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Olympic Ski Jump Complex

Route 73, Lake Placid, NY
+1 518-523-2202
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Fun and interesting

The chairlift and elevator ride to the top of the tower were very well done. Panoramic views and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
speechtx612
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Commack, NY
Great Venue for a Rehearsal Dinner

There were about 100 people here for a rehearsal dinner and despite seeming like a bit of a new... read more

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bsmacdonald
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Route 73, Lake Placid, NY
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Reviewed yesterday

The chairlift and elevator ride to the top of the tower were very well done. Panoramic views and information about the ski jumping. Well worth it.

Thank speechtx612
Reviewed yesterday

There were about 100 people here for a rehearsal dinner and despite seeming like a bit of a new operation, everything was run well and seeing the Olympic trainees do actual ski jumps was pretty amazing. We took busses to the top (typically you take...More

Thank bsmacdonald
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our time at the site. We splurged and did the tubing down the hill. Wow!!! Worth it for the rush. We are Olympic fans and remember watching the games in 1980 so it was cool seeing things. We were not there for the...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 6 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
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paularichard13
16 May 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
13 November 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
2 September 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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