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Address: 500 Indianhead Rd, US Route 2, Wakefield, MI 49968-9586
Phone Number:
+1 800-346-3426
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Indianhead Mountain and Blackjack Mountain are now Big Snow Resort. Ski and...

Indianhead Mountain and Blackjack Mountain are now Big Snow Resort. Ski and board both resorts on one ticket. Indianhead and Blackjack Mountains are famous for the quantity and quality of their snow and downhill terrain, offering a great ski and snowboard experience. The full-service resort offers lodging at both Indianhead and Blackjack Mountains, dining, a health & racquet club, indoor pool, spa and sauna. The ski area offers 56 trails, winding down 638 vertical feet, over 410 skiable acres with diverse difficulty. Many on-resort dining options with recently updated menus. Lots of things to do on and off the slopes, including on-site snowmobile rental, snowshoeing, Kinder Country Day Care, ski/board lessons and more.

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We visited in early March, during a time when the Midwest had relatively little snowfall, respectively. Indianhead Mountain makes snow too, so it's adequately packed. However... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Hanover, MN
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not from the area and bought tickets for me and a friend for a weekend get away. The weekend we were suppose to go I ended up getting sick. They would not extend my ticket or allow for a reimbursement.

Thank Chelsea P
Hanover, MN
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We visited in early March, during a time when the Midwest had relatively little snowfall, respectively. Indianhead Mountain makes snow too, so it's adequately packed. However, there were areas, due to the warmer weather, that had to have warning flags for the melting spots. The one chair lift we were on had some bare spots on the exit that made... More 

Thank MNRN1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I left Minneapolis for a quick getaway to the Ironwood area for a full day of skiing at both Indianhead and Blackjack. I really wanted it to meet or exceed my expectations but sadly it didn't. The drive is about 4 hours which is the same to Lutsen. I stayed at the Americinn which was decent and had a great... More 

Thank sullympls
Roselle, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I actually had a nice time at Indianhead, but the experience was made disappointing by the complete lack of signage on the ski runs and lifts. This isn't just a convenience thing, it is a safety issue that management needs to address. Not only are the trail names not clearly marked, but the trail rating signs are either missing or... More 

Thank Fred S
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Good place for beginners to rent and learn how to ski (based on my experience). Only was able to go on beginner trails at the time, but I will definitely be coming back to conquer the other trails! To get you back up the hills, the resort has a walk-on "escalator" ramp for the bunny hill and standing/sitting lifts for... More 

Thank akulicz
Champlin, Minnesota
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82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

It is a pretty small resort or that might just be because we went in late March and there were less runs open because it was melting. The chalet is pretty nice and it is good that they have the shuttle running to and from blackjack. The driver Rosie was really friendly!

Thank Cesamos
Walworth, Wisconsin
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175 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I enjoyed the beautiful views and the hospitality at this resort. Everyone from the desk clerks to the rental staff were very friendly and helpful. The mountain had nice variety. The lodging was clean. My only suggestions are as follow: The bbq staff at the lodge at the bottom of the hill did not wear glloves when serving food. The... More 

Thank Kathy S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Indianhead is my favorite ski hill in this area - but the one thing that I'm always disappointed in is how slow the lifts are. The Sky Bar is always a hit, too.

Thank Alexis L
Itasca, Illinois
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Have always skied at Blackjack & enjoyed the runs & staff. But with the new ski partnership between Blackjack/ Indianhead, we decided to ski Indianhead this year. Overall, the snow quality and length of runs compared to other UP ski facilities outstanding. They seem to offer a wide range of runs for all levels of skiers. Voyagers Highway run is... More 

Thank Beatthedrum
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2016

My favorite in the UP/Midwest. Friendly staff, continued improvements on the facility itself (new updated baths at the Base Bar (Red Dog). Grooming operators are magicians.

Thank PAUL B

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