Activity header: Summer Chairlift Ride

Scenic Lift Rides

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Ride the Chondola up to Sunday River's North Peak to take in views of the Sunday River Valley and Mahoosuc Mountain Range. You can ride the lift back down or choose from a number of hiking trails. 

During the summer and fall, Sunday River offers scenic rides on its Chondola lift to the top of North Peak, giving visitors spectacular views of the Mahoosuc Mountains and across the Sunday River Valley. Visible within a short walk from the top are all eight of Sunday River's peaks, along with the entire Mahoosuc Range including Old Speck Mountain - the third highest peak in Maine. For the ride up, guests can choose between open chairs or enclosed gondola cabins, then for the return trip can choose to ride down in a gondola cabin or hike down one of our recommended trails.

People riding the Chondola in the summerWhile at North Peak, visitors can walk around and take in the views, explore the mountain on our network of hiking trails, or bring lunch up for a mountain-top picnic.

Hours of Operation

Summer activities operate daily 10AM to 4PM beginning June 29 through July 4, then Thursday through Sunday from July 4 through Labor Day, and Saturday and Sunday from Labor Day through Columbus Day.  Please note all activities will be closed to the public during the River Rock Festival on July 7 & 8.

Scenic Lift Tickets

Includes round-trip Chondola access.

Adult (ages 13 and older) $15
Youth (ages 6 through 12) $10
Child/Senior (ages 5 and under or 80 and over) Free
2017-18 winter passholders Free
Adventure Pass Included

Special pricing is available for groups and tours. Please visit our Group Trips page to learn more.