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Address: Bellefontaine, OH
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+1 800-231-7669
09:00 - 21:30
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Grown a lot over the years

I grew up going to Mad River to ski. It's been a long time, but I'm now starting to take my kids there. There are a lot more trails, which is nice, but I've mostly been stuck on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We traveled from Florida, determined to find some snow for my daughter's birthday. We ended up at Mad River Mountain and loved every second!! Although we are clueless rookies, we were totally at ease because of the friendly staff and low-stress atmosphere. We arrived at about 7:30 on Friday night and had fun tubing until 11 PM. We skied the... More 

Thank suzaddison
Columbus, Ohio
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50 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Mad River Mountain. My kids are 12, 10, and 6. The ticket line took about 20 mins and a kind lady in line showed us how to put on our tickets. There was no direction about what to do or where to go. We dressed in the car bc we saw everyone else doing that. There... More 

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up going to Mad River to ski. It's been a long time, but I'm now starting to take my kids there. There are a lot more trails, which is nice, but I've mostly been stuck on the training hills. The new lodge is nice. By nice I mostly mean it has a much better layout and more space.... More 

Thank NeilRJ
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128 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this place is great for families and people of all ages. skiing seems to be enjoyed by all. found the food and beverages to be somewhat pricy. would recommend bringing your own. have gone here quite a bit and the new lodge will be nice someday, but I miss the nostalgia and charm of the old one.

Thank Kenneth Y
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We try to get to mad river every week to snowboard. The staff is great, facilities are top notch, and it's the best skiing/snowboarding venue in Ohio! Our kids love the friendly instructors, and we love the well groomed slopes! And they have a fantastic military discount!

Thank John H
Dayton, Ohio
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163 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was part of a group of 8 to go tubing at the Avalanche Tubing Park on a Thursday evening. We elected to come here because of a family special they offer - $50 for 4 people. We have another tubing park closer to us, but we thought the deal was worth the drive. However, when we arrived, we were... More 

Thank cmfug8
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our girls, ages 12 & 16, skiing for the first time. While my husband has skied numerous times, I had only been 1 time before, so the girls and I signed up for the "never ever" group lesson. Ski instructors were all very patient and helpful. The young man who worked with us was great, helping the girls... More 

Thank Courtney W
London, Ohio
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

They have a new lodge...several chairlifts. a Beginners slope, crosscountry trails. They also have tubing (5 runs I believe)...They make their own snow...food available ski shoppe...special rates during the week... offer lessons.

Thank Mary G
Jackson, Ohio
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149 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Manufactured snow trails with lots of bumps for flying high fun! If possible, go on a week day as the weekends are quite busy! We had to wait in long lines. We were able to go down 7 or 8 times in the 2 and a half hour time limit.

Thank Itraveldou
Bellefontaine, Ohio
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

This resort is where i learned to ski back in the early 70s. MRM has gone thru so many improvements and is now #1 of the ski resorts in Ohio. Has man made snow due to weather conditions in Ohio, but is always kept groomed. Terrain park is very well maintained. Lost the original dining and kitchen building to a... More 

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