Terrain Parks at NH Ski Areas
New Hampshire's resorts have become home to some of the best terrain parks on the east coast and the country! There's something for all abilities and many areas now have Big Air Bags for skiers & snowboarders to safely try new tricks.
Bretton Woods has four freestyle terrain parks to keep all skiers and riders entertained. The parks progress from small to large across the mountain (The Toy Box, The Midway, Wild West, Coos Caper), so that you can start small and work your way up. There are alsonatural features hidden in the glades.
Cranmore is home to three parks and several events throughout the season. Skiers and riders can take advantage of lights for hitting the park on selected nights. The Darkside Terrain Park is Cranmore's primary park with over 30 jibs including a wall ride, barrel, stair set, boxes, rails, jumps and more. The Other Side Park is on the South Slope and features small to medium-sized elements. The Lucky Loop Jib Park has its own surface lift along with smaller elements for those learning the park.
Throughout the winter a variety of elements and jumps are set up around the mountain at the Skiway.
Granite Gorge's park has a variety of rails, boxes, a wall ride and jumps. The area also host events and competitions throughout the winter. New for this winter is a bigger BagJump.
The Blundersmoke Park consists of an ever-evolving selection of rails, boxes, jumps and a wall ride. The park is open for night jibbing when Gunstock offers night skiing. Skiers and riders can also try the Big Air Bag to improve their air skills.
The Twisted Pine Terrain Park features rails, boxes and jumps. Other elements are also spread throughout the mountain such as a 2x6 Spine-mounted Flat Rail" and a 8' Ride-on Fun Box.
Loon's terrain parks are nationally recognized. As many as six parks spread across the mountain, including the Loon Mountain Park which is home to a superpipe and huge selection of medium to large size jumps, rails, boxes and a wall ride. The Burton Progression Park is home to elements similar to those in Loon Mountain Park only on a smaller scale. Top Secret Parks also pop up over the course of the winter in random locations. You'll also find the Middle Flying Fox park with small and medium-sized features, Runaway Park nestled in the woods, and Springboard Park with medium-sized features. Throughout the winter, Loon hosts some of the biggest events and competitions on the East Coast. They also have the largest Big Air Bag on the East Coast.
Mount Sunapee's Six O' Three Park is serviced by its own triple chair. One side features small and medium size elements while the other side offers big features for experienced skiers and riders. Eastside is on Eastside Trail and starts with smaller elements along with a smaller halfpipe with 8 foot. walls. Beginners can get started in the beginner park on the Calypso Trail. New for this winter is a 50'x50' AcroBag airbag.
The elements in Turbulence Park change from week to week depending on weather and snow conditions. Features consist of a variety of tabletops, rails, boxes, jumps, and a wall ride. F5 Terrain Park is an advanced park located on the Knight Slope Trail. Microburst is ideal for practice on smaller elements before graduating to Turbulence or F5 Park.
Ragged is home to 3 terrain parks. Wild Side Terrain Park is over ½ mile long with no intersections to break the flow. Those looking for something different can explore Wild Woods, featuring cliff drops, log slides and a quarter pipe. Beginners will find Pocket Park is the perfect place to hone those newly developing skills.
Waterville Valley has a choice of four parks. Exhibition Park is its signature park with large jumps, rails, boxes and a wall ride. The other three parks help skiers and riders build up to Exhibition Park. New skiers and riders can get started in the Burton Progression Park, then try South Street Park and move up to Psyched Park. New for this season is the Lil' Grom Park, an entry-level park for young skiers and riders looking to start developing skills for park riding. Waterville Valley also hosts major events and competitions throughout the winter.