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Bear Creek Ski & Recreation Area

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Address: 101 Doe Mountain Lane, Macungie, PA
Phone Number: 610-682-7100
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Popular with urban skiers from Philadelphia, this area offers 18 trails for...

Popular with urban skiers from Philadelphia, this area offers 18 trails for skiers and boarders, appealing mostly to novice skill level.

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Great location, beautiful resort.

Great for beginners and more experienced skiers/boarders. Convenient location and friendly, helpful staff. The group lessons were just enough for my son and his friends to feel... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
pbcho
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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The slopes were great for family. The worker are vary friendly and the resort is what you get for your money. I had fun on my trip to bear creek

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Thank Matthew K
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for beginners and more experienced skiers/boarders. Convenient location and friendly, helpful staff. The group lessons were just enough for my son and his friends to feel comfortable on the beginner slopes.

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Thank pbcho
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is beautiful. The rooms are clean and comfy. Expensive, and I wish breakfast was included (there is food available, but no included breakfast or room service). The pool area is clean and cared for.

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Thank Love19791977
Sanatoga, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Although we didn't utilize the ski/snowboarding experience this visit, there is a lot of other amenities to enjoy @ the resort such as the indoor/outdoor heated pools and Jacuzzi's; The Spa where you can get a massage with steam rooms; salon services (hair; nails, etc.). Fine dining at The Grille; lighter fare at Trail's End and the Mtn. Eatery. The... More 

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Thank tvwentz
Medford, New Jersey
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

I live about 2 hours south east of Bear Creek but my husband and I take trips up every few months to stay at the hotel, enjoy the spa and just get away. It's one of our favorite spots. The spa, in particular, is amazing...Great masseuses, steam room, tranquil setting and tons of great services. Overall, Bear Creek is immaculate,... More 

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PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Grew up skiing / snowboarding here. Good for day and night skiing. Base area provides plenty of amenities. They need to install a high speed quad, you spend more time on lift than on the slopes.

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Thank Thomas Y
Lake George, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

I took my children ages 7- 17 here to go snowtubing. They have about 8 - 10 lanes of tubing so there was very little wait time. I was most impressed by the friendliness of all staff from the parking attendants to the people at the slopes. Even though it was very crowded every thing moved smoothly. I would definitely... More 

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East Greenville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Why go all the way up to the poconos when you have this in your back yard!! Skiing and tubing galore. The hotel has an outdoor heated pool and a few hot tubs and there is nothing cooler - pun intended - to do then swim in the middle of winter and watch people skiing down the slopes!!! Awesome!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Endless fun all at your own pace. Ski slope and snowboarding options for the beginners to well advanced. Tubing hill is at night only and doesn't run very late. There's only 1 hill with multiple side-by-side lanes. 1 person per tube only and they're very strict about that regardless of age. If you stay in the lodge you can enjoy... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

It was a beautiful Fall Saturday early evening wedding outside with all of the hay stacks and mums surrounding you. The ceremony had the sun setting in the background. It couldn't been any more beautiful. Then inside to a beautiful hall, great staff and fantastic food. Afterwards to the bar located inside along with two other weddings that took place... More 

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