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“More cowbell!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mount Van Hoevenberg

Mount Van Hoevenberg
Lake Placid, NY
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Ranked #9 of 41 things to do in Lake Placid
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Owner description: Mount Van Hoevenberg is the starting point for 31 miles of beautiful cross-country trails that have seen both Olympic and World Cup competition.
Québec
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“More cowbell!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Enjoyed the opening to FIBT World Cup circuit with our young family Nov. 9-10. Watching bobsled and skeleton live was a super experience to share with the kids. Photos turned out amazing. This Olympic site was a joy to explore. Great restaurants on Main Street, Lake Placid, with good coffee to keep you warm while you shop. Plan your stay around a sporting event, the Village gives off a great vibe with tons of venues hosting different things. Stay a week and you leave ADKnized.

Visited November 2012
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Saranac Lake
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Cool bobsled track”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I went to the first bobsled race of the season here with my son and had a great time. I would recommend wearing proper clothing and boots. Its a outside venue and some of the walkways are slippery. I watched several people slip on icy steps.

Visited November 2012
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Keene, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Great Bobsled and Luge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

It's exciting to see bobsled, luge or skeleton competition here. Also, you may not know but there is a great trail up the back side of Mt. Van Hovenburg which is pretty easy but gives you an amazing view of the high peaks.

Visited January 2012
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Mulmur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Worth the Drive”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Worth visiting I have been back to Placid more than enough times to never get tired of seeing this area on my road trip

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Sackets Harbor, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Bobsled track was great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Spent the better part of the day here. We took the 8 dollar guided tour of the track and walked down inside the track. An experience we were not expecting and thoroughly enjoyed. The staff was excellent particularly Ernie the tour guide.

Visited August 2012
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