Mountain Activities

So much to do, and so much fun doing all of it! Crystal Mountain is northern Michigan’s spot for summer and fall fun! Fly down the mountain on the Crystal Coaster – Michigan’s one and only Alpine Slide. Get out and active with a mountain bike ride, nature hike or a leisurely float in a kayak down one of our nearby crystal clear rivers. Lastly, be sure not to miss the beauty and culture at the Michigan Legacy Art Park.

Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide



The Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide will take your breath away! Ride the Loki Quad chairlift to the top of the mountain, hop on a specially-designed sled, and cruise down one of two parallel 1,700-foot-long curved tracks. You control the speed in this action-packed thrill ride with dips, high-bank turns, and spectacular views. Get your Crystal Coaster tickets at the Mountain Adventure Zone.

For ages 3 & up. Children must be at least 52” to ride solo. Children under 52” ride free on the same sled with a paying adult. Maximum weight for the Alpine Slide is 300 lbs. Parent will need to sign a waiver for riders under 18. 


2018 Hours*

May 25 4 - 8pm
May 26-27 11am - 8pm
May 28 11am - 6pm
May 29 - June 1 Closed
June 2 11am - 6pm
June 3 - 8 Closed
June 9 - 22 11am - 6pm
June 23 - August 18 11am - 8pm
August 19 - 31 11am - 7pm
September 1 - 2 11am - 8pm
September 3 11am - 6pm
September 4 - 7 Closed
September 8 11am - 6pm
Saturdays Only:
September 15 - October 27
11am - 6pm
* Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide hours of operation are subject to change and weather permitting.  

** Hours vary due to private events.

2018 Rates

Single 5-Pack
Single Ride $9 $35
Day Pass* $29 $110
Summer Fun Pass Unlimited alpine slide rides & more with a Summer Fun Pass
Summer Fun Card 20-punch Summer Fun Card: 1 Punch = 2 Alpine Slide Rides
*Day Pass includes unlimited use of the alpine slide. Rates are subject to change. Discounted sliding available to groups of 10 or more paying with one transaction.