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15550 County Road 42, Burnsville, MN 55337
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Nestled on the south edge of the Twin Cities in Burnsville, Buck Hill Ski & Snowboard Area is a family-friendly winter wonderland, offering kid-friendly ski slopes, snowtubing and a lodge-style restaurant that features community events and live entertainment. In the summer months, it features disc golf, mountain biking and live music.

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Buck Hill Ski Resort – Hit The Slopes

The resort’s ski runs cater to all skill levels, from gentle beginner slopes more challenging slopes. Chairlifts are available to bring skiers up the hills quickly and efficiently. Night skiing lets families extend your fun after dark under the twinkling lights. 

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  • Snow tubing is a blast for all ages on the dedicated tubing hill.
  • Lessons are available for all ages and abilities, from getting your first glides to perfecting your carving technique.
  • Rentals for skis, snowboards, helmets, and more make it easy to hit the slopes without the hassle of hauling your own gear.
  • Buck ’54 Bar & Grill The cozy lodge-style restaurant offers American cuisine.
  • Live music on Fridays adds to the festive atmosphere.

More Than Just Winter:

When Minnesota sheds its snowy exterior, Buck Hill offers spring, summer and fall activities including mountain biking, disc golf, and live music.

What Families Love:

  • Affordable rates. Buck Hill is a nice mid-priced ski area and, because it is located in the Twin Cities, there is no need to book lodging. Go ski for the day and sleep in your own bed.
  • Easy access. Right off 35W in Burnsville, it is easy to get to from anywhere in the Twin Cities.

Here are some additional tips for planning your trip to Buck Hill:

  • Dress in layers so you can adjust to the changing temperatures.
  • Waterproof boots and gloves are essential.
  • Don’t forget the sunscreen!
  • Arrive early on weekends and holidays to avoid crowds.
  • Take advantage of the family-friendly amenities, like the warming hut and kid-friendly menu in the lodge.

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P.S. Don’t forget to check out Family Fun Twin Cities’ other great resources for planning your winter adventures in the Twin Cities!

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