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Bike Travel Weekend & Bike Your Park Day, September 25 - 27, 2020

Trifecta Lake Park Ride

Start Location
Racoon River Park, Gray's Lake/Waterworks Park, and Easter Lake Park
Number of participants
Ride Description

Friday is an easy ride around the lake at Racoon River Park in West Des Moines. This is a packed gravel path.

Saturday is a longer ride around Gray's Lake to Water Works Park, and around the loop in Water Works Park in Des Moines. This is paved bike paths and paved roads in Water Works Park.

Sunday is a ride around Easter Lake in Des Moines leaving from Ewing Park. This is a paved bike path.

All three are relatively easy levels of difficulty. Anyone who wants to join will need to make their own overnight arrangements as we live locally and will overnight at home.

Bike path information is also available via the Des Moines Collective Trail map online at if you want to ride virtually.

Friday details

Friday overnight location

Saturday details

Saturday overnight location


Sunday details


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