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new resort and new trails to Mansfield, OH

By Amy Weirick

October 10, 2011

October 7, 2011 (614) 848-8380

Winter months bring steep slopes, new resort and new trails to Mansfield, OH

Mansfield, OH – Temperatures are dropping and days are slowly shortening which only means one thing: winter is approaching. Mansfield offers a range of fun and exciting opportunities for the whole family during winter months. This ski season brings new trails to the popular Snow Trails Ski Resort, while the fully reconstructed Clear Fork Resort opens for the first time in ten years. Whether it’s hitting the new trails or testing out new grounds, Mansfield has created great packages perfect for winter getaways. For visitor and package information visit or call (800) 642-8282.

Snow Trails is thrilled to announce a new intermediate trail this season, “Timberline”, which will become the longest trail in Ohio. Another new trail, “Upper Cut”, opens a fresh cut-through trail linking to Timberline and giving skiers and snow boarders the option of riding either of two lifts to access Timberline. Live web cam video and complete information on prices, passes, lessons, snow tubing and more, is available at

Clear Fork Resort is located on a semicircle of scenic hills in Butler, Ohio. From a specially designed area for beginners to challenging terrain for advanced skiers, these slopes and trails were designed for variety. Family packages, skiing and tubing prices, group discount rates, trail maps, cabins and more are found online at

Hotels near Snow Trails and Clear Fork Resort offer deals and packages that will make guests feel warm and fuzzy. Best Western Mansfield, Comfort Inn/Splash Harbor in Bellville, and Quality Inn and Suits Conference Center in Bellville are offer ski packages for affordable winter escapes.

Best Western ski package starts at $129.95 and includes:
• Standard, king or two queen bedroom
• Free hot breakfast
• Heated pool and hot tub
• Two all-day adult lift tickets for Snow Trails.
Comfort Inn/Splash Ski and Soak Package that starts at $179 and includes:
• Overnight accommodations
• 2-Ski lift tickets for all day passes (extra passes available for $45 each)
• Up to 4 passes for Splash Harbor Water Park
• Complimentary breakfast buffet featuring homemade Belgium waffles

Quality Inn and Suites Conference Center also has a Ski and Soak Package starting at $169 and includes:
• Overnight accommodations
• 2-Ski lift tickets for all day passes (extra passes available for $45 each)
• Access to pool and hot tub along with fitness center
• Complimentary breakfast buffet featuring homemade Belgium waffles

A destination unlike any other, Mansfield and Richland County, Ohio’s wealth of unusual travel adventures and experiences such as visiting the working farm where Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married, to spending the night in a haunted former state prison where Hollywood blockbuster movies are shot and the world’s first robot. Breathtaking scenery, rural and hometown experiences, as well as hiking, biking, golf, cross-country and downhill skiing, bird watching and loads of other outdoor adventures attract families and visitors of all ages. For information or to order a Visitors Guide, consumers can call (800) 642-8282 or visit


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