Buena Vista Ski Area19600 Irvine Ave NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
Located 12 mi N of Bemidji on Co Rd 15 from intersection of CR 15 and Hwy 2/Paul Bunyan Dr NW in Bemidji.Get Directions
16 runs with 230' vertical drop, longest run 2000', 6 Lifts,100% snow making. 2 terrain parks for skiers and snowboarders, Snowtubing. 25 km of Cross Country trails. Spacious 3-story chalet, gift shop, continental cafe, repair shop -- all located on the Continental Divide. We offer horse-drawn sleigh rides and many exciting weekend events. Buena Vista Village has group lodging and is the home of the Lumberjack Hall of Fame.
Hours & Dates
Open Season (November 28 - March 22)
- Friday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
- Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Lift tickets: adult $42, child $32. Ski Rental $23. Tubing Park $17 for 2 hours of tubing. Free parking.
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 24 reviews
The kids were home from college for the weekend and we were looking for something fun to do. It was a fun way to spend a beautiful winter afternoon. We will definitely do it again soon.
— Bemtakk, February 23, 2021
Took a day off from work to take my kids skiing at Buena Vista as part of a group deal. It was advertised that they would be open from 10 am to 4 pm. Spent the day skiing with the kids and were...
— mikelohse, February 23, 2018
Buena Vista is a great place for all ages to spend time skiing, snowboarding and downhill tubing. They have a nice, warm lodge with a cozy atmosphere.
— ArynColleen, December 7, 2017
This place is so fun. It isn't the biggest skiing place in Northern Minnesota but it is a blast. The tubing is fun. There are also deals on certain days and deals for college students.
— Markki L, June 7, 2017
For a small, family-focused ski experience, Buena Vista is a great value. You can ski at night (4-8p.m.) for as little as $10, pretty much the price of a movie ticket! There is a surprising amount of...
— snowb737, February 13, 2017