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winter fun

We got to see real Olympic people on the Bobsled and Luge. It was so exciting to see how fast they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael K
Plattsmouth, Nebraska
Exhilarating Ride!

The Lake Placid Bobsled experience was the thrill of a lifetime! The best 40 seconds ever! The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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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 2 weeks ago

We got to see real Olympic people on the Bobsled and Luge. It was so exciting to see how fast they really go.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lake Placid Bobsled experience was the thrill of a lifetime! The best 40 seconds ever! The bobsled run was incredible! My daughter and I dared ride the bobsled along with an experienced driver and runner complete with quality helmets. Would do it again in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in on way to Lake Placid. There is a small gift shop and they showed a live feed on the TV of Luge practice. Which was nice to see. You can walk up and watch the practice live also. Which we did for...More

Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we drove into Lake Placid, we first passed the Olympic sliding center where the luge and bobsled events were held. There was no charge to walk right up to the tracks and peer down from above or even to stand beside the track in...More

Thank SilverStar092
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This was really cool.We took the shuttle tour of the facility.We got to see the 1980 bobsled run and the new bobsled run. Great tour and fairly short

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We went to see the bobsled track which was interesting, even with no one sledding on it. But the real highlight was the hike up the hill and the great views along the way. It was a perfect fall day, deep blue skies, maples trees...More

2  Thank WaterGirlDreaming
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Again wonderful experience...must do if you can! Magnificent complex .... Fall best time to visit! Give yourselves time to simply view the course as the athletes do..then imagine competition!

1  Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 25 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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

2  Thank VkmV04
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

1  Thank edwardmw2015
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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!