Alpine Slide at Lutsen Mountains
Alpine Slide – the North Shore Tummy Tickler
The Alpine Slide whisks you down Lutsen Mountains’ Eagle Mountain on this twisting, turning bobsled-like ride. It’s a rip-roarin’ good time for the entire family!
Start with a scenic chairlift ride to the top of Eagle Mountain. (This is Lutsen’s Eagle Mountain, not to be confused with the other nearby Eagle Mountain, the tallest in Minnesota.) At the top, take your bobsled to the start of the concrete track, and hop on. There’s an incredible view of Lake Superior from here, in case you were wondering :). Feel free to walk around the grassy mountain top to enjoy the views and scenic lookout.
Next, take off down the half-mile serpentine track, banking around every turn, and dipping down each hill. There are two parallel tracks so you can ride side-by-side. And yes, it has brakes so you can go at your own pace.
Fun to play and fun to watch!
Spectators can gather at the bottom to watch. The landing area has viewing platforms, picnic tables, and a food truck.
What you need to know about the Alpine Slide:
- Open May – October (usually weekends only during the early and late seasons, daily during peak season)
- Children ages 2-5 are free with a paid adult and must ride with a guest 16 or older.
- Children 6+ are required to purchase a ticket for the alpine slide, however, if they are under 48″ they may ride with a guest 16 or older if necessary.
- All children over 48″ must ride in their own sled.
- The operation is subject to weather conditions. The slide will close if the track is wet or frosty, but the team works to dry the track when it stops raining.
- Click here for Alpine Slide ticket prices and hours of operation.