Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park in Dade City, Florida’s first snow park and only a 20-30 minute drive for many in the Wesley Chapel and New Tampa area, is officially open.
Located at 27839 St. Joe Rd., Snowcat Ridge opened Friday afternoon. The park is seasonal and will only be open through March.
Tickets are on sale at SnowCatRidge.com (you also can sign up there to get on an email notification list), and the prices range from $24.95 to $39.95, depending upon which days you choose to go. All tickets are $5 more if you buy them at the box office.
A general admission ticket includes a two-hour snow tubing session on Snowy Slopes, a 60-foot-high hill that is 400 feet long. A Magic Carpet ride (conveyor belt) will take you to the top of the hill.
It also includes all-day access to the 10,000-sq.-ft. Arctic Igloo, which will have plenty of man-made snow for making snowmen and forts, as well as a bunny slope designed for children ages 3 and under; and Alpine Village, which will feature vendors, seating and food and drink.