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Mountain Biking

Mountain biker drops cliff underneath the Purgatory Express lift

Purgatory Bike Park features podium-quality terrain just a chairlift ride away, and it is the only resort in the Rockies to offer clay-based soil and real dirt. Discover brand new trails within the park, and venture out to explore the over 400 miles of backcountry single track that has put Durango on the map in the mountain bike hemisphere. We’ve got something for all ability levels, even the kiddos! It’s now easier than ever to enjoy the stunning San Juans via bike!


Bike Park Tickets$49 Full Day
$39 PM Half Day (2:00pm – 5:00pm)
$25 Single Ride
Kids 12 and under bike FREE
Mountain Bike
Power Pass
See Summer Pass page for details
Get maximum mountain bike access with unlimited uplifts at Purgatory Bike Park, Pajarito MountainBrian Head Resort, Lee Canyon, and Spider Mountain.

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2023 DatesDaily: Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, August 13
Friday-Sunday: August 18 – October 1

(Plus Labor Day, Monday, September 4)
Hours10:00am 5:00pm
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Download the Purgatory App (link in footer) for on-mountain access and timely updates.
  • Mountain biker pins downhill turn captured through tall grass
  • Mountain bikers attack a corner turn with the twilight mountains in the background
  • Young DEVO mountain biker clears the jumps on Last Chance
  • Female mountain bikers take on the wide bank turns of 7th Heaven
  • Mountain biker catches huge air while riding down the Divinity flow trail
  • Father and son round a corner turn mountain biking
  • Downhill mountain biker captured at high speed
  • Young DEVO rider launches off the edge of a man made feature

First Time Visiting?

Group of mountain bike rider meet up half way down the trail

Learn about our bike park and what to expect when you ride our trails.


The fine print

  • All summer activities at Purgatory Resort are weather permitting.
  • Rates are subject to change at any time without prior notice.
  • All guests are required to complete a Release of Liability.
  • For more information, including updated weather conditions and operating schedule, call (970) 385-2168.


Learn the basics, brush up on your skills or take a guided tour with the Purgatory Bike Park team! Our lift-served trails require a certain level of experience to negotiate, and lessons are highly recommended and encouraged.

With expert instruction and separate learning terrain areas, you can progress your downhill and/or cross-country mountain bike skills in a fun and low-risk environment, or work on tackling tougher trails and certain features. Please reserve lessons at least 24 hours in advance.

To book please call (970) 385-2181 or visit Cycle Works Bike Shop, located at the Village Center, 2nd floor. Walk-ins are accommodated as availability allows. 
Gratuities for instructors are not a requirement, but an appropriate and appreciated gesture.

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