Woodbury Ski Area

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Woodbury Ski Area
Location 785 Washington Ave. Woodbury, Connecticut 06798, US
Vertical 300 ft
Runs 15
Lift system 1 chair: 1 Double, 5 Surface Lifts
Snowmaking 100%
Website Woodbury Ski Area

Woodbury Ski Area is located in Woodbury, Connecticut. This small ski area is in New England. The skiing and snow tubing operations are serviced by a chairlift and multiple surface lifts. Local residents refer to it as "Rod's" after its owner, Olympic skier Rod Taylor.[1] True locals refer to it as "Woodbury Rock & Gravel" after its previous name "Woodbury Ski and Racket" because snow coverage is often inadequate and the terrain can be damaging to skis and boards; recommended: use beaters or rentals.

Taylor opened the resort in 1972.[2] Taylor took pride in Woodbury being the first ski area in Connecticut to open each season.[1]


  1. ^ a b Sundqvist, Viktoria. (2014, July 8). Rod Taylor, owner of Woodbury Ski Area, former Olympic skier, dies. New Haven Register: retrieved July 17, 2014.
  2. ^ The Republican-American: Roderick G. Taylor, former U.S. Olympic ski team member. Retrieved July 17, 2014.

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