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Nitehawk Recreation Area

Address: Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 4B5, Canada
Phone Number: (780) 532-6637
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Type: Sports Complexes, Sports
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Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We are avid skiers and spend 4 days per week at Nitehawk. Lots of variety with the runs to challenge skiers and snowboarders. Excellent lessons. Well patrolled by CSPS, Lounge food is excellent. Service slows a bit when the lounge is full. Great local hill.

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

not a bad resort. pretty narrow runs. good grooming. prob best in the area. staff is really friendly!

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Me and 5 friends went tubing one night and we hand so much fun! The employees at the top and the bottom of the hill were tons of fun too! We will definitely go back again!!

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I grew up in Grovedale and I have enjoyed skiing at Nitehawk for many years. Recently, I was given the fantastic opportunity to work there and what I learned is that the Nitehawk staff members are a family who work together to give the customers the best experience that they can. They take their jobs seriously and they care about... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Sure Nitehawk may be small and in a region thats about as flat as a pancake, but that also gives it its broad appeal.. For one, you get a lot of locals who come year after year giving it a more family friendly vibe. Another benefit is that you don't have to brave all sorts of dangerous mountain passes in... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
18 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Very expensive for what you get. Not the best value.

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

The hill is a great family getaway and nice place to enjoy the out of doors. Whether it is skiing, biking,camping; there is just so much to do! Love it

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Good hill if you are local to Grande Prairie and want to run out for a quick ski. The hill is north facing in the Wapiti River valley, can be cold and windy both down and up. Snow quality is fair to poor and hard packed most of the time. Great for learning to ski or trying out new equipment... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

It does take a little longer to be fitted into boots/skies if you do not have your own. But it is definetelly a ski hill that you do not want to pass if you just learning and starting out. It has some very good - small hills to start on. It also has very friendly and knowledgable instructors who will... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Fun place to ski and it now has a dedicated tube run. Lots of fun.

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