Virginia's Blue Ridge is the first IMBA Silver-Level Ride Center for mountain biking on the East Coast!
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Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge is proud to be an official Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Community Partner. We invite you to explore and enjoy the incredible mountain biking trails in our region, but we also request that you ride responsibly and do your part to minimize your impact on the trails and our local public lands.
The following is the Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics for Mountain Biking, which were modified from the Leave No Trace 7 Principles to include guidelines and information specific to mountain biking.
© 1999 by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics: www.LNT.org.
For more information on how you can help protect and preserve the mountain biking trails in Virginia's Blue Ridge, we encourage you to connect with groups like the Blue Ridge Off-Road Cyclists, Pathfinders for Greenways, PLAY Roanoke, Franklin County Parks & Recreation, and Roanoke County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, which regularly host trail maintenance events and offer other opportunities to connect with the local mountain biking & outdoor adventure community.