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Great for skiing; maybe even better in off season.

We’ve been coming here for more than 25 years; first because of the best snowmaking, grooming and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Milton, Massachusetts
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So Much Variety

Sunday River is one of my favorite mountains in New England to ski on. I love the variety here. If... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Ethan E
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Large resort complex for downhill skiing.
Sunday River Access Road, Off Route 2, Bethel, ME 04217
+1 207-824-3000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming here for more than 25 years; first because of the best snowmaking, grooming and linked-peak trail system in the entire northeast. But then we also discovered it’s charms during the summer and especially the fall. The nearby town of Bethel is a...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Sunday River is one of my favorite mountains in New England to ski on. I love the variety here. If its a good snow season you can spend days in just glades. There are a handful of peaks throughout this location so you can get...More

1  Thank Ethan E
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We were in Sunday River for 5 days and we all loved it! The kids enjoyed the Muensters ski school and improved so much over the course of the week we were in awe! The restaurants are awesome and located in strategic places all along...More

1  Thank Mary-LuciaB
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Very impressed by the variety of terrain here. Getting around is a tad confusing at first but its well worth exploring. Some great groomers, a couple quite steep, and the trees were really fun to play in. Quiet at night but not short of places...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Sunday River was a great surprise. Seems like a Colorado Size ski resort with great fall lines such as white heat. Steep wide and long with a beautiful view. Sunday river has the potencial tô be an absolute top resort. They need a few more...More

Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a huge mountain very family friendly Offers a lot for all types of skiers. Many options of trails. The chondola which is half chair lift half gondola was not offered so it was just a high speed chair lift that fits six. Many...More

2  Thank Alan S
Reviewed March 24, 2018

I rode here 3 days. I hit all parts of the mountain except Oz which isn't groomed so I'm sure great for skiers but on a board it looked like to much work...I went mid-week so it was perfect, no crowds! It's an easy mountain...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Our family had an amazing week at Sunday River. Wish we had come here years ago! Ski trails were groomed perfectly. Our room was perfect and equipped with stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker. We will be returning next year 😃 thank you Sunday River...More

Thank Carolyn V
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Stay at the Summitt Hotel and you can ski in -- ski out, right from the door. The place is very convenient, and the atmosphere is next to none. The heated swimming pool is great, and you can enjoy the spa as well. The food...More

Thank ajthetiger2677
Reviewed March 20, 2018

The staff helped rectify a problem this weekend when I purchased a two-day pass for myself starting Saturday but mistakenly bought my son's two-day pass starting on Friday. Later on, when my son's lift ticket fell off, the staff quickly helped me to get him...More

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June 2, 2018|
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Response from Rodolfo R | Reviewed this property |
it is an easy ride indeed, but if you're planning your trip, I'd recommend staying in Jordan Hotel. They have a bus transfer to Sunday River or you can go skiing from the hotel to the resort.
March 28, 2018|
Response from ajthetiger2677 | Reviewed this property |
43 miles, approx 1 hour, drive safely.
January 13, 2018|
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Response from groomsdaytoo | Reviewed this property |
Have been to Sunday River 7 times, and going back in 4 weeks for end of season skiing, very nice place, friendly people, lots else to do locally, spend a day in North Conway in New Hampshire, about an hours drive, lots of... More