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Blue Knob

Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625
+1 800-458-3403
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Great skiing, great price, very unique, no frills

I live in Maryland so for a day trip i happily trek to blue knob. It has some real steep... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2016
Alex R
Walkersville, Maryland
best skiing in the tri-state area

Blue Knob has the best terrain based on variety and challenge. The resort is not crowded... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2016
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All season resort offers winter skiing, snowboarding, a tubing park and cross-country; in summer, golfing, hiking and mountain biking are popular activities.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good23%
  • Average30%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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“ski resort” (4 reviews)
“ski lift” (3 reviews)
Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625
+1 800-458-3403
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

I live in Maryland so for a day trip i happily trek to blue knob. It has some real steep challenging stuff that are much harder than other ski resorts, and good intermediate stuff. ticket prices are much lower too. Stembogan bowl is one of...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Blue Knob has the best terrain based on variety and challenge. The resort is not crowded. Management could be better but I wouldn't trade it over all the perks. We stay at the Tranquill Chalet, right on the slopes. It's perfect for friends/family. While I...More

1  Thank Angela196
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Many runs closed and its extremely slow so WAX your skis. Some thin areas and today, Mon there are barely 20 skiers if that. Am told the weekend was packed and set a record attendance maybe. Dont know. If you got to have a certain...More

1  Thank Bill W
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

I was initially pretty apprehensive about our stay due to several negative reviews I read beforehand but I am very glad to have ignored that feeling because we had an absolutely wonderful stay. Of course it was disappointing that the slopes weren't open...Mother Nature had...More

1  Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 29 November 2015

4 of the 5 children we took skiing here, and who were all experienced skiers, got serious injuries the first day out. All five children will probably NEVER SKI AGAIN. The skis were tightened far too much AND NOT ONE SKI RELEASED IN A VARIETY...More

4  Thank rgreenem
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The condo's are disgusting and falling apart. The first condo we went to had broken smoke alarms hanging off the ceiling. We asked to move since they couldn't be fixed. The next place we went to, they were also broken. Since it was only for...More

2  Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We have spent a week in the cabins during the summer months the past couple of years and have enjoyed our time there very much. They do have very small bedrooms with bunk beds, but in one of them we used the pullout sofa for...More

1  Thank gaminwoman
Reviewed 27 September 2015

I don't ski, but I've visited Blue Knob State Park many times in the spring and fall. It's a beautiful place, and in the off-season, you pretty much have the mountain to yourself. You can see for miles from the summit. You can hike for...More

Thank K W
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Blue Knob is a great local mountain for skiing. Good lift ticket prices and hardly ever any crowds. For a mountain located in the mid-Atlantic states the terrain is challenging and varied. When the entire mountain is open (usually by mid to the end of...More

3  Thank Skicatt
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Having previously lived in New Hampshire, we were not expecting much from the ski resorts in Pennsylvania when we moved here but we were pleasantly surprised by Blue Knob. The resort is dated and the lifts are slow but the runs are long and reasonably...More

1  Thank Stephanie M
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1 December 2015|
Response from K W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where on I-40 you intend to start. From Washington, PA to Pavia (the little town at the base of the park), the travel time is 2 hours, 18 mins and the distance is about 130 miles. The suggested route is the PA... More
7 March 2015|
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Response from DKMommy | Reviewed this property |
No they don't. I would not recommend this slope for kids. They do not mark closed slopes well. The ski bindings are too tight and do not come off when you fall. My daughter was injured while exiting a ski lift with her... More