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Hit The Slopes At Woodward Park in Killington

Killington, Vermont, is well known as one of the top skiing and mountain biking destinations in the country. To make things even better for athletes, Woodwark Park, an action sports company, has recently opened a new resort in Killington, just minutes from our Killington vacation rentals.

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About Woodward Park

This experiential action sports company inspires next-generation sports experiences. Its latest destination in Killington comes to life as the premier East Coast destination for action sports progression, offering a wide array of mountain experiences. Novices and experienced athletes alike are welcome. All you need is an interest to get started!

Woodward Mountain Park

In winter, the Woodward Mountain Park provides skiing and snowboarding opportunities on three types of terrain: Learning, Experiential, and Performance. Different zones within each level provide opportunities for growth and progress. Seasoned staff are there to help you develop new skills and attain your goals, but ultimately, it is up to you to choose your own path. While it is always encouraged to push yourself to the next level, really, it comes down to having fun! 

The award-winning Killington Snow Sports School provides lessons to anyone who needs direct coaching. Classes are available from all levels, from absolute beginner to advanced. You may opt for group or private lessons. Camps targeted at groups such as racers and women.

The Donna Weinbrecht Women’s Camp, for instance, provides women the opportunity to learn directly from Olympic gold medalist Donna Weinbrecht. Those hoping to perfect their racing skills can sign up for a 2- or 5-day race camp to hone their skills. 

Even kids can get in on the action. For the first time, Woodwark is offering camps for children between the ages of 2-15. Campers are organized by age and ability into small groups where children receive maximum mentorship and opportunity for growth in a personalized environment. 

Don’t have your own gear? The park rents out all the equipment you need to get out on the slopes. Seasonal, multi-day, and single-day lift tickets are available for purchase in advance. The sooner you purchase online, the more likely you are to receive a discount so book sooner than later. If you opt to purchase tickets in person, a full day on the slopes during peak season costs $130 for adults. 

Woodward WreckTangle

When the snow melts, there is still plenty to keep you active. The Woodward WreckTangle ninja obstacle course provides 10 unique and challenging obstacles. Progressive course options are available; participants may choose their ability level and work towards improvement. July marks the annual Fastest Ninja contest where ninjas of all ages compete for a mountain trip-for-two prize. Participants compete to be crowned the winner of their age group, winner in Killington, and World’s Fastest Ninja. 

There are also mountain biking trails, some of which are easy enough to take kids out for an adventure. In August, one-hour sessions with pro rider Jake Kinney are free to join and are a great way to push yourself while learning more about the sport. 


Other Outdoor Activities in Killington

Though it’s unlikely you’ll run out of things to do in Woodwark Park, there are many other outdoor alternative winter activities in Killington. The Green Mountains provide 25 miles of stunning terrain for mountain biking, Killington hiking, trail jogging, or snowshoeing in winter. 

The Killington Tubing Park offers hours of fun for the kids. The lift-service ensures that no one will get tired out too quickly! For summer fun, the Killington Adventure Center has zip lines, jump towers, a sky ropes course, and more. Killington Bike Park boasts the best mountain biking in the East.

If you’re an active family who struggles to keep the kids entertained all day, every day, then there’s no better place to keep them occupied than in Killington! Anyone looking for a challenge or wanting to improve their physical fitness will find plenty of opportunities to do so at Woodward Park or anywhere else in Killington. 

The Parks

Want to know the best places to hit the slopes once you have secured your Killington rentals? Killington, Vermont, ski resort has trails and slopes for everyone. If you are visiting for the first time or if you visit multiple times per year, one or more of these options is perfect for you: 

The Start Park & Progression Parks

The Start Park at Ramshead base is the perfect Vermont ski resort for first-time skiers and riders into the Killington winter activities fun. It features terrains that control speed and gradually raise the difficulty bar for a smooth learning curve. 

This park focuses on creating an engaging and comfortable introduction to snow sports. After mastering the Start Park, you can progress to the Woodward Progression Parks. Here, you can explore small to medium jumps, ride-on boxes, and rails designed to fast-track skills development.

Family Cross 

The Family Cross zone, set on Snowshed Slope, takes the groomed trail experience to the next level. It’s a family-friendly race track with mellow banked slalom turns and tame cross-course features, built on a gentle slope to help control speed. 

This area enhances the family experience at Killington by providing a fun run for skiers and riders of various skill levels. The smooth course, with banked turns and rollers, utilizes much of the natural terrain and mostly snow-made features. So bring the family and get ready for a fun day of racing!

Peace Park

Founded in 2011 by snowboarding legend Danny Davis, Peace Park is an innovative freestyle terrain focused on fun and flow. It started as a pros-only event and has evolved into an open-to-the-public park, offering creative and progressive terrain. Peace Park, a collaboration between Woodward and POWDR resorts, encapsulates Danny’s vision of self-expression and peace, blending it with Woodward’s emphasis on intuitive progression and enjoyment. It’s a place where anyone can experience freestyle terrain in a new and exciting way.

The Stash

The Stash brings freestyle riding back to its roots in the woods, offering over 65 natural features like log rails and rainbow trees. Located in Bear Mountain, it’s part of a global network of only six Burton Stash parks and the only one on the East Coast. The Stash is known for its medium to large features and all-terrain layout, weaving through the woods for a truly organic park experience. 

Lil’ Stash 

The Lil’ Stash on Ramshead is the junior counterpart to Bear Mountain’s The Stash, tailored for those new to freestyle. It’s an ideal stepping stone for beginners to get a taste of freestyle before advancing to more challenging parks like Peace Park and Dream Maker. The Lil’ Stash offers a supportive environment for developing fundamental freestyle skills.

Red’s Backyard

Inspired by Olympic gold medalist Red Gerard’s backyard rail garden, Red’s Backyard is a hike-style zone to check out at Woodward at Killington. It features a variety of rail difficulties, catering to athletes who want to refine their technical rail tricks or enjoy casual park sessions. This unique area at Ramshead base allows for progression on one’s terms and is accessible with a hike-only ticket, providing practice opportunities even without a regular lift ticket.

Dream Maker

Designed for more skilled athletes, Dream Maker is the go-to place for perfecting medium and large jumps, rails, and boxes. It’s a space where athletes can work on new tricks or polish existing ones. Once enough snow accumulates, a modified half-pipe is sculpted, adding another dimension to this dynamic park located at the Bear Mountain base. Dream Maker is about making those ambitious jump-line aspirations a reality.

Plan Your Visit

Killington vacation rentals provide everything you need for your next vacation. From Killington condos for rent to larger homes and chalets, we have something for every need and budget. Book your lodging with us and prepare for an action-packed adventure in Vermont’s beautiful mountains!

Where To Stay

When you’re seeking a destination with convenient access to Killington Resort and top-notch amenities, the Killington Group is your ideal choice. Our Killington townhome rentals are equipped with everything you need for a comfortable getaway. You’ll find fully stocked kitchens, high-speed internet, fireplaces, cable TV, and more! Our properties, with easy access to activities in Killington, Vermont, provide the perfect retreat for those who want a relaxing, cozy haven to return to after a day of exploring the beautiful surroundings. At our Killington, Vermont resort, we offer a range of activities and rentals to cater to all outdoor enthusiasts. Get in touch with us today to reserve your next adventure!