Rocking Horse Ranch is an all inclusive resort in Upstate New York. There is a small ski hill at Rocking Horse Ranch where skiing is included in the all inclusive resort fee. It’s a great place to go if you have kids just learning to ski because the bunny hill at Rocking Horse Ranch is perfectly sized for beginners. You also save a lot by going to Rocking Horse since ski rentals and ski lessons are included in the all inclusive fee!
What is the skiing like at Rocking Horse Ranch?
There are 2 ski hills at Rocking Horse Ranch- a small bunny hill that is serviced by a rope tow and a bigger bunny hill that is serviced by a magic carpet. There are ski instructors at the ski hills ready to give free learn to ski lessons to anyone who needs it.
Are Ski Rentals Included at Rocking Horse Ranch?
Yes, ski rentals are included at Rocking Horse Ranch. There is a ski rental shop a few feet from the ski hill where you can pick up your free ski rentals.
Are Ski Lessons Included at Rocking Horse Ranch?
Yes, ski lessons are included at Rocking Horse Ranch. Ski instructors at the ski hills are ready to teach beginners how to ski. The lessons are one on one lessons. The best part about learning to ski at Rocking Horse Ranch is that the ski hill is gently sloped and easy enough for anyone learning to ski or needing to gain more confidence on skis. Below is a photo of my son learning to ski at Rocking Horse Ranch. See how attentive the ski instructor was, he basically received free private lessons at Rocking Horse Ranch and the best part was it’s free (or at least included in the room rate).
Is there Snowboarding at Rocking Horse Ranch?
No, snowboarding is not offered at Rocking Horse Ranch. There is only skiing at Rocking Horse Ranch.
What if I already know how to ski, is it still fun to go skiing at Rocking Horse Ranch?
For children who can already ski, depending on their level, skiing at Rocking Horse Ranch may not be challenging enough. Remember the ski hill at Rocking Horse Ranch is really a bunny hill with a magic carpet so it is comparable to skiing at the bunny hills at big ski resorts. However, if your child is bored, he/she can always go snowtubing. There are also many family friendly activities offered at Rocking Horse Ranch.
Aside from Skiing, What Other Activities are Offered at Rocking Horse Ranch?
There are many family friendly activities offered at Rocking Horse Ranch. During the winter, aside from skiing, you can also go snowtubing, horseback riding, ice skating, play at the indoor play center, visit the animals at the petting zoo, go shooting at the shooting range, swim in the indoor pool and take a carriage ride. Every evening, there is a family friendly show- usually a magician that kids love.
About Rocking Horse Ranch
|Address||600 State Route 44 Highland, NY|
|Mountain Facts||Rocking Horse Ranch has 2 small bunny hills. The little hill is has a rope tow and the bigger hill has a magic carpet. This is ideal for kids who are new to skiing. Kids who can ski will find it too easy.|
|Ski School||Complimentary ski instruction available on-site|
|Age Ski School Starts||None|
|Ski School is Nut Free||N/A|
|Ski Day Trip to Metro Area||New York Metro Area|
|Type of Ski Resort:||Ski Area|
|On-Site Hotel or Condo Accommodation:||Yes, all inclusive hotel|
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