Mountain Biking at Crystal Mountain


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 connect to the Betsie River Pathway, 22-mile Betsie Valley Trail, North Country Trail, and Arcadia Dunes.

For more information about Mountain Biking at Crystal Mountain, call 888.968.7686 ext. 7000


Biking & Hiking Map


Biking & Hiking Map


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Bike Rental

Stop by our Mountain Adventure Zone to gear up for a day of mountain biking or a casual pedal around the resort. Rentals available April thru October, weather permitting. Helmets and maps provided.

Rental Rates

1-hour 2-hour 8-hour
Adult Bike $10 $15 $35
Children's Bike $10 $15 $35
Burley/Jogger $10 $15 $35
Full Suspension Bike $15 $29 $59
Tandem Bike $15 $29 $59
Strollers - all day     $10


Technical Downhill Trails

Looking for an adrenaline adventure? Ride Crystal's NEW technical downhill trails. Lift access available daily during peak season. Must be 12 years old and demonstrate ability to ride trails. A safety briefing is required.

  Daily 5-Punch Card Season Pass
Lift Access $20 $89 $99
Punch card is transferrable. Season Pass is unlimited trail and lift access for one person.

Lift Hours: Fall 2013

Monday, September 2 11am-6pm
Saturdays Only, September 7 - October 26 11am-6pm
Lift hours are subject to change and weather permitting.

Crystal Trails Bike Tour

Let a pro lead the way on this tour of Crystal Mountain's bike trail system. One-hour family friendly trail ride. No experience necessary. Geared for ages 8 and up. $15 per person (includes bike rental). Call 888.968.7686 ext. 7500 for more information.

Expanded Mountain Bike Program

Check out miles of improved trails and newly cut downhill trails. Cruise the single track cross-country trails, take a tour on or off-site or sign up for a mountain bike lesson!

NEW! Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Bike Ride

Bike the new paved trail through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Bike Ride begins at the Dune Climb and continues to Glen Arbor then back. 8 miles total, $49 per person (includes bike rental). Reservations required, call 888.968.7686 ext. 7500.

Mountain Bike Events

Saturday - September 14, 2013: Crystal Trifecta Downhill Mountain Bike Race Series - Race 2

Saturday - October 19, 2013: 8th Annual Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic

Saturday - October 19, 2013: Crystal Trifecta Downhill Mountain Bike Race Series - Final Race


Questions about Mountain Biking at Crystal Mountain? Call 888.968.7686 ext. 7500.


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