Area politicians, organizers speak at event celebrating Bailey’s Trail investment

July 30, 2021


Politicians, local residents and representatives from the Outdoor Recreation Council of Appalachia celebrated the state’s recent $2 million investment in the trail’s expansion at the Dover Head of the Bailey’s Trail System on Thursday.

Once completed, the project will encompass 88 miles of mountain biking trail with difficulty levels ranging from beginner to more advanced, making it the largest purpose-built mountain bike trail east of the Mississippi. With the project comes the hope for increased tourism to the area, increasing growth of local businesses and the regional economy.


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