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Level: Intermediate
Length: 10 mi (16.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +509/142 ft
Total: 66 riders
 

Mountain Biking Bryce Mountain Bike Park

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#12 of 286 mountain bike trails in Virginia
#402 in the world

From BryceResort.com:

"Starting in mid to late June 2013, Bryce Resort is bringing a brand new experience to the mountains of Virginia! Partnering with Gravity Logic out of Whistler, British Columbia and Trek bicycles, Bryce Resort is building a summertime experience to get everyone outdoors and to get the adrenaline flowing.

Our brand-new custom designed Bryce Mountain Bike Park will feature 7 lift-accessed trails with features unique to only Bryce Resort. Trails ranging from Beginnner and Learning Terrain to Advanced Difficult terrain, some of which are over 2 miles in length, are being cut into the mountain right now!"

First added by Jeff Barber on May 2, 2013. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: yes
  • Lift service: yes
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: yes
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From I-81, take exit 273. Head east on Rt. 292 to Rt. 11. Head south on 11 to Rt. 263. Go west on Rt. 263, 11 miles to resort on the right.
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Rider questions

Q: Are you able to bike a fireroad to get to the trails instead of the lift.

Q: What's the hours
A: On days when they're open, the hours are 10am-5pm. In summer, they're open M, W, F, Saturday, and Sunday.

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  • ckbmac44
    *****

    My wife and I had a great time! The trail system at this park is great and provides something for any level of rider. My wife is in her first year of mountain bike riding and was able to really enjoy herself and work on some weaknesses because of the way the trails are set up. This will become a place we visit at least once a year if not more.!!

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  • Alex NIN
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    Bryce is a great bike park to safely learn DH. It's got something for every skill level. It is where I got my start and i'll keep going back for the big jumps and drops. The new Pickleback upgraded features are amazing. Big thanks to Bryce and Gravity Logic for continued work on the park and always improving the trails. It may not be the biggest bike park but it's a lot of fun and worth a trip. They also have stayed open on a week by week basis until it snows which is awesome cause everywhere else is closed for the season.

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  • Ramzy Haddad
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    Finally got to check out Bryce - terrific experience! Rental bikes are awesome, I got a 2016 Trek Session 8, trails are money (BrewThru all dayyy) and staff is nice and helpful. Cant wait to come back!

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  • Christopher M   ✓ supporter
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    While the park doesn't have the elevation of a lot of New England parks, or even close by West Virginia it's a great place to ride. Downhill bike are available to rent but a regular travel full suspension bike will do fine. Lift tickets are $35. The lodge has a shop, restaurant with bar and hoses for post ride clean up. The trails are well marked and flowey. All in all I had a great day at this park and will defiantly be back.

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  • TheWVPedaler
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    This is a fun place to ride. I am not into downhill or very good at going down. I went with a group of buddies and had fun. I am not rushing to get a season pass but its fun for me once or twice a year.

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  • MrDoodface
    *****

    My son and I just got back from a day at Bryce resort and we had a blast. We drove nearly 7 hours from Columbus, Ohio (which has no semblance of a downhill community/facility/etc) to give DH'ing a shot. We're avid riders, but have only ridden traditional trail systems up until now.

    The drive was absolutely worth it, and we'll be making our way back soon. The staff and other riders were all extremely friendly and approachable, the trails were a ton of fun and very well maintained, and the bikes we rented were flawless.

    My son and I left with ear-to-ear grins and we can't wait to go back. If you can drive to this place in a day's time and don't already have a DH facility near you, don't hesitate. We're hooked on DH now.

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  • PoeKneeTale
    *****

    Awesome bike park. Definitely dont need a DH bike to ride here. Brew thru and screwdriver are so much fun! Winding switch back berms on screwdriver and jumps all the way down brew thru. I am hooked and definitely coming back.

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  • okayhop
    *****

    I had been riding a lot of single tracks leading up to my first time heading to Bryce. "Bomb" the downhills and burn up the hills. I use the term bomb lightly because Bryce redefined my definition of bomb.

    This is a lift-assisted MTB park. Everything is built for mountain bikers, by mountain bikers. There are progressive trail ratings from easy to advanced and the trails are well labeled. The intermediate trails are easily ridden by anyone comfortable with riding moderately technical single track. A lot of fun berms and jumps. It will make you work. The advanced/black diamond trails here are able to be ridden by the intermediate looking to progress, however, it would be wise to ride them a couple times with someone comfortable with it to give you some pointers. There are a number of places that you could get hurt if you don't fully commit. With that said, EVERYTHING wooden has options for either sending the bike a country mile off of a launch or the ability to just roll it and go. Some of the land features aren't so forgiving and just require commitment to safely clear or thought to back off and either roll or walk it.

    Note, while they do rent DH bikes, you can get away with riding a ~5" FS trail bike here on all of the trails. Just drop that seat post all the way down for DH mode and don't try to clear the road gap unless you are truly an expert.

    FYI, this is a full on resort in the mountains. Bring family or a S/O if it gets you out. You can find something for them to enjoy will you go have fun.

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  • TheProgressiveRedneck
    *****

    YOU WILL GET SPOILED ON THIS DOWNHILL MTB PARK!
    Don't be fooled on the easiest green trail either! It's definitely not for a novice.
    My favorite trail of all is the Brew Thru and is (to me) the most exciting.

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  • jtorlando25
    *****

    Very much so a progressive skill building bike park while at the same time, a complete blast to ride for more experienced riders. There are a handful of trails that are about 3 weeks old today ranging from the green beginner friendly Sundowner to the double black diamond Copperhead. Somebody with zero dh experience could gain their bearings here. The builders made excellent use of the small mountain by making the trails a blast from top to bottom with much more planned for the immediate future (look for a whale tale by the end of July!) Great rental bikes (brand new Trek Sessions and Slashes), very friendly staff, great food in the bar, great trails, only 2 hours from Northern VA...highly reccommend Bryce.

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