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Sunday River Bike Park

The Sunday River Bike Park is a downhill rider's playground with 25 trails of lift-serviced terrain that stretches out for over 20 miles. Our terrain is best suited for intermediate and advanced riders, but with the Mountain Bike School, new and novice downhillers can learn the skills necessary to ride safely and confidently.

Intermediate riders can choose between moderate single track options, slick rock, jump lines, and flow trails. Options in the park really open up for advanced riders with plenty of technical single track, steep downhill trails, and manufactured terrain options. Mountain Bike Park MapOver the last few years the park crew has been hard at work adding new trails and creating machine-built terrain including jumps, berms, and flow trails, and adding log and bridge work. Check out the footage and photos here for a taste of what the park has to offer. If you haven't visited Sunday River for a few years, now's the time to come back and find out what you've been missing.

The bike park is serviced by Sunday River's Chondola lift, which provides high-speed access to a trail network that covers the North Peak and South Ridge areas of the resort, with longer trails branching out from the primary trail network. 

To make a night of it, check out our Bike & Bed Lodging Package that includes a night of lodging and a lift ticket to the bike park starting at just $59 per person.

Bike on Trail

Mountain Bike School

For new downhillers, minimally experienced beginners, or intermediates looking to improve, the Mountain Bike School is a great option for you. We offer 90-minute clinics that include a bike rental from Specialized, a helmet, and instruction. Under the tutelage of a PMBIA-Certified Coach, new riders go from crashing to crushing in no time, and more experienced downhillers can focus on specific skills and maneuvers.  The minimum age for the Mountain Bike School is 10 years old and riders must be comfortable riding a bicycle. Classes begin at 10AM, 12:30PM, and 2PM. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. Call 800-543-2754 to reserve your spot in class.



Day Ticket Season Pass
Adult (ages 13 and older) $29 $269*
Junior (ages 12 and younger) $18 $139*
Trail Access Only (no lift access - all ages - does not include bike or rental equipment) $10  -

*Winter Season Passholders save 50% on Bike Park Season Passes

Bike School 

90-Minute Adult Clinic (ages 13 and older) $69
90-Minute Junior Clinic (ages 12 and younger) $59

*All clinics include Specialized bike rental, helmet, lift access, and instruction. Participants can keep their bike, lift ticket and equipment to ride the rest of the day for an additional $69 (ages 13 and up, and $59 ages 12 and under).


Full Suspension                                               $80
Helmet Rental $10

Hours of Operation

Thursday - Monday; 10AM - 4PM June 30 through September 5
Friday - Sunday; 10AM - 4PM September 9 through October 9

 *Please note the Mountain Bike Park will be closed on Saturday, July 2 for the River Rock Festival and Saturday, July 23 for the Tough Mountain Challenge. Also the Mountain Bike School will not offer classes during Fall Festival (October 7-9). 

ServicesBike on Rocks

Lift tickets, bike rentals, bike repairs, food & beverage, and all other bike services are all based out of Sunday River Sports in the South Ridge Lodge. 

*Only bikes with front and rear brakes are permitted to load the lift; full-suspension bikes are recommended for the majority of the bike park terrain. We offer a fleet of full-suspension downhill mountain bike rentals from Specialized.