5 Fun Family Ski Hills and Tubing Parks East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister Attractions, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Flagstaff County, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Thorhild County, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

Having 5-6 months of winter is great if you like to ski. When you ski East of Edmonton, not only will you avoid the crowds, you’ll also save on lift tickets and rentals. AND there’s that fresh, fluffy snow. No matter which area of the region you prefer to venture out to, adventure awaits!

Go Ski Northeast of Edmonton

Long Lake Ski Area

Find this family-friendly resort amidst the scenery of the Long Lake Provincial Park in Thorhild County. They offer downhill skiing and snowboarding for all ages with 13 downhill & snowboarding runs with a rope tow & T-bar lifts. Ski equipment rentals are also available. The designated tobogganing area is great if you’re looking for another way to go downhill!

-Located 20 km from Boyle or 130 km to Edmonton

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Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort

On the shores of Cold Lake,  Kinosoo Ridge welcomes you to have a ski adventure within its 42 acres. Four lifts will get you quickly to the slopes and the terrain park is perfect to try out new tricks.  Kinosoo Ridge has served as Northeast Alberta’s premiere downhill ski facility for 35 years. There are 13 runs of varied skiing ability, tubing and terrain parks.

-Located 19 km from Cold Lake or 300 km to Edmonton

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Go Ski East of Edmonton

Sun Ridge Ski Hill

Skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, terrain parks, and more than 10 runs means a fun-filled day! With six lifts, this is your east Edmonton-area winter playground. Stay until sunset, you’ll love the views of the North Saskatchewan River!

-Located 8 km from Sherwood Park

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Mount Joy Snow Resort

Volunteer-operated, Mount Joy is an affordable way to strap on the skis.  The hill has a T-bar, tow rope, for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels to enjoy a variety of runs with diverse terrain. Find anything you need from lift passes, rentals, ski school lessons and concession services.

-Located 30 km from Lloydminster or 260 km to Edmonton

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Go Ski Southeast of Edmonton

Valley Ski Hill

A resort of over 65 years, Valley Ski Hill introduced skiing to East Central Alberta. The Valley as its known, has grown to include a full-service lodge, rental shop, and ski school.  Trails range from beginner to expert offer excellent terrain and are patrolled by qualified Ski Patrol. Just southwest of Alliance, you’ll ski within views of the beautiful Battle River Valley.

-Located 7 km from Alliance or 215 km from Edmonton

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Snow Tubing Parks

You don’t need to be an expert to enjoy the thrill of this winter activity. In fact, you don’t need to do much. So long as you can sit down and hold tight, snow tubing is definitely for you!

Have you really lived until you’ve tubed at Kinosoo Ridge?! The tube park overlooks French Bay  which gives you gorgeous views as gravity does the work for you!

With the biggest, and fastest tube park with its own lift, you’ll have a blast at Sun Ridge! Tubing is available everyday – just remember to book your timeslots before they sell out.



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