Thank you for participating in or supporting the 2nd annual Bike Your Park Day. 1,142 Bike Your Park Day rides with more than 9,000 people throughout the world took place on September 30, 2017.
Please share your photos and videos by submitting them here. We’ll add them to the Bike Your Park Day Flickr album and may even share them on Adventure Cycling’s social media channels. We hope you’ll also continue to share your photos on social media with #bikeyourpark.
Is your business interested in supporting Bike Your Park Day in 2018? Check out Adventure Cycling's sponsorship opportunities.
Save the date for Bike Your Park Day in 2018 —September 29— and enjoy exploring parks and public lands all year long!
Share your excitement about Bike Your Park Day with others by using the promotional resources below to get other adventurers to join your "Public" trip and to help spread the word to get more people of all ages exploring parks and public lands by bicycle on September 30. Watch this brief webinar to find out more.
Are you interested in doing more by becoming a volunteer Bike Your Park Day Influencer? Fill out the Volunteer Interest form. (All approved Influencers will get a special thank-you gift!)
Download and share the Bike Your Park Day Toolkit (PDF) which outlines everything you need to know about Bike Your Park Day and how you can participate. Adventure Cycling also encourages bike clubs, bike shops, tour companies, bicycle advocacy groups, tourism agencies, and outdoor- and recreation-focused organizations to use the Toolkit to participate and/or promote Bike Your Park Day. If you have questions or suggestion, please contact us.
Download the Bike Your Park Day logo to share on your social media, website, newsletter, or other communications and materials.
Share short this video about Bike Your Park Day on your social media channels.
Download Bike Your Park Day photos and graphics to use on your social media, website, newsletter or other communications and materials.
We encourage you to be creative with your social media posts, but you’re also welcome to copy and paste these sample social media posts on your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts
Your park, your bike, your adventure! #BikeYourPark on September 30. #AdventureCycling
Join us for a monumental ride on September 30 for Bike Your Park Day. #BikeYourPark
Discover your park out your back door on #BikeYourPark Day, September 30. #AdventureCycling
Your park is only a pedal away on September 30. #BikeYourPark
Park. Ride. Explore. #BikeYourPark on September 30. #AdventureCycling
#BikeYourPark on September 30! #AdventureCycling
Will you join us for #BikeYourParkDay on September 30? #AdventureCycling
Create a Bike Your Park Day Facebook event page using the text below as a template and invite your friends to join.
Explore [name of park or public land] by bicycle with [me/organization] on Bike Your Park Day, September 30, 2017. We’re organizing a ride and welcome [beginner/experienced/all] bicyclists. We’ll start at [location and time] and ride [# of miles] on [road/trail/route name]. Make sure to bring [list of essential items]. Find out more about Bike Your Park Day at BikeYourParkDay.org and contact [contact info here] if you are interested in joining. [Include any other website links with more information about the trip here, such as your trip ride details page, a link to the route and the Facebook event page.] #BikeYourPark #AdventureCycling
Download and print this fill-in-the-blanks poster. Fill in your contact information and Bike Your Park Day start location (by hand) and distribute in your community. Download and print this flyer about Bike Your Park Day to share in your community.
Download a sample press release and send it to your media contacts.
Include the text below in your community group newsletter or email it to your contacts:
Title of newsletter article or email subject:
JOIN [Name of organization] FOR BIKE YOUR PARK DAY ON SEPT. 30
[Name of organization] invites you to join us for Bike Your Park Day on September 30! This worldwide event will inspire and empower thousands of people to bike in or to nearby parks and public lands. We're organizing a ride to/in [name of park or public land] and welcome [beginner/experienced/all] bicyclists (make sure to mention if its family-friendly). We'll start at [starting location and time] and ride [# miles] on [name of road or trail]. Make sure to bring [list essential items]. Find out more about Bike Your Park Day at www.bikeyourparkday.org. #bikeyourpark #adventurecycling
APPLY TODAY! Whether you are new to bicycle travel or looking to build your outdoor leadership skills, @adventurecycling ‘s Young Adult Scholarship program is here to help get you in the saddle and out on the road by providing resources and support adults ages 18 to 30. Find out more on our website: http://ow.ly/8KYj3059sFi Photo @saarasnow #adventurecycling #jumpstartbiketravel (at Adventure Cycling Association)
Bike Your Park tomorrow (Saturday, September 24! You can go anywhere- a national park, state park, forest, recreation area, national monument. It’s your ride. BikeYourParkDay.org
Photo by Roger DiBrito