5 slopes to check out this winter

Whether you like the challenge of moguls or look forward to the après-ski get-together, heading to a ski resort is the ideal winter-time activity. And it’s even better if the location has a place for your camper to rest up while you schuss down the slopes.

With that in mind, we’ve put together information about five ski resorts that offer RV parking, along with links to 11 more for you to check out. Be sure to check each location ahead of time just in case their status and opening times have changed.

Crystal Mountain Resort—33914 Crystal Mountain Blvd, Enumclaw, WA 98022

Located in the Pacific Northwest, Crystal Mountain Resort offers skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing in the winter as well as summer activities. Or enjoy a scenic gondola ride on Mt. Rainier Gondola, taking you 2,400 vertical feet to the summit with stunning views of Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Range. The resort also has dining and shopping. RV parking is just steps from the chairlifts. (Check the Crystal Mountain RV Parking Facebook page for current information.)

  • Parking information: 30 50amp sites (RVs up to 45 ft length, 20 ft width including slides); 22 30amp sites (RVs up to 36 ft length, 10 ft width including slides); 22 30amp sites (RVs up to 28 ft length, 10 ft width including slides)
  • Reservation required: Yes
  • Hookups: 30 and 50amp hookups

Silver Mountain Resort—610 Bunker Ave, Kellogg, ID 83837

Silver Mountain Resort offers activities for both winter and summer. When the snow falls, you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and snowshoeing. Summertime is mountain biking time or playing a round of golf at Galena Ridge. Don’t miss the nearby Silver Rapids Waterpark, Idaho’s largest indoor waterpark. Overnight parking for campers and RVs (no tents) is available for $20/night ($25 on event weekends) on a first-come, first-serve basis and all overnight vehicles must be self-contained.

  • Parking information: No designated sites—parking is in overflow parking area
  • Reservation required: No, but overnight parking permit is required.
  • Hookups: None

Grand Targhee Resort—3300 Ski Hill Rd, Alta, WY 83414

Grand Targhee Resort, centrally located in Wyoming, has more than 500 feet of annual snowfall for world-class skiing as well as lots of other winter activities. Summer activities include more than 70 miles of hiking and biking trails along with a climbing wall, bungee trampoline, mining company, a nature center, and guided hikes from our resort naturalist. You can also take a scenic chair ride to the top of Fred’s Mountain for spectacular views of the Tetons.

Grand Targhee offers dry and electrical hook-up camping sites, with Lot 3 Camping area perfect for larger pull-behind trailers, smaller pull behinds, sprinters, and camper vans. We have limited pull-through options for larger vehicles. Vehicles and trailers must not exceed 25-ft in length. If vehicles do exceed 25-ft two spots must be purchased.

  • Parking information: 12 sites
  • Reservation required: Yes
  • Hookups: electrical (check status for updates)

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort— 14040 Hwy 35, PO Box 470, Mt. Hood, OR 97041

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort offers some of the most spectacular skiing and snowboarding in the Northwest. Affordable Learn to Ski and Snowboard Packages are available, and the PSIA-certified Adult Snow Sports and Children’s Learning Centers offer private and group lessons daily as well as a certified Day Care center for ages 6 weeks to 11 years. Mt. Hood Meadows has 10 restaurant and bar establishments for dining pleasure and Outer Limits Sports and the High Performance Center Sports Shops. Overnight RV parking is available in the back of the Sunrise Lot on a first-come, first-serve basis. Vehicles are required to have a valid Sno-Park Permit Nov. 1 to April 30

  • Parking information: 14 to 18 spaces depending on snow
  • Reservation required: No, but vehicles must register once they are onsite using the form. There are no reservations
  • Hookups: RVs must be fully self-contained for water, waste and sewage as no services or utilities are available.

Whitefish Mountain Resort— Base Lodge: 1015 Glades Drive, Whitefish, MT 59937

Partially located on National Forest Lands, Whitefish Mountain Resort has activities aplenty for winter and summer visitors. Whether you’re a one-time visitor or a season-pass holder, the Big Mountain has everything a skier can desire. The terrain parks offer novices and experts alike a range of options, with Chairs 2, 3 and 6 offering night skiing. If you want some education along with the snow, visit the Summit Nature Center to learn about the forest and its local flora and fauna. In the summer, the resort offers cyclists the chance to explore more than 30 miles of lift-accessed and cross-country trails ranging from beginner to expert at Whitefish Bike Park, plus the Zip Line Tour and a variety of off-mountain activities.

  • Parking information: limited camping spots and availability is first-come, first-served
  • Reservation required: No registration but there is a fee of $15 (plus tax) per day and registration must be completed at Lodging Check-In in the Upper Village.
  • Hookups: None

More ski resorts with RV camping

Appalachian Ski Mtn. 940 Ski Mountain Rd., Blowing Rock, NC 28605
RV parking information

Brundage Mountain Resort 3890 Goose Lake Rd, McCall, ID 83638
RV parking information–winter; RV parking information–summer 

China Peak 59265 Highway 168, LakeShore, CA 93634
RV parking information

Gunstock Mountain Resort 719 Cherry Valley Rd, Gilford, NH 03249
RV parking information

Hoodoo Ski Resort—27400 Big Lake Road, Sisters, OR 97759
RV parking information

Lost Trail Ski Area 9485 US-93 South Sula, MT 59871
RV parking information

Mount Baker Mt Baker Hwy, Deming, WA 98244
RV parking information

Mt. Bachelor 13000 SW Century Dr., Bend, OR 97702
RV parking information

Schweitzer— 10000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd., Sandpoint, ID 83864
RV parking information

Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort—5224 Highway 518, Route Box 29, HC65, Vadito, NM 87579
RV parking information

Stevens Pass 93001 NE Stevens Pass Hwy, US 2, Skykomish, WA 98288
RV parking information

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