Where To Go Snow Tubing Near Asheville, NC: Our Top Picks

Snow tubing offers a unique blend of adrenaline-pumping fun and family-friendly ambiance. And lucky for us all, there are a ton of great snow tubing parks that make for a perfect day trip from Asheville.

This guide to snow tubing parks in the Asheville area shares our top picks, as well as details on what to expect, age limits and more.

Whether you are looking for a full service ski resort, night tubing, or the closest snow tube park to Asheville, we’ll help you find the perfect place to meet your needs.

So, as the winter season approaches, pack your snow gear, gather your loved ones, and head out for an unforgettable snow tubing adventure. Any of the snow tubing spots on our list will leave everyone grinning from ear to ear.

Where To Go Snow Tubing Near Asheville, NC

Below is a map of all of the snow tubing parks highlighted in our guide. As you can see, there are opportunities for snow tubing in every direction!

This article shares where to go snow tubing near Asheville. Make sure to check out our guide to skiing near Asheville for where to ski and snowboard.

Snow Tubing Parks Near Asheville

Below you’ll find our guide to snow tubing near Asheville. It’s actually our most recommended winter activity for families because it doesn’t require any experience, skill or personal equipment. Plus, it’s something younger kids can do. Speaking of, we have noted any age, weight and height restrictions for snow tubing at each park accordingly.

Maggie Valley

Tube World at Cataloochee Ski Area is a top snow tubing destinations near Asheville. Hit the snow early with their planned opening date of December 2nd for the 2023/2024 season. It’s the earliest snow tubing park to open in the area.

Tube World boasts 6 tubing lanes and a conveyor lift, promising a fun time for all ages!

Located in Maggie Valley, NC, Tube World is convenient to Asheville with a drive time of just under an hour.


Mars Hill

Zip n Slip is one of Western North Carolina’s most popular snow tubing parks. Featuring 10 snowtubing lanes with steep decent it makes for outdoor winter fun for the entire family.

Their magic carpet lift will get you back to the top of the hill with your tube without much effort. One feature that sets them apart are their lighted slopes for night tubing as they are open until 9 pm.

Zip n Slip is conveniently located near I-26 just north of Mars Hill and only about a half an hour from downtown Asheville.

The 2023/2024 season opening date is on December 15. Zip n Slip is open 7 days a week from December 15 until January 8 and then Friday through Sunday and holidays after that.

Make sure you reserve your spot in advance as popular dates do sell out.


near Hendersonville

You will find 3 tubing lanes that are over 600 feet long at Black Bear Snow Tubing. It’s the perfect place for fast downhill fun in the snow.

Located just 45 minutes from downtown Asheville near Hendersonville and Lake Lure, its the perfect place to spend some time this winter.

Black Bear has a tow lift and snow machines to keep you moving up and and down the mountain. They have state of the art snow making equipment.

The 2023/2024 season opening date is scheduled for December 16. They will be open daily through the end of the year and on weekends and holidays after that. Be sure to reserve your time slot in advance on their website.


near Hendersonville

Moonshine Mountain Snow Tubing Park offers outdoor winter fun for the whole family. With 500 foot long runs and a tow lift, its a great place to have an exhilarating time and get some fresh cold mountain air. And don’t worry, they have snow machines on site in case there hasn’t been any snowfall.

Opening date for 2023 is set for December 20th, 2023. Moonshine Mountain is open Friday through Sunday and on weekdays during holiday weeks. You can check their calendar for exact open dates.

Note that you cannot reserve tickets in advance and they accept cash only (with an ATM on site).


near Highlands-Cashiers

Frozen Falls Tube Park offers winter fun for all ages in the Ski Sapphire Valley ski resort. They have no age or height restrictions so it truly is for all ages.

While Frozen Falls is a bit further from Asheville than other snow tubing parks at a 1.5 hour drive, its one of the closest parks that also offers the opportunity to ski.

Frozen Falls’ tubing slopes offer a 500 foot run with a 60 foot vertical drop. They have a ‘moving sidewalk’ to get you back up to the top of the hill.


Hatley Pointe – Formerly Wolf Ridge Ski Resort

near Mars Hill

Hatley Pointe will not be offering snow tubing for the 2023/2024 season and will reevaluate for future seasons.


That wraps up our guide to snow tubing near Asheville. As always, make sure to check with the place of your choice before visiting to confirm dates open, age limits, etc. We have provided links to each snow tubing park to make it easy for you!

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