Volunteers needed

Volunteers needed

PFTS volunteers have spent 77 hours to clear Country Park & Wild Turkey of Storm damage.   We have estimated 200 hours of work to clear the rest of the biking trails. We are coordinating with Parks & Rec. along with additional City staff to clear the trails....
Rich Fork work day Jun 9, 2018

Rich Fork work day Jun 9, 2018

Be part of the next trail work day at Rich Fork!   RSVP WITH EVENTBRITE to qualify for future $100 LBS prize drawing. The weather is looking good! We need a large turn out so we can complete as much trail as possible. Registration is important! It allows us to bring...

Rich Fork Trail Work Day 4/14/18

DESCRIPTION Please come out for this important workday for the new Rich Fork trail! WHAT: BUILDING SWEET NEW SINGLE TRACK. WE HAVE A LOT OF TRAIL ROUGHED IN AND NEED A LOT OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP DO FINISHING WORK. BRING A FRIEND! PLEASE RSVP WITH EVITE TO QUALIFY FOR...

Rich Fork Work Day #2

Please come out for this important workday for the new Rich Fork trail! Register Now! All attendee’s will need to sign waiver before working and to qualify for future prize drawing. What: Building sweet, new singletrack! We have a lot of trail roughed in and need a...
Rich Fork Workday Saturday

Rich Fork Workday Saturday

Rich Fork workday #1 Please come out for this important workday for the new Rich Fork trail! WHAT: BUILDING SWEET NEW SINGLE TRACK. WE HAVE A LOT OF TRAIL ROUGHED IN AND NEED A LOT OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP DO FINISHING WORK. BRING A FRIEND! Register now! Click here!...
Kingfisher Big Dig 4

Kingfisher Big Dig 4

Kingfisher Trail Workday Saturday January 13, 2018 Kingfisher Big Dig 4 Trail Building – Register now! Weather is looking promising for the first workday of 2018! We have 1/4 mile of trail to build to connect the existing Kingfisher trail to the mile of new...
Kingfisher Big Dig

Kingfisher Big Dig

Kingfisher Trail Workday Saturday December 9, 2017 Kingfisher Big Dig 3 Trail Building – Register now! There is no on site parking. We’ll be shuttling to/from the work site. Click the registration link for more info. We have 1/2 mile of trail to build to...

Kingfisher workday 12/9/2017

Kingfisher Trail Workday Saturday December 9, 2017 Mark your calendars! Thank You to all that came out for the Nov. 18 workday, we worked through another 1/4 mile of new trail! We are working out the details of our next workday scheduled for Saturday December 9, 2017....
Trail Workday – 7/1/2017 – Tomorrow

Trail Workday – 7/1/2017 – Tomorrow

We need your help to clear storm damage on Owl’s Roost for the 7/9 Sizzler race. We will also be working on a re-reroute option for the “root hill”. The city is loaning us a boat to transport to the site. Trail workday Saturday 7/1 at 8:30 am-2:00 pm...
Workday Tomorrow – 6/24/17

Workday Tomorrow – 6/24/17

What do you do when the 6 hour race is canceled due to the ongoing monsoon and the trails are still closed?? Do trail work to help prep Owl’s Roost for the 7/9 Sizzler race. Trail workday Saturday 6/24 at 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Meet at Lake Brandt Marina lower...
Thank You Volunteers!

Thank You Volunteers!

A huge Thank You to everyone that came out and worked on the Kingfisher  ‘Big Dig’ workday this past Saturday! It’s not easy to skip a ride on a beautiful Saturday and come out to work in the woods. We really appreciate the sacrifice you folks made....
Kingfisher trail work day

Kingfisher trail work day

National Trails Day is this Saturday June 3, 2017. This year we are celebrating by starting the highly anticipated phase 2 construction of Kingfisher! We are looking forward to a very productive day and hope you will come out and help us create more beautiful trail....

Monday afternoon workday

Short notice workday: We are having a workday Monday (8/22/16) afternoon 4pm-8pm. Meet at Bur-Mil park lower parking lot by the wildlife center. Work will be done on Little Loop trail. Please send us an email by Sunday evening if you are coming to allow us to bring...

Blue Heron Trim Work Day

Blue Heron is having a vegetation trim this Saturday 5/28/2016 The overgrowth on Blue Heron is getting thick and we are going to trim it back and could use some help. We will be using weedeaters, rakes, loppers and blowers as well as a few tools to do minor trail...

