We will open Tuesday 4-8, Wed 4-8, Thurs 4-8!

Where To Go

Upon Arrival

Your visit to Snowstar should be made easier by our convenient way-finding signage which have designated color coding to easily find your way around the park.  Each major area now provides a unique color pattern that identifies which location you need to find or where you are currently located.  Following are the color codes:

  • Dark Blue - Welcome Center (Ticketing, The Stash Retail Store, Rental, Tune shop, Lockers, Restrooms and the Corporate Offices)
  • Red - Lodge (Upper Level Restrooms and Happy joe's PizzaGrille; Lower Level Tap Room, Joe's Grab-n-Go Snacks and Meteor Patio with our Outdoor Barbeque Hut)
  • Green - Ski School (Ski & Board Lessons) and shared facility with Ski Patrol (Medical Assistance ) Look for the white cross on red!
  • Orange - Terrain Park
  • Light Blue - Shooting Star Tube Hill


Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is conveniently located adjacent to the parking lot. Come on in to purchase Lift Tickets (including Tube Hill), Ski and Board Rentals, and Lessons. A TICKET is required to access any of the slopes and rent equipment. After receiving your TICKET, make sure to attach it to a visable area on your coat, pants, or goggles. Do not hesitate to ask for assistance for putting on your LIFT TICKETS.  Locker rental require quarters and change can be made at your time of ticket purchase.


Getting Your Rental Equipment

(Ski and Snowboards, Boots, Poles, Helmets and Bibs)

After attaching your Lift TICKETS, proceed to the rental shop located conveniently in the back of the Welcome Center Facility.  Here are your steps:

  • Step 1 – Tell the Ticket Attendant whether you are skiing or boarding and what size boot you want. Sizes generally match your shoe size.
  • Step 2 – Pick a spot on the benches and try on your boots. We recommend only one pair of socks otherwise boots will not fit properly. Adjust your buckles; make sure your boots fit snug, but not uncomfortably tight. You should be able to wiggle toes. Hosts are available to assists you. Rental Staff are trained to properly fit your boot, so PLEASE do not hesitate asking for help. 
  • Step 3 – Proceed to the next counter where you will fill out a simple rental form (age, sex, identify your skiing ability and if you are a beginner, and signature). You will be asked your weight and height so equipment can be safely fitted to you.
  • Step 4 – After receiving your equipment, the technician will advise you on pole selection and where to proceed. Locker area available nearby where you can conveniently store your personal items. The lockers do take quarters, so if change is needed; please do so at the ticket window to avoid delays in the rental shop.  There are also coin operated locker located in the Lodge.


Take a Lesson

The teaching area is located just outside the back doors of the rental shop. Instructors will greet you and help prepare you for your lesson. The beginner lesson will teach you how to turn, stop, and use the lifts at Snowstar.  Click here to learn more about lessons: 


What to Do If You

Need a Restroom? Restrooms are located in the back of the rental shop and first level of the Lodge.

Need First-Aid? Ask any Ski Patroller easily visible in their red uniform jackets with the white cross on the back, any Snowstar Staff member, or go to the Ski Patrol Ofice located directly next to the Welcome Center.

Hungry? The Lodge has two eating areas. On the Upper Level is the Happy Joe's PizzaGrille, and Lower Level is the Joe's Grab-n-Go concessions and Taproom Pub. By law alcoholic beverages are not allowed to be brought from home onto the premises. The seating areas in the Lodge are for patrons purchasing food and/or beverages. No outside food or beverages brought from home are allowed in the facility.

Brought Your Own Sack Lunch? There are numerous picnic tables on the Meteor Patio at the Lower Level of the Lodge and located throughout the park are numerous benches and chairs for your convience. 


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