Lory State Park Spring Kick-off

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      Thought I’d share a bit of news about the goings on in the Northern Front Range:

      BELLVUE, Colo.— The Lory State Park Mountain Biking Spring Kickoff event will be held on Saturday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event will celebrate mountain biking opportunities at the park including the Corral Center Mountain Bike Park (MBP). There will be fun and festivities for all levels of riders. From novice to advanced, Lory State Park offers biking fun for the entire family.

      In celebration of this Spring Kickoff event, there will be entertainment and fun for all biking enthusiasts, and entrance to the park will be free during the event. Throughout the day, there will be a wide range of activities and something for everyone. Lee’s Cyclery & Fitness, Yeti Cycles, Full Cycles, and New World Cycles will be providing bikes for demo on the day of the event. Professional bike riders will show off their skills during a lunch hour exhibition, and Diamond Peaks Mountain Bike Patrol along with Team BOB will conduct guided mountain bike trail rides. Other vendors at the event will include Schwalbe Tires, REI, Blacksheep, Mountain High Cyclery, ZFS Action Group, Road 34, Niner Bikes, Best Buy, Target and more.

      For those who want to learn more about the park during their visit, the park naturalist will be on hand with displays that describe the park flora, fauna and other significant features. A kid’s obstacle course and a bike skills and safety clinic will round out the day’s activities.

      Throughout the event there will be giveaways including an iPod, two Colorado State Parks annual passes and a free goodie bag to the first 300 participants.

      The Corral Center Mountain Bike Park opened in the fall of 2007 and was designed as a skills area to help riders of all levels. The mountain bike park made history as the first dirt track/pump track area in the state. The Corral Center is nearly 70,000 square feet of track and is open all year long, unless otherwise noted. There is no additional cost for use of the bike park. The park also offers 12 miles of shared-use trails to mountain bikers of all riding abilities located in the lower valleys and in the parks more challenging mountainous terrain.

      Bring your bike and come to Lory State Park on May 31 to celebrate the parks trails and Corral Center Mountain Bike Park. For more information, please visit http://www.parks.state.co.us and click on the Lory State Park page.

      Attracting more than 11 million visitors per year, Colorado’s 42 State Parks are a vital cornerstone in Colorado’s economy and quality of life, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado State Parks manages more than 4,000 campsites, 57 cabins and yurts, encompassing 246,000 land and water acres. For more information on Colorado State Parks or to purchase an annual pass online, visit http://www.parks.state.co.us.

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