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Olympic Ski Jump Complex

Route 73, Lake Placid, NY
+1 518-523-2202
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Good view, but not much else

You take a chair lift up the tower and then an elevator to the top...you get an outstanding view of... read more

Reviewed today
Jake59Boston
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Boston
well spent afternoon

Like a few other reviewers, I visited yesterday and had a great time, all time well spent. The ski... read more

Reviewed yesterday
119st11
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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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Visitors to this year-round training and competition site can watch daring ski-divers, or take an elevator to a platform to see how high Olympic skiers jump.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Route 73, Lake Placid, NY
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Reviewed today

You take a chair lift up the tower and then an elevator to the top...you get an outstanding view of the mountains, but not much else. You can look down the ski jump, but the exhibits are minimal.

Thank Jake59Boston
Reviewed yesterday

Like a few other reviewers, I visited yesterday and had a great time, all time well spent. The ski jumping in the summer, both aerials and the Nordic combined athletes, was like nothing I have ever seen in person. Well worth the visit and excellent...More

Thank 119st11
Reviewed yesterday

I went in the summer. I would go there and do the jumping show (offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1:30 PM). The show was good, but I was hoping for a little more. It featured mainly teen up-and-comers. I heard they in a place...More

Thank metodog711
Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend going to see the one hour jumping show and touring the complex. TV does not do this sport justice. You have to go up the ski lift and then up the elevator in the 120m jump to see what the jumpers are looking...More

Thank Meredith L
Reviewed 2 days ago

There's lots to see in the Lake Placid area related to both the 1932 and the 1980 winter Olympics. The Ski Jump Complex (soon to be newly renovated) is an exciting venue to check out. Head up to the top and see the view the...More

Thank Cdn_explorer1800
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent about three hours here. Watched the 30 minute summer aerial show which was amazing! They also were practicing ski jumps which was cool to watch. The chair lift and elevator To The top of the ski jump was great as well. It was really...More

Thank sportsmedic1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tour was great, ride chair lift to top and then elevator to top of large jump. you can view from inside or take metal stair to top of jump. Great experience.

Thank kevkrishark
Reviewed 5 days ago

We received a "passport" as a gift from friends and glad that we had it. Very interesting "practice" facility watching young athletes slide into a water pool then take chair left to top of ski jump towers to watch skiers go down the incredibly high...More

Thank FloridaorVermont
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a fun place to go to watch people learning and practicing ski jumping, and seeing what the athletes see from and Olympic height! Neat!

Thank JThompson123
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 30min there. Went to the top of the the building in elevator. Took some pics ..over! you could stay a little long and see athletes doing practice.

Thank jagyanseni d
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paularichard13
May 15, 2017|
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Response from BigBear90 | Reviewed this property |
I'd assume so, just might not be doing anything. I'd still go for the views, they're stunning!
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Grammie321
November 12, 2016|
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Response from BarbKnowles | Reviewed this property |
You can drive up the hill as well. There's a nice parking lot right there. Super easy.
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vitlen
September 1, 2016|
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Response from adam_nola | Reviewed this property |
Some of the athletes train on different days. Call the venue and they can let you know
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