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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?


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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

Junior Mountain Bike Race

7 Sunday Oct 2018
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    4,069

IMBCS #2 Ewing Park Kickback Classic MTB Race

20 Saturday May 2017
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    3,052

IMBCS #7 Ewing Park Slam

17 Sunday Jul 2016
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    5,123

Mountain Bike Monday - Ewing Park

30 Monday May 2016
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    6,423

Mountain Bike Monday - Sycamore Park

23 Monday May 2016
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    6,223

Mountain Bike Monday - Grandview Park

16 Monday May 2016
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    5,834

Mountain Bike Monday - Center Trails

9 Monday May 2016
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    6,038

Mountain Bike Monday - Banner Lakes

5 Thursday May 2016
  • Carlisle, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    8,648

IMBCS #4 - Ewing Park MTN Bike Race

20 Sunday Sep 2015
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    13,506

IMBCS #4 - Ewing Park MTN Bike Race - POSTPONED

21 Sunday Jun 2015
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    9,516

Des Moines Mayor's Annual Ride and Run for Trails

18 Saturday Apr 2015
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Party Ride
  •    8,203

PlanDSM – Creating Our Tomorrow - Public Meeting 3/10

10 Tuesday Mar 2015
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Safety/Education/Training
  •    5,014

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FRIDAY FIVES - EP.2 - May 29 2020

  • bikeiowa
  • Sat May 30 2020
  •   470
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Ferinheit Wood Oven Pizza joins as a BIKEIOWA Sponsor

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri April 8 2016
  •   16,118
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Ankeny Jaycees donates $2,500 to CITA

  • bikeiowa
  • Tue August 11 2015
  •   10,843
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Des Moines' Bicycle Friendly Community Feedback Report

  • bikeiowa
  • Sun July 12 2015
  •   429,524
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Is Des Moines ready for a Bicycle-Friendly designation upgrade?

  • bikeiowa
  • Tue March 31 2015
  •   12,584
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2015 Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri March 13 2015
  •   10,404

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