Oregon Trail System Reopens after Fire, and a Well-Loved Park City Trail Will Close to DH Bikers

Trails reopen in Oregon after a fire slows down, plus a rippin' new flow trail in Colorado.
Photo: Chris Daniels

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Sandy Ridge Trail system re-opens

Sandy, Oregon

The Sandy Ridge Trail system near Sandy, Oregon opened back up last week after being closed for several months due to the Camp Creek fire. The Camp Creek Fire was listed at 62% containment a week ago.

Aftermath flow trail opens in Summit County

Frisco, Colorado

A new flow and jump trail has opened in Frisco, Colorado descending toward the beaches of the Dillon Reservoir. The trail is a little over a half-mile long and descends almost 300ft and is built on National Forest land.

New beginner-friendly Copper Harbor bike trail opens

Copper Harbor, Michigan

A new beginner-friendly trail opened in Copper Harbor, Michigan. The Orchard trail consists of crushed gravel and completes a six-mile loop.

Part of the Spiro trail in Park City will close for good

Park City, Utah

The lower part of Spiro trail in Park City will close for downhill use after the season ends, according to KPCW. The trail has grown old and mountain biking, mountain bikes, and trail traffic have outgrown the 30-year-old trail, said the executive director of the Mountain Trails Foundation. Next year the Spiro trail will become an uphill-only trail, while the upper portion will be bi-directional. A new trail, Seldom Seen, will be a downhill, bikes only trail.

Aerotropolis Nature Park opens in Georgia

South Fulton, Georgia

A new park in South Fulton, Georgia opened for mountain bike and hike use. The park is over 10,000 acres and has three miles of mountain bike trails with a skills course.

New bike park opens down under

New South Wales, Australia

Uki Mountain Bike Park has opened for business in New South Wales, Australia. The park has 6.4km of trails with options from green to black.

NICA launches new league in Southern California


The Golden State South Interscholastic Cycling League is set to launch its first season in 2024. The league joins the Norcal League which was the first to be established under NICA in 2001. Golden State South will be open to California students from San Luis Obispo to San Diego.