Featuring 45 miles of trails, staggering vertical drops, and a full-service mountain bike shop, the Killington Bike Park in Vermont is ideal for those who love to ride. From easy-going dirt roads to rugged single track, this park offers mountain bike trails for all ability levels and is a wonderful place to pedal. Open throughout the mild summer months, a trip to the bike park is a must when you visit the Green Mountain State – and it’s just minutes from GetAway Vacations! Here’s what you can expect to see at the Killington Bike Park.
Explore Killington Bike Park
Serviced by the K-1 Express Gondola, the Killington Bike Park offers a 1,700-foot vertical drop spread across five mountain areas. The park’s trails range from mellow beginner routes to challenging downhill and freeriding areas, and those with more experience can enjoy a variety of natural and man made features on select trails. Lessons and tours are also available for those who are just starting out, so you can learn how to tackle The Beast with the best of them.
Riding Lessons & Guided Tours
For those who haven’t yet mastered the art of mountain biking, Killington’s Max 5 Learn to Ride Package will teach you the basics. You’ll learn everything from bike handling to reading the terrain during a 2-hour session with a certified instructor, and a full-day bike rental and protective gear is included. Lessons are available at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM each day, so you’ll have plenty of chances to hone your skills!
Or, if you know how to ride but are weary of taking on the trails on your own, the tour guides at the Killington Bike Park have over 20 years of mountain bike experience and will gladly guide your journey on the mountain. Guests can enjoy a 2-hour session offered at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM daily, and reservations are recommended, so be sure to call ahead!
Killington Mountain Bike Shop
Located at the Snowshed Lodge, the Killington Bike Shop has everything you’ll need for a day of adventure. Visitors can purchase trail passes, bike rentals, and gear, including clothing and accessories from renowned brands like FOX, Camelbak, Dakine and The North Face. The experienced shop staff can also service a wide variety of bikes and will get you back on the trail in no time. Or, if you don’t have a bike of your own, the shop can set you up with a bike that best matches your ability and riding style.
Ride Back to GetAway Vacations!
Before you head out, be sure to check out a Bike Park trail map, then book your stay in one of our Killington vacation rentals! Nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains, our beautiful homes feature luxurious amenities like sprawling decks, hot tubs, grills, and spectacular views, so you can relax and unwind after a long day of adventure. We can’t wait to hear about where the trails take you!
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