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  • Loon family grows by one »

    KILLINGTON—The loons nesting on Kent Pond welcomed one baby, Wednesday, June 14, after a 28 day incubation period, according to Paul Holmes, a Killington resident and photographer has been watching from a distance and recording their activity.

    “Wednesday evening it was clear that the chick…

  • “Bike ‘n’ Brew” kicks off Killington bike season »

    By Evan Johnson

    Mountain bike season took a flying jump into summer this weekend as a swarm of mountain bikers took to the trails at Killington Resort in the first-ever Bike ‘n’ Brew, a celebration of local mountain bike trails and the culture riders enjoy.

  • Hundreds hit the slope June 1 »

    Killington Resort finishes out the season with free skiing in June

    KILLINGTON—For the first time in 15 years, Killington Resort offered lift serviced skiing and snowboarding in June. And Thursday, June 1, hundreds showed up for lift-serviced skiing and riding offered free to the public….

  • KMS grads celebrate HS experience »

    By Amy Allen

    Student-athletes at Killington Mountain School are no strangers to spending time outdoors in a variety of weather conditions, and the class of 2017’s graduation day kept that tradition alive. From brisk wind, to clouds, to rain, to brightening skies, Friday’s ceremony, June…

  • Forty years later, Doug Hazard still playing at McGrath’s Irish Pub »

    KILLINGTON—It’s been 40 years since the first band played a gig at McGrath’s Irish Pub, and that same performer is back this weekend—Doug Hazard returns to the top of Sherburne Pass at the Inn at Long Trail to play during Memorial Day Weekend.

    He’s a…

  • Speed and distance: Road bikers compete in three-day challenge, over 150 miles »

    Killington Stage Race returns for Memorial Day weekend

    The Killington Stage Race (KSR) is a three day bicycle stage race held on Memorial Day weekend in and around Killington.

    Cyclists from across the U.S., Canada, and international racers from as far as Bermuda and New…

  • Celebrating spring, slope style »

    KILLINGTON—The umbrella bars at the base of Superstar at Killington Resort are a hot spot for spring skiers and riders. This past weekend the venue hosted the Dazed and Defrosted event Saturday, April 22, which includee on-snow demos, a photo booth and live music. Since…

  • Spring ushers in Killington’s Nor’Beaster event lineup »

    KILLINGTON– As spring weather creeps in to replace winter, Killington Resort announces its 2017 Nor’Beaster events line-up. After kicking off the winter season with another first-in-the-East October opening and electrifying Audi FIS Ski World Cup races in November, Killington quickly eclipsed the previous winter’s snowfall…

  • Send Killington Parks out in style »

    Hibernation kicks off 2017 Nor’Beaster Saturday, April 1, 9:30 a.m.—KILLINGTON—Another great season with Killington terrain parks is coming to an end. Before they put the metal back in the shop, come lap the parks for one last spring event Saturday, April 1, the Hibernation Park…

2017 Killington Summer Events

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Play and Stay

Off The Beaten Path

Disc Golf at Mountain Meadows and Base Camp Outfitters

Disc Golf at Base Camp Outfitters

Step up to the tee at one of Vermont’s finest disc golf courses. This fun and exciting 18-hole course is great for players of all ability levels.

Liquid Art Coffee

Liquid Art

Stop by Liquid Art for a cup of some of Killington’s best Vermont Artisan coffee, tea, espresso and lattes. If you’re looking for something a little stronger, they also offer signature cocktails. You can also try one of their nightly Dinner Specials – and enjoy the Loft Dining Room for Dinner Service Thursday through Sunday from 5:30 – 9:00 PM. Chef Daniel Oakes puts out an incredible revolving menu each week. Call for reservations.

Green Mountain National Golf Course

Green Mountain National Golf Course

Green Mountain National offers a great Vermont golf experience for all ability levels. Play one of New England’s top rated courses at unbeatable prices.

Experience the Adventure Center at Killington Resort

Experience the Adventure Center at Killington Resort

The Adventure Center at Killington Resort has something for everyone and will be fun for the entire family!

Fat Bike Rentals Alpine Bike Works

Fat Bike Rental

Designed for all ability levels, fat bikes have wider hubs and tires than a mountain bike for better flotation and more stability in the snow. Fat Bike Vermont’s satellite location, located on Route 4 in Killington is open year-round and offers a variety of fat bike rentals for you to explore the Killington region by pedal power; Fat Bike Vermont* also offers service, sales and local knowledge and tips on where to ride.

Fishing on Kent Pond

Fishing on Kent Pond

Stocked annually with an array of Brook and Rainbow Trout, Kent Pond offers the perfect scenic fishing experience. In addition to the stocked trout, Kent Pond is home to a variety of fish including largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, brown bullhead, white suckers, yellow perch and golden shiners. Which ones will you catch?

Art Garage

Art Garage

If you’re feeling creative, check out the Killington ART Garage. The Art Garage is a fully stocked creative space with many workshops and art social events.

Mountain Biking at Killington Resort

Mountain Biking at Killington Resort.

With terrain for all ability levels, come and check out what makes Killington the premier mountain biking destination of the east coast.

Take a Scenic Gondola Ride

Take a Scenic Gondola Ride to 4241’

Not a skier or snowboarder? No Problem. You can still enjoy the mountain with a scenic Gondola ride to Vermont’s second highest peak. Once your gondola cabin arrives at the peak, take a short walk to the Peak Lodge for top-of-the-world views and a dining experience like no other featuring custom menus and fresh local entrees.

Killington Arts Guild

Arts Guild

Looking to get out of the cold? Take some time to check out The Killington Arts Guild located on Route 4. Founded in 1998, the arts guild features a variety of artists and their goal is to develop cultural advancement and awareness about arts in the world.

Thundering Brook Falls

Hike to Thundering Falls

This short hike is a local favorite. Walk along a boardwalk and short trail to the spectacular 140-foot cascading waterfall. Check out a map of other hikes in the area here

Gifford Woods State Park

Gifford Woods State Park

With its location at the base of Killington and Pico peaks and close proximity to the Appalachian and Long trails, this park is a favorite of hikers. Many through-hikers pass the park on their Appalachian Trail journey from Georgia to Maine. The park is also a popular destination during the fall foliage season for its dramatic autumn colors. (Camping is available)

Killington By The Numbers

Killington By The Numbers