Bike Your Park Day Coming September 29

Bike Your Park Day Coming September 29

PRATT – Experience Kansas state parks in a whole new way: a group bike ride! As part of the Adventure Cycling Association’s biggest event in North America – “Bike Your Park Day” – outdoor lovers from all over will come together September 29 to enjoy the fun and beauty of our state parks and public lands by bicycle.

If you’ve got air in your tires, staff at select Kansas state parks have events for you to participate in! And to really add to the celebration, you can win prizes, too. Everyone who registers ( will receive a special “Bike Your Park Day” sticker by mail and will be entered for a chance to win a Co-Motion Cycles Divide bike or two Amtrak tickets to Glacier National Park.

Participating Kansas State Parks
Cedar Bluff State Park
Course location: North side of the park
Time: 8 a.m.
Distance: 3 miles
This course is all pavement, with some hills. Participants can expect an easy to moderate ride. Following the ride, participants can enjoy refreshments inside the park office.
Contact: (785) 726-3212

Glen Elder State Park
Course location: Waconda Trail
Time: 9 a.m.
Distance: 3 miles
Participants can expect an easy ride, but if a little extra “adventure” is desired, both “advanced” and “kids” obstacle courses will be set up.
Contact: (785) 545-3345

Meade State Park
Course location: Eagle Trail
Time: 2 p.m.
A mix of pavement and hard earth make up the terrain for this course. Participants can expect an easy to moderate ride, which will begin at the west side of the park office parking lot.
Contact: (620) 873-2572

Pomona State Park
Course location: Flint Hills Nature Trail
Time: 10 a.m.
Distance: 24 miles
Participants will meet at Pomona State Park, take a quick tour of the area, and then bike to Pomona, KS and back. A support team will be with the group, and the ride will include two rest stops.

Prairie Dog State Park
Time: 8 a.m.
Distance: 5 miles
Though one mile of this course is gravel, the majority of the ride will take black on asphalt. Participants can expect a moderate ride.
Contact: (785) 877-2953

There is no cost to participate; however, participants must bring their own bike and have an annual vehicle permit or purchase a daily vehicle permit, $5.00, to enter a Kansas state park.

Additional details may be available on state park Facebook pages, or online at
For a comprehensive list of “Bike Your Park Day” locations, visit

Bike Your Park on September 29 and ride your way to a naturally good time.