296 Marsh Hill Road
McHenry, MD 21541
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Wisp resort in northwest Maryland offers 32 trails over 132 acres. Among the attractions worth checking out are the parks. Look for the Pro Park (with a super pipe), Terrain Gardens mini parks, Whip Saw Terrain Trail and Rail Park. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, the park offers tubing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. One of the newest attractions is a mountain roller coaster.
Base elevation: 2,415 feet
Summit elevation: 3,115 feet
Vertical drop: 700 feet
Skiable acres: 132
Number of trails: 32 (90 percent lit for night skiing)
Trail breakdown: 41 percent beginner, 28 percent intermediate, 31 percent advanced
Number of lifts: 2 quads, 5 triples, 3 ski carpets, 4 surface tows
Snow-making capability: 90 percent
Early (through Dec. 18) and spring seasons (non holiday)
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday-Thursday
9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays
Peak season (Dec. 19-March 14)(non holiday)
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, Mondays
9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
Lift ticket prices here
Season passes here
Rental packages here
Private and group lessons for children and adults.
Starting Jan. 4: Student Tuesdays discounts, Season Pass Swap Thursdays, Wisp Card
OTHER SNOW ACTIVITIES
Tubing: Nine tube shoots, available to all ages (children must meet 42 inch height requirement).
Mountain roller coaster
FOR THE KIDS
Day care, ski and snowboarding lessons, Kids' Night Out
Wisp Resort Hotel: 67 guest rooms and 102 two-room suites.
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Lake Pointe Inn Bed and Breakfast, 174 Lake Pointe Drive, McHenry, MD 21541.
The Inn at Point View 609 Deep Creek Drive, Deep Creek Lake, MD.
Carmel Cove Inn, 105 Monastery Way, Swanton, MD 21561.
Good Timber Bed & Breakfast, 2159 Mayhew Inn Road, Oakland, MD 21550.
Haley Farm B&B, Spa and Retreatment Center, 16766 Garrett Highway Oakland, MD 21550.
ON-SITE FOOD AND DRINK
DC's Bar and Restaurant and Wispers Mountainside Bar
Bear Claw Tubing Park Cafe