Can you keep up with all the new mountain biking infrastructure coming to Arkansas? It’s tough. Springdale already has Thunder Chicken and now a new mountain bike skills park called “The Runway”. It is hoped that some of these new facilities start finding their way to other parts of the state soon.
The planned park will have three skill development lines, a pump track, a children’s bicycle playground and pavilion. Chief Operating Officer Mike Gilbert said the park will be used as an educational space for riders to learn safe mountain biking skills on the course in a controlled environment, before taking to mountain biking trails. Its intended for all skill levels, including early-stage beginners on push bikes. Jones Trust purchased the property, located adjacent to the southeast corner of The Jones…(more)
Source: Mountain bike skills park planned at Jones Center – Talk Business & Politics