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Address: 5 Callaghan Valley Road, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-964-0060
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Whistler Olympic Park has a history of glory and gold. One-third of all...

Whistler Olympic Park has a history of glory and gold. One-third of all medals at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were awarded at the venue. Today, it remains an active centre for world-class competitors while preserving the winter legacy for the enjoyment of the Sea to Sky community and visitors. In addition to exploring 130 kilometers of picturesque ski and snowshoe trails, we offer biathlon, ski jumping, tobogganing and baseboarding. Whistler Olympic Park is the perfect place for family fun in the summer too! From June 27 until September 6, the 2010 Olympic Winter Games legacy venue will be open for visitors to try a variety of activities to discover the sport landmarks and the Park's spectacular landscape in the Callaghan Valley. Operation hours are 10:00am until 4:30pm daily. Park access is $5 per carload, the proceeds will be used to support sport programming in the winter.

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The rings are very touristy and it can be hard to get a photo. The whole area is very lovely, and the whistler mountains make for a great picture from any direction.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
Lennox Head, Australia
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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We liked the feel of whole area, must be something in the Winter. Bad - it was raining and it seemed there we workers everywhere along the covered walkways trying to keep dry while they ate there lunch.

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Lennox Head, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The rings are very touristy and it can be hard to get a photo. The whole area is very lovely, and the whistler mountains make for a great picture from any direction.

Thank ClaireKing92
richmond, bc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

There is not much to see in the park any more. the only thing open is the biathlon gun range. It's a cheap thrill to shoot off a round of targets for $10, there is the sky jump and the Olympic Rings to photograph but that's about it. I am told you can hike up to the top of the... More 

Thank solaris_pete
Vancouver, BC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I can't say it's worth the initial ~$120 million dollar construction cost, or the additional $110 million dollar endowment fund, but it's a nice place to visit. The short drive to the Whistler Olympic Park is a quiet 15 minute journey off Highway 99. I came to see the infrastructure, the Callaghan Valley area, and specifically to play target practice... More 

Thank drumz
Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

As others have stated, it costs $5 to gain entrance. For that, you get to drive around and see a couple of downhill ski runs and a biathlon area. You can also pay a little extra to do some target practice using the same targets and rifles supposedly identical to the ones used in Olympic matches. A good destination for... More 

Thank Will S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The location is quite a distance from highway. Also surprised at the $5 parking fee. No one was there! Parking is on gravel. Took pictures of the ski jump, the stone monument of the Olympic 2010 symbol and the Olympic Rings. Not much else is there.

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WSL2010, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Whistler Olympic Park, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! The $5 entrance fee per carload helps us as a not-for-profit organization to maintain our facility and trails for sport use. Both in summer and especially in winter, Whistler Olympic Park is used as a high performance training facility for the Nordic ski disciplines, and also recreational users can enjoy our extensive cross-country... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

There is a $5/car fee to enter. It was cool to see the ski jump areas even though we were there in the summer. The real reason we were there was to try the rifle shooting where they held the biathlon competition. You shoot the rifle laying on your stomach at the actual targets the competitors use. Before getting your... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

It was a nice 30 minute drive from the Whistler Village area. On route we stopped at Alexander Falls. The entrance fee is $5 per vehicle for the visit to this park and it was worth it. Our first stop was the ski jump area followed by the nearby Inukshuk where you can take some nice photos. After this we... More 

Thank kpatters
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

a must see for a few hours, lots of walking and some unique stores. something for everyone including characters wandering around for photo ops... play areas for kids and activity hills for bike riders along with walk area with almost any store you can think of.

Thank stanley51
Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Up until visiting Whistler earlier this month, Victoria was my favorite Canadian town. Now they boy share the top 2 on my list (Calgary been on a close 3rd place). What a nice and charming small town. It is worth to visit the Olympic Park and walk along the upper and downtown village. Great place. Next time instead of staying... More 

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