Best terrain parks in the World

We feel the following resorts offer the best terrain parks and freestyle terrain in the World. 

#1. Mammoth Mountain, USA

Freestylers have a resort that is well in tune with their needs, whether you're after natural hits or purpose built jumps. In recent years, Mammoth “Unbound” has progressed into more than a dozen conveniently integrated parks giving you freestyle areas at various points across the resort. Each base lodge area has...


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#2. Breckenridge, USA

Freestylers should be completely at home here with a variety of natural and man made features.  This mountain really does give something for everyone with two mini parks and pipes, a small to medium park (Park Lane), new for 08, where you can hit six jumps and four rails/boxes in one run...


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#3. Whistler/Blackcomb, Canada

Both mountains have pristine terrain parks (Nintendo named and sponsored), with Blackcomb's beauty continually rated no. 1 in Transworld Snowboarding alongside Mammoth, CA (also Whistler-Blackcombowned). The park is split into 3 levels - pay an


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#4. Aomori Spring, Japan

Since new management took over in 2014, they’ve been pumping the cash into park and pipe facilities, using the highly-reputable skills of Kiwi company Development Snowparks. The current setup is just a fraction of the plans to come, yet it’s still impressive. And it’s even open at night! The park...


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#5. Bear Mountain, USA

Freestylers are in their element as almost every run features a jump or rail. The entire 195 acre Bear mountain has become one big park with up to 150 jumps and 80 jib objects littered around. The halfpipe and superpipe sit alongside each other and are located near the base...


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#6. Livigno, Italy

For the freestyling park monkey, Livigno should already be on your radar. It’s has hosted some major events such as the Europa Cup, The Burton European Freestyle Open competitions and the Nine Knights contest where the parks have been out of these world. There is no doubt that to know these guys know how to build the...


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#7. Avoriaz, France

Freestylers flock here for the natural hits and big air opportunities. And it's easy to see why. With 5 parks, including the half-pipe, Avoriaz is switched on for freestyle. The most popular spot is the Chapelle park. It's located at the top of the Procluo lift, and is service by...


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#8. Laax, Switzerland

FREESTYLERS are coaxed here with an excellent park and pipe situated on the Crap Sogn Gion. The 140m earth shaped monsterpipe is usually impeccable but locals do moan a little that things aren’t as well kept as they should be. Superpipe at the Crap Sogn Gion Photo: Steve, WSG Next


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#9. Big White, Canada

FREESTYLERS have one of the best parks anywhere. Flynn Seddon has designed a fantastic park which is permanently managed and repaired by a dedicated team. All the rails and hits are clearly graded allowing for the perfect progression form hopping of small hits all the way through to flying off...


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#10. Kaunertal, Austria

This place has one of the best terrain parks in Europe, and it’s the mortals as well as the pro’s who get treated royally. Alex Fischer designs the park and it features rails, kickers and now 2 halfpipes. Serviced by the Norderjoch-1 t-bar, the top section features a number of...


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#11. Flachauwinkl - Kleinarl, Austria

This is the main reason for coming here. The 1.5km long AbsolutePark is a gem. The run starts with 2 meaty kickers and splits round the corner into two lines. The upper line features a number of rails and the lower a combination of kickers and rails depending on conditions....


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#12. Mayrhofen, Austria

Mayrhofen’s  ‘Penken Park’  is a world class freestyle park located in the Hobergtal area of the mountain. With six areas including a pro area, advanced area, advanced jib area, medium area, medium jib area and kids area the park caters for every level of freestyle rider. The main park is...


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#13. Alpe Di Siusi , Italy


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#16. Davos, Switzerland

Freestylers also get delicious feeding. Jakobshorn has a park with kickers/tables/superpipe/rails at the top of Jutz chair and T-bar. The park has 2 kicker lines. The medium kicker line features 2 smaller jumps followed by 2 larger ones, and the difficult line has a medium kickers followed by a massive...


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#17. Northstar, USA

Freestyle riders may well find themselves in heaven when riding at Northstar. The resorts six terrain parks and two halfpipes recently got voted 7th best in North America by Transworld Snowboarding Magazine. The main park is found on the Pinball trail and plays host to a huge selection of perfectly...


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#18. Winter Park, USA

Freestylers are presented with three fun-parks. The Rail yard is the big one designed for the advnaced rider. Conditions depending it has 25 rails, 16 jumps and a super-pipe organised into various lines. The Jack Kendrick park is set-up for more intermediate riders it has a number of rails and...


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#19. Kaprun, Austria

Freestylers are provided with a park at Kitzsteinhorn all year round, and a smaller park at Maiskogel in the Winter. There's also one down in Zell am See with a halfpipe. Kaprun's park is not the world's best but it still has an array of hits, but really freestylers should search...


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