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Sugar Bowl Resort

629 Sugar Bowl Rd, Norden, CA 95724
+1 530-426-9000
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Best snow in Tahoe.

Up at the top of The Sierras, Sugar Bowl gets the most snow and is the closest and easiest commute... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Steve R
Roseville, California
best closest ski resort to Folsom, CA.

if you look at travel times only Boreal is closer to Folsom than Sugar Bowl. Boreal is not even... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
William F
Folsom, California, United States
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For passionate skiing families and adventure enthusiasts alike, Sugar Bowl-Royal Gorge offers an extraordinary mountain resort experience with four great peaks, endless cross country trails, a world-class ski team and academy, and a magical snowbound village.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski resort” (9 reviews)
“great skiing” (6 reviews)
“bay area” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
629 Sugar Bowl Rd, Norden, CA 95724
+1 530-426-9000
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Up at the top of The Sierras, Sugar Bowl gets the most snow and is the closest and easiest commute to Sac. Not big but really fun with great bowls, cliff skiing, tree skiing, fun terrain parks. Three mountain lodges provide the libations. The best...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 29 March 2017

if you look at travel times only Boreal is closer to Folsom than Sugar Bowl. Boreal is not even close to Sugar Bowl in terrain. Sierra Tahoe is actually longer trip time from Folsom, Kirkwood is way out there. and Sugar Bowl has great skiing...More

Thank William F
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Its a lot of fun taking the gondola in to the old resort, it feels very nostalgic. The resort itself is in need of an upgrade, but super cute. Good restaurant with mediocre hours :)

Thank hausenpepper
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Although I was here also during Friday / weekend - the lift lines were not too long and the site was not over crowded… the staff was very friendly I parked at the village side of the sugar bowl resort and took the gondola to...More

1  Thank Lior L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great local resort for skiing. The snow in Feb 2017 was CRAZY!!! It isn't crowded, pricing is fantastic. And easy to get to from Reno. I would love to see this place in the summer. Beautiful views.

Thank macnaim
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the village side of the sugar bowl, taking the gondola across the mt to get over to the village. The ride was awesome and YoY should peel your eyes out for the location. And beautiful houses just below you. Get there and...More

Thank Ctan1965
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Came here on a holiday weekend, and it really didn't seem like a holiday weekend...which means, more room to snowboard! The snow condition was great minus the low visibility part. Thankfully there wasn't that many people in front of me to crash into. Most of...More

Thank Halo345
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It's been years since I was last here. This is a nice place to ski/board. Midweek skiing is a breeze as the runs are wide open! On this visit, the snow conditions were pretty darn good...not ideal, but definitely good. I parked at the upper...More

Thank Kitman
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been Skiing at Sugar Bowl pretty regularly over the last two seasons as a Tahoe Gold Passholder at Squaw/Alpine, and I get four free days at Sugar Bowl. Suffice to say, I usually use ALL four Sugar Bowl days up. And there's GOOD...More

Thank benbear2009
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very nice resort, the staff is SO FRIENDLY. Good and close parking and best thing is it is not over crowded. Also It is not overpriced. There is terrain for all levels and the lifts are very nice. It was my first experience here and...More

1  Thank Lacey G
Nearby Restaurants
Sugar Bowl Lodge Resturant
10 reviews
1.24 km away
Belt Room Bar
6 reviews
.00 km away
Summit Restaurant & Bar
20 reviews
5.20 km away
Rubicon Pizza Company
140 reviews
3.39 km away
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