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North Shore Adventure Park
Rules for Axe Throwing

Please make a reservation online at least 30 minutes prior to your intended start time. 
Arrive 15 minutes early.

We accomodate walk-ups as space is available.

Rules for Axe Throwing:

  • All participants must sign a waiver, complete orientation, and wear a wristband. 

  • Minors aged 14 - 15 may participate in axe throwing provided that an adult guardian is throwing with them. Minors 16 and older may participate in axe throwing with no adult present, but a parent or guardian must sign the release form. 11 years old and younger may not participate. 

  • Close-toed shoes are required.

  • Only one thrower per target is allowed inside the throwing area

  • Spectators must remain behind the spectator barrier at all times. 

  • Causes for termination without refund include

    • you are visibly intoxicated, smell of drugs or alcohol, or are impaired in any way.​

    • You violate rules or put yourself or anyone else in harm's way. 

See more information about age guidelines at the Adventure Park

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Rules for Handling Axes

  • Grip the axe by the handle only. Never touch the blade. 

  • Retrieve the axe only after it has safely landed and is not moving. 

  • After your turn, return the axe to the designated holder - do not hand it to another participant (only the axe throwing coach may do this. 

  • Do not carry axes outside the throwing areas. 

  • No swinging, flipping, trick shots, or horseplay. 

  • Do not try to catch or stop the axe if it bounces off the target, walls, or floor. 

Changes, Cancellation & Bad Weather:

Cancel or change your reservation 

There are no refunds on tickets. However, you can change your reservation, or receive a credit to your customer account. 


To change your reservation - go to your email confirmation. Click the link for Group Waiver Management. Go to the View Order tab on the top left to change your reservation. This needs to be done at least 1 hour prior to arrival. 


To cancel your reservation and receive an account credit - email your request to or send a text to 218-316-2316 (this number does not accept calls). 


Bad Weather

The Adventure Park is open rain, shine, or cold! However, in the case of a park closure, you will receive a Rain Check via email. Rain checks expire after one calendar year of issuance. 


Unused or Lapsed Reservations:

If a reservation goes unused or participants do not show up at the scheduled time with no advance notice to North Shore Adventure Park,  the tickets are not eligible to be credited or rescheduled.

See our Frequently Asked Quetions page for more details. 



  • North Shore Adventure Park complies with CDC guidance regarding Covid-19 prevention measures. Please see below for current community transmission levels in Lake County, Minnesota.

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