Designed and built with the motivation to provide a cool place for kids, families and adults to ride and advance their skills together. We offer big mountain fun (on a former landfill) in the heart of the Midwest.
Come check it out!
The 112-acre park is owned and operated by the City of Lebanon Parks Department, and is conveniently located in Lebanon, Ohio just off Bypass 48 and I-71 near the Countryside YMCA. The new recreational facility is free and open to community members and visitors; with the capacity to host local and regional cycling events.
Bike Park Address: 475 E Turtlecreek Union Road, Lebanon, OH 45036
Public demand for bicycling facilities is growing and the development of community bike parks has advanced rapidly in the last few years. The 2013 Ohio Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan identifies trails as the primary recreational outlet in Southwest Ohio. The bicycling industry is proven to have a significant economic impact at the national and local level, as can be seen with the impact that the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail has in the area. Along with paved trails, the demand for off-road bicycling facilities is increasing as these types of facilities draw interest from both the youth and adult population.
We believe this bike park fulfills a need for a riding destination of this type and caliber in the region.
It all started when the Lebanon Parks Board members were discussing what to do with a retired landfill lot. Ideas for soccer or baseball fields were tossed around, but Lebanon resident and Park Board member, Jeff Napier, suggested building some bike trails instead! After several conversations, meetings, and City Council meetings, the Lebanon Parks Board was given approval to move forward with the bike park plan in 2015.
In 2016, the City of Lebanon secured a Recreational Trail Program grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and funding from the State Capital Budget to partially fund the park. This was just the boost needed to help propel the project forward.
Innovative Dirt Solutions began construction of the bike park in the summer of 2017 and opened in May of 2018.
In 2019, the City of Lebanon received a Clean Ohio Trails Fund grant from ODNR to purchase an additional 55 acres of wooded property directly adjacent to the existing park. In 2022, four miles of new mountain bike trail opened on this property.
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The vision of the Premier Health Atrium Medical Center Bike Park is to create a community bike park and recreational destination in Lebanon, Ohio.
The mission is for the Bike Park:
- Provide a destination riding experience for riders of all ages, skills and abilities
- Provide a venue for races, competitions and special events programming
- Provide a free, open, and inclusive environment for all park visitors
- Provide sustainable revenue for the ongoing maintenance and operation of the facility
- Provide improved economic benefits for the local community as a recreational tourism destination