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Biking


Pedal around our quaint village core or enjoy the serenity surrounding our wooded grounds.  A variety of trail and terrain options is perfect for the family on-the-go. 

Rentals are available April through October, weather permitting.  All rentals are first come, first served.  Helmets and maps are provided.  Stop by the Park at Water’s Edge April 1 – May 27 and then at the Mountain Adventure Zone May 28 – October 31.  For more information, please call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 231-378-2071

All participants are required to sign a waiver .  A parent or guardian will need to sign a waiver for participants under 18 years old.

Rental Rates*

Adult Bikes: $15 for 1 hour; Each additional hour is $15
Children’s Bikes: $15 for 1 hour; Each additional hour is $15
Burley: $15 for 1 hour; Each additional hour is $15
Helmet: Included with rental; $10 if you bring your own bike

*A maximum rental duration of 2 hours per person will be enforced on Saturdays and Holidays (May 29 - 31, July 2 - 5, and September 3-5).

Rental Times

April 1 - June 11:   9am - 5pm
June 12 - September 5: 9am - 7pm
September 6 - October 31: 9am - 5pm

NEW!  E-BIKES

Test our new fleet of E-Bikes available for rent on a first come, first served basis.  These top notch bikes with an integrated electric motor can be used to assist propulsion.  Yes, you still have to pedal but only with a fraction of the effort.  E-bike rentals are available May 29-October 31 weather permitting.  For more information, please call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 231-378-2071 .

All participants are required to sign a waiver .

Rental Rates*

Adult Bikes Only: $30 for 1 hour; Must be at least 18 years old to rent.

*E-Bikes will require a $250 deposit/hold for the rental. Once the rental has been returned and inspected, the deposit/hold will be refunded or lifted.  A maximum rental duration of 2 hours per person will be enforced on Saturdays and Holidays (May 29 - 31, July 2 - 5, and September 3 - 5).


Mountain Biking

Hit the trails at Crystal Mountain for a dynamic mountain biking experience. Enjoy miles of beginner, intermediate, and advanced on-site mountain bike trails that the whole family can enjoy. With family friendly cross-country trails, flowing and fast scenic single tracks, or tight, twisty technical trails - adventure is just around the corner. Mountain Biking is geared for ages 8+.

In addition to on-site mountain biking, Crystal Mountain's trails also connect to the Betsie River Pathway . We recommend a handful of local trails, all within a short drive from Crystal Mountain. Enjoy the mellow Rail-Trail scenic beauty of the the Betsie Valley Trail , the advanced expert level climbs and descents of the North Country Trail , and the fast flowing technical trails of Arcadia Dunes .

Rentals are available April through October, weather permitting.  All rentals are first come, first served.  Helmets and maps are provided. Stop by the Park at Water’s Edge April 1 – May 27 and then at the Mountain Adventure Zone May 28 – October 31. 

For more information, please call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 231-378-2071

All participants are required to sign a waiver .  A parent or guardian will need to sign a waiver for participants under 18 years old.

Rental Rates*

Adult Bikes: $15 for 1 hour; Each additional hour is $15
Children’s Bikes: $15 for 1 hour; Each additional hour is $15
Burley:  $15 for 1 hour; Each additional hour is $15
Helmet: Included with rental; $10 if you bring your own bike

*A maximum rental duration of 2 hours per person will be enforced on Saturdays and Holidays (May 29-31, July 2-5, and September 3-5).

Rental Times

April 1 - June 11:  9am - 5pm
June 12 - September 5: 9am - 7pm
September 6 - October 31: 9am - 5pm

INSTRUCTIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE PACKAGE

Two-Hours, $50:  Includes one-hour instructional lesson, helmet, and bike rental. Requires 48-hour advance reservation. For more information or reservations, please call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 231-378-2071

All participants are required to sign a waiver .  A parent or guardian will need to sign a waiver for participants under 18 years old.

NEW! LIFT ASSISTED ON-HILL BIKING 

Big things are happening on the mountain with regards to on-hill biking and new trails for all skill levels accessible by bike and the Crystal Clipper Chairlift.  Brand new bike racks will be installed this summer onto the Crystal Clipper.  Also, what was the Gravity Park is being revamped and will be available for moderate to advanced skill levels and hard-tail mountain bikes. 

An official opening date has yet to be determined for the on-hill trails, as well as the lift-assisted biking. Our trail crew is hard at work preparing unique and adventurous rides for all to enjoy. Stay tuned for opening date information, lift hours, and prices. For more information, please call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 231-378-2071 .
 

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