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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

The following members have contributed to the above Trail content.


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

Upcoming Events

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

17 Friday Jun 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Party Ride
  •    360

IMBCS #5 - Ewing Extravaganza

23 Saturday Jul 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    693

Past Events

Central Iowa Trail Association calling BINGO at Captain Roy's

9 Wednesday Mar 2022
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Destination
  •    665

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

6 Monday Sep 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    1,011

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

30 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    805

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

23 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    817

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

16 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
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MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

9 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
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MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

2 Monday Aug 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    878

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

26 Monday Jul 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    763

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

19 Monday Jul 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
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MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

12 Monday Jul 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    790

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

5 Monday Jul 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
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MNNDR - Monday Night No Drop Ride - Dirt Edition presented by CITA

28 Monday Jun 2021
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Mountain Biking
  •    715

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2022 Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series (IMBCS)

  • bikeiowa
  • Mon February 28 2022
  •   1,071
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Riding Dirt trails during Freeze and Thaw cycles

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri December 4 2020
  •   1,999
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Small Business Saturday 2020 - SHOP LOCAL

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri November 27 2020
  •   3,860
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FRIDAY FIVES - EP.2 - May 29 2020

  • bikeiowa
  • Sat May 30 2020
  •   1,898
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Ferinheit Wood Oven Pizza joins as a BIKEIOWA Sponsor

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri April 8 2016
  •   21,406
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Ankeny Jaycees donates $2,500 to CITA

  • bikeiowa
  • Tue August 11 2015
  •   14,106
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Des Moines' Bicycle Friendly Community Feedback Report

  • bikeiowa
  • Sun July 12 2015
  •   456,966
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Is Des Moines ready for a Bicycle-Friendly designation upgrade?

  • bikeiowa
  • Tue March 31 2015
  •   16,535
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2015 Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri March 13 2015
  •   14,527

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