Afton Alps Ski Area

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Afton Alps Ski Area
United States
Phone: 651 436-5245

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About the Ski Resort

Afton Alps is nestled in the rolling hills of the scenic St. Croix River Valley and surrounded on three sides by Afton State Park.

Winter at Afton Alps means snow and excitement. Day or night, Afton Alps is the place to experience the challenges and exhilaration of great skiing and spectacular scenery.

With 41 trails serviced by 18 chairlifts and snowmaking covering 100 percent of the ski area, Afton Alps will keep you skiing.

Afton Alps has five chalets and three rental shops with ample convenient parking to ensure you easy access to its slopes and lifts

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Snow tubing: Yes

 Easiest:  20 %

 More Difficult:  60 %

 Most Difficult:  20 %

 Experts only:  --

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  700 ft
Summit elevation:  350 ft
Vertical drop:  -350 ft
Skiable area:  250 acres
Annual snowfall:  55 in
Snowmaking:  100 %
Number of trails:  41
Number of lifts:  21
Types of lifts:  3 Surface Lifts,
 15 Double Chairs,
 3 Triple Chairs

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  No
Adaptive skier:  No
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes

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Afton Alps Ski Area map

Ski Resort directions

Afton Alps ski area is located just east of St. Paul, 4 miles south of Afton via Highway 21. From the twin cities, take Highway 94 east to County Road 15 (4 miles past 494 & 694). Take a right, go south on County 15 for 7 miles to County Road 20. Take a left and go 3.5 miles to the ski area.