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Opening Day: June 25, 2015 - Closing Day: October 11, 2015
2015 OPERATING HOURS REGULAR SEASON HOURS (June 25 - September 6)
Thursday through Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed for Tough Mountain Challenge, Saturday, July 25 LATE SEASON HOURS (September 11 - October 11)
Friday through Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2015 TICKET PRICES
Full Day: Adult $29 | Junior (12 & under) $18
Trail Access Only (no lift): $10 2015 PASS PRICES
Adult $269 | Junior (12 & under) $139
MTBPARKS PASS PERKS
• One FREE day + 50% off for a friend
Sunday River Bike Park Overview
Sunday River Mountain Bike Park is a downhill playground featuring 25 trails that span over 20 miles. Sunday River's terrain is best suited for intermediate and advanced riders, but with the addition of the Mountain Bike School for new or beginner riders, anyone interested in taking their skills up a "gear" is welcome.
Intermediate riders can choose between moderate single track options, slick rock, and even 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. Over 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.
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. In addition to downhill terrain, the park also offers a selection of trails suitable for cross-country riding.
What's new at Sunday River Bike Park
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 will be riding in control 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 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. Call 800-543-2754 to reserve your spot.
The Mountain Bike School is further complimented by a cross-country loop.
Getting to Sunday River Resort
Sunday River is just 5 miles from Bethel, ME, and 65 miles from Portland, ME. It easily accessible from all major eastern metropolitan areas, as well as from the Portland International Jetport and Logan International Airport.
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Intermediate riders can choose between moderate single track options, slick rock, and even 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.
Over 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. Over 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.
NEWRY, ME — Opening weekend at Sunday River Bike Park kicked off with three beautiful days of riding in the sunshine on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sunday’s crazy rain showers were a bit of a wash, but who doesn’t love to play in the mud? Sunday River is expecting another awesome week of summer weather leading into next weekend and the park should be in prime condition for the 4th of July holiday weekend.
NEWRY, ME – Sunday River Bike Park opens this Thursday, June 25, for the summer of 2015 and joins the MTBparks Pass program with a free lift ticket for members plus 50% off in you bring a friend. Over 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.
NEWRY, ME – Sunday River Bike Park joins the MTBparks Pass program for 2015 with one FREE day of riding. In its second year, the MTBparks Pass gives riders free lift tickets, discounts and deals at some of the Best Bike Parks across North America. With more than 30 resorts and partners offering benefits—and more continually being added—the MTBparks Pass is the best value available in resort destination riding.
Sunday River, ME (Summer 2014) – Back by popular demand, the Mountain Bike School at Sunday River Resort will continue to offer lessons this summer to kids and adults looking to learn new skills or take their riding to the next level. The Mountain Bike School, which opened for the first time last summer, was designed around lessons that help students work on skills and techniques used in cross country and downhill mountain biking. A dedicated pump track serves as the school's beginner classroom. Classes are available starting Thursday, June 26, and take place Thursdays through Sundays (and holidays including July 4 and Labor Day) until Labor Day Weekend.
Sunday River, ME – Sunday River will open its mountain bike park for the summer on Friday, June 25, 2010. “The evolution of mountain biking is changing and we’re responding to it with this summer’s list of improvements,” said Steve Boulanger, director of the Sunday River Mountain Bike Park.