No season compares to colorful autumn for zealous mountain bikers here in Killington – fresh, crisp mountain air, picturesque foliage, and perfect trail conditions. Fall is the last chance for Northeastern residents before those beautiful first few flakes of snow begin to accumulate on Killington Mountain signifying the start of winter sports. The Killington Group welcomes all mountain bikers with open arms as we say goodbye to the dog days of summer and say hello to colorful autumn. Soon the Green Mountains will be painted a stunning mixture of crimson, kelly green, amber, and marigold by Mother Nature’s skillful brushstrokes. Book one of our charming Killington accommodations for a genuinely once-in-a-lifetime mountain biking excursion through the vast Vermont wilderness.
The Killington Mountain Bike Park is the premier biking option near our charming vacation homes, chalets, and condos. Consult our visitor’s guide to the mountain before visiting this fall. This world-class downhill park has over 45 miles of trails ranging from moderate to extremely difficult. Launch from Killington Peak at the height of 4,214 feet and conquer some of the lengthiest and steepest trails in Vermont. The Green Mountain valley vistas on Killington Mountain are among the best in the region.
Green Mountain Trails – Pittsfield
Travel north on VT-100 to the quaint village of Pittsfield for a full day of bunny hops, gnarls, grinders, and switchbacks on various Green Mountain Trails. A visit to Vermont isn’t complete without a cross-country trek on the “GMT Loop,” a 14.3-mile ascent into the colorful Green Mountains. Expert mountain bikers should also embark on the 5.4-mile Cascada trail, a 1,000-foot descent to the base of the mountain range. This extreme natural wonderland is only eight miles north of Killington, making it a must-visit for any earnest mountain biker.
Pine Hill Park – Rutland
Hop on US-4 and head west to Rutland for 16 miles of genuinely stunning forest trails. Pine Hill Park has a complex, winding landscape, and most mountain bikers enjoy mapping out unique journeys through the lush Green Mountains. This natural multi-purpose park has dozens of breathtaking overlooks and ideal picnic locales. Full suspension bikes are preferred at Pine Hill to handle the hits with ease and generate extra traction. Don’t skip the Stegasaurus, Strong Angel, Rembrandt’s Brush, or Svelte Tiger trails. Pine Hill Park is fun, challenging, and scenic – what more could you ask for on a beautiful fall afternoon?
The Killington Group prides itself on offering charming, affordable, and immaculate vacation homes, chalets, and condominiums. Our Killington accommodations are conveniently located to breathtaking Killington Mountain. It’s not too late to book a mountain biking getaway with us during the annual Killington Fall Brewfest, featuring over 125 craft beer styles and live music. The first five parties to reserve a stay will receive ten percent off and two tickets to the Killington Mountain Bike Park!