Swain Resort, New York

Terrain for Skiers and Snowboarders of All Abilities

Swain Resort is located 55 miles south of Rochester, N.Y., off of Route 390 south.

Swain is a family ski area with wide open trails and a 650-foot vertical drop. The area has terrain for all level skiers and snowboarders. Shredders will enjoy a wide trail network, quad lift system and uncrowded slopes.

Lessons for adults skiers and snowboarders are available on a daily basis through Swain's Ski School.

The area boasts one of the largest base lodges in western New York, which includes a restaurant, ski check, basket check, two bars and a large cafeteria.

To get to Swain from Rochester, take I-390 south to Dansville Exit 4. Take Route 36 south and then go right onto Route 70.

From Elmira and Corning, take Southern Tier Expressway (Rt. 17) west to Hornell/Arkport Exit 34N. Take Route 36 north and then go left on Route 70.

Mountain Statistics for Swain Resort
Base Elevation: 1,320 ft (402 meters)
Summit Elevation: 1,970 ft (600 m)
Vertical Drop: 650 ft (198 m)
Skiable Area: 120 acres (49 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 110 in (279 cm)
Longest Run: 5,280 ft (1,609 m)
Snowmaking: 92 %
Number of Lifts: 5
Uphill Lift Capacity: 8,400 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Magic Carpet
1 Double Chair
3 Quad Chairs
Number of Trails: 33
Trail Ratings for Swain Resort
Easiest: Easiest 39%
More Difficult: More Difficult 28%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 33%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Swain Resort
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Restricted Areas: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Nearby Snow Tubing: Yes