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Snow Valley

Running Springs, CA 92382
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Activities: Skiing, Dining
Description: Popular ski/resort area that receives the most natural snowfall in Southern California.
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Fallbrook, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have been coming here for many years and I couldn't imagine a christmas without it. Now that I have grandson's, they are going to enjoy this little tradition.

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Riverside, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Drove up at round 10AM. There was a fresh coat of snow. The air smelled declicious, like pine trees. There was awsome slopes for play. It started snowing at round 1PM. We decided to drive down. Be careful with weather conditions when visiting. If snow storm is too big, you will not be allowed to come down and you wil... More

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Simi Valley, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I work on a television show that recently filmed at the ski resort. The crew had a fantastic time working at the property. I must say that the entire staff that worked with our film crew was fantastic and went the extra mile to make our location work go as smooth as possible. The entire staff was outgoing, friendly, and... More

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Gullane, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
23 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We had decided to take our daughter, son-in-law and 7 year old grandson for a short skiing holiday over President's Day weekend, staying at Lake Arrowhead and skiing at Snow Valley. With the worst snow record for years, we did not expect much, but were pleasantly surprised by the efforts made to provide a few runs with man made snow.... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

First time visiting this ski resort. So Cal was really lacking in rain and snow..but thank goodness they had been making snow. Lacked the beauty of snow packed hills but they did have 3 runs open. Lots of fun...great adventure program for the little ones...ask for Spencer..he was awesome with our 6 year old sons snowboarding lessons. Hubby had wide... More

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Santa Maria, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Great fun for the entire family. Very organized with very helpful staff. Loved all the conveniences. The only suggestion I would make is to bring your own food or at least snacks and water, food is very expensive.

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Palm Springs, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I visited Snow Valley and was really impressed by the service. The people who helped me get settled with a lift ticket and ski rentals were very friendly and helpful and everyone I interacted with on the mountain was as well. I was very pleased with the service from everyone all day.

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Long Beach, California
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286 reviews 286 reviews
200 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This place makes for a quick one day ski trip. I've grown tired of making the entire trip up the mountain to snow summit and big bear due to the fact that angelenos do not know how to drive in rain also are bad drivers on mountain roads. So this place makes for a nice compromise. The runs here are... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Perfect setting to introduce kids to snow boarding. Instructors Misty and Lisa are awesome! Guarantee success. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Unlike Utah or Colorado (which are blessed with plenty of snow most of the times), skiing in Southern California is always hit and miss, therefore good planning before hitting the slope is imperative. FIRST, the website. I found that the Snow Valley's website is a good start to check the hour of operation, day ski or night ski availability, how... More

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