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Address: Bellefontaine, OH
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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 29 December 2016
NeilRJ
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

´Tis a grand day. February temperatures soar to 58 degrees with bountiful sunshine. The Mad River Ski Lodge burned to the ground in 2015, and a grand new lodge has risen from the ashes. The new Mad River Ski Lodge would work very well in the Rockies. There are new fireplaces, café, bar, dining, and entertainment area. We like the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice time hanging out at the new Ski Lodge, then snow tubing with friends. Our group travelled from three areas: Louisville , KY , Southern Indiana, and Indianapolis, IN. We stayed in a hotel in Dublin, OH. Great fun for all ages!

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1 Thank WkNdTrps
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 

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1 Thank suzaddison
Columbus, Ohio
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50 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 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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76 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 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 

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1 Thank NeilRJ
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137 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 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.

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Thank Kenneth Y
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 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!

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1 Thank John H
Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 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 

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1 Thank Courtney W
London, Ohio
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15 attraction reviews
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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.

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