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Cycling event coming: Shuttle available for Crater Ride the Rim

Cycling event coming: Shuttle available for Crater Ride the Rim

A cyclist rides the Rim at Crater Lake. CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK — Bicyclists and others planning to participate in the Crater Ride the Rim…

Friday, Aug 19

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A cyclist rides the Rim at Crater Lake. CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK — Bicyclists and others planning to participate in the Crater Ride the Rim 2022 on two Saturdays in September, the 10th and 17th, can take advantage of a shuttle service in the park.

Ride the Rim organizers said trolleys will be available to transport bicyclists, walkers, joggers and others. Trolleys will shuttle participants with stops at parking areas at park headquarters in Munson Valley, Picnic Hill in Rim Village and the North Junction. East Rim Drive will be closed to motor vehicles from the North Junction to park headquarters. The free rides will be offered on both directions along West Rim Drive. Helmets are required for all ages, including adults. Because Rim Drive is closed for both Ride days from the North Junction to park headquarters, most participants begin from that location.

On both days, 25 miles of the 33-mile-long Rim Drive from the North Junction to park headquarters will be closed to motor vehicles from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Five rest stops will be available but there will be no sag wagons. Basic bike repair tools and basic first aid kits will be available at the rest stops.

Un-fenced bike corrals will be located at both the North Junction and park headquarters. The corrals can be used to park bicycles while riding the shuttle to begin the ride and to retrieve parked vehicles.

In addition, organizers said a concessionaire, Explore Southern Oregon, will offer a round-trip shuttle from Klamath […]

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