In Mahwah, 20 miles north of Manhattan island, Campgaw Mountain is the state's closest ski area to the New York City and a popular spot for both skiing and snowboarding - featuring five beginner and intermediate trails, a terrain park with half pipe and rails, and six snow tubing runs.
Moving farther upstate lies Mountain Creek Resort, offering vacation studios and bedroom suites for extended stays where guests can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing and over 60 acres of terrain park.
Nearby, family-friendly Hidden Valley ski area includes a top resort with the look and feel of a traditional New England ski lodge offering 15 trails for skiers of various abilities,
five lifts, snow tubing runs and terrain park.
Heading toward the New Jersey's northern tip, find the Garden State's snowiest winter spot and its only cross country ski area, High Point Cross Country Center, located in Sussex.