid-Atlantic Ski Season Gains Momentum
December 27, 2012 - A shot of cold air and some natural snow has helped launch the 2012-2013 winter season in a big way. Find out the status of Mid-Atlantic ski areas.
What’s New for 2011: Shawnee Mountain
November 12, 2011 - Two new Piston Bully Snow Cats are joining Shawnee Mountain’s snow grooming fleet this winter.
What’s New for 2010: Shawnee Mountain
November 6, 2010 - Shawnee Mountain has installed its first high-speed quad, which will whisk skiers and boarders to the top of the Pennsylvania mountain beginning this winter. The new chairlift is the centerpiece of $5 million in capital improvements made over the summer.
DCSki Introduces New Features to Track Resort “Tweets”
November 15, 2009 - The Twitter microblogging service allows individuals and companies to create and share short text-based updates called “Tweets.” Over a dozen ski areas in the mid-Atlantic region have created a presence on Twitter, using Twitter to post announcements and information. DCSki now captures these updates and makes them readily available to skiers and boarders, whether or not they have their own Twitter account.
What’s New for 2009: Shawnee Mountain
November 8, 2009 - Shawnee Mountain has added a new Tubing Carpet lift, a new Snow Cat, and expanded its Rental Shop, fortifying its standing as one of the largest ski and snowboard rental facilities in the U.S.
What’s New for 2008: Shawnee Mountain
November 15, 2008 - Shawnee Mountain is thinking “green” this winter, installing more efficient snow guns and instituting a Recycling Program throughout the resort.
Who’s Open? A Detailed Look at Mid-Atlantic Ski Areas
March 17, 2008 - Spring is a mixed blessing: Mid-Atlantic resorts begin to close one by one, but the weather is nice and the rates can’t be beat. DCSki provides a detailed look at the current operating status of Mid-Atlantic ski areas.

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