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What is only 12 miles from the perimeter, has 11 total trail miles, and is
the newest professionally designed and built trail system in the area?
Answer: Yellow River Park!

The Gwinnett Area Trail Riders (GATR) chapter of Southern Off-Road Bicycle
Assn (SORBA), Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation (GCPR) and the Georgia
Horse Council celebrate the "Re-Opening" of Yellow River Park.

Mountain Bikers, Equestrians , Hikers and all park users are welcome to come
out and share in the experience and discover a new gem just on the "far side
of the rock".

Festivities start at 8am and different events will be taking place
throughout the day. Come on out and discover the amazing job Mike Riter has
done in re-building Creekside trail. See the schedule below or download the
flyer here: Event Information

Schedule of Events

Events held in Bike Parking Lot unless Noted. Drinks available all day!

8:00-Early Bird Ride
9:00-Introduction/Review of Trails
9:30-"Horse Encounter" by GA Horse Council (bike/horse etiquette)
10:00- Guided Rides approx every ½ hour (all levels)
10:30-Skills Clinic & Ride for Beginners & Trips for Kids* * participants
12:00-Hot Dog Cookout (DONATIONS accepted)
1:00-GCPR Ribbon Cutting at Passive Lot and GATR volunteer recognition
1:30-Bike Games
1:00-3:00- More Guided Rides

** Trips for Kids provides bikes, helmets and instruction for kids 10-17.
Please preregister by E-mailing [email protected] by June 26. Signed waiver
by parent required.

GATR is proud to present the Creekside trail (across the street from parking
lots), a system with over 5 miles of MTB and 4 miles of equestrian trails,
and re-built with the cooperation of GCPR, trail designer/builder Mike Riter
and 100's of volunteer hours by the GATR chapter. GCPR will also be debuting
the 3 mile Riverside bike & equestrian trails , as well as the remainder of
the park, including a multi-use path, camping area and the beautiful scenery
along Yellow River.

Directions to Yellow River Park: From I-285, take Hwy 78E (exit 39B). Go
east 9 miles to W Park Place Blvd. Go right at exit, go about a mile1 to
right fork onto Annistown Rd, then 1.1 miles to Juhan Rd. Right on Juhan,
then 1.2 milex to Bike Parking lot (left at stop sign). Passive parking lot
is ¼ mile before stop sign on left. Equestrian lot is right at stop sign.

3232 Juhan Rd, Stone Mtn, GA, Park Park Info: 770-822-5404

HELMET REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS. Riders are responsible for providing their
own bicycles. Please wear comfortable clothes, and bring plenty of water!

Hard as nails
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Sounds like a blast!

I will not be able to get up this weekend - :mad: But I will look in getting up there in the immediate future. Enjoy! :D

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Friend and I just showed up for a Saturday morning ride and walked unwittingly right into this little ambush at one of our favorite trails. The event was first class and folks putting it on were great. Great job GATRs; the trail system turned out great. Hope to catch y'all on the open trails.
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