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Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center

139 Lapland Lake Rd., Northville, NY 12134-3962
+1 518-863-4974
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Lapland Lake XC Ski Resort

facilities and views are great. Don't bend over backwards for season pass holders (Little... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2012
Tom F
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Schenectady, New York, United States
Lapland Lake Rocks

I have cross country skied at many venues in North America and I would rate Lapland Lake in the top... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2012
Don S
,
Schenectady, New York
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“great trails” (5 reviews)
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139 Lapland Lake Rd., Northville, NY 12134-3962
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Reviewed 16 September 2012

facilities and views are great. Don't bend over backwards for season pass holders (Little precipitation last year and did nothing to heal the blow). Expensive.More

Thank Tom F
laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2012

We wish you had held off on this comment until we were able to pull all of our winter programming together. It is, after all, only mid-September and we are family-operated, not corporate owned. As such, some things take time. As a 2011-12 Season Pass...More

Reviewed 11 September 2012

I have cross country skied at many venues in North America and I would rate Lapland Lake in the top three in terms of consistency of the grooming, friendliness and helpfulness of the staff, and quality of the amenities. Lapland Lake Rocks. Don S. Schenectady,NY

Thank Don S
laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2012

WOW! Thank you so much for writing such a glowing review. We will continue to try our best to meet and exceed your expectations.

Reviewed 8 September 2012

Simply the best. Skiing on the well groomed trails is wounderfull. We bring our family back year after year. For folks who live in an urban environment Lapland is an easy way to get the kids out into the woods for some old fashioned exercise.More

Thank Andrew S
laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2012

Thank you so much! Winter sports are so much fun - cross country skiing, snowshoeing, tubing for kids and ice-skating may all be found here at Lapland Lake. As I frequently remind those considering taking up a winter sport: if you are going to live...More

Reviewed 7 September 2012

As season pass holders, our family has seen many days at Lapland Lake. When other ski areas are patchy or bare, Olavi always seems to work his magic and provide us with fabulous conditions. It doesn't hurt that both he, his wife Ann, and the...More

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laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2012

Thank you for this! Olavi's 35 years of grooming experience does serve him well, and he seems to be able to work his special magic whenever it is needed. Our staff is terrific, and we appreciate their consistent efforts at making our guests feel warmly...More

Reviewed 7 September 2012

We joined as a season members for the first thime this past year and had a fabulous time! The trails are all well maintained and there is something for everyone. Staff is very friendly. The food is great!! Really enjoyed it! An ADK winter wonderland....More

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laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2012

We're thrilled that you have become Season Pass Members! Compliments about our staff are always very warmly received as we know they work hard every day to make our customers' experiences the best they can be. From food service to ski instruction to housekeeping to...More

Reviewed 4 September 2012

Finntastic! Beautiful skiing, great grooming, abundant Natural snow. CLEAN cottages to rent. Summers lodgers get the 400acres and no motor lake to themselves.. Great getaway

Thank ADKMEL
laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2012

So good of you to post, Mel! Thanks so much, and we cannot wait to see you for a very snowy and fun-filled 2012-13 winter season!

Reviewed 10 August 2012

Seven of us rented Latu Tupa for the first weekend of March. We lucked into the best weekend of the winter as it had snowed Thursday night and was still snowing on Friday when we arrived. A tupa is a cottage. The tupa was very...More

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laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2012

We are so pleased you had a fun visit with your group, and we certainly hope you'll be back to see us again this winter! Our staff really enjoys making our guests feel relaxed and right at home. Everyone, both our staff and customers, contribute...More

Reviewed 28 July 2012

This is a great family-oriented place where you get to enjoy winter. Lapland Lake embraces winter and make all aspects of it fun. They make you want winter to last a little longer.More

1  Thank Cheinee
laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2012

That other country would be Finland, where Olavi was raised! This special spot has a Nordic flavor from incredible natural beauty which is reminiscent of Finland, to signage in Finnish (we provide translations), to our authentic Finnish wood-fired sauna, to the times you might hear...More

Reviewed 26 July 2012

Spent a week end in July at Lapland lake in the Suksi Tupa. Everything was clean and cozy. However the beds weren't very comfy and the first night was very uncomfortable because of the heat, no air conditioning to adjust. Second night was better after...More

1  Thank angel451982
laplandlake, Manager at Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2012

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and would consider a return visit. It's wonderful to learn you found your accommodations clean and cozy and that you felt the price was very reasonable. Bedding sizes vary from cottage to cottage. Suksi Tupa...More

Reviewed 10 July 2012

We visited Nordic Vacation Center for 3 days in beginning of July. We were running from 100 F heat in Washington DC area and found some nice cool air there. My husband booked ‘Ruska’ Tupa. I liked a rustic feel of our cabin and wooden...More

1  Thank Tatiana I
Management response:Responded 13 July 2012

We’re so sorry you had this experience. We are located in the Adirondack Park where all types of wild creatures reside – white tail deer, loons, squirrels, beaver, rabbits, chipmunks, raccoons, fox, owls and others, including field mice. If a porch door is left open...More

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