Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Aug 09, 2014
from 07:00 AM to 10:00 AM
|Where||Franklin Mountains State Park|
|Contact Name||Erika Rubio or Cesar Mendez|
|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.