Three Ways to Enjoy Gatlinburg Skiing in the Smoky Mountains

Are you planning a trip to Tennessee this winter? Don’t miss your opportunity to try Gatlinburg skiing! Whether you want to test out the beginner slopes or take on a black diamond, you’ll have an unforgettable adventure at Ober Gatlinburg. This family-friendly ski resort offers the best slopes in the Smokies, gorgeous snowy views, and various winter sports for the ultimate winter fun! In addition to great winter fun, this winter amusement park is surrounded by the best of the Great Smoky Mountains. So while you take a little break from skiing, you can enjoy the best restaurants, entertainment, and attractions in the area. Request access to your free Gatlinburg Vacation Guide and get ready for the best vacation you’ve ever had!  

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Skiing and Snowboarding 

With deep snow, smooth lifts, and perfectly groomed slopes, the Great smoky Mountains are ideal for skiing and snowboarding. No matter your skill level, you’ll find fun and challenging slopes at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort. At 3,300 feet of elevation, this excellent ski area boasts 38 acres of snow-covered terrain with ten beginner to advanced level trails. The slopes are open from December through March, and the ski resort even features a ski and snowboard school, so you can learn the ropes or hone your skills before hitting the trails.  

Snow Tubing 

For a fun and easy way to enjoy the slopes, try snow tubing this winter! Perhaps the best part about snow tubing in the Smokies is that you won’t have to climb up the hill after each ride. Instead, you can hop on a ski lift and enjoy a scenic ride to the top of the mountain. The snow tubing park at Ober Gatlinburg offers an exceptional variety of lanes that promise exhilarating rides and gentle cruises through the snow. From endless family-fun to expert trails, the slopes at Ober Gatlinburg promise winter fun you won’t find anywhere else. 

Ice Skating 

Due to our relaxed and snowy winters, ice skating is one of the best things to do in Gatlinburg! Seasoned skaters and beginners alike love skating at Ober Gatlinburg, where they can glide around more than 10,000 square feet of smooth ice. For a one-of-a-kind, indoor ice-skating experience in the Smokies hit the ice at the Ober Gatlinburg ice rink, and try a couple of new tricks. 

More Ways to Enjoy Winter at Ober Gatlinburg: 

  • Scenic chairlift 
  • Alpine slide 
  • Ice bumper cars 
  • Wildlife encounter 
  • Aerial tramway 
  • Ski mountain coaster 
  • Freestyle terrain park 

Enjoy Winter Elegance at Edgewater Hotel Suite

After a great day on the slopes, wind down from Gatlinburg skiing at Edgewater Hotel. We offer various accommodations with everything you need to experience an unforgettable winter trip to Gatlinburg, TN. Comfortably perched on the banks of the Little Pigeon River, you’ll be surrounded by the best views in the Smokies, and you’ll stay steps away from the best fun in Downtown Gatlinburg. In addition to an excellent location, at Edgewater Hotel, you will be able to indulge in a delicioucontinental breakfast each morning of your stay. No matter which suiteor room you choose, any visit is always remarkable when you stay at Edgewater Hotel. 

Check our availability and start planning your getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains.