Welcome to the start of something BIG! This small bike park is designed to give Minneapolis residents a idea of what a bike parks is while providing riders with a fun and exciting space to spend time on two wheels.
The park consists of 8 wood features on an old tennis court. It's temporary, but expect to see it in place for several years.
Bike Park Location:
Lake Nokomis Park
2401 E Minnehaha Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55417
What is a Bike Park?
A bike park is a dedicated space that is purpose built for bike related activities that allow new and experienced bikers to hone their skills. These spaces don't need to be a certain shape and don't have an official size requirement, they can be worked into almost any space and often times co-exist with other park amenities like, skate parks, basketball courts, and ball fields. Bike parks usually consist of one or more of the following elements: bicycle playgrounds, pump tracks, jump lines, skills courses, and trails.
Bike parks appeal to a wide range of riders and provide family-friendly recreation while helping foster a community atmosphere in a unique outdoor setting.
Elements of a Bike Park
These are a few terms and features found in and around a bike park.