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Address: 19276 Lake Julia Dr NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-7792
Phone Number: +1 800-777-7958
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Recreation area accommodates downhill skiers and snowboarders, plus offers...

Recreation area accommodates downhill skiers and snowboarders, plus offers more than 25 kilometers of scenic trails for cross-country enthusiasts.

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Downhill skiing in the flatland!

Downhill skiing is not something you would expect to find in the flatlands around Bemidji, but this is a great little ski center for both downhill and cross country skiing. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 May 2014
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We enjoy bringing our grandchildren to Buena Vista for the family atmosphere and the opportunity for all age levels to enjoy the ski hills. The lines are short and the people are friendly and helpful. The lodge is set beneath the ski hills and is a traditional ski lodge.

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Thank Debra S
NORTHERN MINNESOTA-SNOW MANIA
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A popular place for school trips, organization perks (Girl Scouts, Company parties), but as for a family outting, it rates more expensive than the theater for a family of five, with the 'extras' costing more than the core.

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Thank dying2betied
Fargo, North Dakota
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

always a good place to spend the day, the place is very well run and the ski run is great, if you forget something they have it at the gift shop, my grandson loves this place and goes whenever he can

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Thank 529doris
International Falls, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

My family visited the tubing hill on Saturday, February 6th, 2016. I noticed one of the teenage attendants who was standing inbetween the two runways spitting chewing tobacco all over the area where the children were sliding. So I went and informed the person selling the tickets and he had the "hill manager" take care of it. I watched as... More 

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1 Thank randombob001
Devils Lake
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

We took 5 kids (9 if you count us parents!) to go tubing on a Saturday afternoon. Not only did the kids have a fantastic time, but so did us parents! The staff was courteous but also laid down the law when needed (there's three "little" boys in our crew that like to be competitive -they were racing down the... More 

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Thank Katie T
Pendleton, Oregon
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

Buena Vista is a friendly, family-owned ski area with comfortable, affordable options in the ski lodge. However, if you are a seasoned skier, the hills will feel too small. It was a perfect introduction back into downhill skiing after several years for this middle-age mom, however: a nice, easy day on easy little hills.

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Thank Shawn M
Bemidji, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Year round activities for families. Skiing, snowboarding, tubing etc in winter. Horse riding, wagon rides in the fall. Lumberjack days, concerts,etc.

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Thank Margie78_13
Bemidji, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Downhill skiing is not something you would expect to find in the flatlands around Bemidji, but this is a great little ski center for both downhill and cross country skiing. The Finlandia cross country ski race is held here annually. The main ski hill, though not a mountain or even a very large hill, is actually atop the north/south continental... More 

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Thank bjirns
Bemidji, Minnesota
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180 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

If you have kids they will love this place. It is a fairly small hill but has tubing for the little ones! They absolutely love the tubing! And the terrain park is surprisingly good! Don't expect a big hill with a lot of runs ha but it is a nice little ski resort.

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1 Thank petey3
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

Went to Buena vista with our kids, ages 8 & 11 prior to our daughters gymnastics meet in Bemidji. The staff at the facility was top notch and very good with the kids! We have relatively new skiers in the family and BV did not disappoint! Very enjoyable family morning! BV has tubing, skiing and snowboarding. The resort is small,... More 

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