New family bike park opens along River Road

Daniel Burden and Mark McDonald

Are you local bike enthusiast? Looking for a new place to ride? If so, River’s Edge Family Bike Park could be the place for you!

Located just a few minutes from Stroudsburg in Minisink Hills, this park offers a new type of fun for bikers of all ages.

Mr. Jim Dellavalle is the creator of the park.Ai?? He is excited that it will be available to families.

ai???This is a wellness center to the whole community that promotes socialism and a healthy lifestyle,” said Dellavalle.

This new park has a pump track, which is a way of biking in which riders use their momentum to continue through a series of dirt berms and turns with rollers in between. In the picture below, viewers can check out how the track flows.

Dellavalle and his design crew, as well as many volunteers, worked many hours to complete the first phase of the project, which is called the pump track.

There are actually three phases of construction in the park.Ai??Workers are currently getting ready to work on stage two. This stage is going to be the skills park, where riders can get better at technique and skill before moving to more dangerous obstacles.

The third phase of the park is going to be for more advanced skilled riders who want to test their riding abilities. Riders will be able to jump like they have never jumped before. There is no other local park which provides riders the opportunity to challenge themselves this way.

So stop by to take a ride, and join the local biking community!

Directions:Ai?? The park is located off of Route 80 on River Road heading towards Shawnee Inn.Ai?? Go past the soccer fields and then drive over train tracks, the park sign will be at the entrance and it will be on the right.Ai??River’s Edge Family Bike Park, River Rd, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327.

Here is a video of the park by drone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZr_H8fTTa8Ai??

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