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Address: 396 Mount Vernon Rd, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-1241
Phone Number: 18606280954
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Just minutes from Exit 30 on Route 84. Mount Southington offers a full...

Just minutes from Exit 30 on Route 84. Mount Southington offers a full range of slopes and terrain for beginners and experts to enjoy! Four chairlifts provide easy access to our varied trails, including our Drop Zone terrain park with new and challenging features. State-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming make every run a great run - all across the mountain. Just starting out? Our ski and boarding lessons and weekly children's programs provide a fun and nurturing environment, giving kids (and adults) the skills they need to progress quickly and safely! We've got racing teams, afterschool programs, night skiing, affordable packages and more. There are so many ways to bring the delight of skiing and riding into your winter. We've been doing it for over 50 years!

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Great for what it is!!

This is a small local ski area that does what it does very well. Even though there has been no natural snow and until about a week ago little cold weather, they were 100% open... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2016
Bill_102010
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Plantsville, Connecticut

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Southington, Connecticut
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49 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mixed feelings. Not their fault, but we just don't get enough snow around here. They try hard, and I'm sure, spend a small fortune on grooming and machines, but if you want GOOD conditions, you need to head North.

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Thank Jim K
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Mount Southington is a great local mountain for the family. We like to go night skiing after work. It's small but better then powder ridge. Check it out

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Thank Jim T
Deer Park, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We were looking for a ski area that was good for beginners and intermediate skiers. This location had both. The view of the mountain from the lodge was nice to watch my kids from inside as i warmed up. All staff members were super helpful and the area wasn't over crowded like the highly advertised places.

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Thank MarieannD1215
Michelle S, Manager at Mount Southington Ski Area, responded to this review

Hi Marieann and thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. A great skiing and riding experience for the entire familiy is what we strive to offer. We're thrilled that your family had a wonderful experience and we look forward to having you back on our slopes. More 

Plantsville, Connecticut
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

This is a small local ski area that does what it does very well. Even though there has been no natural snow and until about a week ago little cold weather, they were 100% open with very good conditions. This is a local ski area, no frills. They make a lot of snow and do an excellent job grooming. If... More 

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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107 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

It is awesome to have a local ski area that is nice & taken care of. the slopes are great for beginners and the lodge area is nice & clean. when your in the area and don't want to spend a ton of money, this place is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon. would recommend to anyone looking for... More 

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Thank tb8986
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This mountain is a downright awful place to go if you are anything except for a beginner. And by beginner, I don't mean a "skiing greens and blues in Vermont" type beginner. I mean a never stepped foot in skis, no idea what I'm doing type beginner. This place, which should be called "mound southington" for it has a vertical... More 

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Thank Ryan L
Southington, Connecticut
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Do you want to ski in New England but don't have the time and "AND BUDGET" to travel to VT, NH, or ME? Ski Mt. Southington! 90 minutes from Manhattan, lift tickets at half the price of it's toney northern cousins, high speed lifts and state of the art snow making and hi speed lifts. Programs for children, raceing teams... More 

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Thank Chris P
Marion
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great year for ski racing with all the great snow. We enjoy our race team every Tuesday night in January and February. The staff at the mountain are great ~ from ticket agent to lift attendants and inside the lodge. Groomers do a nice job keeping the mountain in tact. I also volunteer for skiers unlimited, which is a great... More 

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Thank Kimberly57
NYC
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Our kids are now in their 20's but they still have a soft spot for Southington. Our oldest son learnt to ski at Mt. Washington, NH (usually in a blizzard). The younger son was terrified of the big mountain, gruff instructors and freezing temps. We tried other mountains, Sunday River, Me and Bellayre, NY with similar results. We ended up... More 

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Glastonbury, CT
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Comfortable not commercialized. Myself, my wife and 2 children 10 & 5 have been here a few times in the past 2 years. The mountain is perfect for toddlers to experts. The Mountain: I consider myself intermediate and it's perfect for me without taking the very steep runs which would be great for experts. There are a few places to... More 

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