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Sunday River

Sunday River Ski Resort Guide

Sunday River, United States

Rated: 5/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length77km48 miles
Highest Lift960m3,150ft
Resort Height240m787ft
 Nearest AirportsPortland and Manchester-Boston
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Sunday River

The American ski resort of Sunday River is at an altitude of 240m787ft, with 77km48 miles of marked runs.


Sunday River has direct access to 77km48 miles of downhill skiing, with 126 marked pistes, served by a total of 18 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Sunday River is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Sunday River.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Sunday River is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'White Heat'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sunday River?

The next notable snow forecast is 22cm9in, expected on 17 December.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Sunday River

Ski Area Stats

Sunday River Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
77km48 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
2km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sunday River Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift960m3,150ft
Lowest Piste240m787ft
Resort Altitude (Sunday River)240m787ft
Max Vertical720m2,362ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sunday River
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Sunday River?

This ski resort is in Oxford, Maine, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sunday River is Portland, 109 minutes drive away.

Manchester-Boston airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 18 ski lifts are able to uplift 32,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 1850 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sunday River open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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