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Amazing to watch practice

We went here several times during our lake placid visit, which was a few days before the curtains... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
White Plains, New York
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We did not do the sled ride as it was raining but really enjoyed the complex. Lots of old sleds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joni M
Hamden Ct.
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Take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled at this former event site for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games.
Lake Placid, NY
+1 518-523-1655
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Reviewed yesterday

No sleds were going down while we were there. The campus was impressive. The kids opted not to do the museum ($). Would have loved to see people come down the chute, but the day we were there they were not in use.

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here several times during our lake placid visit, which was a few days before the curtains came up, ice melted and the track closed for spring time. The first visit was late afternoon to walk the track and we came back for 2...More

Thank VkmV04
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think it's closed now, going to be replaced with a high-speed ride of some sort. We really liked the experience, but if your going to spend $90+, please know it only lasts 42 seconds. Its fun but not sure it was worth 370 for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not do the sled ride as it was raining but really enjoyed the complex. Lots of old sleds from past Olympics with lots of history. I think the price for the bobsled ride is a little high.

Thank Joni M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky and we managed to get a ride on the summer bobsled run which ends this summer. They will open a sky coaster next year and you can still slide in the winter. The tour was amazing and you got a chance to...More

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time there, we did the bobsled experience and it was amazing, you get a pin, picture and a T-shirt, it’s a must stop in lake Placid

Thank kristen1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family went to Mt Van Hoevenburg facility and enjoyed the place. There is a building to the right where you can pay for bobsled rides or see some interesting history of how the tracks have changed since 1930's. Some old sleds can be viewed....More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rode the Bobsled, which was awesome. Took the bus trip to the top of the complex, that was more than we expected. The driver Ernie was so friendly and knowledgeable. We walked to the combined track ALL the way down, boy does that give you...More

Thank minus4p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was interesting to tour this Olympic site. You can walk along a section of the upper bobsled track - and even better you can ride a bobsled at 60 MPH on the lower track - fun and unique experience (often long lines to do...More

Thank slahey99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views and an amazing wedding! The staff made this a very special occasion. Every detail to make special memories was taken care of. Great venue! Great people!

Thank Jean Juanita C
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21 August 2018|
Response from terri f | Reviewed this property |
this is what is on their website. you can always call, too. Season Schedule: Daily June 1 - October 8 Time: 8:45 am - 5:30 pm (4:45 pm for cyclists)
Mike S
14 August 2018|
Response from bpol | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know about reservations. We got our tickets when we got there. We didn't wait very long at all.
Mike S
14 August 2018|
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Response from digby43 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the complex near the High School and the outdoor Ice Skating Rink and Museum and you should find answers to any of your questions. Enjoy your stay in beautiful Lake Placid!