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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


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This trail was last edited by bikeiowa on Jul 27, 2014.

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Past Events

80/35 BMX Race Day

25 Saturday May 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    1,440

80/35 BMX Race Day

18 Saturday May 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    1,310

80/35 BMX Race Day

11 Saturday May 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    1,235

80/35 BMX Race Day

4 Saturday May 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    1,179

Ritual Film Tour presented by CITA

1 Wednesday May 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    970

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

29 Monday Apr 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    447

80/35 BMX Race Day

27 Saturday Apr 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    1,225

Monday Night No Drop (Dirt Ride) Ewing Park Edition

22 Monday Apr 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    436

80/35 BMX Race Day

20 Saturday Apr 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    1,072

80/35 BMX Race Day

13 Saturday Apr 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    870

80/35 BMX Race Day

6 Saturday Apr 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    932

Des Moines BMX Track Plan Reveal

21 Wednesday Feb 2024
  • Des Moines, IA
  • BMX
  •    1,374

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  • Fri March 24 2023
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  • Mon March 13 2023
  •   2,909
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Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series (IMBCS) 2022 Champion Announcement

  • bikeiowa
  • Tue December 13 2022
  •   3,115
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The Torres Team with RE/MAX Concepts joins as a new BIKEIOWA Sponsor

  • bikeiowa
  • Wed November 9 2022
  •   2,045
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Meet a Trail Champion: Shae Rossetti

  • bikeiowa
  • Tue October 25 2022
  •   1,860
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2022 Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series (IMBCS)

  • bikeiowa
  • Mon February 28 2022
  •   6,048
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Riding Dirt trails during Freeze and Thaw cycles

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri December 4 2020
  •   4,008
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Small Business Saturday 2020 - SHOP LOCAL

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri November 27 2020
  •   7,113
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FRIDAY FIVES - EP.2 - May 29 2020

  • bikeiowa
  • Sat May 30 2020
  •   4,328

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