Summit Park For Mountain Biking

The MOST popular mountain bike trail in Panama.

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Northwest of Panama City and north of Las Cumbres, the Summit Park mountain biking route is a challenging 8.8 mile out-and-back ride. Also known as the Plantations, the rolling climb has about 1,200 feet of climbing in each direction.

To reach the mountain biking in Panama by air, fly into Tocumen International Airport (PTY) located just east of Panama City.

The Summit Park mountain bike ride is located to the northwest of Panama City in the Parque Nacional Somberania. It starts off the Av Omar Torrijos Herrera and heads up to the northeast for 4.4 miles where most riders turn around. It is possible to continue riding further into the Parque Nacional.

Overall, Summit Park is the 1st most popular mountain bike trail of all 6 mountain biking rides in Panama.


Local Contact(s):  Autoridad De Turismo Panama Tourist Board (507) 526-7000; MTB Panama Shop (507) 396-6508

Recommended Book:  "Rough Guide To Panama" from Rough Guides

Recommended Map:  "Panama Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  InterContinental Playa Bonita Resort

GPS:  9.07515, -79.65904

Date Published:  5/21/2016

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  24663


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