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Address: 6600 Peller Ave. S., Hastings, MN 55033
Phone Number: 800-328-1328, 651-436-5245
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Skiing
Description: Large recreation area is loaded with outdoor fun including downhill ski...
Large recreation area is loaded with outdoor fun including downhill ski runs, tubing facilities, mountain biking trails and an 18-hole golf course.
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What a surprise, pretty cool

Okay, driving along I-94 from Minneapolis to Wisconsin is really flat mid-western terrain. You pass these signs mentioning skiing at the Afton Alps and you go, "who's fooling who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Maplewood, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Afton Alps is a great place to ski in MN. I love that they are now partnered with Colorado ski resorts. It makes getting a season pass a no brainer if you are heading out West. It has ski hills for all levels. The staff is helpful. There is food you can buy there or you can bring in your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Okay, driving along I-94 from Minneapolis to Wisconsin is really flat mid-western terrain. You pass these signs mentioning skiing at the Afton Alps and you go, "who's fooling who here", but had some time and decided to drive over. AA is about 10-12 miles off the freeway. As we drove over I'm looking for a mountain, a hill, a knoll... More 

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is a very picturesque location. It's fun to sit in one of the chalets and watch the kids if you're not a skier. If you are a skier there are many slopes to choose from, either super easy to black diamond, and anything in between. You won't be disappointed.

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Yakima, Washington
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It's somewhat surprising to find this hidden gem in a region that looks like modest rolling hills. But once you're there, you can definitely get aerobic exercise by climbing steep, grassy hillsides, especially if you want to check out the variety of ski runs. Envision a mini-Sound of Music countryside.

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Chaska, MN
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The good: - Afton is a short drive from the Twin Cities metro area. - The variety of terrain was great for our family, from beginner to intermediate to advanced and several terrain parks. - Quite a few runs that are much longer than other metro ski areas - The lift operators were very friendly and helpful. Not so good:... More 

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I have been going to Afton Alps this year since I purchased an Epic pass for CO skiing. A few free Afron Alps tixs come with the Epic pass since Vail now owns Afton Alps. A good central spot to park is near the rental/ski patrol area. For more advanced skiers stay on the Highland side for the longer runs.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Afton Alps is a good place to learn to snowboard or ski. The facilities are clean and well cared for. The groomers do an excellent job of preparing the slopes and the staff at the ski school are friendly, knowledgable, and inexpensive. With only 400 vertical feet, single speed lifts, and older rental equipment, you're not going to feel the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Enjoyed our day at Afton Alps. Pretty easy drive from Minneapolis, lots of runs, plenty of space and not too crowded. Food at Paul's restaurant was good, too, with nice beer selection.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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69 attraction reviews
882 helpful votes 882 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Epic pass holders received a bonus when Afton came under the Vail umbrella.We went out today on a Saturday morning and were delighted with the early conditions.The lift operators were all friendly and paid attention to the lifts.Lines were non-existent or very short even with the limited runs open.It was a great first outing for the ski season.I've been skiing... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I have been skiing off and on at Afton for more than 30 years. For many of those years we had season passes. My wife had always enjoyed the people that worked there as well as the skiing. I thought the runs were kind of boring, but also thought the place was well run by the staff.... More 

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Address: Address: 6600 Peller Ave. S., Hastings, MN 55033
Phone Number: 800-328-1328, 651-436-5245
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Hastings
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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