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Bobsled and Luge Complex

Lake Placid, NY
+1 518-523-4436
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If you were old enough to remember the 1980 Winter Olympics, than visiting any of the Olympic sites... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Redwing88
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Webster, New York
Walked the bobsled run

We got the Olympic passport and did it all. This one was a lot of fun! Take the bus up, it's silly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JenniferLink
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Kenmore, New York
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Take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled at this former event site for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you were old enough to remember the 1980 Winter Olympics, than visiting any of the Olympic sites is a thrill. We thoroughly enjoyed the Bobsled and Luge site. The chance to walk down the bobsled run was thrilling and we could not stop watching...More

Thank Redwing88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got the Olympic passport and did it all. This one was a lot of fun! Take the bus up, it's silly and tiring to walk up and you don't see much doing it. Once you're at the top you can walk down inside the...More

Thank JenniferLink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We signed up for the bobsled experience in advance of our trip, and we were so excited for it, yet it was a total let down. It was pouring rain and they still said we could partake, so we showed up and it was not...More

Thank batalty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was excellent and the Bobsled Experience was well worth the money. We were there during the summer so it was a dry track with the bobsled on wheels, so it was rather rough ride. Even though it only lasted a few seconds it...More

Thank joejon91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing to be right on the actual site of this athletic event. Bus tour is short and informative. If you can, after the tour, take the opportunity to walk down the slide, it is absolutely amazing and took us about 20 minutes, with stops for...More

Thank Jezcat2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for what we thought would be a quick look but walked the whole trail. Much better than a bus tour. You get to follow the track and look inside. The history of the place is amazing. The summer bobsled ride seems way...More

Thank db7920
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes yes yes. You must go and you MUST take the bobsled ride it is a little expensive: but you get a thrill of a life time, a t-shirt, a souvenir pin and pictures. Did I say you must do this! Also, the drivers and...More

Thank Eataroundwoburn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour involves a bus ride to the top of the complex, the driver stops at a few spots and explains the history and details of that location. I was completely shocked when we reached the top, we were told that you are allowed to...More

Thank JFK49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool place to see, and yes, the experience is not cheap at $75 per person, but wow, was it worth it. Going 60 mph in a sled (or whatever it is – its fast, you go a half mile in about 40 seconds) is...More

Thank Quentin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always had a fascination with the bobsled and the Winter Olympics. This was my chance to experience it almost for real. This did not disappoint! It isn't cheep at $70 but the 42 second ride was my only chance to see what a...More

Thank Louis C
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bamaher2017
22 August 2017|
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Response from Holly R | Reviewed this property |
When we went after October 22, 2016, the ride was unavailable. I can't remember why (if it was closed for the season or if it was an unusual closure).
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senior067
20 July 2017|
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Response from Reilly G | Property representative |
Yes, August 7th is in our Peak Summer Season.
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senior067
20 July 2017|
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Response from Reilly G | Property representative |
Yes, Summer is on of our Peak Season times
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