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Snow Tubing Near Boston

Best Snow Tubing In The Bay State & BeyondSnow Tubing Near Boston - Things to do in Boston with Kids

Looking for some easy outdoor winter fun? Not into skiing yet? Prefer sitting down as you slide down a hill?  Perhaps snow tubing is more your speed.  From the Berkshires to the suburbs of Boston, here's a roundup of our favorite places to go snow tubing in MA.

Nashoba Valley Snow Tubing & Skiing, Westford, $$

Cruise the slopes of Nashoba Valley's Snow Tubing Park seven days and seven nights. Bring the family and enjoy one of the fastest-growing winter recreational activities. 

Age/height requirements: 6 years or 42 inches tall

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Ski Ward Ski & Tubing Area, Shrewsbury, $$$

Ski Ward features well-groomed trails that can challenge everybody from novices to seasoned veterans. The slopes feature five lifts, including one double-chair and T-bar.

Age/height requirements: 6 years and 42 inches tall

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New England Sports Park  - Amesbury

New England (Amesbury) Sports Park is New England's first snowtubing park. They make snow, and have a conveyor belt lift and a tow lift service the hill to the top of their many trails. Hop on your tube, take a ride up the hill,...


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Berkshire East - Beastly Snow Tubing Park, Western Mass, $$

Beastly Tubing Park is a small tubing area, featuring three tubing lanes, but lines are generally short, and the 450-foot runs are definitely a thrill. Tubing runs are open on weekends during peak ski season.  

Age/height requirements: 42 inches tall

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Bousquet Ski & Tubing Mountain, Western Mass, $$

Bousquet is a family, friendly area offering skiing, boarding & snow tubing at affordable rates. We have state of the art snowmaking, plenty of night lighting, & a mountain terrain suitable for novice to advanced.

Age/height requirements: Tubing is recommended for ages 5 and over


Butternut Ski & Tubing Mountain, Western Mass, $$

A true family mountain, Butternut offering a variety of excellent trails, ski lessons, tubing center, snowboarding and more.

Age/height requirements: 42 inches tall 

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Pats Peak—Henniker, NH

So popular is tubing in Henniker that Pats Peak Tubing sessions sometimes fill up, so make reservations ahead to hit the hill, which is 85 feet wide and 600 feet long. Or, go at 5pm on Saturday for no-reservations POP Tubing, when there's music and lights, too.

Age/height requirements: 5 years and 44 inches tall

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McIntyre Ski Area—Manchester, NH

McIntyre tubing hill is just an hour north of Boston. A conveyor carpet easily ferries tubers up to the top of the hill, where there are 8 tubing lanes and plenty of grooming machines for a smooth ride. One person per tube only. 

It's not just for kids!   Snow tubing is a lot of fun for adults too!

Age/height requirements: 5 years and 44 inches tall

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More Winter Activities

Downhill skiing is another great way to get outdoors and explore trails covered with snow.  Visit our guide to Skiing Near Boston to find some terrific Ski Resorts near you.

If downhill skiing isn't your thing, cross country skiing is another option to get out into the wilderness, and explore trails covered with snow.  Visit our guide to Cross-Country skiing near Boston to find some terrific Nordic ski centers near you.

For more information about things to do in the Boston Area in the Winter, visit our Winter Guide to Family Fun in Boston, a list of where to ice skate in Boston, and our February Vacation Guide.  Being in the know about where the best sledding hills near Boston can also be key for outdoor family fun. 

You can also stay on top of all the fun happenings in Boston with our Boston events calendar.  We highlight lots of family-friendly events and activities to help you make the best of your free time.  Stacey Sao

Stacey Sao has been the Managing Director of the family-friendly events and activities website, BostonCentral for over 20 years.  She continues to enjoy discovering and exploring new places to visit in the Greater Boston area.