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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


Contributors

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

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Past Events

Central Iowa Trail Assocation (CITA) 25th Anniversary Party

9 Thursday Nov 2023
  • Windsor Heights, IA
  • Destination
  •    344

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

25 Monday Sep 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    235

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

18 Monday Sep 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    156

Embrace the Hills 2023

16 Saturday Sep 2023
  • Mondamin, IA
  • Road
  •    4,668

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

11 Monday Sep 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    114

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

4 Monday Sep 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    349

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

31 Monday Jul 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    516

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

24 Monday Jul 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    451

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

17 Monday Jul 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    395

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

10 Monday Jul 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    341

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

3 Monday Jul 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    334

Biketown movie screening

23 Tuesday May 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    967

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  • Tue December 13 2022
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  • Wed November 9 2022
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  • Tue October 25 2022
  •   1,444
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2022 Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series (IMBCS)

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  • Mon February 28 2022
  •   5,073
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  • Fri December 4 2020
  •   3,470
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  • Fri November 27 2020
  •   6,086
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  • Sat May 30 2020
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