The snow has melted, the sun has come out, and now it’s time to head to the mountains for mountain biking, golf, hiking, scenic chairlift rides, and more. Check out these summertime adventures at Vermont ski resorts. We’re sure that you will find one (or more) for everyone in your family to enjoy.

Bolton Valley biking

Bolton Valley

Mountain Biking: Open
Scenic Lift Rides: Open
Hiking: Open

Take in the sights at Bolton Valley with scenic lift rides, mountain biking, and hiking. Hike up to the summit and out to the scenic lookout tower for a view of the Champlain Valley. Or, take the 20-minute lift ride to the summit to enjoy the sites. Bolton expanded their lift-served mountain biking in 2022, with trails now running from the summit to the base area. Lifts and mountain biking are open Friday through Sunday until June 21 and Wednesday through Sunday, June 21 through Labor Day. 

Bromley slide

Bromley Mountain

Mountain Adventure Park: Open
Treetop Adventure Course: Open

Bromley has summer dialed. The Mountain Adventure Park and Treetop Adventure Course can keep the entire family entertained. An alpine slide, giant swing, climbing wall, bungee trampoline, mini golf, and more offer a variety of activities. The Big Splash Waterslide is scheduled to open in mid-June.  Bromley is open weekends and holidays through June 11 and seven days per week starting June 16. 

Burke mountain biking

Burke Mountain

Mountain Biking: Opening June 25

Burke Mountain has some seriously unique single-track mountain biking for beginners and experts alike. With both jump trails and flow trails, the entire family can enjoy some downhill fun. Plus, connect over to neighboring Kingdom Trails for cross-country through scenic Vermont. The bike shuttle will be available on weekends starting July 1.

Jay Peak pump track

Jay Peak

Alpine Tram Rides: Open
Mountain Biking: Open
Disc Golf: Opening date TBD (when the snow finally finishes melting!)
Golf: Open

Everyone knows Jay Peak for its iconic tram. Take a ride up to the summit and join the Long Trail from the top for some great hiking, or just take in the sites. In 2022, Jay added a mountain bike pump track to its summer offerings to complement its cross-country trails. The best part? It’s free. Just complete a waiver online or when you arrive. After hiking, biking, and disc golf, cool off with a swim in the outdoor pool or at the Pump House Waterpark or a climb at Clip & Reels. 

Kids at Killington

Killington Mountain

Mountain Biking: Open
Adventure Center: Open
Scenic Gondola Rides: Opening June 29
Golf: Open

Killington is living up to its legacy and started off the mountain bike season while trails were still open for skiing and riding. While the snow has melted, mountain biking is in full swing with trails for everyone from beginner through expert. Take a pass through the Adventure Center for a ride on the mountain coaster, climb the Skye Ropes Course, and more. Mountain Biking and the Adventure Center are open on weekends, opening Thursday-Monday on June 22. 

disc golf at Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain

Disc Golf: Open

Fancy yourself a disc golfer? The Magic Mountain National Disc Golf Course is open daily through October 31. Plus, Magic offers a family season pass, making sure you can get the whole family out throughout the season, or multiple times during a visit, for just $250.

Mount Snow mountain biking

Mount Snow

Mountain Biking: Opening June 16
Scenic Lift Rides: Opening June 16
Golf: Open

Take the Bluebird Express to the summit of Mount Snow for scenic views of Somerset Reservoir, Mount Monadnock, and sometimes even Mount Washington. On the way down, take the chair, hike, or take one of Mount Snow’s mountain bike trails for a gravity-field adventure. Plus, if you’re an avid mountain biker, get unlimited mountain biking at Mount Snow, Okemo, and Mount Sunapee, NH, with the Three Mountain Bike Haul Pass starting at $240 for adults. 

Okemo adventure

Okemo Mountain

Adventure Park: Opening June 17
Scenic Chairlift Rides: Opening June 17
Mountain Biking: Opening June 17

Okemo will open for summer on June 17 with scenic lift rides on the Sunburst Six chairlift, mountain biking on flow trails from the top of the A quad, and the Adventure Zone featuring the Timber Ripper mountain coaster, bungee trampoline, mini golf, disc golf, and more. For a bit more adventure, head to the Haulback Challenge Course for some aerial fun. Open Thursday-Monday starting June 17.

Saskadena Six

Saskadena Six

Mountain Biking: Open
Fly Fishing: Open

It’s pedal to the metal at Saskadena Six (formerly Suicide Six) with enduro-style trails with challenging climbs, and you’re only paying with effort because the mountain bike trails are free or pay-by-donation. If you want to try something a bit quieter, join an Orvis-endorsed guide and try your hand at fly-fishing Vermont’s waterways.

Smuggs bikingSmuggler’s Notch

Funzone: Opening June 9
Disc Golf: Opening June 9
Mini Golf: Opening June 9
Mountain Biking: Opening June 9
Guided Hikes: Opening June 9

Smuggler’s Notch opens daily for family fun on June 9 with mountain biking, disc golf, mini golf, guided hikes and more. Try something new and take a family clinic on pickleball or get your little one out onto the trails with the Strider Bike Sessions on the pump track. There’s something for everyone at Smuggs, including eight pools complete with waterslides!

Stowe hike

Stowe Mountain

Auto Toll Road: Open
Indoor Rock Climbing: Opens June 24
Gondola Ride: Opens June 17

Drive up to the top of Vermont’s highest peak on the Stowe Auto Toll Road. Four and a half miles of twists and turns lead you to a parking area at 3,850 feet. Get out and go for a scenic hike at the top. Starting June 17, you can also take scenic Gondola rides to the Cliff House for a waffle. Check out indoor rock climbing at Stowe Rocks! starting June 24. 

Stratton gondola summer

Stratton Mountain

Golf: Open
Chairlift Rides; Open
Mountain Biking: Open
Climbing Wall: Open

Explore Stratton Mountain and take the Gondola up to the summit for scenic views. In addition to the gondola, guests can also ride up the American Express chairlift and mountain bike back down on five miles of trails. Then head to the climbing wall for a 30-minute climbing session. Be sure to check the calendar for operating days and times. 

For more ideas on how to enjoy summertime at Vermont ski resorts, see our summer stories here.

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