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      Welcome to Thunder Mountain Bike Park, New England’s fastest growing bike park. Thunder Mountain Bike Park provides a progression bike trail system to take the first time downhill mountain bike rider and convert them for life.

      This guide includes some useful safety and guide information for experts and the first time rider alike.
      For the first time rider, the marketing of downhill mountain biking can be intimidating, with all of the gear, jumps, dirt and aggressive imagery, but at Thunder Mountain Bike Park we have partnered with some of the best trail builders in the world to bring you a progression park where you can fall in love with this wonderful sport.

      Our team friendly team trail staff, guides, and operators will help give you a wonderful intro to the sport.

      In the winter, this mountain changes names to Berkshire East Mountain Resort, and offers the best downhill skiing in Massachusetts. Winter map features will be gradually added to Trail Forks.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Access Info:
      Tickets may be purchased in our Main Lodge at Customer Service or the outside Ticket Window on weekends. All bikers must sign a waiver prior to receiving their ticket. Bike rentals and our bike shop are located on the main floor of the main lodge. After filling out your waiver, your can get your tickets, bike rentals and gear rentals directly from the rental department. If you have your own equipment, you’ll just need to sign the waiver, buy your lift ticket and head to the lift.
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 30, 2020
      Day Ticket
      $45 USD
      Uplift Type
      Chair Lift

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      34
      Trails Mountain Bike
      31
      Trails Downhill Ski
      12
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent
      11,280 ft
      Total Vertical
      972 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,542 ft
      Reports
      424
      Photos
      94
      Ridden Counter
      10,737

      Popular Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort Mountain Bike

      trail: The Gronk
      90 |
      Dec 8, 2020 @ 9:37am
      Dec 8, 2020
      trail: Wine Tree
      52 |
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 4:38pm
      Aug 22, 2020
      trail: Wine Tree
      46 |
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 4:38pm
      Aug 22, 2020
      trail: Wine Tree
      27 |
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 4:38pm
      Aug 22, 2020
      trail: Cliff Claven
      57 |
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 4:35pm
      Aug 22, 2020
      trail: Cliff Claven
      50 |
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 2:28pm
      Jul 15, 2020
      trail: Hawleywood
      192 |
      Jan 29, 2019 @ 3:18pm
      Jan 29, 2019
      trail: Hawleywood
      226 |
      Jan 29, 2019 @ 3:17pm
      Jan 29, 2019

      Videos of Thunder Mountain Bike Park / Berkshire East Mountain Resort Mountain Bike

      Friday Fails Rock Roll
      94 | Nov 9, 2020
      Crash on Fort Hill
      trail: Fort Hill
      0:13 | 204 | Oct 20, 2020
      intro to Gronk
      trail: The Gronk
      0:16 | 34 | Oct 7, 2020
      into the woods on Jake's
      0:16 | 31 | Oct 7, 2020
      Hawleywood - Thunder MTB Bike Park
      trail: Hawleywood
      0:09 | 82 | Aug 23, 2020
      Chris Gronk to Hip
      trail: The Gronk
      0:16 | 62 | Aug 21, 2020
      Hawleywood Raw - Thunder Mountain
      trail: Hawleywood
      3:30 | 101 | Aug 10, 2020
      Friday Fails submission
      0:45 | 129 | Jul 28, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2683490SpencermcXB6WvotetrailFort Hill
      May 4, 2021 @ 5:08pm
      May 4, 2021
      user #2087466danlaumadriddentrailFort Hill
      Apr 22, 2021 @ 8:43am
      Apr 22, 2021
      user #2247530MzmooreriddentrailThe Gronk
      Mar 16, 2021 @ 6:30pm
      Mar 16, 2021
      user #2188109mappermookaddtrailSummit Quad and 4 more
      Mar 1, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Mar 1, 2021
      user #1981130l0nglivechainsawriddentrailFort Hill
      Feb 27, 2021 @ 12:52am
      Feb 27, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1685211helicopter-noisetrailCat and Mouselate reply but I see both sugar line and...
      Jan 21, 2021 @ 6:43pm
      Jan 21, 2021
      user #1685211helicopter-noisetrailToo Easyno offense
      Jan 21, 2021 @ 6:41pm
      Jan 21, 2021
      user #1685211helicopter-noisetrailToo Easythis is not a winter ONLY trail, but...
      Jan 21, 2021 @ 6:40pm
      Jan 21, 2021
      user #1385181a10strailCat and MouseI see sugar line, but now Wilderness is gone.
      Jan 5, 2021 @ 7:10am
      Jan 5, 2021
      user #1685211helicopter-noisetrailCat and MouseUHH WHO REMOVED SUGAR LINE
      Dec 16, 2020 @ 2:41pm
      Dec 16, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Deerfield River Trails 3 7 41.7 km
      Kenneth Dubuque State Forest 204 km
      Pelham Lake Park 6 10 65.8 km
      Catamount State Forest 2 6 17.1 km
      Savoy Mountain State Forest 28.5 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3123 miles11,093 ft18 miles971 ft
      #267#117934133,631
      Downhill Ski127 miles5,502 ft6 miles919 ft
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