Where to Go Snow Tubing Near Fargo

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While winter skiing is a popular option, sometimes it can a little intimidating to hit the slopes. With smaller kids, snow tubing might be exactly the pace you are searching for on a milder winter day. Here are some great spots to check out snow tubing near Fargo!

Snow Tubing Near Fargo

What should I know before I go?

Most snow tubing establishments have rules and requirements to review before you zip up your coat and jump in the car. Consider things like:

  • Age and height requirements
  • Purchase of tickets in advance
  • Hours snow tubing is offered
  • Current snow conditions (many places make their own snow, but it’s always good to check if it’s a warmer winter!)

Where to Go Snow Tubing Near Fargo

Detroit Mountain

Detroit Lakes is about as local as you can find, and less than an hour from Fargo! This local spot boasts multiple tubing runs with its own Magic Carpet, to easily return to the top for fun without breaking a sweat. There are both day time tubing options and night-time laser tubing for an extra bit of fun winter excitement!

In case tubing isn’t enough, there is also ski and snowboarding options. Consider stopping at their great café to grab a bite to eat when you need some extra energy. Be sure to check out their music on the mountain for nights of live music throughout the year, too!

Thrill Hills

Thrill Hills is a great option for families, located 1 hour 20 minutes away near Fort Ransom, ND. This smaller family-owned ski area is a great fit for people who want to avoid huge crowds. They boast homemade tacos and pulled pork, plus a bar with drink specials. Their price point is a great option for large groups, at $20 for twos hours of tubing.

Check out their fun events on Facebook and enjoy a laidback fun experience with friends at a family owned spot. Hours do vary, so check their Facebook page for the most up to date schedule for hours, food, and festivities.

Andes Tower Hill

Andes Tower Hill is a large ski area located outside Alexandria, MN. A well established location, they offer tubing on Saturdays & Sundays only. For the last week in February they host Neon Nights Tubing – what a thrill for older kids! Andes Tower Hill also offers Super Saver Days, where tubing tickets are discounted to just $10 for 2 hours! With a warm chalet and yummy food options, take advantage of this fun winter spot.

We’ll see you on the hills!

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Alexis Scott
Alexis is happily married to her husband, Andrew, and together they share 5 sons. Born in Minnesota, Alexis followed her husband to Manhattan, NY, before returning to Fargo. A proud Latina, she believes in utilizing multi-cultural experiences to inspire other minority women to be active in their community. Alexis believes strongly in public service and living passionately through serving others. After her 3rd son, Max, passed away at 22 weeks (2014) life has never been the same, but sharing her story has helped cope with grief and honor his place in their family. Aside from writing, Alexis enjoys traveling, laughing, dancing and food. She will never turn down Starbucks, a trip to the nail salon, or the farmers market. Follow her in pictures through Instagram and connect with her online via Facebook.


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