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Address: McWatty Rd | Pakenham, Pakenham, Mississippi Mills, Ontario KOA 2XD, Canada
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+1 613-624-5290

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Good hill

This hill is good, if not very big. It is what it is. The kids, and beginners will love it. The lodge is good too.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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142 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only 45 minutes from Ottawa. Pakenham has many different runs for different skill levels and a lot more options for amateur skiers. I like the layout of the slopes a lot better than Calabogie for beginners but the service and staff were more helpful at Calabogie. We are amateur skiers and a family of 4 bought a SKI package with... More 

Thank kanasri
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hill is good, if not very big. It is what it is. The kids, and beginners will love it. The lodge is good too.

Thank OntarioTravelGuy4321
Ottawa, Canada
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89 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take the kids out to ski on the last day of March Break. It wasn't very busy and the day was just beautiful. It's a nice little hill, perfect for kids. Awesome outdoor BBQ. I've been when it's been busy and cold and the cafeteria area can get packed. Very nice staff.

Thank Breadcool
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Mount Pakenham is a great spot for families and newer skiers. It has one of the largest snow schools in the area with plenty of certified instructors. My daughter had great success with her ski lessons and has come to love the sport. There's a lodge with a restaurant plus an outdoor grill. Staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank geralph
Ottawa, Canada
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184 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a decent little hill, but not as good as others in the area, like Calabogie and Mont Cascades, which have longer runs and higher hills. It's not BAD (esp if you live nearby), just saying that if you're driving from Ottawa, you might as well head to Quebec or drive the extra 20-30 minutes to Calabogie.

Thank Gregsky
1 review
Reviewed 9 February 2017

its so small i can barely breath in that type of skiing/snowboarding and your tubing i never tried it better be the only good thing!

Adelaide, Australia
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51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We're Aussies, so we're not born with skis strapped to our feet (since cold winter is a fairly foreign concept for us!), so for our kids they always feel completely intimidated by ski resorts. Mount Pakenham was AWESOME. It's cheap for a learn to ski package, and it includes everything they need... lift tickets, an hour lesson, rental, and four... More 

Thank SkyeGaff
Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

two families, rented skis for the day. Great fun, good snow conditions, a bit of powder on the edges. Not mountains but sufficient vertical drop. We had a fun day and lunch was good in the cafeteria. Pogos, grilled cheese, poutine, fries with gravy. ,

Thank JP2516
Renfrew, Canada
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great family oriented alpine skiing. Conditions are always good and staff is super friendly. Tubing is also available

Thank 613dirtcheap
Columbus, Mississippi
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Family trip with seasoned skiers and novices. Two teens and one adult took Discover Ski lessons with a group of 4-5 per instructor. Learned how to snowplow (stop) and turn. Our instructor was very good with everyone, including the woman who spent most of her time on the ground. Hardest thing was getting on and off lift. But attendant was... More 

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