First Rock

The first loads of rock were delivered to the Lehigh Portland Trails last week. Volunteers have been clearing the main trails for two winters — cutting, piling, burning, raking, leveling — all in preparation for a rock surface, so this moment has been a long time coming! The rock shown here is not the final…

Lehigh Portland Trails is the Top-Rated Mountain Bike Trail in Kansas

The Singletracks.com web site provides a comprehensive directory of mountain bike trails throughout the world, with user reviews, photos, maps, and much more in-depth information about thousands of trails. They recently added a listing for the Lehigh Portland Trails, and user “Schmo” provided the following review: Review: This is a fun trail. It’s still a bit raw…

Winter Beauty at Lehigh Portland Trails

Though there is beauty in every season, winter can sometimes feel bleak, with the cold temperatures, gray skies, and lack of green. But a snowfall can change the landscape quite dramatically. Suddenly everything looks fresh and new, glistening in the sunlight. Here are a few photos from recent snows at Lehigh Portland Trails: And a reminder: As…

Lehigh Portland Trails Eastern Trailhead

There will eventually be at least two trailheads for the Lehigh Portland Trails, one located at the western end of the trail (approximately Washington Avenue and Elm Creek), and one towards the eastern end, at 1600th Street and Nebraska Road. Currently, only the Eastern Trailhead is marked, and that only with temporary signage: Vehicle parking is available…

Trail in a Box

If you’ve visited our trails, you’ve likely noticed the “Trail in a Box” trailer that the Kansas Trails Council has let us borrow for awhile to aid in our trail-building efforts. Here’s a peek at what’s inside: