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The Future Penn and Fountain Parks Bike and Hike Tour

Friday, October 4, 2013

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.

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Join the Jamiaca Bay Greenway Coalition on a 8-mile bike ride along the greenway and a 1.6-mile hike on the newly restored Penn Park guided by the NYCDEP and in cooperation with the Friends of Penn & Fountain Parks. The tour will highlight the Greenway as the best access to existing and potential parks in South Brooklyn. Youth 14 years and older are welcome to participate, but must be accompanied by a parent. Space is limited to 25 people. 

Tour Details:

The 10:30 am ride departs from Ryan Visitor Center at Floyd Bennett Field. 4-mile ride along Jamaica Bay Greenway to Brooklyn Sports Club. 20-minute reststop to refill water, and use the restroom (there are no restrooms available thereafter). 1.6-mile hike around the potential Penn Ave park guided by NYCDEP. 4-mile return ride to Floyd Bennett Field.

Participants should be in good health and prepared to complete the entire tour. 

What to bring:

Comfortable walking shoes, water bottle, a snack, camera, bike and helmet.

For more info on the Bike & Hike call (917) 546-4318 or email: kkozar@rpa.org. Please register for this event.

Location

Ryan Visitor Center in
Brooklyn
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Regional Plan Association, Jamaica Bay Greenway Coalition

Contact Number

(917) 546-4318

Contact Email

kkozar@rpa.org

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Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront

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