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Fayetteville Traverse Trail Holds Ribbon Cutting Ahead of UCI World Cup

Fayetteville Traverse Trail Holds Ribbon Cutting Ahead of UCI World Cup

Photo by Russell Cothren The freshly built natural-surface trail runs through campus and is intended for walkers, runners, bicycle riders and adaptive cyclists of all…

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Photo by Russell Cothren The freshly built natural-surface trail runs through campus and is intended for walkers, runners, bicycle riders and adaptive cyclists of all skill levels.

The Fayetteville Traverse trail at the U of A hosted its ribbon cutting on Thursday, Oct. 13, at The Fowler House Conservatory and Garden.

The freshly built natural-surface trail runs through campus and is intended for walkers, runners, bicycle riders and adaptive cyclists of all skill levels.

The traverse is a one-of-a-kind amenity for campus and the larger community which connects ecosystems, neighborhoods, schools and city parks along a natural-surface trail loop. The trail provides extra options for daily commutes and enhances the campus landscape to provide a one-of-a-kind experience that is uncommon throughout the nation.

Along with the traverse, there are five trails that the campus community can utilize on or near campus. For more information about the various natural surface trails, including maps, check out the sustainability website.

UREC Outdoors also has a full-service bicycle shop and mountain bikes for rent for all students, faculty and staff. WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

“Across the nation, leading universities are realizing that a critical component of recruitment and retention is an inviting and modern environment that is integrated into the surrounding community. The Fayetteville Traverse will further embed our campus into the broader community efforts to create a bicycle-friendly environment where everyone can share pathways together. The trails will highlight some of the best and most unique features of our university’s landscape to our campus community and […]

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