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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.

Photo provided by Shawnee Mountain.

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

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Weather near Shawnee Mountain

11:53 pm on June 7 / Mount Pocono, Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport
Overcast with Haze
48° F
Overcast with Haze
Humidity:58% Visibility:4.00
Wind Speed:7 mph wind_N Sunrise:5:28 a.m.
Barometer:29.71 in Sunset:8:30 p.m.
Dewpoint:34 °F
Doesn't look like it's cold enough for snowmaking. No snowmaking
Low: 43°
Widespread haze. Widespread smoke, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
High: 71°
Haze then Chance of Showers
A slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Low: 44°
Chance of Showers then Haze
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
High: 69°
Chance of Showers then Showers Likely
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Widespread haze before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. 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

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News about Shawnee Mountain

An Ikonic, Epic Battle: For 2022, Season Pass Options Abound
Article thumbnail April 25, 2022 - It is once again Spring, which means it’s time to consider purchasing a season pass for the 2022-2023 winter season before prices begin to inch up. DCSki breaks down the choices and factors Mid-Atlantic skiers should consider as they explore available pass options.
More Mid-Atlantic Ski Resorts on Tap to Open December 4
Article thumbnail December 1, 2021 - The Mid-Atlantic ski season is already underway, and additional ski areas are scheduled to come on-line the weekend of December 4-5. DCSki presents a complete roundup of open — and soon-to-open — ski areas in this December 1, 2021 update. Above, Pennsylvania’s Seven Springs Resort has been laying down snow in preparation for a December 4 opening.
Indy Pass Expands
Article thumbnail August 17, 2021 - Offering two days of skiing each at partner resorts, the Indy Pass continues to grow, expanding to 76 resorts across North America and Japan.
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.

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