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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
  •    368

IMBCS #5 - Ewing Extravaganza

23 Saturday Jul 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    2,434

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

17 Friday Jun 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Party Ride
  •    2,586

Central Iowa Trail Association calling BINGO at Captain Roy's

9 Wednesday Mar 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Destination
  •    1,671

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

6 Monday Sep 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,705

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

30 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,125

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

23 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,144

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

16 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,244

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

9 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,169

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

2 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,297

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

26 Monday Jul 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,253

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

19 Monday Jul 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,466

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  • Fri December 4 2020
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  •   5,153
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  • Sat May 30 2020
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