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Date:
August 18, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Payson Park
Address:
Ocean Avenue and Baxter Boulevard
Portland, ME 04101
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Slow-Ride Bike Through Portland Parks History

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Slow-Ride Bike Through Portland Parks History, Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 9:00am - 2:00pm Presenters: Jeff Tarling, City Arborist; Ethan Hipple, Deputy Director Parks, Rec and Facilities, Jill Mulkern, Lead Park Ranger, Samara Ray, Naturalist Programmer Location: Start at Payson Park Little League Fields Parking Lot for a 9-mile bike loop through Baxter Boulevard, Eastern Prom, Lincoln Park, Western Prom, Deering Oaks Join Portland Parks Division staff explore the history and political intrigue behind Baxter Boulevard, Back Cove Trail, Eastern Prom, Western Prom and Deering Oaks parks, all while biking along 9 miles of Portland’s world-class multi-use paths and bike lanes. Bring your own bike. Will include some sections in traffic, must feel comfortable riding a bike in a large group. Bike-confident kids welcome with parental supervision. Bring a lunch for a picnic along the way. Registration limited to 20.