Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride

Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!

When Jul 19, 2014
from 07:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where Franklin Mountains State Park
Contact Name Erika Rubio or Cesar Mendez
Contact Email
Contact Phone (915) 566-6441


Must have reservation to participate.  Please call (915) 566-6441.

Meet at Chuck Heinrich Park - $5.00 entrance fee

Start: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Length:  about 7 miles / 3 hrs

*Difficulty level:  Beginner – Moderate.  Meet at Chuck Heinrich Park. Trail starts with a hike-a-bike up the dam, then a continuous gradual climb for 1mile; turn onto Lazy Cow trail for a fun 3 mile section of  single-track.  Catch your breath/rest at the ranch roundhouse then head back down Lazy Cow trail to end at the Chuck Heinrich parking lot.

BRING: functional mountain bike, cycling helmet, drinking water and eye protection (sunglasses). We highly recommend that each participant also bring flat repair materials (extra inner tube, plastic tire levers, handheld bicycle pump, etc.), snacks, cycling gloves, cycling shorts, sunscreen, and a backpack or hydration pack (i.e. Camelbak).

Driving Directions to Chuck Heinrich Park:  

Hwy 54 - take exit 31 toward Martin Luther King Jr Blvd/Kenworthy St.  Turn north onto Martin Luther King Jr Blvd travel 0.6 mi.  Left onto Jon Cunningham Blvd, drive to end parking lot.

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