The mission of the Crystal Lake Ski and Outdoor Center is to promote, protect, and enhance the over half a century tradition of family friendly cross-country skiing and other outdoor recreation opportunities in its unique “snow bowl” of north central Pennsylvania.

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Season Passes

By purchasing a Crystal Lake Ski and Outdoor Center Season Pass, you will:

  • Help preserve the future of cross country skiing and outdoor recreational activities at Crystal Lake!
  • Receive 10% off on all lodging and merchandise
  • Be awarded 2 day passes and 2 free rentals to give away to friends (you must be present) AND receive group pricing (per person) when bringing additional friends
  • Not need to pay the day fee (in the fall and spring) for weekday property use during office hours (with prior reservation)
  • Have a quicker sign-in process at the Ski Center
  • Sign a waiver once per season (as opposed to signing one with each visit).
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About Crystal Lake Ski & OutDoor Center

The Crystal Lake Ski & Outdoor Center was founded in 1971 and expanded to include the Outdoor Center in 2015. We are a three-season non-profit organization owned and operated by Crystal Lake Camps, a Christian Science summer camp. The Ski and Outdoor Center strives to provide recreational and outdoor space and facilities to the local and public community during the non-summer months.

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8th Annual 5K and 25K!

Trail Race

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 11, 2024! Invite your friends and family up to Crystal Lake to walk, jog, or run in our 8th Annual Trail Race. Both the 5k and 25k courses span our cross-country trails, providing a beautiful and scenic run with varying levels of difficulty.

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1676 Crystal Lake Rd
Hughesville, Pennsylvania 17737

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Phone: (570) 584-5608