Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

Currently closed. Snowmaking in progress. Check back for updates.

2022–2023 Hours

Regular Hours
Monday–Friday 3 PM–9 PM
Saturday–Sunday 9 AM–9 PM
Holiday Hours
December 22–23 8 AM–9 PM
December 24
Christmas Eve
8 AM–3 PM
December 25
Christmas Day
Closed
December 26–January 2 8 AM–9 PM
January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
8 AM–9 PM
February 20
Presidents Day
8 AM–9 PM

Passes

  Ages 4 and younger Ages 5+
Daily Free $19 plus tax
Season pass Free $249 plus tax
10-visit punch pass $160 plus tax $160 plus tax

Season passes and 10-visit punch passes can be purchased online or by phone at 763-559-6700.

Equipment Rental

Rental Prices
Downhill skis, boots, poles $22 plus tax
Snowboard boots and board $22 plus tax
Helmet $7.50 plus tax

Tubing

Currently closed. Snowmaking in progress. Check back for updates.

Advance online reservations are required for tubing. Tubes can be reserved in two-hour timeframes up to 14 days in advance as conditions allow.

2022–2023 Hours

Regular Hours
Monday–Tuesday Closed
Wednesday–Friday 4 PM–9 PM
Saturday 10 AM–9 PM
Sunday 10 AM–7 PM
Holiday Hours*
December 23 10 AM–9 PM
December 24
Christmas Eve
10 AM–3 PM
December 25
Christmas Day
Closed
December 26–January 2 10 AM–9 PM
January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
10 AM–9 PM
February 20
Presidents Day
10AM–9 PM

*Subject to change

Rate

Tubing Rates
2 hours of tubing $17 plus tax

Cross-Country Skiing

Trails are open.

Regular Hours

Cross-country ski trails are open Monday–Sunday, 5 AM–10 PM. See trail conditions. Reservations are not required for cross-country skiing if using your own equipment.

Ski Passes

Season passes and daily passes can be purchased online, by calling 763-559-6700 or at the chalet. 

Purchase your all parks season pass or daily pass online. 

Cross-country Ski Pass Prices
Daily pass $7 plus tax for natural snow parks
$10 plus tax for Elm Creek and Hyland
Season pass $90 plus tax for all parks

Equipment Rental

Advance equipment reservation is required. Cross-country ski sets can be reserved up to seven days in advance as trail conditions allow; same-day reservations are available. Reservations can be made online or over the phone by calling 763-559-6700

Reserve Skis Online

Classic skis | Skate skis

  Youth
(Ages 11 and younger)
Adult
(Ages 12+)
Classic ski package $10 plus tax $14 plus tax
Skate ski package $15 plus tax $19 plus tax

Elm Creek Chalet Hours

Hours for cross-country skiing, the downhill ski and snowboard area and the tubing hill may be different from chalet hours. Please see activity hours above. 

Current Hours

Regular Hours
Monday–Friday 9 AM–9 PM
Saturday–Sunday 8 AM–9 PM
Holiday Hours
December 22–23 8 AM–9 PM
December 24
Christmas Eve
8 AM–3 PM
December 25
Christmas Day
Closed
December 26–January 2 8 AM–9 PM
January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
8 AM–9 PM
February 20
Presidents Day
8 AM–9 PM

Reciprocal Passes

Alpine season pass holders enjoy the following discounts:

Winter Recreation Area of Elm Creek And Hyland Hills Ski Area

Winter Recreation Area of Elm Creek season pass holders receive a daily rate of $15 (new price for the 2022–2023 season) at Hyland Hills. Hyland Hills season pass holders get a daily rate of $5 at the Winter Recreation Area for downhill skiing or snowboarding.

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Biwabik, MN

Get 20% off an adult or child full-day lift ticket Giants Ridge. Valid any day!

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MSAA 4th Grade Passport Program members are eligible for three visits to Elm Creek during the 2020-2021 season. Pass holders must present their pass at the ticket window or guest services desk.