Join us for the 16th Anniversary of Ride the Parkway! Ride your bike on the American River Parkway and then party with friends, beer, food and live music. Come ride with us on May 19, 2019.Register Now
What could be better?
Get ready to log some May is Bike Month miles while supporting the American River Parkway.
Grab your friends and your roadie, fixie, single-speed, or cruiser and choose from 3 different routes along the paved Jedediah Smith Memorial Bike Trail, stretching from Downtown Sacramento to the Nimbus Fish Hatchery. Rest stops will be provided along the way. All routes start and finish at William B. Pond Recreation Area.
Don't worry, there's a Ride the Parkway route for cyclists of any ability.
Cruiser Route (9am): 5 miles; ride upstream & turn around Hagan Park
Fixie/Single-Speed Route (8am): 12 miles; ride downstream and loop around at Guy West Bridge
Roadie Route (7am): 26+ miles; ride downstream & turn around at Discovery Park, with an optional add-on ride upstream & turn around at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery
Rest Stop Hours
Relax after the ride, with good food, beer, music, and people.
The BBQ: The post-ride festival starts at 11am at William B. Pond. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic blanket for the party with live music, a delicious BBQ lunch catered by O'Connor's Wood Fire Grill & Bar (vegetarian options will be available), and a mini beer/wine garden with local brews. Plus, win awesome prizes from local restaurants, breweries, cycling shops and more!
The Music: Enjoy your food while listening to Unsupervised the Band, "Sacramento's most politically correct band," featuring your very own Sacramento County Supervisor Phil Serna on the electric bass!
The Competition: Are you a member of a cycling team or club? Or do you just love to go out riding with a group of your friends? We want to see who can bring out the most riders! Enter a team name when you register for a chance to win a beer prize! Please be sure all team members enter the same name.
The Beneficiary: Proceeds from Ride the Parkway benefit the American River Parkway Foundation’s programs that remove trash and debris, maintain the multi-use trail, and restore habitat.
Registration includes a t-shirt, BBQ lunch, raffle ticket, and beverages. Shirt size is only guaranteed for registrations through Friday, April 19, 2019.
See you then!
Includes the ride and the after party: barbecue, beer, and music
Pricing thru 2/14/19
Ride, BBQ, and a $50 value Sacramento County park pass
Pricing thru 4/4/19
Bring your children out to the ride; kids 11 and under are free
Pricing thru 4/4/19
Even if you can't make the ride, you're invited to the party
Pricing thru 5/19/19
New Ride the Parkway jerseys are now available through Voler Premium Cycling Apparel! Made in California from the finest quality domestic and foreign fabrics and trims. Available in race and club fit for both men and women. $75-$79Shop Now
Choose from 3 different routes along the paved Jedediah Smith Memorial Bike Trail, stretching from Downtown Sacramento to the Nimbus Fish Hatchery