Newry, Maine (June 14, 2011)-New this summer, gravity gods and goddesses will have another trail to hone their skills on thanks to the addition of Rock Star-a newly constructed advanced/intermediate single track trail located in the Sunday River Bike Park . Now in its fourth year of continuous operation, the bike park will open for the summer on Friday, June 24, 2011.
Ranging from beginner trails like that of Easy Tiger, which was built two years ago, to more challenging single tracks like this year’s new Rock Star, guests to Sunday River’s Bike Park will also find jumps, log rides, bridges, and berms sprinkled throughout the resort’s 20 miles of lift-serviced terrain .
Open Fridays through Sundays, from 10am-4pm through the resort’s Fall Festival Weekend, October 8-9, 2011, plus holidays, guests can choose to access the bike park by riding to the Chondola to the park’s many trailheads on North Peak or by the power of their own pedal.
Lift service bike park tickets are priced are as follows: adult (ages 13 years and older) all day lift ticket $29; junior (12 years and younger) all day lift ticket $18; and trail access (no lift pass) $10.
2011 season passes are also available to purchase and are $269 for adults and $139 for juniors.
Full-suspension bikes are available to rent for $80 out of Sunday River Sports in the South Ridge Base Lodge and Bike and Stay Packages start at $49 per person .
For more information on Sunday River’s Mountain Bike Park, visit www.sundayriver.com or subscribe to Sunday River’s new Mountain Bike newsletter and receive emails with news of deals, events and updates on trail conditions.
Sunday River is located just minutes from the picturesque Bethel Village in Western Maine’s Mahoosuc Mountains. A true four-season destination, the Sunday River offers eight interconnected peaks of world class skiing and snowboarding, two Grand Resort Hotels and golf at the acclaimed Sunday River Golf Club. Sunday River is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.