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Address: 200 State Rt 94, Vernon, NJ 07462-3323
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+1 973-827-2000
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Mountain Creek is a unique gateway to the mountain lifestyle for millions...

Mountain Creek is a unique gateway to the mountain lifestyle for millions of local urban and suburban adventure seekers. It is the NY metro area’s closest ski resort, located 47 miles from the George Washington Bridge in Vernon, NJ. Mountain Creek offers over 167 acres of terrain on 4 mountain peaks with 100% night skiing and the region’s highest vertical. The resort also hosts the region’s only true All-Mountain Terrain Park at Mountain Creek South.

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Great clear your head getaway

If you're expecting five diamond slopes with long rides then not your place. But if you want to stretch some muscles, get away for a few hours or a day - then this is a nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
reenie532
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Passaic Park, New Jersey
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everyone at the resort does their best to make you very happy! The rooms are very clean and spacious allowing you to make all meals. The location is truely ski in ski out and pool and hot tub were very inviting. Plan to return next year as well.

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1 Thank Liz H
Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Liz, Thank you for your 5-star review and kind words! It is wonderful to hear that you had a good time during your visit at Mountain Creek! We will be looking forward to having you back again soon! -Jeff Koffman, CEO More 

New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Instructor Collin our ski instructor was the best group instructor we ever had ! With out telling us, he in essence taught our group of six how, how to 1. Parallel ski 2. Stop in a parallel fashion 3. Ski on icy conditions He even went as far as taking us up to the top of the mountain on... More 

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Tony- I am so glad yo hear that your stay at Mountain Creek was a great one. Yes, I agree, Collin is a great instructor and it's good to hear he made your experience while you were here a wonderful one! Come back soon for some more skiing soon! -Jeff Koffman, CEO More 

Passaic Park, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're expecting five diamond slopes with long rides then not your place. But if you want to stretch some muscles, get away for a few hours or a day - then this is a nice mountain in North Jersey. If you're a solo adult - daytime between 9am and 3pm is the best - after that buses of school... More 

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Hey Reenie, We appreciate your feedback! I am glad to hear that you like the place. We're always looking to improve, and we appreciate hearing from our guests. I agree - the weekends can get packed, but just like you and me, everyone's just trying to get their runs in! We'll work on beefing up the wifi for you. Hope... More 

Middlesex
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went snowtubing with friends on Friday night and it was great. The parking and shuttle were easy and convenient. The staff were helpful and friendly. Most importantly the snowtubing lanes are fast and fun! I would def recommend.

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Mlynch1788, thank you for the great review! I am so glad that you had a fun and wonderful time during your visit at Mountain Creek! Hope you'll come snowtubing again soon! -Jeff Koffman, CEO More 

Howell, New Jersey
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great deals at Mountain Creek for those who never learned how to ski...all ages apply. "3X Guarantee" package for ski or snowboard 7yrs +, equipment and lift ticket, 1.5 hour group lesson for $169.99 - 2017 Season. The staff is very good at picking the right instructors for your ability. Go midweek in middle of the afternoon when there are... More 

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Cyndy - Thanks for your kind words. We're all so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Mountain Creek, and today we're quite proud of our instructors. We look forward to having you back! -Jeff Koffman, CEO More 

New York, New York, United States
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101 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you ever wondered where you can ski near New York City, you will be surprise how close is this ski resort. 1 Hour drive and you are at the resort! The ski domain is huge enough for beginner and experimented skier. Most of the slopes are green and blue, but you have couple which are really interesting for good... More 

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you. Yes, we are close to New York City. I am so happy that you had a good time and enjoyed skiing at the resort. Come back and hit the slopes soon! Jeff Koffman CEO More 

Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheryl at the front desk went above and beyond to help us since wife injured ankle. We love everything about the Applacian and are alreadt planning on our next stay.

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Joemama469, I am so sorry to hear about your wife's ankle, and I am happy to hear that Cheryl was very accommodating. Glad you had a good time overall! Come back to Mountain Creek soon. Jeff Koffman CEO More 

Sayville, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed two nights at the Appalachian. Great skiing trip. Family focused and comfortable. Updated accommodations and friendly staff.

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Hey Russo - Thank you for your kind words and the stars. Hopefully next time we can earn that last one. -Jeff Koffman, CEO More 

SINY
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153 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

First I must say, I have skied at over 50 resorts in N America, this is my first review of one. I pre-booked on their website lift tix & a rental. Thought that may save me some time being a Holiday (MLK), wrong, herded thru line after line like cattle. Next up, the lifts, long lines, no loading system, every... More 

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Dear club - I wish that your reason for writing your first review was a positive one. MLK is the busiest weekend of the year. We do our best to try to give great guest experiences on those days. I really hope you'll come back and try us out when we aren't so busy! I've skied all over as well,... More 

Scarsdale, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great for families winter and summer. Front desk and cleaning staff couldn't have been more accommodating. Cheryl at the from desk is warm and welcoming. We will be back!! Love all the new activities such as bowling, karaoke and game room. Keep up the good work.

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Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you. I am glad to hear that you had a great time, and that you found our staff to be very accommodating. Come back soon. Jeff Koffman CEO More 

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