Local Activities – Mountain Creek
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Other Local Activities

Looking for more things to do in the area? Check out some of these great local options from our partners and friends.

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Hiking & The Appalachian Trail

Sussex County offers some of the best and most beautiful hiking in the state. The Vernon area is crisscrossed by several state parks with dozens of hiking options including the famous Boardwalk and Pinwheel Vista (Stairway to Heaven) hikes on the Appalachian Trail.

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Horseback Riding

Saddle up and hit the scenic trails of Legends Riding Stable, located just half of a mile down the road from Mountain Creek on Route 94. Great fun for the whole family and no horseback riding experience necessary.

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Skydiving

Experience the thrill and amazing views of skydiving at Skydive Sussex. Skydive Sussex offers courses, instruction, and organizing to advance any skydiver from beginner to expert level in all disciplines of skydiving. Located just 15 minutes away at the Sussex Airport.

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Spacefarms Zoo & Museum

Experience a New Jersey institution and take a step back in time and into the wild at Spacefarms Zoo and Museum. Watch nature come alive and take in the relics from times gone by at at this one-of-a-kind local landmark.

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Sterling Hill Mining Museum

Take a quarter-mile walking adventure into the fourth oldest mine in the country and the last functioning underground mine in New Jersey. The public tour takes two hours and includes a tour of the mine and “Rainbow Tunnel”, the Warren Museum of Fluorescence and the 5,000 square foot Mining Exhibit Hall.

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Warwick Valley Winery

Enjoy a day outdoors at nearby Warwick Valley Winery, home of Doc’s Cider. The winery offers craft-made food, baked goods, wine and ciders, live music and apple picking in the fall. Located just 9 miles up route 94 in picturesque Warwick, NY.

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Warwick Drive-In Theater

Take in a movie at one of the last remaining drive-in theaters in the area. Open spring through fall, the classic Warwick Drive-In is located less than 15 minutes away from Mountain Creek Resort and is the perfect option for a relaxing night watching a movie under the stars.

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