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Okemo Mountain Resort offers the largest vertical drop in southern Vermont, 120 trails and 655 acres of terrain. Come summertime, Okemo’s South Ridge Quad A provides lift-served mountain biking to more than 3 miles of trails in the resort’s Clock Tower base area— where pockets of forest, open terrain and smooth flowing descents are suited for all skill levels. Other on-mountain activities include the Timber Ripper Mountain Coaster, Haulback Challenge Course and Sawyer’s Sweep Zipline Tours.

A variety of summer activities are available off the mountain as well: Okemo Valley Golf Club and Tater Hill Golf Club are championship golf courses with panoramic views of Vermont’s Green Mountains. Spring House Pool & Fitness Center is a two-level, 18,000 square foot fitness and aquatic facility perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day.

Okemo By Horse Or Wagon

Saddle up for a guided horseback ride through meadows and woodlands with Cavendish Trail Horse Rides (802-226-7821). No experience is necessary on these Western saddle trots six miles from Okemo. If you are less adventurous, try a wagon ride. Full Article

Okemo Valley Golf Club

(802-228-1396; http://www.okemo.com/okemosummer/golfcourses) 77 Okemo Ridge Rd., Ludlow, VT 05149. Okemo Valley Golf Club is Vermont's first Heathland-style course and is unlike any other course in New England. Since its opening in 2002, it has fast become the desired golf destination for all age...

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Jackson Gore Outdoor Music Series

On Friday nights throughout the summer season, May 29 - Sept. 4, 2009, the lawn in the courtyard at Okemo Mountain Resort's Jackson Gore Inn is transformed into an outdoor concert venue featuring renowned local and regional entertainers.

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  • Okemo Flush With History

    You only really know about a place after you've studied its past. Okemo has done much to preserve it for guests to absorb. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Lakeshore Picnics At Okemo

    Why not head to the beach? Camp Plymouth State Park is just outside Ludlow on the East Shore of Echo Lake. There are 249 acres for hiking trails, fishing, hunting, gold panning, and forest-oriented primitive camping. There's a quite large picnic area. Great for groups, too. It's open mid-May through September. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Hiking In Okemo

    There are many miles of back roads, bike trails, logging roads, and hill terrain open to hikers in Okemo - and they take advantage. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Biking In Okemo

    There are plenty of places to ride in the Okemo Valley region. Visit the the Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce Web site at www.okemovalleyvt.org for a complete listing of bike tours, complete with directions. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Fishing Is Life In Okemo

    There are many miles of riverbank and streams to fish in Okemo. Fishing is a large part of what makes the area tick in summer. The scenic drive along Route 100 in Ludlow has plenty of pristine lakes. Experience the "zen" of "catch and release" or bring home dinner. Lake Pauline, Lake Rescue, Echo Lake, and Amherst are home to rainbow, brook and lake trout, perch, bass and pickerel. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Okemo Makes Music

    Summer concerts are commonplace in Okemo as residents shake off winter and embrace music and the season. The Okemo Chamber of Commerce holds the Okemo Valley Music Series, a weekly series of live concerts on slected evenings from late July to late August. Full Article

    1st May 2009

  • Okemo By Horse Or Wagon

    Saddle up for a guided horseback ride through meadows and woodlands with Cavendish Trail Horse Rides (802-226-7821). No experience is necessary on these Western saddle trots six miles from Okemo. If you are less adventurous, try a wagon ride. Full Article

    1st May 2009

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