Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding


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 Ages 4 and youngerAges 5+
DailyFree$19 plus tax
Season passFree$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



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Tubing Rates
2 hours of tubing$17 plus tax

Special: Half-price Wednesdays! Join us on Wednesday nights for two hours of tubing for $8.50 plus tax.

Cross-Country Skiing

Currently, 1K of cross-country ski 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

Rental equipment is currently unavailable until more trail opens.

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. 

2023–2024 HOURS

Regular Hours
Monday–Friday9 AM–9 PM
Saturday–Sunday8 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 2022-2023 season. Pass holders must present their pass at the ticket window or guest services desk.