These are a few website links that we feel are important
Fort Custer DNR
Kalamazoo County Parks
SWMMBA acts as the primary trail developer for the Fort Custer State Recreation Area located in Augusta, MI. The Fort Custer Recreation Area currently has 18 miles of dedicated mountain bike trails, with 5 additional miles of multi-use trail. Future goals include increasing both membership and mountain bike trail mileage, working with land managers in partnership to achieve this goal, and building relationships with government and business organizations to inter-connect trail systems in the region.
We have exciting news! The SWMMBA is now installing invisible counters that will assist us with keeping track of the number of mountain bike riders that visit our trail systems every day. This will assist us in gathering data about trail usage. It will assist us to better understand and manage our trails and can also be used when applying for grants and other funding as well as assist us with working with the DNR.
To learn more about the trail counters we use, please click this link.
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 Time - 6:00 pmWe will be meeting at KRESA in Portage off Milham Road
Fear not Hats are still available!! For the price of $20, you get a great beanie and $5 of that price will go towards our new trail building fund. You can also pick them up at Team Active.
As many of you have already heard we are working with the Kalamazoo Parks department to get mountain bike trails on Markin Glen Park!
We are in the fundraising mode now, so we need your help to raise funds to make this dream a reality!
It's very important to us for everyone to record their volunteer hours. Both trail work as well as administrative. So if you could please click this link and log your hours it would be greatly appreciated.
Report Your Hours
In order to better serve our members, the Southwest Michigan Mountain Biking Association board has commissioned this survey to better understand your interests, needs, and perceptions of the organization.
The SWMMBA puts on the Fort Custer Stampede to have monies available to trail maintenance. The organization would love a donation from you.
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