Summer in Vail

Enjoy scenic gondola rides and miles of expansive hiking terrain this summer at Vail. With safety as our top priority, we're committed to a safe summer in the mountains. 
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Summer Terrain

There are many ways to explore Vail Mountain in the summer time whether you're on a mountain bike, a scenic hike, exploring an Epic Discovery Nature Trail or on a Mountain Top 4x4 Tour.

Start planning your adventure with our Summer Trail Maps:

Hiking Trail Map

Biking Trail Map

Please note we are not currently offering bike hauls, as we focus first on opening our resort for scenic chairlift rides and hiking. However uphill access is allowed for mountain bike, but we ask that visitors observe all posted signs and closures, and continue to be responsible and respectful of social distancing requirements when enjoying the trails. At this time, we do not have trail maintenance or patrol monitoring trails for hiking or biking. All access to resort trails for these activities are at your own risk. Unmarked hazards or equipment may be encountered at any time (including construction, heavy equipment, man-made objects, variable conditions, and other hazards). In the event of an emergency call 911.
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Summer In Vail

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Explore miles of scenic trails with options for every type of bike rider.
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Scenic Gondola

The whole family to experience magical views of the Vail Valley and access to Epic Discovery – the ultimate family playground.
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Kids Ride Free on the Scenic Gondola

Kids 12 and under ride free with an adult purchase of an Adult Scenic Gondola Ticket.
Epic Discovery Gondola

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.
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Vail's Villages

Vail is linked by three lively base areas filled with shops, restaurants and après hot spots.
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Located in pedestrian friendly outdoor environments set to the backdrop of the beautiful Gore Range and Vail Mountain.
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From casual eats, to on-mountain convenience, to gourmet menus, there's something fresh and delicious to please every type of palette in Vail.
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Fly-fishing is a beautiful way to relax and explore the some of the most serene spots on Vail’s many streams and rivers.
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Town of Vail Events

See what is coming to Vail this summer.
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With stunning mountain backdrops, a wide variety of courses and an unbeatable summer climate, golf is a Vail summer activity, not to be missed.
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Forest Flyer Mountain Coaster

Opening Mid- July, speed is your friend as you fly through the forest on a raised alpine coaster!
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Escape to a variety of unique spas and salons in Vail to indulge in luxurious spa treatments tailored to meet your individual needs.
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