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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.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Biketown movie screening

23 Tuesday May 2023
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    379

IMBCS #5 - Ewing Extravaganza

23 Saturday Jul 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    2,438

FORE! Our Parks - Bike Ride (and golf) - Friends of Des Moines Parks

17 Friday Jun 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Party Ride
  •    2,591

Central Iowa Trail Association calling BINGO at Captain Roy's

9 Wednesday Mar 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Destination
  •    1,675

MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

6 Monday Sep 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,710

MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

30 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,129

MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

23 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,147

MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

16 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,247

MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

9 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,172

MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

2 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,300

MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

26 Monday Jul 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,258

MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

19 Monday Jul 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,470

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  • Mon February 28 2022
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Riding Dirt trails during Freeze and Thaw cycles

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  • Fri December 4 2020
  •   2,994
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  • Fri November 27 2020
  •   5,155
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  • Sat May 30 2020
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