Trail Flow: Proposed Skills Park in Colorado, High Hopes for more in Tennessee and Michigan

A proposed skill park in Colorado, plans for more in Tennessee and Michigan, and an RV park threatens a trail in West Virginia.

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.

Fundraising underway for Cerro Summit Bike Park design

The City of Montrose, Colorado and Montrose Uncompahgre Trails is hoping to design and build a mountain bike park at Cerro Summit. A fundraiser is underway to fund the $20,000 design phase which backers hope will include plans for “up to 6 gravity-fed flow trails designed to maximize fun with beginner to expert lines.” Find out more about the project or donate here.

High hopes for expanded and connected trails in Tennessee

Residents in Carter County, Tennessee are hoping to expand the Hampton Watershed trail system by five miles, bringing the total to 11. There’s also talk of adding a pump track and bike skills park, along with a new bridge for Tweetsie rail trail connectivity.

Biking trails planned for parcel in Cheboygan County, Michigan

Mark Melvin and the Little Traverse Conservancy recently acquired a hilly, 150-acre parcel in Michigan with plans to build hiking and biking trails on the property. Plans call for separate hiking and biking trails, and so far $100,000 has been raised toward the $300,000 projected project cost.

Local kids enjoy the Wyatt Avenue Bike Park in Belrose – 30 January 2023. The bike path has been built in partnership with Trail Care and includes a loop trail, bike launching area, a viewing platform and more. The park has been designed and built as a location for children and new riders to hone their skills before riding at more advanced parks such as Bare Creek or the Manly Damn Trail. Photo and caption via Facebook.

Wyatt Bike Park opens in Belrose, New South Wales

Wyatt Bike Park officially opened this week with an expertly designed and built pump track, jump lines, step downs, and technical features that’s located on Council land. The park was created with up and coming riders in mind for building skills and progression.

West Virginia bike trail threatened by RV park

A new mountain bike trail at the Capacon State Park in West Virginia may be at jeopardy due to plans for a new RV park. The newly built 2.2-mile Rock and Roll trail could be paved over by the proposed 250 site RV park. The trail was developed with public grants and built with hundreds of hours of volunteer labor, according to a post by Morgan County USA.

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