Thank You!

Thanks to everybody who made it out to the Trail Workday! We had a nice, cool day and although the drizzle got heavy at times we never really saw any rain. We worked a few different sites throughout the day. Little Loop got some attention with a nice re-route,...

Stop and Think.

Fellow mountain bikers.  We DO NOT CONDONE riding closed or unsanctioned trails.  We certainly DO NOT CONDONE performing unauthorized trail building or maintenance.  It is critical that our actions demonstrate the utmost in cooperation and respect with our land...

Trail Workday 4/30/16

REI and the Fat Tire Society are hosting a Trail workday Saturday April 30, 2016. Mark your calendar and plan to come out! What: REI/FTS Trail Workday Where: Bur-Mil Park – Wildlife Center at the bottom of the hill When: Saturday 4/30/2016 @ 08:00 am Meet at the...

Work Day – Sunday 1/10/2016

Sorry for the short notice but we’ve got a couple trail issues that need to be addressed ASAP so we figured we’d see if we can get some help. What: Short Notice Trail work day RF, BH, KF. Where: Reedy Fork Trail head on Lake Brandt Rd. When: Sunday January...

CANCELED Trail work day Sat 9/26/2015

Trail Work Day has been canceled. We will reschedule it soon.   What: Saturday Trail Maintenance – Blue Heron & King Fisher Where: Yanceyville Rd. Parking lot. When: Saturday 9/26/15 09:00 am to 1:00 pm CANCELED Stuff to bring: Gloves, Water, Snack. Rain gear...

Trail Work Day – Saturday 6/27/15

We are having a Trail Work Day on Bald Eagle Trail Saturday, June 27, 2015. We’ll be meeting at the Lewiston Rd. Trail head at 8:30 and getting started soon thereafter. Come out any time during the day if you can’t in the morning. As you may know, there is...

Saturday Workday Blue Heron / Reedy Fork

Reedy Fork and Blue Heron trail workday.   What: Work Day – Blue Heron and Reedy Fork trails When: Saturday 5/30/15 9am-1pm Where: Church Street trailheads for both trails. On Blue Heron we will be cutting back the brush that is grown in on the first power line...

CANCELED – Bald Eagle workday 2/28/2015

CANCELED: BALD EAGLE WORKDAY 2/28/2015. Unfortunately, it looks like the weather wins this round. We don’t see a productive, enjoyable workday happening this weekend so we are CANCELING THE BALD EAGLE WORKDAY scheduled for Saturday. We will send out an...

Bald Eagle workday 2/14/2015

We are having a workday on Bald Eagle next Saturday 2/14/15 8am-2pm. Meeting where the trail crosses Lewiston Rd. If you are able to come out and help please reply by email with the Volunteer button: Volunteer This will allow us to get an accurate head count and bring...

Trail workday 1/24/2015 9am – 1pm

We are having a work day next Saturday 1/24/2015 and need to get a commitment from folks that they will make it. The reason is, we are hoping to have enough folks to support work on two different trails on the same day. We need 5-10 folks committed to determine if we...

Trail Work Day 05/24/14

    Volunteers Needed ! Work Day Information When: 05/24/14 Where: Owls Roost Trail Our last work day was cut short by heavy rains in the afternoon. We need to put the finishing touches on the new sections we just built near the new bridge. Most of the heavy cutting...

Blue Heron Trail Weed Trimming Work 05-16-14

Blue Heron Trail Weed Trimming Work Day 05-16-14 This Friday (May 16) we are giving Blue Heron its first trim of the year. When we’ve done this in the past we had a 3 person team with 2 weedeaters, a blower, and a rake. We started From Yanceyville and worked our...

Work Day @ Country Park

CP workday this Sunday March 7 Meet at Safety Town at 12:00 and plan on walking in. No vehicles are allowed in the park on weekends and we can’t park in the cemetary. If you can’t make it at 12:00 come when you can. Go to the Jailhouse and walk/ride down...

Blue Heron Workday April 24

I’m making a few changes and although I’m waiting to hear from the city to confirm please plan on Saturday April 24th as our next workday. We are going to finish some of Blue Heron including the bridge that I set the posts for on the past two days. Since...

Updates to Country Park

The Country Park manager has requested that we close the section of the trail that goes up the hill by the jailhouse and down the field. Today we got a reroute rough cut in that still enables us to have a loop despite this closing.