Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Seven Oaks

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Overall Rating: 2.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 42
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.8
  • Nightlife
  • 1.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 100%
  • Beginner
  • 255%
  • Families
  • 200%
  • Intermediate
  • 0%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 100%
  • Advanced
  • 0%

Helpful Highlights:

The staff is not friendly. Limited ticket options. But, this place is OK if you want your kids to learn first steps. There is nothing else around, only one...

  • 3

    Quaint but improving

    by dk01 - 23rd December 2009

    Pros: It brings skiing to Iowa. Exposure is key.

    Cons: Small, late to open certain runs

    Seven Oaks serves the Boone, Ames, Carroll, and Des Moines area in Central Iowa. The skiing is very limited by anyones standards but if you live in the area... Full review

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  • 2

    Friendly people

    by madcity - 26th October 2009

    Pros: It's a hill, in a flat state. Also, typically has tubing runs

    Cons: pretty small, not much terrain

    Small place, but nothing else is really close. For kids who have never, and will never ski/ ride in the mountains, I'm sure its a fun day. The terrain is p... Full review

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  • 1

    Not a good place

    by Kurd - 27th December 2011

    Pros: It's ok to learn.

    Cons: Expensive.Rude Staff

    The staff is not friendly. Limited ticket options. But, this place is OK if you want your kids to learn first steps. There is nothing else around, only one... Full review

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