TAYLORS FALLS, Minn. (FOX 9) - It is still October, but it is already ski season in Minnesota.
Wild Mountain Ski and Snowboard Area in Taylors Falls announced it is opening the bunny hill, a terrain park and both rope tows for skiing and snowboarding on Tuesday. It plans to add an intermediate run and a chairlift on Friday.
Staff said the ski area started making snow on Monday.
Wild Mountain tries to be the first ski area to open in Minnesota each year. Last year, they kept with their 40-year tradition and opened for the first time on Oct. 21.
Wild Mountain Ski and Snowboard Area in Taylors Falls, Minnesota opened on October 21, 2018--the first ski area to open for the season in the state. (FOX 9)
The ski area will be open from Tuesday-Thursday from 3-8 p.m., Friday from 1-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. as long as the weather allows them to keep making snow.