Downhill Mountain Biking

Whiteface Mountain Bike Park

The Whiteface Mountain Bike Park has 27 diverse trails that range from hardcore, expert-only downhillers, to cruisers and winding cross-country paths—something for every ability and riding style. Whiteface also has the greatest vertical drop in the East, so there's a lot of room to roll with 2,500 feet of bike park vertical. For experts only, the Cloudsplitter Gondola transports riders to the summit of Little Whiteface. Big bikes, helmets and full pads are the norm here. So are tight turns, big rocks and steep drops. Expert riders should expect each run to take about 40 minutes.

For intermediate and beginner riders—our shuttle bus runs twice an hour, taking you and your bike from the base up to a drop-off point where you can choose from a selection of trails that match your ability. Lower mountain cross-country trails geared towards less-experienced riders are accessible right from the Main Base Lodge, as well as a dual slalom course. 

The Whiteface Mountain Bike Park boasts 17 singletrack trails and one doubletrack, five ski trails, and four service roads, with the following difficulty breakdown: 

  • Beginner: 3
  • Intermediate: 13
  • Advanced: 7
  • Expert/Pro: 4
  • Total # of Trails: 27

Trail Map


Responsiblity Code & Checklist

Mountain bike trails are rough and demanding on both the bike and the body. Before riding, always inspect your equipment or have it checked by a qualified bike mechanic. Learn more about the Mountain Biker's Responsibility Code and Mountain Bike Checklist below! 

Learn More

For more information on Downhill Mountain Biking at Whiteface Mountain, including Bike 'n Stay in Wilmington, additional information on rentals, and more visit www.downhillmike.com.

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Downhill Mountain Biking is no longer available for Summer/Fall 2017. Stay tuned for more information on the Summer/Fall 2018 schedule.

Downhill Mountain Biking Season Passes are available for purchase online (in season). Single and multi-day trail passes are available for purchase in person at the Whiteface ticket window.

Downhill Mountain Biking
No longer available
Times and dates are subject to change.
Adult Full Day: $45
Adult Half Day: $35
Bike 'n Stay: $40
12 & under: $30
2-Day Pass*: $80
3-Day Pass*: $100
*Please note: multi-day passes include an extra day to complete your valid riding days. E.g. when you purchase a 2-Day Pass, you can ride the first day, take a day off, and ride the third day, or just ride two days in a row.
Whiteface boasts the greatest vertical drop of any resort east of the Rocky Mountains & is the undisputed Winter Sports Capital of the World!