Does traveling to a national park feel like a barrier for you to participate in Bike Your Park Day?
Well, the good news is that you can ride ANY public lands on Bike Your Park Day. And no matter where you live, public lands may be closer than you think.
There are 59 national parks in the U.S., but national parks are just one type of public land. Here are some other possibilities that may be more accessible ...
And Before You Go ... Call the park or public land managers to check for:
And make sure the area allows bicycling. Some parks and public lands require cyclists to get a permit, especially if they are part of a group and particularly for groups charging a fee to participants.
Start planning your Bike Your Park Day ride on September 30, 2017 and explore the undiscovered parks and public lands in your backyard. Bike Your Park Day registration is now open at BikeYourParkDay.org. You could win prizes, but even better, you’ll be helping us spread the love of bike travel. Thank you!
Bike Your Park Day Bike to or within nearby parks and public lands with thousands of people around the country on the same day — Bike Your Park Day on September 30, 2017. Bring friends and family to join the ride and discover the outdoor adventures in your backyard. Make it your own experience: ride any distance; go with friends, family, or join a group; bike on trails or roads. Visit a national or state park, monument, historic site, river, seashore, recreation area, preserve, forest, wildlife refuge, or parkway. #BikeYourPark