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Opening Day on the Trails Challenge Kickoff!

April 16, 2016 – 12pm-5pm
Earth Day Celebration at Sawyer Point

The Cincinnati Reds won’t be the only ones celebrating Opening Day this spring! The region’s first Opening Day on the Trails Challenge will kickoff at at the annual Earth Day Celebration Sawyer Point. We’ll be hosting a group walk at 2pm over the Purple People Bridge into Kentucky, traverse the Riverfront Commons Trail, and return via the Taylor Southgate Bridge (easy route) and the Roebling Suspension Bridge (moderate route). Stop by between 12pm-5pm to register and pick up your Trails Challenge Passport!

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Celebrate National Trail Day June 4th on NKY Riverfront!


National Trails Day Celebration: June 4, 2016
1pm-5pm •Purple People Bridge – Newport, KY

June 4 is National Trails Day! Join us on the Newport side of the Purple People Bridge to celebrate the end of the Opening Day on the Trails Challenge. Finishers of the Trails Challenge can present their Passport to receive a prize and be entered into raffles for larger prizes! Hike and Bike the trails of the Southbank Cities.

Breakfast on the Bridge Returns for it’s 8th Year!

People Bridge Newport, Kentucky / Cincinnati, Ohio
Friday May 20th, 2016 from 7:00 am to 9:00 am

The longest running Bike to Work Day event in Northern Kentucky returns to the Purple People Bridge in Newport. Show up for free food, great coffee and hang out with bicycle riding comrades! First-timers, once-a-year commuters, occasional riders and everyday bike commuters are all welcome to hop on the bandwagon and be inspired to take your bike to work.

Southbank Trail Town Meeting 4/27/2016

April 27, 7:00 PM At the World Peace Bell in Newport

As a follow up to the NKY Trails meeting, we plan bringing people together to work on the next steps for achieving Trail Town status for the Southbank Cities at the Southbank Offices at 425 York St in Newport. We’re looking for people with a love of hiking, biking, paddling etc. who would be interested in planning and developing new trails, promoting what we have to offer, or working on events to showcase what the Southbank Trail Towns have to offer! Please RSVP to info@southbanktrails.com.