Vail Summer

With 166 miles of hiking trails, 343 miles of mountain biking trails, and 86 miles of rolling river, Vail allows you to come alive in the great outdoors. Breathe in the cool mountain air, bask in the beauty of Vail Mountain's vistas, or experience exhilarating on-mountain activities. Whatever your pace, this is the perfect alpine escape.
Enjoying a safe summer at Vail


We are excited to welcome guests back to Vail for the summer season. Whether enjoying a scenic lift ride or discovering new wildflowers on a mountain trail, our goal is to ensure guests feel safe and have fun.

To further prioritize the health and safety of our employees and guests in response to COVID-19, we have reimagined the resort experience for this summer. Learn more about our commitment to safety here.

Hiking, Biking, Coaster and More!

Summer Activities


Vail Mountain offers numerous hiking trails to be explored, both by foot or by Gondola.
Hiking and Backpacking


Explore miles of scenic trails with options for every type of bike rider. 
Mountain Biking

Scenic Gondola

Enjoy magical views and access hiking, biking, and the Forest Flyer mountain coaster! Weekend only operations starting on Sep 8.
Epic Discovery Gondola

Forest Flyer Mountain Coaster

Speed is your friend as you fly through the forest on our raised alpine coaster! Weekend only operations start Sep 8.
Forest Flyer Coaster

About The Villages

Vail is linked by three lively base areas filled with endless shops, restaurants and après hot spots.
About The Villages

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

At 8,250 feet above sea level, the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens is the highest botanical garden in the United States.
Betty Ford Alpine Garden


Fly-fishing is a beautiful way to relax and explore the some of the most serene spots on Vail’s many streams and rivers.

Town of Vail Events

See what is coming to Vail this summer.
Signature Events