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Take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled at this former event site for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games.
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

Sure, just visiting the LP Olympic Bobsled and Luge site is pretty interesting. No ticket needed for that. The displays of trophies, scale displays and old sleds is a bit underwhelming and outdated in presentation. And seeing the runs from the outsides is impressive, but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

We first rode the bobsled last year. It was such an experience, that we had to come back. It is 48 seconds of thrilling adventure. This year my two older children opted to try the skeleton which they announced was awesome. The rest of us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

We were unable to get a reservation ahead of time because it was school vacation week. We were told to show up at 8:00 a.m. and we would be hopefully be able to walk on. We got there for 7:50 a.m. and we were first...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lauriel315
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic! We loved that we were able to catch the BMW World Cup bob sled competition while vacationing in lake placid over winter break! Our 16 year old son and 15 year old grandson loved watching the competition! What a thrill! We were so happy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Riding the bobsled has been a dream of our for years and today was the Day. You should really book in advance because they sell out. Once you have your reservation, pick it up in the shop at the bobsled site and go upstairs and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EllenT116
Reviewed February 16, 2019

We attended the World Cup Skeleton and Bobsled event in February of 2019. My kids are huge sliding fans and considering Skeleton as a sport. We live about 1 1/2 hours from this site so we thought we would come see it up close. Wow,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jraeyre
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We were thrilled to visit. We were bummed that we were unable to book the bobsled experience due to a training event but we get it. When trying to schedule a slide via email we received a quick response stating that training was going on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank willowchick2018
Reviewed February 8, 2019

We always get to see an event which is great fun. The people that work there are so nice and know so much about the complex and event.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

I was really pumped to try the Bobsled Experience at that Bobsled Luge and Skeleton Track at the Olympic Sports Complex. Unfortunately, the Bobsled Experience was not operating at the time of our visit. I emailed in advance of our trip for reservations. When I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank chameleons_carryons
Reviewed January 1, 2019

The bobsled ride is very well run. They are pleasant and efficient in getting you in and out. A unique experience that is very well handled. The ride is a rare treat. We have done it twice. My only warning is that it is not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 20, 2018|
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Response from terrifurn | Reviewed this property |
this is what is on their website. you can always call, too. Season Schedule: Daily June 1 - October 8 Time: 8:45 am - 5:30 pm (4:45 pm for cyclists)
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Mike S
August 14, 2018|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know about reservations. We got our tickets when we got there. We didn't wait very long at all.
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Response from digby43 | Reviewed this property |
Go to the complex near the High School and the outdoor Ice Skating Rink and Museum and you should find answers to any of your questions. Enjoy your stay in beautiful Lake Placid!
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