Destination: Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Closest lift-served mountain biking to the San Bernadino valley floor

(press release by Snow Valley Mountain Resort)

The 4,636-foot Snow Valley Express carries four mountain bike riders per chair, the most in Southern California, and accesses 7 miles of trails for all levels of mountain bikers. From a meandering beginner trail to more challenging intermediate trails to heart-pounding black diamond terrain, there is something for everyone.  Click here for a pdf trail map download:

Among the new features for Summer 2021 at Snow Valley is the expert trail “Quick Draw.” It is 5 miles long and has 5 small drops, 2 large rock drops, and two small rollers on steep terrain. Snow Valley generally has about a dozen trails open, including a dual slalom. Look for new trail enhancements on Winchester, a 1000-foot trail, with 3 new drops, berms, and a high speed, low trajectory jump.

Upcoming races to be hosted at Snow Valley include Team Big Bear’s August 28-29 Downhill #1 / Enduro #1 and 9/18 – 9/19/2021 Downhill and Enduro.

Bike rentals are now available, but please be advised they are on a first-come, first-served basis and online reservations are not available. Also, Snow Valley offers outdoor dining, with beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages daily. Open through Labor Day, Friday-Monday.

Snow Valley Bike Park Lift Tickets start at $19 for Friday Twilight (4-7 pm) sessions and $22 for adults Friday and Monday. It’s free for Super Senior (70 +)  and Child (5 & under) accompanied by an adult.

Snow Valley strongly encourages purchasing tickets online at, and tickets may be purchased at the Mountain Adventure Center in Snow Valley’s base area. To ride the Snow Valley Express, an electronic waiver must be signed in advance online: The same goes for bike rentals. For non-bikers, Snow Valley offers scenic view chairlift rides and hiking in the San Bernardino Mountains.

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