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“Lake Placid in October!”

Olympic Ski Jump Complex
Ranked #2 of 50 things to do in Lake Placid
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Ruston, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lake Placid in October!”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

Exciting to watch the ski jumping, even the youngsters in October. They ski down artificial turf. You can take the "T" up the hill for a birds-eye view of the jumping.

Visited October 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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139 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Wow - Amazing”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

Stopped by on a Wednesday - off season for sure. Cool to see and worth the very short drive. Very cool to see, no snow as very warm week this week.

Visited December 2012
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Toronto,ON
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Scary...”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Wow people actually jump from this height!!! It's hellll scary, but awesome view. Hubby and I took the elevator ride to the top and it was worth it! The chairlift was closed when we were there, next time we hope to see skiers practise their jumps... It was still worth it...

Visited November 2012
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New York City, New York
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110 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“not worth it”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Very unhelpful staff, don't explain the ticketing system. Paid a fee to cross a stop sign and park the car. costs more to use the chairlift but you can't for it there you have to go back to the front ticket counter, then they tried to charge me again to cross the stop sign. not worth the hassle

Visited October 2012
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Thank Emma S
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Ottawa
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fun place to visit”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Went in Oct during the flaming leaves festival. Great atmosphere, decent food, lots to see and fun to visit with your kids

Visited October 2012
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