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.
Silver City trails in Tasmania open next month
The Silver City trails outside Zeehan, Tasmania are set to open next month. The trails feature wide-open views and connect with the Oonah Hill trail.
$750K budgeted for 26-acre Cosmo bike park in Missouri
The city of Columbia, Missouri is soliciting public input on plans for a bike park in the city. More than half a million dollars has been donated toward the project which could include a pump track, skills course, trailhead, and even a cyclocross course.
High schoolers in Mississippi build trail on campus
The newly built, 1-mile Foxhead Trail was created by students in the George County High School forestry class. Students hope to eventually expand the trail to four miles, and they’re also working toward fielding a NICA team in 2024.
Trails continue to expand in Griffin Bike Park
Griffin Bike Park, a park built to honor military veterans who have been killed in action recently built a connector trail to close by Fowler Park, with trails also commemorating fallen service members. The park is built on on unreclaimed coal mine giving it a unique terrain layout to work with. Griffin Bike Park started with 16 miles and there are now 27, with plans for more.
NEMBA adding to Maple Swamp trails
NEMBA recently received approval to build beginner-level trails in the Maple Swamp Conservation Lands outside East Sandwich, Massachusetts. The new trail will create a loop with existing trails and could be completed in as little as 2-3 volunteer work days.
Doctors Park ribbon cutting
Calvert City, Kentucky is hosting an official ribbon cutting ceremony at Doctors Park to mark the opening of 3.25 miles of singletrack trails. Future plans call for a connector trail to the elementary school.