Camping and Glamping, Blue Burn Hiking Trail, Bike Park, Lift Rides, Disc Golf and Summit Adventure Park with New Adventure Cube
Blue Mountain Resort, in the foothills of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains and just 76 miles from Philadelphia and 103 from New York City, announces its exciting green season opening dates. Mountain adventure lovers of all ages are psyched to meet the outdoor challenges and thrills that Blue Mountain features. The whole family and groups of friends love to camp or glamp on the property. The Mountain Bike Park invites all levels of bikers to enjoy scenic trails as it is Pennsylvania’s highest vertical and largest bike park. Other opening attractions include challenging hiking on Blue Burn Trail, spectacular lift rides, disc golf and introducing Summit Adventure Park’s amazing new Adventure Cube.
Blue Mountain Resort welcomes outdoor sports lovers and mountain adventurers for fun, thrills, relaxation and memory-making photogenic action with friends and family to Blue Mountain Resort’s green season opening on the following May dates:
Friday May 5, the resort’s scenically situated camping/glamping offerings available through October provide just what camping enthusiasts are looking for.
Friday, May 5, is also the opening date for taking on the challenges featured on the four-and-a-half-mile exciting Blue Burn Hiking Trail.
Saturday, May 13, the unique, 29 trails of mountain biking serviced by the high-speed Comet Quad Lift open for season pass holders.
Saturday, May 13, the resort’s special scenic lift rides up the mountain and down are an exciting way to experience the green season with the best views of the Poconos.
Saturday, May 13, disc golf, formerly known as frisbee golf, where players throw a disc at targets among the mountains is played on either an 18-hole or nine-hole course.
Saturday, May 20, a favorite seasonal attraction, Summit Adventure Park with all its athletic attractions opens its New Adventure Cube – a fantastic, four-sided, open “cage-like” experience complete with various climbing obstacles, accommodating 50 to 84 people per hour!
More information about camping/glamping and Blue Mountain Bike Park:
The camping and glamping green season at Blue Mountain Resort, opening on May 5, gives camping fans options for traditional “somewhat roughing it” adventures where enthusiasts bring their own gear. Or, for the more pampering outdoor glamping experience, mountain lovers are provided with a 10×12-foot canvas tent, bunk beds with full-sized mattresses, a solar light, wooden deck with Adirondack chairs, picnic table, Coleman cooler and more. Food packages can be ordered and delivered from Slopeside Pub & Grill. These sites are perfect for families and pets and start at $159 per night.
Blue Mountain Bike Park, opening on May 13 to season pass holders and May 14 to the public, is Pennsylvania’s highest vertical and the state’s largest bike park. Mountain bikers – from beginners to experts – navigate 29 thrilling bike trails, including Ripple that opened last year; The Swartz, a black diamond, rocky, loamy singletrack found off Boulevard that also opened last year; and Upper Empire rated the most difficult jump trail with its large tabletop jumps and large wooden drop – all serviced by the high-speed Comet Quad Lift. Tickets are $53 for adults (16+) and $40 for youths (15 and under) and can be purchased online.
About Blue Mountain Resort
Blue Mountain Resort is a year-round resort located along the Kittatinny Ridge in the Pocono Mountain region and sits within Little Gap Valley in Pennsylvania. Originally opened in 1977 as Little Gap Ski Area, it was renamed Blue Mountain Resort in 1989. With the biggest vertical drop of any ski resort in Pennsylvania, it features 40 ski trails, 16 lifts, 29 mountain biking trails, a ropes course, rock climbing wall and more. The resort offers camping and glamping sites and dining at Slopeside Pub & Grill along with spaces for indoor and outdoor weddings, groups and corporate retreats. More information is available at www.skibluemt.com. Social media: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter.