Cuyuna and Pisgah Add New Trails, While Utah Gets a New Lift-Served Bike Park and eMTB Trail

In trail news this week, a popular Copper Harbor trail gets spruced up, Park City is building singletrack open to e-bikes, and new trails come online in Pisgah and Cuyuna.

Trail Flow is a roundup of all the mountain bike trail related news of the week including new trail builds, advocacy, and planning. Do you have trail news? Email [email protected] for possible inclusion.

Cuyuna Lakes: Mission complete

Photo from the Rock Solid Trails Facebook page.

This month Cuyuna Lakes in Minnesota officially celebrated the opening of the Sagamore Trails and Rally Center which includes 7.5 miles of trails designed with adaptive trail riders in mind. Rock Solid Trails built this latest edition to this IMBA Silver Level Ride Center, and the project marks the culmination of a vision in 2011 to add 50 miles of singletrack to the trail system.

Old Fort Gateway Trails Phase One grand opening this weekend

The G5 Trail Collective is ready to take the wraps off phase one of the Gateway Trail System located in Old Fort, North Carolina this weekend. Festivities begin at 1pm on Saturday, June 26 and include a ribbon cutting, a chance to ride the new trails, and a celebration at Hillman Beer in town. The events take place at the Old Fort Gateway Trailhead, 1500 State Road 1227 (Curtis Creek Road), Old Fort, NC.

New bike park opens in Eden, Utah

Powder Mountain in Eden, Utah will open lift-served mountain bike terrain this summer with two new downhill trails. Powder Mountain will be known as Dirt Mountain in the summertime and plans to add 2-5 new trails each summer over the next years with a goal of 15 total downhill trails. The mountain has close to 1,300ft of vertical drop from top to bottom and will limit daily tickets to 250 and season passes to 500 for a less-crowded experience. The mountain also has 30+ miles of multi-use singletrack surrounding the resort. Lifts will start spinning for bikes on July 14, from Thursdays to Sundays. Lift tickets will cost $40.

Daisy Dukes gets refresh at Copper Harbor

Trail builders from Rock Solid Trails recently spruced up and rebuilt jumps and berms on the popular Daisy Dukes trail at the Copper Harbor trail system, just in time for summer.

Park City is building its first e-bike trail

The Mountain Trails Foundation is building a new four-mile mountain bike trail in Park City, Utah that will be open to all types of bikes, including e-bikes. The trails will be located at Clark Ranch and will give all e-bike riders, regardless of age, legal trails to ride.


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