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Great job Mad River Mtn/Avalanche Snow Tubing!

I've visited the Avalanche Snow Tubing area twice now over a few years, and will continue to come... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Baltimore, Ohio
The Kids Had a Blast!

We are from Alabama and don't see much snow, and wanted to do some tubing while visiting my sister... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Hayden, Alabama
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“snow tubing” (7 reviews)
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Bellefontaine, OH
+1 800-231-7669
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I've visited the Avalanche Snow Tubing area twice now over a few years, and will continue to come back. $25 for 3 hours of tubing is a good price. Mad River does a great job of updating their website regarding snow and snow making conditions....More

Thank andrealena
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We are from Alabama and don't see much snow, and wanted to do some tubing while visiting my sister in Ohio. My nine-year-old and seven-year-old had a blast! It was their first time snow tubing, and they loved it. There are a few hills to...More

Thank KristyB77
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Despite the 65 degree afternoon, this place was a winter wonderland! We only did the tubing. I would suggest doing the group rate (15 people or more) to save $5. $25 for 3 hours is 1. A long time out there and 2. A lot...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 6 February 2017

´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...More

1  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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!

1  Thank WkNdTrps
Reviewed 15 January 2017 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...More

1  Thank suzaddison
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...More

1  Thank HikingLife614
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...More

1  Thank NeilRJ
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...More

Thank Kenneth Y
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...More

1  Thank John H
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Susan Y
1 February 2017|
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Response from suzaddison | Reviewed this property |
We recently went to MRM and stayed at Holiday Inn Express in Marysville. The drive was quick and easy. Hotel was super clean and cozy! We couldn't have been happier.
29 January 2015|
Response from AmericanExplorer8500 | Reviewed this property |
No. I've been skiing here for years. Sometimes we get lucky but skiing past Valentines Day? Meh at best. They start to have their pond skimming and end of season stuff by March 1. Refer to the events page and you will see... More
14 January 2015|
Response from AmericanExplorer8500 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Glad you are interested in the area. The rules at MMR are such. For tubing the child must be able to ride the tube by themselves completely unassisted. There is NO riding with parents or family. The ski hills are really... More