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Bobsled and Luge Complex

Lake Placid, NY
+1 518-523-1655
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Best time ever!

Thrilling! You won’t regret it. In addition to an incredible ride down the mountain in the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ErinCatiesMom
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Avon, Ohio
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Lots of fun!

We arrived at 9 am and got tickets for the 1:00pm set. We had to wait an hour due to the late... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Julie S
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Allen, Texas
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Take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled at this former event site for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Lake Placid, NY
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thrilling! You won’t regret it. In addition to an incredible ride down the mountain in the bobsled, there were lots of educational placards along the way. Very cool memorabilia of the origins of bobsled. Fun for everyone

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived at 9 am and got tickets for the 1:00pm set. We had to wait an hour due to the late start from a competition earlier that day. However, definitely worth it!! Wish we could ride more than once for the price. The ride...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to watch a competition. It as fun and interesting. However, it was a bitter cold day so that put a damper on the experience.

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok....for the first time since 2001, the full Bobsled run at Mt. Van Hoevenberg has not been open to the public...until now! My two daughters and I signed up for the experience to make the full run in a two-man sled with former Olympian, John...More

Thank gp1862016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time riding The Bobsled. It was very busy but they do timed entry and it went smoothly. The driver was very friendly and kind to my 12 year old daughter. She was a little nervous. The ride is thrilling and its...More

Thank Dorisj64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family was visiting Lake Placid and we are so glad we were able to do the bobsled. First of all, it is not cheap considering it is a less than one minute trip down the course. However, it is exhilarating! The people who run...More

Thank Kitty M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is part of the Olympic Passport. This was just OK. It was neat to see the layout of the run, the older sleds over the years but your not able to see them run close up. You do have the option to take a...More

Thank Edward L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told by our hotel that no reservation is needed however when I called on the day we were planning to visit (2 days after Christmas) they told me they are almost sold out for the day at 10am. So i rushed in to...More

Thank kilativ
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We came to watch World Cup. It was an awesome experience. There are some heated buildings to go into to warm up. The best experience was watching the start, finish area and they turns. It amazes me how fast they are going. Incredible.

Thank Jody H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited this complex one afternoon and were given a schedule of events taking place the next day. So, we went back the next day to see the National Junior Luge Competitions! Fascinating! The speed at which these luge competitors travel is frightening, to me!...More

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rn58
10 October 2017|
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Response from Louise N | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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bamaher2017
21 August 2017|
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Response from Holly R | Reviewed this property |
When we went after October 22, 2016, the ride was unavailable. I can't remember why (if it was closed for the season or if it was an unusual closure).
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senior067
19 July 2017|
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Response from Reilly G | Property representative |
Yes, August 7th is in our Peak Summer Season.
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