WHO: Legacy Parks Foundation & Joy Bell Ride
WHAT: Joy Bell Ride Women’s Dig Day
WHEN: Sunday, January 19 at 8:30 a.m.
WHERE: Sharp’s Ridge Veterans Memorial Park
Parking: 329 Sharp’s Ridge Rd., Knoxville, TN 37917
Join Legacy Parks Foundation, Bell Joy Ride, Contour Trail Design Company, Appalachian Mountain Bike Club, Terrapin Beer Co. and a group of incredible women for the Joy Ride Women’s Dig Day at Sharp’s Ridge Memorial Park. Volunteers will kick off the trail building of the new all-access trail that will allow all users, including those with disabilities, the opportunity to get out and play in the woods. This all-access trail is part of Legacy Parks Foundation’s plan for developing Sharp’s Ridge Playspace which will include a natural playground, bike skills area, a network of trails to connect into the existing Sharp’s Ridge trail system. The trails and Playspace will be funded by a Trinity Health Foundation Grant. Additionally, adaptable wheelchairs and mountain bikes to use on the trail will be funded by a grant from the Siddiqi Foundation.
Directions from downtown Knoxville: Follow I-40/I-75 to exit 389 and turn left onto Hall of Fame Drive. Take a slight right onto N Broadway. Turn left on Ludlow Avenue and follow signs to the top of Sharps Ridge and the build site.
Legacy Parks Foundation is an East Tennessee nonprofit that works to conserve our natural resources, create public places, and connect communities. The goal is to ensure that the region enjoys exceptional recreational opportunities and natural beauty and that these assets exist for generations to come. To date, Legacy Parks has raised more than $6 million, added 500 plus acres of parkland for Knox County, and helped conserve 1,000 acres of natural space in East Tennessee