Summer Snow Tubing, Family Activities, Downhill Mountain Biking and Much More Available at Keystone this Summer

30 May 2017
From mountaintop summer snow tubing to singletrack downhill mountain biking, Keystone Resort’s summer season provides plenty of authentic mountain adventures. Opening for the summer on Friday, June 9, visitors can choose from a variety of summer activities that best suit how they’d like to explore the laid-back Rocky Mountain environment of the resort. For detailed operation hours, lodging deals, summer activities and more, visit
Summer lodging rates begin at $99 a night and any length stay includes free nine-holes of golf on the evening of arrival, free one-hour tennis court rental, free yoga or fitness class, a free guided hike, and free scenic lift tickets for kids 12 and younger. A variety of accommodation options are available throughout the resort, from hotel to multi-sized bedroom condos and townhomes located within settings such as a lively village atmosphere or secluded within the White River National Forest.
The month of June provides the first taste to Keystone’s summer offerings. From the Bacon & Bourbon Festival to summer snow tubing, here are the top picks for June:
Summer Snow Tubing: Yes – Summer. Snow. Tubing.
Even after the close of the ski and snowboard season at Keystone, guests can still get their adrenaline fix this summer at the Adventure Point tubing hill, where a not-so-secret stash of snow awaits. Situated at 11,640-feet elevation atop Dercum Mountain, Keystone boasts the only summer snow tubing operation in Colorado held on actual snow.
Keystone Bike Park: Downhill Thrills
The Keystone Bike Park features 55 lift-serviced singletrack mountain biking trails, with progressive terrain welcoming riders of all ability levels. The Keystone Bike Academy caters to riders of all levels with beginner clinics, private lessons, downhill guides and a new camp designed just for kids. Bike and full downhill gear rentals are conveniently available at Keystone Sports locations in the resort’s River Run Village, and Bike Park Season Passes may be purchased now by visiting
Kidtopia – Where Kids Rule Keystone
Keystone’s signature daily Kidtopia programming provides families with a variety of activities and adventures that are free throughout the entire summer. From June 9 to Sept. 3, Kidtopia offerings such as nature hikes, kite building workshops and Wild West nights allow families to enjoy creative experiences that provide added ways to enjoy the resort. The summer Kidtopia schedule can be found at
Hit the Links
Keystone Resort is home to two distinct golf courses, offering 36-holes of championship golf in one idyllic setting. The River Course offers impressive elevation changes, variable bunkers, water hazards and six sets of tees on each hole to challenge and welcome golfers of all ability levels. Keystone Ranch Golf Course is set on historic ranch land where original structures and old western heritage remain throughout the course, providing a nostalgic feel amongst the breathtaking scenery.
Scenic Lift Ride = Scenic Views
Guests can elevate any Keystone visit with a scenic lift ride to the top of Dercum Mountain, where incredible views extend as far as the eye can see, including the Continental Divide, Tenmile Range, and Lake Dillon. Photo opportunities, hiking, games and delicious fare at the Overlook Grill at Summit House grill await.
Lakeside Village: Activities On and Around Keystone Lake
Stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boating, lakeside bicycle rides, whichever the mode of transportation the Keystone Lake presents a picturesque mountain setting. Located in Lakeside Village, the Keystone Adventure Center provides boat and bike rentals, arcade games, beach toys, snacks and a bar.
Bacon! Bacon! Bacon!
The 7th Annual Keystone Bacon & Bourbon Festival features more than 3,000 pounds of bacon with specialty bacon dishes, a bacon eating contest, Colorado distilled bourbon and whiskey tastings, and free live music throughout the weekend. Festival lodging and ticket packages are available at
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is

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