"Take Me to the Forest"

18th Annual Stewart State Forest Bike Tour

(formerly known as Bike the Buffer)

Presented by the Stewart Park and Reserve Coalition (SPARC)

When: Sunday, June 4th, 2017      
Rolling registration/check-in opens at 9 am (expert) /9:30 (intermediate) /10 (beginner).

What: An off-road ride for mountain bikes in the wonderful 7000-acre Stewart State Forest, to raise funds and awareness.

Three routes to choose from (no road bikes!):
Beginner/Family ~ 8 1/2 miles; ATB (all terrain bike, aka mountain bike), Hybrid or BMX
Intermediate/Experienced–~10 miles; ATB
Advanced/Experienced–~17 miles; ATB
Helmets required!


Cost: Pre Registration;  Adults $40/  (Day of $45)

                                        Kids 7 and under free 

Where: Stewart State Forest, Weed Road entrance just off Rt 207 in Rock Tavern NY. Exit 5a off 84, south on Rt 747, west on Rt 207 2 miles on right. 


Who: The ride is presented by SPARC, the
Stewart Park and Reserve Coalition, an all-volunteer organization founded in 1987 to protect the Stewart buffer lands for future generations to enjoy. SPARC’s advocacy resulted in Stewart State Forest’s creation in late 2005. SSF is managed by the Dept. of Environmental Conservation.

Why: Because the lands were made for riding (…and hiking, and bird-watching, and fishing, and horseback riding, and hunting… the list goes on and on!)

How: With the generous support of our volunteers and
sponsors!