Blue Mountain, Ontario, has decided to permanently close its bike park after not opening the park in 2020. The details are sparse, and Blue Mountain has not released much information about the decision, but the company did email customers to offer refunds to those who had deferred 2020 pass purchases to 2021. The mountain biking information webpage and the bike park's Facebook page
have posted the statement below.
It's important to note that this is the Blue Mountain in Ontario, Canada, not the Blue Mountain in Pennsylvania, US.
We have yet to see if and how the bike park closure will affect Sea Otter Canada, which is scheduled for this July at Blue Mountain.
From the Blue Mountain website:
To Blue Mountain’s Downhill Bike Community,
We understand that you’ve been waiting for an update on the status of Bike Park operations for 2021.
After a lot of review and deliberation, Blue Mountain has elected to discontinue lift access biking as of this spring. Downhill mountain biking and the passionate riders who have enjoyed the Blue Mountain Bike Park have all played a part in developing summers on the Mountain. For everyone on our Blue Mountain team, making the decision to shift our approach to our on-mountain trails was not an easy one.
Bike Park Passholders who deferred their 2020 season pass to this year will receive an automatic refund and they can expect an email communication with further details.
For those of you who may be interested in the cross-country riding experience, please continue to check the website as we unveil details regarding updates to the on-mountain trail network in the coming months.
Thank you for your passion and your patience over the past year. No matter where you choose your line, we hope you ride on this summer.
The Biking Team at Blue