Summer doesn’t mean you have to stop getting your adrenaline fix via lift-served vertical. However, it does mean you’ll need to do so with a full-suspension mountain bike underfoot. Resorts are already prepping their bike parks in anticipation of another summer spent catering to bikers looking to test their skills against the variety of features and trails that once comprised their winter playground.
Our exhaustive list of bike park opening dates highlights more than 30 of the best ski resort bike parks across North America and when they plan to get down and dirty.
1.) Angel Fire Bike Park, NM: 5/19
2.) Pajarito Bike Park, NM: 5/27
3.) Silver Mountain Bike Park, ID: 5/27
4.) Keystone Bike Park, CO: 6/9
5.) Trestle Bike Park, Winter Park, CO: 6/10
6.) Evolution Bike Park, Crested Butte, CO: 6/10
7.) Deer Valley Bike Park, UT: 6/16
8.) Grand Targhee Bike Park, WY: 6/16
9.) Whitefish Bike Park, MT: 6/17
10.) Steamboat Bike Park, CO: 6/30
11.) Park City Bike Park at Canyons Village, UT: TBA
A family enjoys Winter Park's Trestle Bike Park.
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West & Northwest
1.) Mammoth Bike Park, CA: 6/1
2.) Snow Summit Bike Park, CA: 6/1
3.) Alyeska Bike Park, AK: 7/9
4.) Northstar Bike Park, CA: TBA
5.) Stevens Pass Bike Park, WA: TBA
6.) Mt. Bachelor Bike Park, OR: TBA
New mountain bike flow trails at Mt. Bachelor yield banked turns and rollers.
Copyright: Mt. Bachelor Resort
Northeast & Midwest
1.) Snowshoe Bike Park, WV: 5/26
2.) Killington Bike Park, VT: 5/27
3.) Mount Snow Bike Park, VT: 5/27
4.) Burke Bike Park, VT: 5/27
5.) Attitash Bike Park, NH: 6/18
6.) Plattekill Bike Park, NY: TBA
7.) Spirit Mountain Bike Park, MN: TBA
8.) Boyne Highlands Bike Park, MI; TBA
Ramped up and ready to roll.
1.) Whistler Mountain Bike Park, BC: 5/19
2.) Bromont Bike Park, QC: 5/19
3.) Kicking Horse Bike Park, BC: 5/20
4.) Camp Fortune Bike Park, QC: 6/22
5.) Silver Star Bike Park, BC: 6/23
6.) Panorama Bike Park, BC: 6/24
7.) Fernie Bike Park, BC: 6/25
8.) Sun Peaks Bike Park, BC: TBA
9.) Blue Mountain Bike Park, ON: TBA
10.) Mont-Sainte-Anne Bike Park, QC: TBA
A mountain biker explores the singletrack around Creekside in Whistler.
Copyright: Steve Rogers/Tourism Whistler