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Snow Tubing and Sledding

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The Wirth Winter Recreation Area tubing hill tow rope makes getting up the hill quick, comfortable and fun!

A portion of the tubing hill will open Saturday, December 20.
Please Note: The tow rope will open at a later date, so tubers will have to walk up the portion of the hill.

Tubing Rates (includes tube rental and tow rope)

Ages 4-17: $8
Ages 18+: $12

For questions or group reservations, call 612-230-6528.

Customers use the park’s snow tubes. Children must be at least 4 years old or 42" tall.

Hours

  • Monday-Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday-Friday: 4-8 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am-8 pm
  • Sunday: 10 am-6 pm
  • December 24: 10 am-6 pm
  • Holidays and Minneapolis School Release Days: 10 am-8 pm

Note: To ensure safety during our busiest times (Saturdays and Sundays), tubing hill admission and tube rentals will be available for dedicated time blocks. The admission cost is good for one time block with a discounted rate of $5 available for each additional time block on the same day.

Saturday: 10 am–1 pm, 1:30–4:30 pm, 5–8 pm
Sunday: 10 am–2 pm, 2:30–6 pm

Concessions

After a day on the hill, warm up and refuel at the bar and grill inside the Wirth Chalet, which offers sandwiches and gyros, burgers, hot dogs, pizza, soup, snacks, and beverages, plus free wireless Internet.


School's Out Camps for Kids

We have a day of fun planned for kids ages 7 and older at the Wirth Winter Recreation Area! Camps include beginner cross-country ski lessons, beginner Learn-to-Ride snowboard instruction, snow tubing, rental equipment, plus lunch and warm refreshments in the Wirth Chalet.

2014 Dates: December 22, 23, 26, 29, 30, 31, January 2, 19, February 16

Cancellation: 24 hours' notice is required for School's Out Camp cancellations. Call the Wirth Chalet at 612-230-6528.


Snow Tubing Parties at Wirth

The Wirth Winter Recreation Area is an amazing facility to host snow tubing parties. We offer private banquet facilities, catering services, snow tubing hill, tubes, and tow rope, and free Wi-Fi.

Wirth Winter Recreation Party Packages


Sledding Near Theodore Wirth Park

Sunset Hill is the designated sledding nearest to Wirth Park; it’s located just a half-mile north of the Wirth Winter Recreation Area on Theodore Wirth Parkway at 26th Ave. N in Valley View Park. Admission is free, bring your own sled, snow tube or toboggan. Call 612-230-6528 for more information.


Sledding at Columbia

The designated sledding hill at Columbia Golf Club is one of the steepest hills in northeast Minneapolis. Bring your own sled; snow tube rentals are also available for $5. Concessions are available in the Golf Clubhouse on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and school release days. Call 612-230-6520 for more information.


Sledding Safety

We recognize that sledding occurs at other parks on an “at your own risk” basis. While some parks are more sled-friendly than others, please use caution when using these non-designated sledding areas; never sled toward traffic and avoid hills with trees nearby.


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