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Address: 6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033-8760
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651-436-5245
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Large recreation area is loaded with outdoor fun including downhill ski...

Large recreation area is loaded with outdoor fun including downhill ski runs, and an 18-hole golf course.

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Good regional ski hill; friendly staff, just don't expect help if you fall.

Hi! I grew up coming to Afton as a kid and was pleased to bring my own kids. Locally, we have most recently skied Buck Hill and Lutsen and I was looking forward to seeing how... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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132 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Hi! I grew up coming to Afton as a kid and was pleased to bring my own kids. Locally, we have most recently skied Buck Hill and Lutsen and I was looking forward to seeing how Afton has changed. Each time we purchased our tickets online the day before and that was relatively easy. I appreciated the note stating the... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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330 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We had a nice day here. My only complaint is that there were so many people - so many people inside the chalet that we couldn't find a place to sit; so many people on the slopes that I had to be careful not to hit them (or let them hit me); so many people in line for the lift... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Epic has just about completed the makeover of this venerable Minnesota gem. The food is uniformly outstanding, the snow is groomed and abetted as well as it possibly can be, the staff are flippin' heroes, the access is fantastic. If you haven't been recently, please give them a new try, they'll blow your cranium.

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1 Thank Daniel S
Abby H, Digital Marketing Manager at Afton Alps, responded to this review

Thank you, Daniel for the great review. We hope to see you on the slopes again soon! More 

Wisconsin
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We were nervous about Vail taking over, but they have made some major improvements in snowmaking and updating the Chalets. The customer service here is great and the staff is friendly and helpful. Pauls pub is a favorite of ours but we also like that we can set up a grill slopeside and save a few bucks too. It's been... More 

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Abby H, Digital Marketing Manager at Afton Alps, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review. We are so glad that you enjoyed Paul's pub and your kids were able to enjoy the Terrain Park. We hope to see you and your family on the slopes again soon! More 

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88 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We had a super day at Afton Alps. Ski Instructors were nice and very helpful. The weather was perfect; there was fresh snow on the ground. Everything about the day was fun and enjoyable.

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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Went skiing on New years eve. The layout of the chalet is very odd. Everything is separate and there is no where to get ready if you have your own gear, except in your car. The runs where good, nice an groomed. Very icy in some spots and the lines to the lifts got very icy an hard to ski... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

1st off... Vail owns it. Literally in the suburbs of St Paul. The runs are short but well groomed. Folks running it are genuinely insistent on you having fun at their park and they will ask you every chance they get if you are getting jollies there. The lines at some of the popular lifts can get a bit crowded... More 

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1 Thank mark f
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We visited for a family trip- kids ages 14 to 3. We have skied at large resorts in the mountains and although Afton is much smaller, it was a great place to just kick back and have a low stress fun family ski day! They even have lift buddies so my younger kids could go up by themselves! My daughter... More 

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Moab
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Afton Alps is a great place to ski but the customer service is below average. From the beginning--getting our ski tickets took forever and and the two people that helped us were incredibly rude even though the problem was on their end. They never apologized or smiled. The cafeteria workers and the waitstaff in the restaurant/bar were also rude and... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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220 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Have enjoyed tubing here in the past and my dad is the painter behind the chalet and it looks wonderful...well done dad!

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