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Mountain Biking

Where to Mountain Bike in the Killington Region

The Killington Region is a great place for mountain biking.  There are several trail systems in the region that provide a variety of terrain for every type or mountain biker, from very beginner to expert.  The moderate temperatures in the mountains of Vermont are perfect for enjoying sport.  The mountain biking season begins in spring and continues into late fall.  Lift-served downhill mountain biking at Killington Resort begins in late June and ends on Columbus Day Weekend in October.  Before and after the lifts spin, there are miles and miles of single-track at Pine Hill Park in Rutland and on the Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield.  There is truly something for everyone here!

Killington Resort, Killington
  • Description: Killington’s Kona “Groove Approved” Mountain Bike Park offers the ultimate summer lift-served mountain biking experience. Killington Resort features 45 miles and a 1,700-foot vertical drop spread across five mountain areas, all served by the K-1 Gondola, offering everything from classic cross-country singletrack to challenging big-bike downhill and freeriding trails. Killington offers guided mountain bike tours by reservation only through the Killington Mountain Bike Shop. 
  • Location: 4763 Killington Road, Killington, VT
  • Costs: Contact Killington Resort for rates and hours of operation.

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Pine Hill Park, Rutland
  • Description: Pine Hill Park offers a unique 300 acre, highly refined 16 mile singletrack trail system offering some of the very best Mountain Biking in Vermont.  The trail network is laid out such that each visit and ride can be made different if desired connecting together different combinations of short trail segments.  The singletrack trails at Pine Hill are well marked and maintained by community volunteers, and range from beginner level to very technical and challenging.   There are a number of cool berms and bridges to play around on.  The park is also used for Running, Hiking, Walking, GPS‘ing/Geocaching.  Pine Hill Park has been on Ride Guide. Follow this link to see the video.
  • Location: Pine Hill Park is conveniently located entirely within the city of Rutland, VT, which is about 10 miles from the Town of Killington.  The trailhead is located at the Giorgetti Athletic Complex at 2 Oak Street Ext. Rutland, VT 05701. View street map.  Trail Map.   
  • Cost: Pine Hill Park is open to the public and is free to enjoy.  

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Green Mountain Trails, Pittsfield
  • Description: Bikers can mix and match about a dozen trails according to preferences and abilities. There is a thousand feet of climbing, killer views and just as much descending. Includes a bermed flowy downhill, a techy, twisty romp through a dark pine forest, fast straightaways on the side of a very steep bank and lots more. The trails are constantly evolving, more are being added and existing ones are improved.  
  • Location: The Town of Pittsfield is located about 10 miles north of the Killington Access Road.  Trailheads are located at Amee Farm on Route 100 or at the top of Tweed River Drive.
  • Cost: The Green Mountain Trails are maintained by the Pittsfield Bike Club and are for free public use.

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The Salt Ash Loop, Killington-Plymouth-Bridgewater Corners (Road Bike Touring)
  • Description: A 18-mile bike loop that starts and finishes in the Sunrise Mountain Parking lot. This diverse bike route offers a unique look at Vermont's countryside. On the 18-mile bike loop stop and visit sites at the Woodward Reservior, President Calvin Cooliage Birthplace and The Long Trail Brewing Company in Bridgewater Corners, Vermont. 

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Bike Rentals, Sales and Service

First Stop Bike Shop
  • Description: First Stop Ski & Bike Shop in Killington, Vermont has a great selection of road and mountain bikes, helmets, lights, bike bags, bicycle parts, and bike repair services.  The folks at First Stop know a lot of great rides in the Killington Region!
  • Location: Located at 8474 Route 4, 1 mile east of the Killington Skyeship Gondola.
  • Contact: (802) 422-9050

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True Wheels Bike Shop
  • Description:True Wheels offers professional tunes and quality repairs.  At True Wheels your can rent, demo or buy a bike from an extremely knowledgeable sales staff.  The friendly staff at True Wheels can also answer your questions about the best places to bike based on your level of experience. 
  • Location: True Wheels Bikes is located in the Basin Sport Complex, 2.9 miles up Killington Road on the Right.
  • Contact: (802) 422-3242

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Killington Mountain Bike Shop
  • Description:Located at the K-1 Lodge, the Killington Mountain Bike Shop is your one stop for everything you need to start your mountain bike adventure, including K-1 Gondola tickets, trail passes and rentals. The Killington Mountain Bike Shop is a full-service repair facility for both mountain and road bikes with trained mechanics.
  • Location: 4761 Killington Road, Killington, VT

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