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Bear Creek Ski & Recreation Area, Macungie

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Bear Creek is a ski resort near Macungie, in the Berks County region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. The resort opened in 1967. It was known as the Doe Mountain until 1999.The official name of the property is Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center. It is a year-round resort on more than 330acre that features a variety of activities and amenities. In addition to skiing, guests can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, fishing and boating in the summer months. The resort also offers a 116-room hotel, a full-service salon and spa, three dining facilities and over 26000sqft of banquet and meeting space.Bear Creek is the only ski resort located in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas, though many ski resorts are located 30mi north of the Lehigh Valley, in The Poconos.Bear Creek Mountain has a summit elevation of 1100ft and vertical elevation change of 510ft. There are 86acre of skiing terrain. The longest run is.9 miles in length. The mountain has a total of 21 slopes and 7 lifts.It also features night skiing and snowtubing. The mountain summit receives an average of 30in of snowfall each winter.Bear Creek in popular cultureBam Margera visited Bear Creek for a portion of his television series, Viva La Bam. During his visit, the band Clutch performed at the bottom of the tubing hill.
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  • So, I decided to get a season pass for skiing at Bear Creek, because all I have to do is drive an hour and ski, I tend to burn alot of personal holidays during the winter so I can get out and ski, whi...  more »
  • Took my 11 year old daughter snowboarding for the first time. We had many below freezing nights prior to our trip where snow could be made. Trails were open but so much grass and rocks still there. Be...  more »
  • When Bear Creek was remodeled a few years ago - they did it right. The lodge is beautiful and inviting. The ski mountain is fun - small, but fun. With snowboarding rides as well as skiing and a tubing...  more »