Get ready to ride. The Pokagon State Park’s toboggan run is now open. Riders drop 90 feet over the distance of a quarter mile in this exciting thrill ride.
Pokagon State Park’s refrigerated Toboggan Run near Angola, has about 90,000 riders every season. With the 30-foot tower and dips and valleys over the course send riders to the top recorded speed is 42 mph. It’s a 20-30 second thrill ride.
The run is now open and operates through Feb. 25, 2024. On Saturday: the toboggan run is open from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and on Sundays from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The Toboggan has extended hours during winter break and is open New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Presidents Day.
The cost is$20 per toboggan per hour (including tax) and the Park entrance fees are $7 in-state vehicles, $9 out-of-state vehicles, and $2 per person on a bus. Cash, check, and Visa/MasterCard accepted. A Driver’s license or State-issued ID is required as a deposit and rents up to four toboggans. There are no all-day rentals, no group reservations or group rates. Sleds are rented on a first-come, first-served basis.
General information includes the requirement that gloves must be worn to ride the toboggan. Toboggan will close if the air temperature drops to 0 degrees F or below at the track. Warming Center restrooms are open, and concessions are available. There is no indoor gathering space available. No carry-in food in the Warming Center is permitted. Carry-in items are allowed in area outside the rental room. Picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tailgating is allowed. in the lower toboggan parking lot only.
Additional information states that there is a maximum of four people per 4-person toboggan. Maximum of three people per 3-person toboggan with no exceptions. Children must be able to understand and follow rules. No cameras/video equipment on the ride and riders must use the park’s toboggans.
The Pokagon Toboggan track is a refrigerated track and snow is not needed to operate.