Our Members

Below are the industry members who directly support our efforts.

We appreciate each member’s continued support and welcome new members to help further our industry with positive and creative involvement. Interested in joining our effort? Contact Us

 
Afton Alps

Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033
651.436.5245

Afton Alps offers skiing and snowboarding. Nearly 350 acres located in the beautiful Saint Croix River Valley, just minutes from the Twin Cities. Afton offers 54 runs, 17 chairlifts, two wonder carpet conveyors, five chalets and three rental shops. Our ski and ride school is one of the best and largest in the Midwest providing programs for all abilities. Come enjoy a fantastic experience filled with variety, great service and endless fun!

Andes Tower Hills

Andes Tower Hills

4505 Andes Rd SW, Kensington, MN 56343
320.965.2455

"I never knew it would be this nice" is the phrase we most often hear as families discover the best-kept ski secret in the state of Minnesota. With three chairlifts, 15 downhill runs and two terrain parks, we have something for everyone. We also have four tubing runs and 15 km of some of Minnesota's best cross-country ski trails. In addition, we have a full-service pro shop, grill, rental shop and ski school. So come, discover for yourself, your favorite winter playground out west in Minnesota.

Buck Hill

Buck Hill

15400 Buck Hill Rd, Burnsville, MN 55306
952.435.7174

Year-round fun at Buck Hill!

Skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing within 15 minutes of downtown Minneapolis or St.Paul. Day or night, weekend or weekday.  Featuring the longest magic carpet in the USA with a covered bridge making learning to ski and snowboard easier and more exciting than ever. Whether you're coming for fun or interested in one of our many award-winning ski teams or programs Buck Hill has you covered.

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Buena Vista Ski Area

Buena Vista Ski Area

19600 Irvine Ave, Bemidji, MN 56601
218.243.2231

Downhill skiers, snowboarders & tubers will find Buena Vista to be the area's premier spot to enjoy their sport. Sitting astride the Continental Divide, there are 16 downhill runs, the longest (2,000 feet) boasting a 230-foot drop. The ski area features four chairlifts, a beginners tow, handle tow in the tube park, and a three-story chalet with warming fireplaces and cafe. Buena Vista is Celebrating 68 years this Winter.

Chester Bowl

Chester Bowl

1801 East Skyline Drive, Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 724-9832

Chester Bowl is a beautiful 117-acre park in Duluth, Minnesota. In the winter the alpine hill, with a double chair lift and 175 feet of vertical drop, handles up to 960 skiers and snowboarders an hour. The park also features a 3km intermediate cross country ski loop with scenic overlooks of the city and Lake Superior.

Coffee Mill Ski Area

Coffee Mill Ski Area

99 Coulee Way, Wabasha, MN 55981
651.565.2777

Coffee Mill, named after a historic navigational point along the mighty Mississippi, offers the best of coulee skiing with a unique "bowl" arrangement for convenient lift accessibility and protection from cold winter winds. Extra long slopes combined with high capacity chairs provide a skiing experience second to none. Modern snowmaking and daily grooming ensure great snow throughout the season. 

 
Detroit Mountain Recreation Area

Detroit Mountain Recreation Area

29409 170th St, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
218.844.7669

Winter FUN Starts Here! Located in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Detroit Mountain offers you up a snowy platter of fun and explorable terrain. Winter 16-17 we added an ALL NEW Tubing Facility with 2 Magic Carpets & Warming Lodge, 3 new ski runs and another Terrain Park with high speed tow.  Detroit Mountain caters to the first timer, with a designated learning area featuring "Terrain Based Learning", 

Detroit Mountain is also home to lift served mountain biking during the summer months. 

Elm Creek Winter Recreation Area

Elm Creek Winter Recreation Area

12400 James Deane Pkwy, Maple Grove, MN 55369
763.694.7894

Tucked away within the Three Rivers Park District in Maple Grove, Minnesota, the winter recreation area has everything for winter fun. The area features a lighted snow-tubing hill, beginner downhill ski and snowboard area and terrain park, and lighted cross-country ski trails, all with snowmaking. The area has a large lodge featuring outstanding food, equipment rentals, and the acclaimed Three Rivers Park District SnowSports Academy. Elm Creek is great fun for families and groups alike!

Giants Ridge

Giants Ridge

6329 Wynne Creek Dr, Biwabik, MN 55708
800.688.7669

Giants Ridge is Minnesota's Finest Ski Area, offering 35 downhill runs and the hottest terrain parks in the Midwest! You'll enjoy breathtaking views adjacent to the Superior National Forest no matter what winter sport you choose, along with clean fresh air and peaceful quiet. A visit to Giants Ridge provides amazing connections to nature and the great outdoors. Your winter adventure starts here, at Giants Ridge!

