The 7 Newest Mountain Bike Trails Around the World [December 2019]

Trail builders around the world are closing out the year with grand openings! Here are the newest mountain bike trails offering fresh dirt this month.

Dungeness Trails (Sequim, Washington): While mountain bikers have been riding trails in the area for years, the Olympic Peninsula Cycling club just helped open a new trailhead and is working to add and improve trails within the system.

Franklin mountain bike trails (Franklin, Tennessee): A 1.2-mile trail just opened in Franklin, outside Nashville, Tennessee. Up to four miles of singletrack is planned for the park.

J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation Bike Park (Boise, Idaho): Not to be outdone by the Waltons, the Albertson Family Foundation — fueled by founders of the Albertson’s chain of grocery stores — just opened an 8-acre bike park complete with trails and a skills area.

JW Bill McFarland Sr. Memorial Trail at Lake Lurleen (Tuscaloosa, Alabama): This half mile trail adds to the 20+ miles of mountain bike trails at Lake Lurleen State Park.

Slieve Bloom (Baunreagh, Ireland): The first 21km phase of the Slieve Bloom trails opened to riders this month, with up to 100km of trails planned.

Thredbo Valley Trail (Thredbo, New South Wales): The popular Thredbo Valley trail, located in the Snowy Mountains of southern Australia, just doubled in length thanks to an 18.4km extension.

Oljon South (Woodside, California): This new 1.7-mile addition to the El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space trails connects to the Blue Blossom trail for a fun loop.

Do you know of a new mountain bike trail that opened recently, or a trail that’s opening soon? Add the details using this form, and email [email protected] so we can help spread the word!

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