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Sunday River Ski Resort

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Address: Sunday River Access Road, Off Route 2, Bethel, ME 04217
Phone Number: 207-824-3000
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Large resort complex for downhill skiing.

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Great trails!

Really enjoyed this mountain. We had a ski-out room and could jump on the trails to the lifts very easily. The runs are good lengths and you don't get bored!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
EffieLuna29
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Miramichi, Canada
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This ski resort was very pretty BUT I was very disappointed with the snowboarding lesson. I expected a much more step-by-step session. It was my very first time getting on a snowboard and even though the instructor knew this he didn't explain much unless directly asked. I had to ask how to put on my boots, how to know whether... More 

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Miramichi, Canada
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed this mountain. We had a ski-out room and could jump on the trails to the lifts very easily. The runs are good lengths and you don't get bored!

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Thank EffieLuna29
Lancashire, England
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142 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Sunday River for our annual ski trip. You do just get hooked on this place. They have clearly suffered with lack of snow this year but the snowmaking is good and they seem to be trying hard to get the best from the resort. But OMG what a difference between the week days and the weekend. During the week... More 

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Thank mutsnuts01
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great mountain with lots of paths, different terrain levels, and a great fire pit at the bottom! Definitely worth the trip from CT!

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Thank Mightymights18
Boston, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to Sunday River my entire life, as well as skied on the majority of East Coast mountains, and this is still my favorite. Advanced skiers should avoid the bottom half on the mountain as much as possible as it gets filled with beginner skiers. I typically avoid South Ridge and the Barker Quad (try the triple instead,... More 

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Thank TA-Hannah
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skied Friday and Saturday. The season has been challenging, but they have made huge snow. The food service offers excellent cooked to order items. The restaurants up hill offer a wide variety of items from pizza, chilli, dogs, stir-fry and panini's.

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Deal, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third time here and it's still amazing. The skiing is good. The slopes are nice and wide so if it does get busy (which it doesn't very often) there is still plenty of room on the slopes. It's a good all round ski area. Great for all abilities. Will definitely go back again.

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Thank Jackie C
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here a few years ago and what an experience. So much to see and do like many ski resorts. There are lots of great runs to choose from, from beginner to expert. Views are lovely and the shops are cool. I liked the fact that you could drive down the road and visit the small towns ;)

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Thank JonnyLindos
New Hampshire
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Sunday River for years and as a family we love it. They put their money where their mouth is when it comes to snowmaking so you are guaranteed some skiing when other mountains can't. Plus, at full capacity - if you know how to manage the mountain - there are very little lines to the lift.... More 

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Thank MissionBoom
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Skied 4 days in January 2016. Had a 3 hour lesson with an expert who greatly improved my skiing and got me to runs I could not have handled without lessons. Wonderful resort with friendly, helpful staff always willing to help. Loved my ski vacation spent there and will definitely come again.

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