Afton Alps is a ski resort, which hosts a collection of ski and snowboard trails, located along the St. Croix River south of Afton, Minnesota in the United States. There are nearly 300 acres (1.2 km2) skiable at Afton Alps. The resort has 350 feet (110 m) of vertical drop. The Alps often utilize artificial snow for maintaining the slopes. A total of 48 trails and 18 chairlifts are used throughout the ski resort. There are a total of 5 chalets, including the Meadows Chalet, the Highlands Chalet, the Alpine Chalet, and the Alps Chalet. During the summer Afton Alps runs an eighteen hole golf course and a mountain bike trail.
On December 6th, 2012 it was announced that Afton Alps has been sold to Vail Resorts of Colorado.
The following are activities included at Afton Alps:
- The City of Afton
- Afton Alps
- On The Snow
- Afton Alps stats
- Hudson WI Patch article St. Croix Valley ski history