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Type: Mountain Bike

Length: 5 miles

Surface: Dirt

Mountain Bike Trails


Condition

Above Average

Grade - Rolling Moderate Hills


Amenities


Description

Ewing is flowy, Nothing too technical, but plenty of climbing and descending.

The Central Iowa Trail Association (CITA) builds and maintains sustainable, shared "singletrack" dirt trails for mountain biking, running, hiking, and exploring. There are over 4.7 miles of dirt nature trails in Ewing Park thanks to the volunteerism of CITA and thier partners.


Location - Where is this Trail?


Trailheads


Sites & Attractions

Des Moines’ largest park is located at SE McKinley Avenue and Indianola Road and has two open-air shelters, playgrounds, an 18-hole disc golf course (click here for a full course map), trail, pond, lilac arboretum, Children’s Forest, lots of shade, parking and open space. BMX and soap box derby organizations lease space in the park for their groups’ events. 

History of the Trail


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This trail was last edited by bikeiowa on Jul 27, 2014.

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