Overview

The Bobsled Experience opens for summer 2024 on May 17th!

Come experience this one-of-a-kind action sport for yourself! Cruise down the track like our world-class athletes, reaching speeds over 50 miles per hour. Zoom around banked turns on our almost mile long track. You’ll live the adventure, the Bobsled Experience in Lake Placid is one of the few locations on earth where you can participate in this fast and furious sport. Adrenaline seekers and families alike will relish this once in a lifetime experience!

Attractions & ActivitiesWinterAdult 13+Junior

Winter

Nordic Center
55 km of trails
Daily
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ad $32
Tn Sr $28
Jr $24
6 & under $6
Discover Cross Country
lesson & ski rental
Daily
9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm
$65
$65
Discover Biathlon
lesson & ski rental
Daily
9:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm
$95$95
Snowshoeing
lesson & snowshoe rental
Daily
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
as conditions allow
Ad $32
Tn Sr $28
Jr $24
6 & under $6

Year Round

Climbing Center
belay, boulder, traverse
Daily
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$15
per hour
$10
per hour
Olympic Legacy Tour
included w/ Passport
Wed-Sun
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
On the Hour
$15$10
Legacy Sites Passport
Mt Van Hoevenberg Legacy Tour, Olympic Jumping Complex Skyride, Whiteface Gondola
On Sale Now$59$49
Hiking
Mt Van Hoevenberg Trail
Daily
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
freefree

Holiday

Bobsled Experience
9+ 52" or taller
Canceled$125$125
Skeleton Experience
9+ 52" or taller
Holiday Only
Dec 22-23
& Dec 26-31
Jan 13-15
Feb 17-25
$75$75
For the most up to date info on Mt Van Hoevenberg operations, visit our Daily Update page. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Tickets for the Bobsled Experience are time- and date-specific. Each bobsled can hold up to 3 passengers. Please review our ride requirements tab in advance of your ticket purchase. Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early for check-in.

FOR LARGER GROUPS (7 OR MORE)
Bobsled Experience tickets may be purchased for up to six people in a single order. If you are looking to purchase tickets for more than six people and/or for multiple households, you’ll need to make separate purchases (one per household, up to 6 people total), or feel free to complete our Reservation Request Form.

Ride Requirements

  • First and Second Passenger must be at least 9 years old and 52 inches tall.
  • Third Passenger must be at least 13 years old and 52 inches tall.
  • The maximum weight per passenger is 300 lbs.

The Bobsled Experience is a high-speed ride that features many sudden twists and turns, which may cause participants to be jolted throughout the ride. For your protection, this ride is not recommended for guests with head, neck, or bone injuries, recent surgery, heart trouble, high blood pressure, heart conditions, or guest who are pregnant.

Required AOR

For Online Reservations

Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early at the Mountain Pass Lodge to check in for the Bobsled Experience. Your start time will be within the one-hour time block you selected at the time of purchase. You’ll need your ticket either printed or on your saved on your mobile device for scanning at check-in.


In Case of Inclement Weather

Bobsled Experience availability is weather-dependent. Even with advanced reservations, please check our Daily Update to confirm there are no closures due to inclement weather.

Daily Update »

If the session you booked is canceled due to inclement weather, our staff will make every effort to reschedule your reservation (or provide a refund if we cannot reschedule).


FOR LARGER GROUPS (7 OR MORE)
Bobsled Experience tickets may be purchased for up to six people in a single order. If you are looking to purchase tickets for more than six people and/or for multiple households, you’ll need to make separate purchases (one per household, up to 6 people total), or feel free to complete our Reservation Request Form here.