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Winterplace Ski Resort

Winterplace Ski Resort

With convenient access off I-77, Winterplace is West Virginia's most accessible ski resort.  This popular West Virginia skiing area features: 27 downhill ski trails, with 11 Beginner Trails,12 Intermediate Trails, 4 Expert Trails; the largest snow tubing park in West Virginia, with 16 Lanes and 5 lifts; a  snowboarding park, with snowboard rentals available; several restaurants and clubs; conference facilities; and slope-side condominiums.  Open until 10pm every night, Winterplace has the longest skiing day in the southeastern U.S.

Winterplace Ski Resort is located just 2 minutes off Interstate 77 (Exit 28 Ghent/Flat Top, West Virginia), approximately 16 miles south of Beckley, WV. The ski resort's advantageous location makes it an ideal destination for quick weekend getaways and winter mini-vacations because of its proximity to major metropolitan areas.  

Examples of approximate drive time to Winterplace from several Eastern U.S. cities follow:  

Baltimore, MD: 7 hours Washington, DC: 6 hours Richmond, VA.: 5 1/2 hours
Pittsburg, PA.: 5 hours Cincinnati, OH.: 6 hours Cleveland, OH: 6 hours
Lexington, KY: 5 1/2 hours Charlotte, NC: 4 hours

For more information about Winterplace, visit Skiing WV's Guide to Skiing in West Virginia.  Skiing WV also provides comprehensive information on restaurants and entertainment and ski outfitters located in and near the Winterplace Ski Resort area.

Winterplace Hotels

Econo Lodge at Winterplace
Off I-77
Ghent, West Virginia (WV) 25843

Located just off I-77, midway between Beckley, WV and Princeton, WV, the Econo Lodge hotel is located just minutes from Winterplace Ski Resort. 

Glade Springs Resort 

Located only 8 miles from Winterplace Ski Resort, Glade Springs Resort provides free shuttle service to/from Winterplace. The region's premier full-service upscale mountain resort, Glade Springs includes two championship golf courses, a full-service spa and nautilus fitness center, indoor and outdoor tennis, and two restaurants featuring four-diamond fine dining at Robert's and casual fare at The Café.  "Express Ski" is available exclusively to guests of Glade Springs Resort, a service allowing guests to pre-register for rental ski equipment at Winterplace and have it waiting for them when they get there.

Other Lodging Near Winterplace 

To find more hotels near Winterplace, see: Beckley, WV Hotels

For information on resorts, lodges, B&Bs, and cabins near Winterplace Ski Resort, visit Skiing WV's Winterplace Lodging page.


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