Cataloochee Ski Area

Located high in the mountains of Western North Carolina, is the home of "Great Skiing in the Great Smokies!" One of the first areas to open each season, Cataloochee is committed to making your skiing experience the best it can be. Utilizing one of the most advanced snowmaking systems in the Southeast on 17 lighted slopes, three aerial lifts, two carpet lifts, and over 4,000 sets of snow sports equipment, Cataloochee offers something for everyone. A PSIA & AASI member Snowsports School for all ages and abilities, and Children's Learning Center for kids ages 4-12. Groups of fifteen or more receive FREE beginner lessons when renting equipment. A cozy fireplace, restaurant and lounge as well as The Shop at Cataloochee, featuring signature gifts await you in the lodge. Tube World, six lanes of snowtubing fun is located in Maggie Valley! Easy four lane access; 40 minutes from Asheville with great midweek packages makes economical winter fun closer than you think!

Types of Tours: N/A      
Group Policies: No deposit required. One free set of rental and lift ticket for every 15 paid skiers. Motorcoach parking available in the lower parking lot.    
Days & Hours of Operation: Open Monday - Friday, non-holiday Saturdays and Sundays.    
Miles from Downtown Asheville: 40   

As the local experts in Asheville, the ACVB would welcome the opportunity to source your overnight room needs and help you plan the perfect itinerary! Please contact us at 800-257-5583.

  • Rates - $$
Attraction Amenities
  • Accessible
  • Free Parking
  • Public Restroom
Discounts & Packages
  • Discount - AAA
  • Discount - Group Rates
  • Discount - Seniors
Food and Beverage
  • Food Vendors
  • Restaurant on Site
  • Snack Bar/Shop
  • Beverages Available
Group Tour/Motorcoach
  • Motorcoach Parking
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