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Take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled at this former event site for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games.
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Lake Placid, NY
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were thrilled to visit. We were bummed that we were unable to book the bobsled experience due to a training event but we get it. When trying to schedule a slide via email we received a quick response stating that training was going on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always get to see an event which is great fun. The people that work there are so nice and know so much about the complex and event.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

I was really pumped to try the Bobsled Experience at that Bobsled Luge and Skeleton Track at the Olympic Sports Complex. Unfortunately, the Bobsled Experience was not operating at the time of our visit. I emailed in advance of our trip for reservations. When I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank chameleons_carryons
Reviewed 1 January 2019

The bobsled ride is very well run. They are pleasant and efficient in getting you in and out. A unique experience that is very well handled. The ride is a rare treat. We have done it twice. My only warning is that it is not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Riding in a bobsled was on my bucket list, so when I learned you could do it at the Lake Placid Olympic complex, off I went! Absolutely loved the ride. Great experience. Exhilarating. The experience includes the ride, getting a t-shirt, and a pin. They...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

If you are a thrill seeker this is a must do bucket list item. It's amazing to get a sense to what it is like to hurtle down an ice covered slide at top speed

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Susannah S
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Went while staying in Lake Placid for a few days, unfortunately while we were there the bobsled experience was not available because of the professionals training for competition, but we were able to watch the bobsleds come down which was amazing to see up close...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kjkpatriots
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We visited the bobsled and luge complex. It was interesting. We thought $85 per person to have the bobsled experience was a little expensive for our family of 5.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Great experience we didn’t realize that the park was closed for the night but they let us come in and watch the US skeleton team practice. Everyone was so friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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21 August 2018|
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Response from terrifurn | 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)
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Mike S
14 August 2018|
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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.
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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!
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