The Merrimack Valley branch of the New England Mountain Bike Association will host a day of mountain bike rides and bike demos at Great Brook Farm State Park in Carlisle, Massachusetts on Sunday, September 11.
The Kona Bicycles MTB Adventure Ride will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will include advanced, intermediate, beginner and kids mountain bike rides, plus a barbecue fundraiser and bike demos from JRA Cycles and Belmont Wheelworks.
According to the NEMBA website, Great Brook State Park may be the best family mountain biking area in Massachusetts. The park has a variety of facilities for numerous actitivies. The park has ample parking, a working dairy farm (and homemade ice cream stand), a duck pond and even a sort-of kiddie-zoo with a few barnyard animals. There’s a variety of trails through meadows, around pastures and through woods for hiking, biking, XC-skiing and equestrian activities.