Keystone Resort’s On-Mountain Operations Open for Summer Thursday, June 24

21 June 2021
Summer on-mountain operations commence at Keystone Resort on Thursday, June 24 with the return of the Bike Park, scenic lift rides and hiking, plus the opening of additional activities in Lakeside Village including gemstone panning and bungee trampolines. With on-mountain operations, Lakeside Village, Keystone Golf and the Stables, the summer season provides guests with the ideal mountain getaway and infinite ways to explore. For more information on hours of operation, lodging deals, summer activities and more, visit
Keystone’s on-mountain operations are open Thursdays through Sundays this summer, and will run through Labor Day. Hours of operation on the mountain are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with extended hours for scenic rides on Fridays and Saturdays through 7 p.m.  
Keystone's Lakeside Village is open daily and offers plenty of ways to enjoy the breathtaking 5-acre lake and riverside recreation path, with paddle boat, stand up paddle board, kayak, canoe and bike rentals available out of the Keystone Adventure Center. This summer, gemstone panning and bungee trampolines will be based out of Lakeside Village, available Thursdays through Mondays. 
Summer at Keystone is sure to be packed with adventure, from mountaintop hikes and downhill thrills, to horseback rides and the return of signature festival events. Here are some of the top activities to enjoy at Keystone Resort this summer: 
Feel the Thrill of Downhill  
Starting June 24, the Keystone Bike Park will be open top-to-bottom from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays through Sundays throughout the summer. The Bike Park features a number of lift-serviced mountain biking trails, with progressive terrain welcoming riders of all ability levels. Trails will open on a rolling basis throughout summer, as conditions permit. Current trail offerings will be available online once the resort is open. Bike and full downhill gear rentals are conveniently available at Keystone Sports in River Run Village, and Bike Park Season Passes may be purchased now by visiting  
Get On the Greens 
Keystone Resort is home to two distinct 18-hole golf facilities, 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 Rides  
Guests can elevate any Keystone visit with a scenic lift ride to the top of Dercum Mountain. Scenic lift rides begin at 10 a.m., offering picturesque views that extend as far as the eye can see, including the Continental Divide, Tenmile Range, and Lake Dillon. Photo opportunities, hiking, games and food and beverage options at Summit House await.  
Keystone Stables  
Guests can explore the picturesque Soda Creek Valley aboard horse drawn wagons, or via guided horseback rides up on the Soda Ridge. Keystone’s knowledgeable guides share the rich history of this valley and deliver dinner wagon rides and trail rides that will create memories of a lifetime. Pony and trail rides are available daily, and scenic and dinner wagon rides are offered on select days throughout summer. Book now at
Bacon and Bourbon Festival 
The return of the Bacon and Bourbon Festival June 26-27 marks the resurrection of Keystone Festivals and opening weekend at Keystone Resort. Festival guests will find a community-centric focus that will entice all bacon enthusiasts. Community-centric means local bacon dishes from Keystone restaurants paired with a few special guests. Alongside the local restaurants are four festival micro-stages hosting local Summit County and Colorado bands that are amped to be behind the microphone once again. All-Inclusive Festival Ticket Packages start with a $35 Piglet Package for kids and go up to an $80 Hungry Hog Package. To keep capacity levels in check for this popular event, tickets must be bought in advance online. There are no “day-of” festival sales. 
Adventure For Free 
Adventure is everywhere at Keystone! When guests book two or more nights of lodging directly with Keystone, they automatically get access to the Keystone Adventure Pass, which includes complimentary activities and deep discounts on dining and mountain activities. Some adventure perks include free golf on the night of arrival, an hour of tennis court time, 15% off of dining at select Keystone restaurants, and 20% off of Lakeside Village rentals, horseback rides and more. All guests on the reservation are eligible for the perks, which will be automatically added to qualifying lodging reservations. 
Scenic Summer Access and Benefits with the Epic Pass  
Ready for summer in the mountains? Purchasing a 2021-22 premium Epic Pass product, such as the Epic or Epic Local Pass, includes unlimited summer scenic access to Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts. Plus, now 2021-22 pass holders can reap the winter Epic Mountain Rewards all summer long including 20% off bike rentals, on-mountain dining and more. This is all in addition to a bold price reset for Epic Pass products this year, with the Epic Local Pass currently available for $583 (down from $729 last season) and the full Epic Pass at $783 (down from $979 last season). This reset takes these products back to prices last seen during the 2015-16 season when the Epic Pass offered access to only 11 U.S. resorts compared to today’s more than 70 resorts worldwide. The entire lineup of Epic Pass options is on sale now at
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