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Address: 6600 Peller Ave. S., Hastings, MN 55033
Phone Number: 800-328-1328, 651-436-5245
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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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Great in the cities ski option

Have enjoyed tubing here in the past and my dad is the painter behind the chalet and it looks wonderful...well done dad!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Flagstaff, Arizona
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English first
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Afton Alps is a great place to ski but the customer service is below average. From the beginning--getting our ski tickets took forever and and the two people that helped us were incredibly rude even though the problem was on their end. They never apologized or smiled. The cafeteria workers and the waitstaff in the restaurant/bar were also rude and... More 

Thank Funsista
Flagstaff, Arizona
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144 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Have enjoyed tubing here in the past and my dad is the painter behind the chalet and it looks wonderful...well done dad!

Thank Canniff9
Maplewood, Minnesota
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66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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 

Thank Kristen B
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156 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
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 

Thank StonecreekArabians
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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.

Thank Mark C
Yakima, Washington
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82 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 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.

Thank asis76
Chaska, MN
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 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 

Thank Chaska_MNChaska
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102 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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 

Thank bullwinklejj
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

Thank Robzranger
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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