Hyland Hills Ski Area

Hyland Hills Ski Area

8800 Chalet Rd, Bloomington, MN 55438
763.694.7800

Located within Three Rivers Park District, Hyland, is 5 minutes from the Mall of America, south of I-494 & HWY-100 in Bloomington, MN. Known for some of the best snowmaking & grooming in the Midwest & its terrain park is full of progressive & innovative features. The 1,000-acre park reserve features extensive winter recreational activities including cross-country ski trails, snowshoe trails & a Nordic ski jumping complex.

 

 

Lutsen Mountains

Lutsen Mountains

467 Ski Hill Rd, Lutsen, MN 55612
218.663.7281

Lutsen Mountains offers mountain skiing without the airfare with 4 mountains, 95 runs and a 1,000-foot vertical. Skiers and snowboarders enjoy terrain for all abilities from easy cruisers to backcountry terrain, two mountain chalets, the Midwest's only gondola, and phenomenal views of Lake Superior. Terrain park features available on two mountains. Lodging facilities in the area, including ski-in/ski-out resorts and hotels, are available with lift-and-lodging packages on Lutsen.com.

Mount Itasca

Mount Itasca

PO Box 553, Coleraine, MN 55722
218-245-3487

Planning to make snow mid-November and open Sat. Dec. 1 weather permitting! Season passes on sale Fri. Nov. 23 and Fri. Nov. 30. Chalet open 10-4 both days as employees make final preparations to open on weekends and Christmas break in December.

 

 

 

 

Mount Kato

Mount Kato

20461 Old Highway 66, Mankato, MN 56001
507.625.3363

Mount Kato Ski Area is located in the thick of the scenic valley that runs along the Minnesota River, just one mile south of Mankato. 19 trails and eight chairlifts make for a non-crowded experience for all skier abilities. Unwind in our large chalet with great food or enjoy flame-grilled food and your favorite beverage in The Lift Bar. Non-skiers can enjoy our snow tubing with a conveyor lift. Ski Great Snow at Mount Kato! 

Mount Ski Gull

Mount Ski Gull

9898 Cty 77 SW, Nisswa, MN 56468
218.963.4353

Mt Ski Gull has over 55 years in the Brainerd Lakes Area. We have 12 ski runs, three lifts, a dedicated terrain park with high speed rope tow, and one of Minnesota's largest tubing hills. Mt Ski Gull rents skis and snowboards. The chalet has two fireplaces, a grill and seating.

Mt Ski Gull is  a 501c3 nonprofit, receiving  no government funding. The ski hill relies on fundraising and partnerships.  Our mission is to provide a challenging, fun, and healthy environment.

Powder Ridge

Powder Ridge

15015 93rd Avenue, Kimball, MN 55353
320-398-7200

Located just northwest of the Twin Cities, Powder Ridge is easily accessible from Interstate 94 or Highway 55. Our 15 trails sit high above the local landscape creating a panoramic view of the surrounding area. A large chalet with two food service areas and an adult lounge create a comfortable atmosphere to relax between runs. Snow tubing is available for non-skiers or boarders, and a terrain park with its own tow is a hit with our more adventurous guests.

Spirit Mountain

Spirit Mountain

9500 Spirit Mountain Pl, Duluth, MN 55810
218.628.2891

From beginners in our WinterKids Programs on the bunny hill, to thrill seekers hitting up our diverse variety of terrain parks; Spirit Mountain in Duluth, MN is THE place to ski & board!  Plus, check out our snow tubing hill which operates Friday thru Sunday, and experience downhill, lift-served fat tire biking operations on Sundays.  Take a break between runs at the Riverside Bar and Grill or in the legendary Moosehead Saloon!  Your ADVENTURE starts here!

 
 

Welch Village

Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch, MN 55089
651.258.4567

Located less than an hour from the Twin Cities and north of Rochester in the Cannon River Valley, Welch Village has 60 runs including the Back Bowl. We are one of the largest in the region, offering some of the best terrain, snowmaking and grooming, while remaining one of the favorites of Midwest skiers and boarders. Our Performance Center and two chalets add to the great experience of skiing or riding at Welch Village.  

Wild Mountain

Wild Mountain

37200 Wild Mountain Rd, Taylors Falls, MN 55084
651.465.6365

Located in beautiful Taylors Falls (less than an hour from the Twin Cities), Wild Mountain offers great terrain spread over 100 acres in the beautiful St. Croix River Valley. With one of the largest snow making & grooming fleets in the Midwest.  We make excellent slope conditions regardless of the snow in your backyard. Lessons available for all ages and abilities. In addition to great skiing and snowboarding we also have snow tubing with one of the biggest snow tubing hills in MN.

4th Graders Ski Free!

Minnesota Ski Areas Association​ launches the 4th Grade Passport Program!

Click here to complete the form and view each of the Member Program Offerings!