Snowboarding in Mad River Mountain, Zanesfield, Ohio USA

144 ac/0.58 km²
Groomed Terrain:
58 ac/0.23 km²
Terrain Parks:
Zanesfield is the smallest incorporating village in Logan County, Ohio, USA. It is located about 40 minutes west from Delaware.

Near this beautiful little village lies a huge 144 ac/0.58 km² ski resort, offering great views and unique snowboard trails due to its elevation, Mad River Mountain. The resort is considered to be one of the best in the entire Ohio, covering a groomed terrain of 58 ac/0.23 km², where you can find an amazing trail combination.

If you are a novice snowboarder, there are 19.2 ac/0.07 km² of groomed trails especially made for you, so you can learn how to snowboard without being bothered by experienced snowboarders. If you are an intermediate snowboarder, 11 ac/0.04 km² of terrain are at your disposal and if you are experienced, you are lucky because almost half of the terrain, 27.9 ac/0.11 km² of groomed trails are tailored for those who are looking for a challenge!

The average snowfall of the area is 36 in/91.4 cm per year, making the already existing 100% snowmaking system essential. If you are in the category of freestylers, you can choose between 3 terrain parks containing various features. All of them differ in difficulty and any real rider can have a thrill!

In order to reach these awesome features, there is a system of 14 lifts, 5 surface lifts, 3 magic carpets and 6 chairs. The elevation of the area starts at 1160 ft/353.6 m above sea level and reaches 1460 ft/445 m. The vertical drop of 300 ft/91.4 m will leave you with nothing else than pleasure, as you can take advantage of it in whatever way you choose!

Regardless your level of experience, as there is a snowboarding school in the resort, fun and excitement are only some of the feelings you will obtain by visiting this amazing resort.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sandusky
107 miles/172.2 km, 2 hours 21 minutes
Head east on W Park St toward Hayes Ave. Turn right onto OH-4 S/Hayes Ave. Continue to follow OH-4 S. Slight right onto OH-113 W. Continue onto W Main St. Turn left onto OH-18 W/State Route 18/Kilbourne St. Continue to follow OH-18 W/State Route 18. Continue onto OH-67 W/S Kilbourne St. Continue to follow OH-67 W. Slight right to stay on OH-67 W. Turn right onto W Saffell Ave. Turn left onto OH-67 W/Tarhee Trail. Continue to follow OH-67 W. Turn left onto OH-53 S/OH-67 W. Turn right to merge onto US-23 N/U.S. 30 W. Slight left onto U.S. 30 W. Turn left onto Co Hwy 78. Take the 1st right onto Co Rd 207. Continue onto Railroad St. Continue onto N Gormley St. Turn right onto E Lima St. Take the 2nd left onto OH-53 S/Mad River St. Continue to follow OH-53 S. Continue onto Hayes Ave. Turn left onto N Detroit St. Continue onto US-68 S/Fontaine St. Continue to follow US-68 S. Turn left to merge onto US-33 E toward Marysville. Take the OH-292 exit toward E Liberty/Valley Hi. Turn right onto Co Rd 153/Co Rd 28. Turn right onto Co Rd 291/C-291/Snow Valley Rd. Continue to follow Snow Valley Rd. Destination will be on the left.
59.6 miles/96 km, 1 hour 12 minutes
Head north on S Main St toward W 3rd St. Turn right onto the Ohio 4 N ramp. Follow signs for Keowee Street and merge onto OH-4 N. Take the OH-4 N ramp to Columbus. Merge onto I-70 E/OH-4 E. Slight right onto OH-4 E (signs for Enon/Springfield). Merge onto US-68 N via the ramp to Urbana. At the traffic circle, continue straight onto US-68 N/N Main St. Continue to follow US-68 N. Turn right onto OH-245 E/E Baird St. Continue to follow OH-245 E. Continue onto OH-287 E. Turn left onto Co Rd 28. Turn left onto Co Rd 291/C-291/Snow Valley Rd. Continue to follow Snow Valley Rd. Destination will be on the left.
Columbus Airport Marriott,
56.6 miles/91 km

Amtrak serves the entire US. Zanesfield has no Amtrak station though, so if you wish to travel by train, you should get a train from anywhere in Ohio and abort in Elyria, OH (ELY) station. From there you can either take the public transportation or rent a car, as it is a couple of hours away from your destination.

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